Pits were fired up to honor some local veterans.
VFW Hall Post #4692 in Bryan hosted a barbecue dinner for vets on Saturday evening in a pre-Veteran's Day event.
The Bryan Rotary Club put on the barbecue event as part of its Veterans Day Weekend activities.
Brisket and barbecue sauce were a precursor to several events scheduled for Sunday.
Activities include a parade in historic downtown. The public is invited out for the Bryan Rotary Veterans Parade. The event honoring America's veterans kicks off at 2:30 p.m.