Veterans Day events in the Brazos Valley

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Several events are planned around town to honor veterans and their families this Veteran's Day, which marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

The Queen Theatre in Downtown Bryan is showing WWI movies and documentaries.
Friday, Pershing's Path to Glory at 6 p.m.
Saturday, The Hello Girls at 6 p.m.
Sunday, Sergeant Stubby at 6 p.m. and Sergeant York at 8 p.m.
Monday, The Millionaire's Club at 6 p.m.
For more information, visit www.queenbryantx.com.

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The public is invited to place U.S. flags at local cemeteries to honor veterans.
Volunteers should arrive by 8:15 a.m. Friday at the College Station Cemetery and at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Bryan City Cemetery.
Sojourners will place flags at the Aggie Field of Honor on Sunday, and Wells Fargo volunteers will place flags at the Oakwood Cemetery.

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The Museum of the American G.I. is hosting a two-day event to commemorate the Centennial of Armistice Day.
There will be exhibits, authentically dressed re-enactors, children's activities, the opportunity to fire a WWI cannon and displays that honor the 800 WWI veterans buried in the Brazos Valley and the 60 WWI Gold Star Aggies.
There also will be tours where visitors can learn about life in a WWI trench and trench warfare.
On Sunday, there will be a WWI battle re-enactment of a charge "Over the Top" between the Allied and Central powers.
The re-enactment will end at 11 a.m. Admission for Saturday is $6 for adults, $4 for kids (ages 5-11). Sunday is $10 for adults, $5 for kids and free for children 5 and under.
Gates open at 9:30 a.m. on both days. The trench tours are from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.
For more information, visit americangimuseum.org/events/eventsarmistice-day-1918-2018/

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Downtown Navasota presents Reds Wheats & Blues Festival from 2 to 6 p.m. on Saturday.
The event features shopping, wine tasting, micro-brewed beer sampling, blues music and a Veteran's Day parade.
There will also be food trucks, art displays and beer making demonstrations.
General admission is $20.
For more information, visit www.navasotagrimeschamber.com.

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American Legion Post 159 is having a Veteran's Day ceremony at 11 a.m. on Sunday at 101 Waco St., Bryan.
In honor of the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI, the Brazos Valley Veterans Memorial board will dedicate a WWI statue titled "Over the Top" at 4 p.m. on Sunday at the World War I memorial site.
The event is free and open to the public.
For more information, visit ww.facebook.com/pg/bvvets/posts/.

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The Brazos Valley Veterans Memorial annual Veterans Day Ceremony will be Sunday at 5:30 p.m.
Activities include the "Honor Wall Roll Call" and a reading of military veteran names recently added to the memorial's Wall of Honor.
The memorial is at the Louis L. Adam Memorial Plaza of Veterans Park and Athletic Complex, 3101 Harvey Road in College Station.

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St. Andrews Episcopal Church and the Clara B. Mounce Public Library will toll their bells at 11 a.m. Sunday in remembrance of those who served and sacrificed during WWI.
The bell on the lawn of the library is the original bell that tolled at 4:30 a.m. on Nov. 11, 1918.

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The 100th anniversary of the end of WWI will be remembered Sunday in Downtown Bryan during a ceremony dedicating two bronze plaques.
Bryan Mayor Andrew Nelson will unveil the plaques during the ceremony that begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Palace Theater.
One plaque contains a mayoral proclamation that ran in the Nov. 11, 1918, edition of the Bryan Daily Eagle that declared an official holiday for Bryan citizens to celebrate the war's end.
The other plaque contains the names of the 42 Brazos County soldiers who died during WWI.
The ceremony is open to the public.

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The Brazos Valley Chorale is performing a free concert featuring songs from WWI and other favorite patriotic songs in honor of Veteran's Day at 2 p.m. Sunday at the American Pavilion in Veterans Park.

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The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum will honor military members and their families this Veterans Day by offering free admission to all active-duty, retirees, veterans, Reservists, National Guard and Coast Guard members as well as their families on Sunday and Monday.
Free admission is available for one service member and up to five members of his or her family.