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Here are some Veterans Day events happening throughout East County.

The City of Oakley will hold its seventh annual Veterans Day Observance Ceremony, Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Civic Center Park, 3231 Main St., at 11 a.m. Oakley’s program will include the Presentation of Colors, student essays, rifle salute and taps. This year’s program will also include the Freedom High School marching band. Keynote speaker will be Army Command Sergeant Major Randy Wingate.  

A Veterans Day ceremony is also being held at Veterans Park in Brentwood on Sunday, Nov. 11, starting at 11 a.m. Veterans Park is located at 3841 Balfour Road. Members of the American Legion Post 202, VFW Post 10789 and the Marine Corps League Detachment 1155 will present the program honoring our vets. Refreshments will be served following the ceremony.

Antioch will hold Veterans Day services and a parade on Sunday, Nov. 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Antioch marina located at the end of L Street. The services begin at 9:30 a.m., and the parade will begin at 11 a.m.

The public is invited to bring a picnic and head out to Hannah Nicole Vineyards for a day honoring our veterans on Sunday, Nov. 11. VFW Post 10789 and its Auxiliary will be there to share what benefits veterans are entitled to. Live music by fellow veteran Jeff Ricketts will play from 1 to 4 p.m. This is a free event and no tickets or reservations are needed to spend your day in the vineyards. Hannah Nicole Vineyards is located at 6700 Balfour Road, Brentwood.

All veterans, their families and local residents can end the day enjoying a free Veterans Day concert performed by the Brentwood Concert Band at the direction of Carey Hurst. The concert is being held on Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Veterans Memorial building in Brentwood, 757 First St., from 7 to 9 p.m. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.

 

 

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