It also is the unofficial start of summer that is ushered in with festivals and barbecues.
In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved to the Baytown Community Center, 2407 Market St. Tickets: Free before 5 p.m. Friday; $5 daily. Additionally, there will be a lapel pin ceremony for Cold War veterans, music by the local band After the Fire, and dancing.
Col. Stephen Bales, commanding officer of the Corps of Engineers-Middle East District, based in Winchester, will be the keynote speaker. There will be a short parade to a cemetery with a guest speaker featured there.
Bay Village -Parade, Monday, 8:45 a.m. beginning at Huntington Park.
Ft. Gibson National Cemetery is at 1423 Cemetery Road in Ft. Memorial Day is a day to remember the fallen.
Services will be held at 9 a.m.
Additionally, visitors will be able to stop by booths set up by veteran-oriented organizations, on display starting at 9 a.m. Hot air balloon launches.
This year there will not be a procession from Wedgewood Park to the Grandville Cemetery. Wreaths will be laid at the Grand Army of the Republic memorial, the names of of deceased veterans buried at the cemetery will be read, a rifle salute will be conducted and of Taps will played.
The program features the Altamont Community Choir, Coles County Barbershop Choir, Mattoon JROTC Color Guard, Marylynne and Gratton Toliver, Robby Sams, Bruce Banister, Janet Poe, Larry Wilson, Judy Burrow and Matt Burrow.
A ceremony is held at the cemetery beginning at 10 a.m. hosted by Bluffton American Legion Post 382.
Services are also supposed to take place Monday in Mowrystown, but details were not available. A parade follows, marching in westbound lane of Van Aken Boulevard and ending at Thornton Park. It's a free event open to the public with food and drinks, a short ceremony, and a vintage military aircraft flyover.
The parade will assemble at 9:15 am and step off sharply at 10.
Irwin/North Huntingdon: Irwin/North Huntingdon VFW and Irwin American Legion will hold its annual parade at 10 a.m. with units forming at Immaculate Conception Church, Second Street.
West Pittston American Legion, will replace all the American flags on veterans' gravesites at the West Pittston Cemetery, Susquehanna Ave., at 10:30 a.m.
The groups will meet at 6 a.m. Monday at the American Legion Cabin to start posting flags downtown, and they will post flags at the cemetery at 7:30 a.m. The outreach is scheduled from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m.at Thunderbird Park located at 20700 Wichita Road in Apple Valley, just behind the Super Target. The parade will continue down Main Street, terminating at Wood Memorial Park, where ceremonies will be held. Ceremony will follow at Ranger Stadium, 34600 Bainbridge Road. Organ music by Sara Drinane 11 a.m.to 1 p.m. Saturday, Monday; 11:30 a.m.to 1:30 p.m. Sunday. The event, which begins at noon, is a patriotic tribute honoring all veterans for their service to the nation.
Mendota Heights: 10 a.m. Monday at Resurrection Cemetery, 2101 S. Lexington Ave.
The Lee High School Band, Mayor Jack Poll and the Wyoming Department of Public Safety Honor Guard will lead the annual Memorial Day ceremony to recognize those who have served in the Armed Forces.
Rootstown - Parade, Monday, 10 a.m. from Loretta Drive, eastbound on Tallmadge Road to Homeland Cemetery.
At 8:15 a.m., the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Legion Auxiliaries, accompanied by the Hoosick Falls High School Band, will assemble at the corner of Main Street and Wilder Avenue and March to the Shop Bridge to honor men of the Navy who lost their lives at sea.
The Veterans Plaza of Northern Colorado will host A Salute to Our Cold War Veterans May 26-28, 2018, with a series of events during Memorial Day weekend.
Maplewood: 10 a.m. Monday at Union Cemetery, 2505 E. Minnehaha Ave.