Veterans Day events around the Pine Belt area

Veterans Day events around the Pine Belt area
There will be many events taking place during the national holiday. (Source: National Veterans Day)

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - This weekend, the Pine Belt will have multiple events planned centered around Veteran’s Day, leading up to the holiday itself on Monday.

Here is a list of those events:

· Monday, Nov. 10, Veterans Day

  • Veteran’s Affairs’ Veterans Day complimentary breakfast at the Merit Health Wesley cafeteria from 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.; will discuss the 20th anniversary of the VA clinic and the services that are provided to veterans there.
  • The City of Hattiesburg Veterans Day Parade - Beginning from Hardy Street Baptist Church to Veterans Memorial Park at 10 a.m.
  • Veterans Day Service at Veterans Memorial Park at 11 a.m.
  • Petal Chamber of Commerce Veterans Day Salute Cookout from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Petal Center for Seniors & Veterans
  • Veterans Day Breakfast at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center in Sumrall
  • Pearl River Community College Veterans Day Breakfast – 8 a.m. at the PRCC Poplarville Campus, West Dining Room – Olivia Bender Cafeteria; guest speaker Colonel Jim Jackson, PRCC alum and football player for coach Dobie Holden in 1958; community welcome
  • Living History Museum of Veterans Throughout Time by the St. John’s School in Laurel, MS: Fifth and sixth graders will act as their chosen veteran and answer questions about their veteran. All invited to attend, walk through the museum and ask questions.

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