Hosted By the Rotary Club of Georgetown, Texas
In Cooperation with The City of Georgetown

EVENT SCHEDULE

Order flags online for your heroes in advance of the Field of Honor® opening day, November 5th. Flags may also be purchased at the field in the event tent throughout the week.

Sunday, November 5th

10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. FIELD OF HONOR – San Gabriel Park, Activity Field on Chamber Way in Georgetown, TX

Walk among the emotion-filled field of 1400+ US Flags that are dedicated to our heroes. Enjoy the display of historical US Flags to see the evolution of Old Glory and enjoy the Chalk Walk as local artists create their works of art. Visit your hero’s flag(s)! Volunteers will be available to escort you to your flag(s) if you wish.

Forgot to order your flag(s)? Buy them at the field between 10:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. in the Event Tent.

Visit the ROTARY booth to learn all about this world-wide service organization!

 

FEATURED EVENT:

2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ~ FIELD OF HONOR® OPENING CEREMONIES

Join in the moving ceremony to officially inaugurate the first annual FIELD OF HONOR® in Central Texas! Enjoy the music and fun with your whole family and bring your friends and neighbors! WEAR YOUR FAVORITE PATRIOTIC OUTFIT!

JROTC Color Guard 

Taps and 21 Gun Salute in honor of our fallen heroes

Interfaith Blessing of the Field of Honor® – Georgetown Ministerial Alliance

Military and First Responder Dignitaries, Elected Officials, and many community leaders will be present!

And much more!

 

Monday, November 6th

9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. FIELD OF HONOR® – San Gabriel Park, Activity Field on Chamber Way in Georgetown, TX

Walk among the emotion-filled field of 1400+ US Flags that are dedicated to our heroes. Enjoy the display of historical US Flags to see the evolution of Old Glory and enjoy the Chalk Walk painted by local artists. Visit your hero’s flag(s)! Volunteers will be available to escort you to your flag(s) if you wish.

Forgot to order your flag(s)? Buy them at the field between 9:30 and 5:00 p.m. in the Event Tent.

Also, visit the ROTARY booth to learn all about this world-wide service organization!

 

FEATURED EVENT:

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Rotary Multi-Club Luncheon Honoring Veterans and First Responders – – Field of Honor® Event Tent, San Gabriel Park Activity Field on Chamber Way in Georgetown, TX. NOTE: THIS EVENT IS LIMITED TO ROTARY MEMBERS AND THEIR GUESTS.

Advance reservations are required for this event.  Rotarians are invited and may take veterans and/or first responders as their guests. Seating is limited! Reserve your seats for yourself and your veteran or first responder guests through your club or by contacting David Kellerman - david@melslonestarlanes.com. This event has limited seating! Reserve your seats NOW!

Tuesday, November 7th

9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. FIELD OF HONOR® – San Gabriel Park, Activity Field on Chamber Way in Georgetown, TX

Walk among the emotion-filled field of 1400+ US Flags that are dedicated to our heroes. Enjoy the display of historical US Flags to see the evolution of Old Glory and enjoy the Chalk Walk painted by local artists. Visit your hero’s flag(s)! Volunteers will be available to escort you to your flag(s) if you wish.

School children will take field trips to the FIELD OF HONOR® to learn about our flag, the military branches, and first responders. This activity is sponsored by the Georgetown ISD.

Forgot to order your flag(s)? Buy them at the field between 9:30 and 5:00 p.m. in the Event Tent.

Also, visit the ROTARY booth to learn all about this world-wide service organization!

FEATURED EVENT

6:00 p.m. - Ride on Center for Kids (R.O.C.K.) Fourth Annual Open House and Veteran Drill Team Performance. R.O.C.K Arena, 2050 Rockride Lane. Georgetown

Enjoy a wonderful Open House and equestrian performance by the Veteran Drill Team at R.O.C.K.! As a beneficiary of the Field of Honor®, the Rotary Club of Georgetown Foundation will support children of veterans to attend R.O.C.K.' s healing Camp Courage. Please attend this open house and exciting performance to learn more about this wonderful organization, a partner of the FIeld of Honor!

Wednesday, November 8th

9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. FIELD OF HONOR® – San Gabriel Park, Activity Field on Chamber Way in Georgetown, TX

Walk among the emotion-filled field of 1400+ US Flags that are dedicated to our heroes. Enjoy the display of historical US Flags to see the evolution of Old Glory and enjoy the Chalk Walk painted by local artists. Visit your hero’s flag(s)! Volunteers will be available to escort you to your flag(s) if you wish.

School children will take field trips to the FIELD OF HONOR® to learn about our flag, the military branches, and first responders. This activity is sponsored by the Georgetown ISD.

Forgot to order your flag(s)? Buy them at the field between 9:30 and 8:00 p.m. in the Event Tent.

Also, visit the ROTARY booth to learn all about this wonderful service organization!

 

FEATURED EVENT:

6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. THE FINAL SALUTE: FLAG RETIREMENT CEREMONY

NOTE!  WE WILL DETERMINE WHETHER THIS EVENT CAN OCCUR BASED ON RAIN.  IF THE RAIN IS LIGHT (OR STOPPED), THE EVENT WILL PROCEED AS SCHEDULED. BUNDLE UP AND COME ENJOY THE CEREMONIES AND/OR THE MUSIC FROM THE TENT! WE HAVE HEATERS!

Boy Scout Troop 155 will present THE FINAL SALUTE Flag Retirement Ceremony that respectfully retires flags from service. Participate in this moving event as the flags are properly disposed of in a manner befitting their dignity and service to our country. Feel free to take your tattered flags to be properly retired, and/or simply observe this moving tribute.

Village Elementary School Choir will also provide a choral performance for all to enjoy! BUNDLE UP and bring your blankets along with a picnic dinner if you wish!

 

 

 

Thursday, November 9th

9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. FIELD OF HONOR® – San Gabriel Park, Activity Field on Chamber Way in Georgetown, TX

Walk among the emotion-filled field of 1400+ US Flags that are dedicated to our heroes. Enjoy the display of historical US Flags to see the evolution of Old Glory and enjoy the Chalk Walk painted by local artists. Visit your hero’s flag(s)! Volunteers will be available to escort you to your flag(s) if you wish.

School children will take field trips to the FIELD OF HONOR® to learn about our flag, the military branches, and first responders. This activity is sponsored by the Georgetown ISD.

Forgot to order your flag(s)? Buy them at the field between 9:30 and 8:00 p.m. in the Event Tent.

Also, visit the ROTARY booth to learn all about this world-wide service organization!

FEATURED EVENT:

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. PATRIOTIC CONCERT

IT MAY BE A BIT CHILLY OUT, BUT PLEASE COME ENJOY THE PERFORMANCES IN THE TENT!! BUNDLE UP, AND BE READY TO BE INSPIRED BY THE MUSIC AND THE READINGS OF LETTERS FROM WAR!

Enjoy a wonderful patriotic themed concert as you gaze upon the majesty of the lighted flags on the FIELD OF HONOR®.  Fun for all families and friends! 

This concert will feature:

The Georgetown Fire Department Pips and Drums band 

East View High School Choir

Thrive: A Chamber Chorus of the Central Texas Master Singers 

 Leitmotif A Cappella Singers

Emotion-filled Letters from War readings will be a highlight between performances. These are actual letters sent by soldiers and parents from each war beginning with the Civil War.  

DON'T MISS THIS SPECTACULAR EVENING OF MUSIC AND TOUCHING LETTERS FROM WAR!!!

Friday, November 10th

9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. FIELD OF HONOR® - San Gabriel Park, Activity Field on Chamber Way in Georgetown, TX

Walk among the emotion-filled field of 1400+ US Flags that are dedicated to our heroes. Enjoy the display of historical US Flags to see the evolution of Old Glory and enjoy the Chalk Walk painted by local artists. Visit your hero’s flag(s)! Volunteers will be available to escort you to your flag(s) if you wish.

Forgot to order your flag(s)? Buy them at the field between 9:30 and 7:00 p.m. in the Event Tent.

School children will take field trips to the FIELD OF HONOR® to learn about our flag, the military branches, and first responders. This is sponsored by the Georgetown ISD.

Also, visit the ROTARY booth to learn all about this world-wide service organization!

FEATURED EVENT:

4:30p.m. - 7:00p.m.  AMVET WELCOME HOME Tribute to Vietnam Era Veterans

Vietnam Era veterans and their families will be honored and WELCOMED HOME at an AMVET/AVAC display and informal reception in the Event Tent. Each Vietnam Era Veteran will receive a personalized certificate and a commemorative pin will be ceremonially presented to honor their service and to let them know they are appreciated. All are welcome to come and honor our wonderful heroes and to enjoy the Field of Honor. If you know a Vietnam Era Veteran, please make sure they know that this event is for them and for their families, and for the community to celebrate them! Come anytime between 4:30 and 7:00 p.m.

 

 

Saturday, November 11th

 

9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. FIELD OF HONOR® - San Gabriel Park, Activity Field on Chamber Way in Georgetown, TX

Walk among the emotion-filled field of 1400+ US Flags that are dedicated to our heroes. Enjoy the display of Historical US Flags to see the evolution of Old Glory and enjoy the Chalk Walk painted by local artists. Visit your heroe's flag(s)! Volunteers will be available to escort you to your flag if you wish.

Forgot to order your flag(s)? Buy them at the field between 9:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. in the Event Tent!

Also, visit the ROTARY booth to learn all about this world-wide service organization!

FEATURED EVENT:

6:00 p.m. - PATRIOTS BALL – Sheraton Ballroom. Tickets may be purchased on our website under "Patriots Ball." This exciting evening will feature a delicious dinner, dancing to the wonderful sounds of "Caboose," patriotic presentations, and many fun surprises! Attire is cocktail to formal. Veterans/current military, and first responders are encouraged to wear their dress uniforms. Join us for a fun-filled and emotional patriotic evening as we pay tribute to our heroes!

A VIP Reception is limited to sponsor designees and VIP registrants

Sunday, November 12th

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. FIRST RESPONDER DAY, Sponsored by Georgetown Fire, Police, and EMS 

This exciting day will include several static displays, demonstrations of K9 and SWAT Units, Emergency Preparedness information, photo opportunities for kids with fire and police units, and the Sheriff's Pink Ribbon TRV! All at the Field of Honor®!

Chalk Walk - All day

Flags may be picked up by those who purchased them between 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Owners of the flags will get the flag, pole, and dedicatory ribbon to take home! Flags not retrieved by 5:00 become the property of the Rotary Club of Georgetown Foundation.

Bring your flag back next year to be re-posted for a $10 fee. (The flag must be in perfect condition to be re-posted.)

5:00 p.m. CLOSE OF THE FIRST ANNUAL FIELD OF HONOR®

 

 

*Events subject to change