We are working on our programs for the 2018 Field of Honor® to bring you a week filled with inspiring patriotism that best honors our country, our flag, and best of all, our heroes! Here is what we have so far, but check back often to see new events that will be added to make this year’s Field of Honor® even more spectacular!
Saturday, November 3rd ~ FIELD SET-UP DAY! 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Come watch Georgetown’s finest off-duty volunteers set up over 1800 flags! And then enjoy the FIRST RESPONDER / PUBLIC SAFETY DISPLAY that will give everyone a chance to see all the latest public safety equipment up close, and to enjoy speaking with some of our wonderful police, firemen, sheriffs and EMS teams!
Sunday, November 4th at 2:00 p.m. ~ OPENING CEREMONIES will take place on at the Field of Honor® in the event tent at the San Gabriel Park Activity Field.
Monday, November 5th, 11:30 to 1:00 p.m. ~ ROTARY MULTI-CLUB MEETING honoring veterans and first responders will be held in the event tent at the Field of Honor®. All Rotarians are welcome and are encouraged to bring a guest that is a veteran or first responder to be honored at the meeting. Registration is required in advance. Please check back soon for further details on how to register.
Tuesday, November 6th, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. THE FINAL SALUTE! Boy Scout Troop 155 will present a flag retirement ceremony to properly dispose of old tattered flags. VILLAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CHOIR will also delight all in attendance with a musical presentation!
Wednesday, November 7th ~ Program TBD. Check back soon for further information!
Thursday, November 8th ~ PATRIOTIC CONCERT AND READINGS OF LETTERS FROM WAR at the Field of Honor®. Further information will be forthcoming.
Friday, November 9th ~ Program TBD. Check back for further information!
Saturday, November 10th, ~ TWO events will take place this day:
~ A VETERAN AND FIRST RESPONDER RESOURCE EXPO will be held in the event tent from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. All are welcome! Information on how to become a vendor or participant in the expo will be posted soon. Check back frequently!
~ The PATRIOTS BALL will be held at the Georgetown Sheraton from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.. Tickets are required. Click HERE to reserve your table today!
Sunday, November 11th in the afternoon ~ An exciting event will be held at the Field of Honor on the afternoon of Veterans Day, November 11th. Check back later for further details. Be sure to attend Sun City’s tribute to veterans in the morning, and then join us at the Field of Honor® in the afternoon.
Monday, November 12th (Veterans Day Observed) ~ CLOSING CEREMONIES at the Field of Honor® (Approx. 3:00 p.m.) PICK UP THE FLAG(S) YOU PURCHASED (including pole) between 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Remember that you can repost them next year for a nominal fee if they are in perfect condition.
*The event schedule is subject to change as we continue to enhance each day of the Field of Honor®. Check back frequently for exciting updated information.