Several events will be held in San Luis Obispo County to celebrate Veterans Day.
All events take place Saturday. All are free, not including barbecues following the ceremonies.
San Luis Obispo County
The flyover schedule is as follows:
11 a.m. Paso Robles District Cemetery, 45 Nacimiento Lake Drive
11:30 a.m. Los Osos Valley Mortuary and Memorial Park, 2260 Los Osos Valley Road
11:55 a.m. Faces of Freedom Veterans Memorial, 9029 Morro Road, Atascadero
11 a.m. Faces of Freedom Veterans Memorial, 9029 Morro Road. Ceremony includes a speech by former U.S. Air Force fighter pilot Ed Cobleigh, the Veteran of the Year award and the presentation of quilts to 25 veterans by Quilts of Valor, followed by music and a community barbecue. Food and drinks cost $5 to $10. 805-423-5482.
11 a.m. Veterans Memorial Building, 1000 Main St. Ceremony includes patriotic music and a speech by Vietnam War veteran and “Killing Memories” filmmaker Pete Pepper, followed by a barbecue. 805-927-1876.
10:30 a.m. Los Osos Valley Mortuary and Memorial Park, 2260 Los Osos Valley Road. Ceremony includes a speech by retired U.S. Navy Capt. Robert Christenson, music by the SLO County Band and a display of antique firearms by the San Luis Obispo Historical Arms Society, followed by a hot dog lunch. Donations accepted. 805-528-1500.
11 a.m. Paso Robles District Cemetery, 45 Nacimiento Lake Drive. Ceremony includes patriotic music and a speech by U.S. Army Col. Kerry E. Norman, garrison commander at Fort Hunter Liggett. Coffee, hot chocolate and a hot dog lunch. 805-238-4544.
11 a.m. Pismo Beach Pier, 101 Pomeroy Ave. Ceremony includes patriotic music, a rifle volley and a speech by Lt. Col. Matthew Hyland, commander of the 30th Space Communications Squadron at Vandenberg Air Force Base. 805-773-4382.
San Luis Obispo
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. San Luis Obispo Veterans Memorial Building, 801 Grand Ave. The Central Coast Veterans Memorial Museum will host an open house featuring museum tours, a talk by “The Box” author Lynne Ludwick Higgens and screenings of veterans’ interviews. 805-543-1763.
6 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Chorro Street, between Higuera and Monterey streets. Ceremonial procession through Downtown SLO Farmers Market, plus ceremony, veterans organizations booths and music by 40th Infantry Division Band from Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos. 805-541-0286.