Nevada County to honor its heroes Saturday with Veterans Day events | TheUnion.com

Nevada County to honor its heroes Saturday with Veterans Day events

The Union staff

Veterans Day events kick off Saturday with a breakfast hosted by Nevada County All Veteran Stand Down.

Food will be served from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Peace Lutheran Church, 828 W Main St., Grass Valley. The breakfast is free for veterans with identification and their family members. The event costs $5 for community members and is free for children under 10 years old.

A Veterans Day ceremony hosted by American Legion Post 130 is scheduled to follow at the Grass Valley Veterans Memorial Building, 225 S Auburn St., Grass Valley.

The theme of this year's ceremony — which runs from 10 to 11 a.m. — is a "Salute to Lady Veterans." The event features performances by the Grass Valley Men's Voice Choir and a variety of speakers. The Nevada County All Veterans Honor Guard will be presenting the colors, providing a 3 Volley Gun Salute and playing Taps.

A pot luck lunch hosted by VFW Post 2655 is scheduled for 12 to 3 p.m. Saturday and is open to veterans and members. The lunch takes place at the Nevada City Veterans Memorial Building, 415 N Pine Street, Nevada City.

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