Memorial-DayHickory – Memorial Day Events are all free. On Saturday, May 28, at 9:30 am there will be a ceremony at Woodlawn Cemetery on Falling Creek Road which will include a speaker, singer and bagpiper, and twenty-one gun salute.

After the Ceremony small American Flags will be placed on graves of Veterans.

On Sunday, May 29 at 8:00 pm there will be a twenty-one gun salute to honor fallen Veterans.  Luminaries will have been lit and a feature of this event at Woodlawn Cemetery.

On Monday, May 30 at 6:00 pm flags will be removed from Woodlawn Cemetery.

For further information contact Gene Baker 828-238-1855.

American Legion Post 544 meets every second Tuesday at Sandy Ridge Baptist Church,  located at 3702 16th Street, NE, Hickory, NC, Fellowship Hall. There’s a meal at 6:00 pm with a meeting at 6:45 pm. All Veterans are welcome.