Planner: Memorial Day Weekend Events
Here is our pick of activities going on in or around Oconee County this weekend.
Where/When: Saturday, May 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Eagle Tavern Museum
Why Go: To honor military personnel and their families and enjoy hotdogs, ice cream and outdoor games.
Where/When: Saturday May 26 at 10:30 a.m. at Winterville United Methodist Church in Winterville
Why Go: All are welcome to attend a special service and aeterans and their spouses are invited to enjoy a complimentary BBQ at Pittard Park following the program.
Where/When: Sunday, May 27 from 4-5 p.m. at the Morton Theatre in Athens
Why Go: To listen to Athens Classic City Band perform a selection of patriotic tunes in honor of veterans.
Where/When: Monday, May 28 at 10 a.m. at Oconee Veterans Park
Why Go: To remember those who've made the ultimate sacrifice. Names of Oconee County citizens that were killed in action from WWI to Operation Enduring Freedom will be read aloud.
Where/When: Monday, May 28 from 4:30-8:30 p.m. at 1840 Crystal Hills Drive
Why Go: To enjoy a classic car show, food and fellowship, and hear Retired U.S. Army Capt. Josh Darnell speak at the 7 p.m. ceremony.