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2019 All Veterans Tribute

November 1, 2019 - November 15, 2019

Schedule of Events

Event DateEvent NameLocationTime
Oct 1 – Oct 31Quilts of Gratitude on displayEmporia Public LibraryEPL hours
Oct 30 – Nov23EVAC Project + Veteran Artist ExhibitionEmporia Arts CenterEAC hours
Nov 1 (Fri)EVAC Project + Veteran Artist Exhibition ReceptionEmporia Arts Center4:00 – 6:00 pm
Nov 2 (Sat)ESU Flag CelebrationPlumb Hall – ESU Campus10:30 am
Nov 2 (Sat)All Veterans Luncheon  (RSVP to 341-6470)Sauder Aluni Center11:30 am
Nov 2 (Sat)ESU Football vs. WashburnWelch Stadium – ESU2:00 pm
Nov 2 (Sat)Veteran Recognition & Senior DayWelch Stadium – ESU2:00 pm
Nov 5 (Tue)Film “From Horse Cavalry to B-29, the Kansas Homefront in WWIIESU White Library – Room 1197:00 pm
Nov 6 (Wed)Film “From Horse Cavalry to B-29, the Kansas Homefront in WWIIESU White Library – Room 1193:00 pm
Nov 6 (Wed)“Straight No Chaser” concert presented by Emporia Arts CouncilEmporia Granada Theatre7:30 pm
Nov 7 (Thu)Free Veterans BreakfastEmporia Senior Center 8:00 am
Nov 7 (Thu)Military Roundtable “Treaty of Versailles”Preston Family Room – ESU MU7:30 pm
Nov 8 (Fri)Lee Greenwood & Crystal Gale in ConcertEmporia Granada Theatre8:00 pm
Nov 9 (Sat)Freedom Fest – 5K Run/Walk•Cycling 16/40 miles•Spur Challenge  REGISTER HEREAll Veterans MemorialVaries
Nov 9 (Sat)Freedom Fest Open presented by Dynamic Discs  REGISTER HERESoden’s Grove ParkTBA
Nov 9 (sat)Craft & Trade ShowFlinthills Mall10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Nov 9 (Sat)Quilts of Gratitude CeremonyBowyer Community Building11:00 am
Nov 9 (Sat)Noe Palma Live at Bourbon Cowboy (Door proceeds benefit the ESU Student Veterans Association)Bourbon Cowboy10:00 pm
Nov 10 (Sun)Student Essay & Poster AwardsEmporia Middle School2:00 pm
Nov 11 (Mon)Free Veterans BreakfastPresbyterian Manor7:00 am
Nov 11 (Mon)Parade Viewing  (RSVP 343-2613)Lyon County History Center9:00 am
Nov 11 (Mon)Banner Walk (View veteran banners from ESU campus to All Veterans Memorial) Emporia Main StreetCommercial StreetAll Day
Nov 11 (Mon)Veterans Day ParadeCommercial Street9:30 am
Nov 11 (Mon)Veterans Memorial ServiceAll Veterans Memorial11:00 am
Nov 11 (Mon)Ham & Bean FeedAmerican Legion & VFWNoon
Nov 11 (Mon)Veterans Day Concert- ESU A Cappella Choir – Free Admission with non-perishable food item1st United Methodist Church7:30 pm
Nov 12 (Tue)Community Presentation on Veteran Healthcare presented by Newman Regional HealthAmercian Legion Post 55:30 pm
Nov 15 (Fri) All Veterans ShowAlbert Taylor Hall – ESU7:00 pm
Nov 22-30Veteran Artists Exhibit Winning Entries DisplayESB Financial – 8th & MerchantLobby hours



November 1, 2019
November 15, 2019


Emporia Convention & Visitors Bureau