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Veterans Day events scheduled across Cumberland County this week

The Sentinel - 11/7/2022

Nov. 7—A number of Veterans Day and veteran-related events are scheduled this month in honor of the Nov. 11 holiday. Here is a look at some of the upcoming events, according to the Cumberland County Office of Veterans Affairs:

Sunday, Nov. 6

Shippensburg Borough will hold a parade starting at 2 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 10

— A candlelight vigil on the steps of the Old County Courthouse on the Square in Carlisle will start at 10 p.m.Nov. 10 and end at 11 a.m.Nov. 11.

Friday, Nov. 11

8 a.m.: Lamberton Middle School on South Hanover Street in Carlisle will hold a Veterans Day event.

9 a.m.: Saint Patrick School on Marsh Drive in South Middleton Township will hold a Veterans Day event.

10:30 a.m.: The Carlisle Joint Veterans Council ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the second floor courtroom of the old Cumberland County Courthouse. Carlisle history teacher and Navy veteran Dana Neely will deliver the message.

10:30 a.m.: The U.S. Army War College will hold an enlistment ceremony and concert featuring the Carlisle Town Band indoors at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center.

11 a.m.: American Legion Post 751 on West Shady Lane in Enola will host a Veterans Day event.

— All day: AMVETS Post 274 on Ritner Highway in Carlisle will have pork and sauerkraut all day.

Saturday, Nov. 12

The New Kingstown Fire Department will hold a Veterans Breakfast from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. To register, veterans can call 717-783-2063.

Sunday, Nov. 13

Silver Spring Township will have an event at its Veterans Memorial on Willow Mill Park Drive at 1 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 18

— Rep. Barb Gleim's office will hold a Veterans Breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Army Heritage & Education Center on Soldiers Drive, Carlisle. Veterans who live in the 199th House District can register for the event at


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