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Memorial Day 2018 events around mid-Michigan

Posted: 9:09 AM, May 25, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-25 13:09:26Z

Memorial Day ceremonies and events around mid-Michigan.

Cristo Rey Fiesta – May 25 - 27
This annual fiesta located at Cristo Rey Church, features authentic Mexican folkloric dancing as well as dancing in the evenings to live Tejano and Salsa Merengue bands, Proudly serving the finest in homemade Mexican dishes. Come out and enjoy multiple events celebrating Mexican heritage throughout Memorial Day Weekend!

 

May 26

City of Lansing Memorial Day Ceremony
begins at 12pm
Evergreen Cemetery, Little Arlington Section, 2600 East Mount Hope Avenue

"The City of Lansing Memorial Day Committee would like to invite the public to the 2018 City of Lansing Memorial Day Ceremony on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Evergreen Cemetery, Little Arlington Section, 2600 East Mount Hope Avenue, Lansing, Michigan 48910. Ceremony will begin at 12:00 p.m . Seating is limited and the public is invited to bring out lawn chairs or blankets to sit on. Please come and honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the name of Freedom. "We will never forget". To learn more about this event or for further information please contact Carol Munroe at Lansing Parks and Recreation Department at 517-483-4276."

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Lansing Fire Department 2018 Firefighter Memorial Service
Mt. Hope Cemetery, 1800 E. Mt. Hope Ave. - 11am

"Please join us as we honor our firefighters who have lost their lives in the line of duty, along with all active and retired firefighters who have passed through the year."

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Memorial Day Parade in Downtown Grand Ledge
American Legion Cole-Briggs Post 48
Ceremony starts at 11:00 AM

"The Grand Ledge Memorial Day Parade will start at 11:00 AM on Saturday, May 26. It will start with a ceremony at the WWII memorial at Grand Ledge Public Library. The parade will end at the Vietnam memorial in the Oakwood Cemetery with a ceremony. After the memorial there will be a luncheon at the American Legion Post 48. Anyone interested in participating, please contact the American Legion Post 48 after 4:00 PM."

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May 28

Mason Memorial Day Parade
Steps off from Bond Park at 9am

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Dansville Memorial Day Breakfast
1317 Mason St, Dansville - 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Williamston Bill Turner Memorial Day Parade
stages at 10 a.m. on School Street in front of the Commons Building. The parade will proceed north on Putnam Street, straight through the stop light at Grand River Avenue (M-43), to the Wall of Honor in McCormick Park, where there will be a ceremony.

American Legion Post 269 Memorial Day Service
11 a.m. Ralya Elementary School, 5645 School St., Haslett.

Memorial Day Barbecue
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 162 N. Bridge St., Dimondale.

Meridian Township Memorial Day Service
12pm - Glendale Cemetery off Mt. Hope Road, Okemos

Delhi Township Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony
2 p.m. 2074 N. Aurelius Road, Holt.

 

May 30

Charlotte Memorial Day Parade
11 a.m. 1885 Eaton County Courthouse, 100 W. Lawrence Ave., Charlotte. The parade will begin at the 1885 Courthouse and will march south down Cochran Avenue. The parade will end at Seminary Street. Following the parade, there will be a veterans ceremony at the courthouse.

Dansville Memorial Day Celebration
Downtown, Dansville. Parade registration begins at 11 a.m. at the Dansville High School parking lot, steps off at noon and marches through downtown. There will be a chicken and rib BBQ on the town square in front of the Wooden Nickel from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Witt?s End Entertainment will hold karaoke from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

DeWitt Memorial Day Parade
10 a.m. DeWitt Memorial Building, 206 W. Washington St., DeWitt.
Eaton Rapids Memorial Day Parade, 11 a.m. Eaton Rapids. The parade route is from Marilin Street to Knight Street. A brief ceremony will be held on G.A.R. Island Park after the parade.

Fowlerville Memorial Day Parade
10 a.m. Greenwood Cemetery, 4350 Cemetery Road, Fowlerville. Parade will end at Greenwood Cemetery with a ceremony. After the ceremony, spectators are invited to head over to Fowlerville Community Park for an event featuring a Blackhawk helicopter, DJ and food vendors. In the event of inclement weather, ceremony will be moved to Fowlerville High School Auditorium.

Holt Memorial Day Parade
2 p.m. Downtown Holt. Parade will step off at 4025 Holt Road and travel west, taking a right on Aurelius Road until the Delhi Township offices, where there will be a dedication to fallen veterans at the Veterans Memorial Gardens.

Mason Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony
8 a.m. Courthouse Square, Maple Street, Mason. A wreath will be placed at the memorial at the corner of Ash and Jefferson Streets. Parade steps off at Bond Park at 9 a.m. and will travel to Ash Street, west to Jefferson Street, north to Maple Street, west to State Street, northwest to Columbia Street with a pause at the bridge for Navy services. The parade will then travel east on Columbia and end with services at Maple Grove Cemetery.

St. Johns Memorial Day Parade
10 a.m. Downtown St. Johns. Parade will end at Mt. Rest Cemetery. Followed by the traditional ceremony.

Haslett Memorial Day Service
11 a.m.-3 p.m. Ralya Elementary School, World War II Memorial, 5645 School St., Haslett. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held at the American Legion Post #269, 1485 Haslett Road, Haslett. After the ceremony, burgers, brats, sides, and fixings will be offered free to veterans. Call the Post for more information. Info: 339-9018, www.haslettpost269.org. Cost: $6 burgers, $4 brats.

Meridian Township Memorial Day service
Noon. Glendale Cemetery, 2500 Mt. Hope Road, Okemos. Pre-ceremony bagpipes, color guard with drum cadence, music by the Meridian Community Band, special guest speakers and hymns from various branches of the military. Info: 853-4000.

Nashville Memorial Day Parade
11 a.m. VFW Post #8260, 304 S. State St., Nashville. Info: 852-9260.

Stockbridge Memorial Day Parade
10:45 a.m. American Legion, 830 S. Clinton St., Stockbridge. The parade will march from the American Legion to Oaklawn Cemetery, where there will be a brief ceremony.

Webberville Memorial Day Parade and 5K,/b>
9 a.m. Webberville High School, 309 E. Grand River Ave., Webberville. Parade will march from Webberville High School to the downtown memorial, where there will be a service. The service will be followed by a 5K Memorial Day Run, starting at about 10 a.m. Registration for the 5K begins at 9 a.m. at the elementary school.

Williamston Memorial Day Parade
10 a.m. McCormick Park, Putnam Street, Williamston. Parade begins on School Street at the Williamston Area Community Center and will end at McCormick Park, where there will be services.

Memorial Day Chicken BBQ
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. First Presbyterian Church of Dimondale, Great Room, 162 N. Bridge St., Dimondale. Chicken BBQ, hamburgers and hot dogs. All meals come with chips, coleslaw, applesauce, dessert and beverage. Info: 646-6183, www.fpcdimondale.org. Cost: $7.50 for a half of a chicken, $6 for 1/4 of a chicken, $5 hamburgers and hot dogs.

Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast & Indoor Garage Sale, 
Dansville Community Center, 1317 Mason St., Dansville. Pancake breakfast will be held 9-11 a.m. and will consist of pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, applesauce and beverages. Garage sale will run 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

JACKSON

Cruise In 2018 Downtown Jackson
May 25 Join us for our family oriented event featuring classic cars on display throughout the Downtown Streets of Jackson. The event takes place from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. on the beautiful new Michigan Ave. There will be a variety of vendors at this event including food trucks. Bring your family and friends to Downtown Jackson to enjoy summer evenings checking out classic cruisers! 6-7 PM

2018 Summer Kick Off Fireworks at The Cascades,/b>
May 26 16-year old Nashville singer/songwriter and one of the youngest members of the Country Music Association Bernadette Kathryn and the Lonely Days Band will perform a genre-spanning, crowd-pleasing set that includes everything from southern and classic rock to new and classic country. Fireworks at dusk. Gates open at 6 pm

Walker Tavern Farmer's Market,/b>
May 27 50 local vendors selling baked goods, crafts and fresh produce on the grounds of the beautify Walker Tavern Historic Site. 13220 M 50 Brooklyn, MI 49230

 

STATE

Balloons over Bavarian Inn – Frankenmuth Fri - Mon
Join us for our family oriented event featuring classic cars on display throughout the Downtown Streets of Jackson. The event takes place from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. on the beautiful new Michigan Ave. There will be a variety of vendors at this event including food trucks. Bring your family and friends to Downtown Jackson to enjoy summer evenings checking out classic cruisers!

Civil War Remembrance at Greenfield Village, Dearborn
Join us for our family oriented event featuring classic cars on display throughout the Downtown Streets of Jackson. The event takes place from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. on the beautiful new Michigan Ave. There will be a variety of vendors at this event including food trucks. Bring your family and friends to Downtown Jackson to enjoy summer evenings checking out classic cruisers!

Michigan’s Adventure opens, free to Veterans

Frankenmuth Dog Bowl May 26-27
The world’s LARGEST Olympic style event for dogs! A FREE Family Fun Event! Enjoy a Tail Waggin’ Good Time! May 26 & 27, 2018. 29 Fun Dog Events and 22 Events your pet can participate in. What is Dog Bowl? A high energy event that showcases dogs running, jumping, diving, and retrieving! Located in Frankenmuth River Place Shops. Lots of great events: Best Costume Contest, 50 yard Doggie Fun Run, Disc Dog Competitions, Wiener Dog Races, Pet Retail Vendors, Dog Bowl King and Queen, Dog Breeds of the World Show, Annual Canine Cruise on the Bavarian Belle River Boat, and DockDogs Competitions. Visit our website for more information.