Events for Friday, February 08, 2013

Upcoming Events

Schedule subject to Change *Events Held Outdoors

Welcome Home Dr. Heilman 5/25/2016 All Day
A motorcycle parade and special patriotic. This event will celebrate the return of World War II veteran Dr. E. Bruce Heilman, Chancellor of the University of Richmond, are he arrives back home following a month-long cross-country motorcycle ride to raise public awareness of the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Dr. Heilman will arrive at approximately 9:30 a.m. at the Memorial’s Shrine of Memory astride his Harley-Davidson motorcycle escorted by veterans and law enforcement officers on their motorcycles. He will be greeted by state and national officials, a military band, singers, and flag waving members of the public.
Welcome Home Dr. Heilman
Commonwealths Memorial Day Ceremony 5/30/2016 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Virginias official commemoration of our national holiday to honor and remember our men and women who gave their lives in service to America. This ceremony is a tribute dedicated to the proposition that Freedom is Never Free and includes a guest speaker, patriotic music, wreath laying and the playing of Taps. Co-hosted with the 11th District American Legion.
Commonwealths Memorial Day Ceremony
Artifacts Roadshow - Spring Edition 6/11/2016 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Clean out your attic and bring your military memorabilia for a free review by our Curator, Jesse Smith, and experts: Robert House and Warren Shindle. Learn more about your items and how to preserve them. No monetary values or appraisals provided. Solicitations are prohibited.
Artifacts Roadshow - Spring Edition
Leadership in America - General John P. Jumper 8/17/2016 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
General John P. Jumper, USAF (Ret.) will speak at the Leadership in America Speaker Series on "Our Nation - Retreating Isolationist or Global Policy Leader?" Tickets go on sale May 15, 2016. For more information call 804.786.2176 or email
Leadership in America - General John P. Jumper
Virginias Patriot Day Ceremony 9/11/2016 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
A chance to remember those who were injured or died during the terrorist attacks across the United States on September 11, 2001. An Old Glory retirement and bell chiming will be included. Guest Speaker: TBD. Co-hosted with Navy Recruiting District Richmond.
Virginias Patriot Day Ceremony
Commonwealth’s Veterans Day Ceremony 11/11/2016 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
We honor all veterans who served our country and remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice. This event coincides with the signing of the WW I Armistice on November 11, 1918, with the playing of TAPS at the conclusion of the ceremony. The 100th Anniversary of WW I is also commemorated. Speaker TBD. Co-hosted with American Legion 11th District.
Commonwealth’s Veterans Day Ceremony

Virginia War Memorial
621 S. Belvidere Street
Richmond, VA 23220
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