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vet-day-photoHere is a list of events and a list of some of the restaurants, who will be offering free food or discounts for active-duty and veterans.

City of Marietta: The public is invited to come line the streets of downtown Marietta, for a moving and memorable tribute to our Military Forces at the Annual Veterans Day Parade on November 11th.  American pride will be on display as distinguished war heroes, local high school marching bands, JROTC troops and Patriot Guard Riders will be among the participants.  There will be spectacular floats, military vehicles and vintage cars passing by as the parade winds its way from Roswell Street Baptist Church to the Marietta Square commencing at 11 am.  http://www.marietta.com/veterans-day-parade

City of Kennesaw Veterans Luncheon: The city will honor the service of military members past and present with a complimentary lunch on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11 from noon – 2 pm at the Ben Robertson Community Center (2753 Watts Drive).  North Cobb American Legion Post 304 is partnering with Kennesaw city officials and staff to host the lunch. All veterans and active duty military are invited to attend. No identification will be required.  For more information, visit kennesaw-ga.gov or call Kennesaw Parks & Recreation at (770) 422-9714.

Acworth’s Veterans Day Ceremony: The city would like to say thank you to those who have faithfully served their country as well as those who are now serving.  Acworth is honored to have these brave men and women living in our community and what better way to honor them than to host a Veterans Day Ceremony. Join us on Friday, November 11 at 2:00 p.m. at Patriots Point at Cauble Park, home of the Veterans Memorial to honor our nation’s veterans.  This year’s keynote speaker is State Representative Ed Setzler, Mr. Setzler served on active duty for nine years as an officer in the US Army.   If you have not seen the Veterans Memorial at Patriot’s Point at Cauble Park, make sure you visit us on November 11. The service flags of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and Cost Guard surround the American Flag.  http://www.acworth.com/veterans-day-ceremony/

Atlanta’s 35th Annual Veterans Day Parade: Will be this Saturday at 11:11 (1111 hours).  Join us by lining the streets to show your support.  For more details: http://www.gavetsdayparade.org/

Applebee’s – November 11 – Free Entrée for 1 Person
Bob Evans – November 11 – Free Breakfast
Carraba’s – November 7 – November 13 – Free Appetizer
Cracker Barrell – November 11 – Free Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake
Friendly’s – November 11 – Free Veterans Day Meal
Golden Corral – November 14 – Free Veterans Day Meal
IHOP – November 11 – Free Veterans Day Pancakes
McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant – November 6 – Free Lunch or Dinner
O’Charleys – November 11 – Free Veterans Day Meal
On The Border – November 11 – Free Veterans Day Meal
Outback Steakhouse – November 11 – Free Bloomin’ Onion & Beverage
Red Lobster – November 10 – November 11 – Free Appetizer or Dessert
Ruby Tuesday – November 11 – Free Veterans Day Appetizer

The list is updated constantly, and some of last year’s locations may offer again this year. Click on this link:  http://themilitarywallet.com/veterans-day-free-meals-and-discounts/

This link provides Travel, Recreation Discounts, and Retailer Offerings:

http://www.military.com/veterans-day/veterans-day-military-discounts.html