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Carbon Valley VFW Week of Remembrance Features Music Fest

Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery
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Last year they brought in the moving Vietnam Veterans Memorial. This year, Carbon Valley VFW Post 9741 is proud to announce the second annual Week of Remembrance Events for 2017:

  • Tuesday evening, August 15 is Tomb of the Unknowns
  • Thursday evening, August 17 is Freedom Music Tribute
  • Saturday afternoon, August 19 is Operation Honor Music Fest

All to raise money to support Local, Veterans and Active Military personnel with life expenses. All events are free parking and free admission.


Carbon Valley VFW Post 9741 and Auxiliary will host a community presentation on“Arlington and the Tomb of the Unknowns”, August 15th from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm at the Business & Education Center of Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District, 8426 Kosmerl Place in Frederick delivered by nationally renowned speaker Tom Tudor, former Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.


Carbon Valley VFW Post 9741 and Auxiliary will present a “Military Musical Tribute”August 17th from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at Frederick High School, 5690 Tipple Parkway, Frederick as a part of the Week of Remembrance summer events.  The music from the different eras of American Military history will be provided by local elementary, middle and high school students under the direction of Jill Ripa, Theatre Director.


Carbon Valley VFW Post and Auxiliary 9741 will host “Operation Honor” Music Fest Saturday, August 19th, from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Centennial Park in Frederick  to benefit local Veterans and active Military.

Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy music of four area bands donating their time on stage:

  •  Lightly Toasted (blues)
  • Mojo Mama (rock)
  • Bakersfield (country)
  • My Blue Sky (Allman Brothers tribute band)

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