To commemorate Veterans Day, groups and organizations around the Tampa Bay region are honoring those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, as well as active-duty service members.
Here’s a list of local events, with national events listed at the bottom:
Friday, Nov. 9 - Sunday, Nov. 11
Sylvan Ramble Lights-Veterans Day Light Show- 8:30 p.m.- 8:50 p.m.- For this free 3 night event, see red, white and blue lights dance to music at Sylvan Ramble Lights. 4412 West Sylvan Ramble St. Tampa.
Monday, Nov. 12
Veterans Day at Idea Lab Kids- 9 a.m.- 6 p.m.- Idea Lab Kids will hold a “No School Day Camp,” with STEM activities planned for children ages 3-13. This class is $60 for the whole day. Idea Lab Kids North Tampa, 3325 W. Bearss Ave. Tampa.
Sunday, Nov. 11
National Veterans Day Ceremony- 11 a.m.- The ceremony, at Arlington National Cemetery, includes a wreath laying at the Tomb of the Unknowns and continues inside the Memorial Amphitheater with a parade of colors by veterans' organizations and remarks from dignitaries.