Veterans Day Programs

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The Town of Cornelius has expanded its Veterans Day activities to include a family event prior to our traditional program.

Veterans Day Celebration at the Veterans Monument at Rotary Plaza


  • Saturday, November 11, at 11 a.m. 
  • Cornelius Veterans Monument at Rotary Plaza and the Cornelius Town Hall lawn 
Join the Town of Cornelius and American Legion Post 86 for our annual Veterans Day Program. This program honors military veterans and those currently serving in our Armed Forces.  Post  Commander Gene McKinney will lead a ceremony that will include a welcome from Cornelius Mayor Chuck Travis, 21-gun salute by American Legion Post 86,  and patriotic songs by W.A. Hough High School Concert Choir.
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Veterans Day Open House at The Cornelius Arts Center


  • Saturday, November 11, at 9 a.m.
  • Cornelius Arts Center​
The Cornelius Arts Center invites you and your family to celebrate Veterans Day morning with them by making thank you cards, patriotic arts & crafts, and cookie decorating. Light refreshments will be provided.  These free activitieswill take place prior to the Veterans Day Celebration at Cornelius Town Hall.