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Memorial Day Stars & Stripes Festival

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Repeats every day until Mon May 27 2019 .
May 25, 2019 (All day)
May 26, 2019 (All day)
May 27, 2019 (All day)

Remember those who gave their lives in service to America. The town of Chesapeake Beach is a great place to do that. Its annual Stars & Stripes Festival honors our fallen heroes with three days of patriotic ceremonies, music, outdoor fun and a hefty dose of pride and patriotism.

         The United States Naval Academy Band Brass Quintet opens the festival Sat., May 25. Then hear from guests Pat McCoy of the American Legion Dept. of Maryland, Gold Star Mother Kelly Swanson and Col. Arthur J. Athens, USMC (ret.). 10am at Veterans Memorial Park at the crossroads of Rts. 260 and 261, Chesapeake Beach.

         Sunday, May 26 is Family Fun Day, with events from 1-6pm, including a kiddie patriotic parade (2pm), music by The Ryan Forrester Band, Shenandoah Valley Civil War Era Dancers, ice cream & apple pie social, Lego train display, arts, crafts and games; at Kellam’s Field on Gordon Stinnett Ave., Chesapeake Beach. 

         Monday, May 27, American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 hosts a (10am) Memorial Day Ceremony at Veterans’ Memorial Park, followed by an open house at the Post and a (3pm) National Moment of Silence.