Area observances of American veterans will begin three days before Veterans Day.
Ken Kilian’s Classic Big Band will hold its Salute to Veterans Concert at the Platteville Municipal Building Auditorium Sunday at 2 p.m. The concert will feature Amy Dolan and a guest appearance by Colonel Wundo, Tud Bowden. The guest speaker will be retired Marine Andrew Sonsalla.
Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students with a student ID, and free for active military personnel and veterans.
The Friends of the Platteville Municipal Auditorium and area businesses are sponsoring the concert.
Anyone who wishes to send photos of veterans for the concert can send them to email@example.com.
On Veterans Day Wednesday, observances will be held at Platteville Middle School at 8:15 a.m. and at Platteville High School at 9:55 a.m.
Berg–Averkamp VFW Post 5276 and Uppena–Krepfle American Legion Post 473 of Potosi will hold a Veterans Day service at Potosi High School at 10 a.m. Coffee and doughnuts will be served to veterans at 9:30 a.m., and veterans will gather at Scooter’s Midway after the service.
Mail will not be delivered Wednesday and some government offices will be closed.