Schedule of Events

BRANSON VETERANS HOMECOMING 2015

NOVEMBER 5-11, 2015

VENDOR VILLAGE AT Ballparks of America Complex 1000 Pat Nash Drive Branson, Missouri 65615

NOVEMBER 5, 2015HOMECOMING KICK OFF

The fourth annual “Vets for Vets Celebration Show” will  kick  off Branson’s Veterans Homecoming week
Vets for Vets will feature Barbara Fairchild and Roy Morris along with many other entertainers who are veterans!

The show is set for 2 p.m. on Nov. 5 at the Baldknobbers Theater. 2835 W. 76 Country Blvd. in Branson.  

Branson Veterans Task Force Chairperson, U.S. Army veteran Brenda Meadows did a six-month tour of Vietnam in 1968 as a USO entertainer. As “Vets for Vets” producer. Meadows said to expect some surprises during the event.

The open seating format is on a first come, first served basis. NO TICKETS REQUIRED.  There will be donation boxes for the Branson Veterans Task Force placed throughout the theater.

For more information visit bransonveterans.com or call 417-337-8387 

2.    Veteran Registry, Tactical Operations & Vendor Village: 9am-4pm at Ballparks of America – Free  417-337-8387

3.    Vietnam Veterans Traveling Memorial Wall opens – 10am – Welk Resort Branson – Free

4.   Walls of Heroes – Ballparks of America

5.   Day Room 9am – 6pm at Ballparks of America  – Free

6.  Mess Hall Lunch 11:30 – 1:30 at Ballparks of America.

 

NOVEMBER 6, 20151.   POW/MIA Service of Remembrance at the Welk Resort Branson – Vietnam Memorial Wall. 8:00 am – Info 417-336-4232.

2.   Veteran Registry, Tactical Operations & Vendor Village: 9am – 4pm at Ballparks of America  417-337-8387

3.   Reveille & Retreat: 7am & 5pm at Ballparks of America  – Free

4.  Day Room 9am – 6pm at Ballparks of America  – Free

5.  Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall – 8am – 6pm at Welk Resort

6.  Mess Hall Lunch 11:30 – 1:30 at Ballparks of America.

7.  Walls of Heroes – Ballparks of America

NOVEMBER 7, 2015

  1. Veteran Registry, Tactical Operations & Vendor Village: 9am – 4pm at Ballparks of America   417-337-8387
  2. Reveille & Retreat: 7am & 5pm at Ballparks of America  – Free
  3. Day Room 9am – 6pm at Ballparks of America  – Free
  4. Walls of Heroes – Ballparks of America
  5. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall – 8am – 6pm at Welk Resort
  6. Mess Hall Lunch 11:30 – 1:30 at Ballparks of America .
NOVEMBER 8, 20151.   Veteran Registry, Tactical Operations & Vendor Village: 9am – 4pm at Ballparks of America.

2.    Reveille & Retreat: 7am & 5pm at Ballparks of America  – Free

3.    Day Room 9am – 6pm at Ballparks of America  – Free

4.   Walls of Heroes – Ballparks of America

6.    Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall – 8am – 6pm at Welk Resort

7.    Mess Hall Lunch 11:30 – 1:30 at Ballparks of America.

8.   Vietnam Era Veterans Reunion hosted by Gatherings Plus and Golden Corral. Attendees can purchase tickets to Red, Hot and Blue Show at Clay Cooper Theatre for $10.00 per person. That show begins at 10:00 a.m. and ends at 12:00 noon. Those who have purchased tickets for Red, Hot and Blue can remain in their seats for a box lunch and the afternoon of entertainment and door prizes. To reserve tickets for Red, Hot and Blue Show call Clay Cooper Theatre at 417-332-2529 and tell them you will be staying for the Vietnam Era Reunion. We are looking forward to this 7th annual gathering of veterans, families and friends!!!

9.   Rose Petal Ceremony 2015 – The 12th Annual Tribute to Women Veterans is set for noon to 2 pm, November 8 in the Jungle Room of the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, 2820 Missouri 76, noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 8. The Tribute includes a Rose Petal ceremony and Women Veterans Appreciation gathering. Both are open to women veterans, those who wish to honor women veterans or those who are serving in the Armed Forces. For more information, contact Brenda Meadows at 417-337-8387. PLEASE RSVP if attending. Sponsors being sought!

NOVEMBER 9, 20151.    Veteran Registry, Tactical Operations & Vendor Village: 9am – 4pm at Ballparks of America   417-337-8387

2.    Reveille & Retreat: 7am & 5pm at Ballparks of America  – Free

3.    Day Room 9am – 6pm at Ballparks of America  – Free

4.   Walls of Heroes – Ballparks of America

5.    Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall – 8am – 6pm at Welk Resort

6.    Mess Hall Lunch 11:30 – 1:30 at Ballparks of America. 

7.   19th Annual Military Gala & Banquet at Chateau on the Lake,  5:00 pm – 11:00 pm. Branson’s longest running military tribute ball. Tickets $55.00 each. Public invited. Reservations required. Info POW Network 417-336-4232.

NOVEMBER 10, 20151.    Veteran Registry, Tactical Operations & Vendor Village: 9am – 4pm at Ballparks of America   417-337-8387

2.    Reveille & Retreat: 7am & 5pm at Ballparks of America  – Free

3.    Day Room 9am – 6pm at Ballparks of America  – Free

4.   Walls of Heroes – Ballparks of America

5.    Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall – 8am – 6pm at Welk Resort

7.    Mess Hall Lunch 11:30 – 1:30 at Ballparks of America.

NOVEMBER 11, 20151.    Morning Flag Raising/Wreath Laying Ceremony,  7 a.m.  Location: Main Flag Pole, Chapel Lawn. College of the Ozarks: All events are free and open to Veterans and their families. Advance tickets are not required.

2.    82nd Annual Veteran’s Day Parade at 11 a.m. to be held in historic downtown Branson.  For Nov 11 Branson Annual Veterans Day parade information call Vietnam Veterans of American Chapter 913 at 417-239-6511 or FAX 417-335-2343 or email bdgreeneo4@aol.com  PARADE ROUTE (2014) watch for updates for 2015.

3. Closing Show – time and theater to be announced. Contact BVTF – 417-337-8387 for information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
This calendar is NOT all inclusive.
Watch for updates on our website.

 

 

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