Memorial Day Festivities in DeKalb


memorialdayThe annual 2016 Mayors Memorial Day Breakfast will be held on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, 2016 from 6:45am to 7:30am at the Elks DeKalb Lodge No. 765, 209 S. Annie Glidden Road, DeKalb, Illinois 60115. Click here to download and send in your reservation. The annual Breakfast gives everyone an opportunity to start the day together before they go off to the local communities for the other various ceremonies.

At 7:30am there will be a short program that will be done by 8:00am. Afterwards, at 8:00am, the Keynote Military VIP Motorcycle/Motorcade Escort, Starts at the DeKalb Elks Lodge 765 in DeKalb and goes to the Memorial Park, DeKalb Parade, Malta and Genoa. Will be in 3 parades, DeKalb, Malta and Genoa.

DeKalb’s Memorial Day Parade and Program will begin at 9a.m. with a short program to follow. The DeKalb High School Marching band and Huntley and Clinton Rosette Middle schools will be performing as well as the DeKalb High School Choir. The American Legion will also be announcing their School Awards.

Join them on the grounds of Ellwood Museum after the Memorial Day Parade from 10:00 am – noon. Celebrate, remember and reflect upon our country and the heroes that made us great. Tours of the Ellwood House first floor will be free until 12p.m. that day.

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