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Veterans Day is on Friday, Nov. 11, but events will take place before and after that date.

SHEBOYGAN COUNTY – Veterans Day gives us a chance to honor those who served in the United States Armed Forces. Here are five area events that pay tribute to our veterans.

A Veterans Tribute Concert – Saturdays, Nov. 5 and 12 at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays, Nov. 6 and 13 at 2:30 p.m.

This concert, which features patriotic and military songs from our country’s history, will showcase over 30 performers under the direction of Julia Overby. The public, veterans and active military members are all invited to attend.

The musical celebration will take place at the Plymouth Arts Center, 520 E. Mill St. in Plymouth. Tickets are $20 and include complimentary dessert. For more information, including details about sponsoring a veteran, visit www.plymoutharts.org/Events.php.  

Community Veterans Day Program at South High School – Thursday, Nov. 10, doors open at 9:15 a.m., program begins at 9:45 a.m.

Sheboygan South High School is partnering with area veterans organizations to pay tribute to those who served in the armed forces. All veterans and community members are invited to attend this program, which will be held at South High’s Acuity Fieldhouse, 1240 Washington Ave. in Sheboygan.

Veterans Day Concert at Sheboygan Christian School – Friday, Nov. 11, 10 a.m.

Sheboygan Christian’s high school and middle school music departments would like to invite veterans and community members to their first Veterans Day concert. The concert will take place at Sheboygan Christian School, 929 Greenfield Ave. in Sheboygan, at 10 a.m. with a coffee fellowship at 9:30 a.m.

Boots on the Ground 18 Mile Ruck March – Saturday, Nov. 12, registration at 7 a.m., march at 8 a.m.

Boots on the Ground WI is holding its first ever 18 Mile Ruck March to raise awareness for veteran suicide. The 18 miles symbolize the approximately 18 veterans who die of suicide per day in the U.S.

Participants will meet at Plymouth Snow Rangers, W4804 County Road C in Plymouth, and will walk the Plank Road Trail. To register, visit https://bootsonthegroundwi.org/. The cost of the event is $20, and participants can show their support by marching any distance.

U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers' Chorus Present: Heroes – Sunday, Nov. 13, 3 p.m.

This free, ticketed event is a celebration of those who have gone above and beyond for their country and communities. The musical journey will be led by the U.S. Army Field Band, and will include stories of strength, determination and courage.

The concert will take place at the Weill Center for the Performing Arts, 826 N. 8th St. in Sheboygan. For more information, visit www.weillcenter.com/events/us-army-field-band.

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