The memorial program at the fairgrounds will end at 10:45 a.m., but the day will continue at the Danville National Guard Armory from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for veterans from Boyle, Lincoln, Mercer and Garrard counties.
A free fish fry meal by the Masons will be provided for veterans and their spouses with local politicians and volunteers acting as servers.
Door prizes amounting to more than $3,000 will be given away, along with a trip to Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
A representative from the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs will be on hand to answer questions.
Other observances Tuesday include:
Danville High School will host a breakfast and assembly. Breakfast will be at 8:45 in the cafeteria, with the assembly to follow in Gravely Hall at 9:30. The assembly should take about 30 minutes.
Guest speaker will be retired Kentucky Air National Guard Brig. Gen. Howard P. Hunt III, a Danville graduate.
The agenda includes a dedication ceremony for a U.S. flag that flew over Baghdad and was donated by a DHS graduate and veteran, as well as recognition of Boyle County veterans who attend the assembly.
The program will be presented by the DHS chapter of Junior State of America.
Calvary Baptist Church, Waveland Avenue, will host a service at 6:30 p.m. honoring veterans and their families in the church and community.
Speeches from veterans and state Sen. Tom Buford, music, and a potluck meal are among the activities planned for the annual Veterans Day program at 11 a.m. at Garrard Middle School.
Students and teachers sent 200-250 letters inviting veterans from Garrard County and surrounding counties to attend and share stories.
The event, which is open to the public, will be in the school auditorium. The school band will perform, and a potluck meal will follow at 11:40 a.m. in the cafeteria.
After lunch, students will go to different classrooms to listen to and ask questions of veterans. In the afternoon, students and visitors will gather outside to watch the arrival of a Blackhawk helicopter.
For more information, call teacher Peggy Couch, program coordinator, at (859) 792-2108.
Veterans Day ceremonies, sponsored by the Casey County Funeral Squad, will begin at 11 a.m. in front of the Doughboy Statue in Courthouse Square in downtown Liberty.
Master of ceremonies will be retired Sgt. 1st Class Donald Smither of the Army Reserves.
The invocation will be given by the Rev. Jimmy Brown of Liberty First Baptist Church. The guest speaker will be retired Army Gen. Norman Godbey, a Casey County native.
Activities include raising the flag and a 21-gun salute. Casey County Junior ROTC will present the colors, and taps will be played.
Gen. John H. Heltzel will speak at King Middle School's Veterans Day assembly from 9-10 a.m. in the auditorium.
Kent Stevens, newly-elected state representative in the 55th District, will speak. National Guard Sgt. Major Darrell Coffman and Thunder Support will present the colors.
Eighth-grader Kamri Baker will sing the national anthem, and honor students will lead the pledge of allegiance to the flag.
The high school band and middle school choir will perform. Jennifer Miller will sing "God Bless the USA."
Don Estes and the Patriot Guard will talk about Estes and his son, Justin, who gave the ultimate sacrifice in Iraq for his country.
Taps will be played by a trumpeter from the National Guard.
Camp Nelson National Cemetery
Ceremonies begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Barry W. Waldrop, chief of the Nicholasville Police Department, is guest speaker. Waldrop's father was killed in 1969 while serving his third tour in Vietnam. Waldrop was 15 years old.
The Garrard County High School band will perform Tuesday. Howard Howells, chairman of the Central Kentucky Veterans Committee, will act as master of ceremonies.