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Veteran's Week Events

2013 information is below. Information for 2014 will be available soon.

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“‘Branson’s Veterans Homecoming Week,’ Americas largest ‘Veterans Day celebration,’ starting on November 5 and running through November 11 is a special and exciting time for us in Branson,” said Tammy Johnson, the Director of Operations for the Branson Tourism Center “It gives us a special dedicated opportunity to honor Veterans, active duty Armed Forces personnel and their families that goes beyond the way they are honored routinely in Branson on a daily basis. This year we have a large number of events. Click on an event below for additional details.

Date: November 5, 2013

The Patriotic Welcome to Veterans Homecoming Week ceremony will be at the Clay Cooper Theatre with entertainers Clay Cooper, Barbara Fairchild and more from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm. FREE to veterans and their families. At the Clay Cooper Theatre. For more information call 417-230-2278.

Location: Clay Cooper Theatre
3216 W 76 Country Blvd
Branson, MO 65616

Date: November 5, 2013

The Showboat Branson Belle is hosting it's "Special Salute to Veterans" cruise at 8:00 pm on November 5, 2013. Tickets are required. Call 1-800-618-9283.

Location: Showboat Branson Belle
4800 Missouri 165
Branson, MO 65616

Date: November 5, 2013

"Vets for Vets" a USO style show, hosted by veterans for veterans will be held at the Baldknobbers Theatre at 2:00 pm. Reservations are not required.

Location: Baldknobbers Theatre
2835 W 76 Country Blvd
Branson, MO 65616

Date: November 5-10, 2013

The Wall of Heroes display will be at Factory Merchants Branson, commonly known as the Red Roof Mall, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm November 5-10, 2013. Call 417-337-8387 for more details.

Location: Factory Merchants Branson
1000 Pat Nash Dr
Branson, MO 65616

Date: November 5-10, 2013

Veteran Registry, Tactical Operations and Vendor Village at Factory Merchants Branson from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm November 5, 2013. Call 417-337-8387 for more information.

Location: Factory Merchants Branson
1000 Pat Nash Dr
Branson, MO 65616

Date: November 5-10, 2013

Registration and souvenir commemorative collectors button sales available at the Branson Mill Craft Village from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm November 5-10, 2013. Portions of the proceeds will go to benefit Kids of our Hero?s Adventure Camp. For more information call 417-230-2278.

Location: Branson Mill Craft Village
3300 Gretna Rd
Branson, MO 65616

Date: November 5-11, 2013

The "Remembering Our Fallen" exhibit will be on display at Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm from November 5-11, 2013. This exhibit focuses on the 136 Missourians who were killed on The War of Terror. For more information call 417-230-2278.

Location: College of the Ozarks
1 Industrial Place
Point Lookout, MO 65726

Date: November 5-11, 2013

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall will be available at 8:00 am to 6:00 pm at the Welk Resort.

Location: Welk Resort
1984 Missouri 165
Branson, MO 65616

Date: November 6, 2013

POW/MIA Service of Remembrance will be at the Welk Resort at 8:00 am. For more information about this outdoor event call 417-336-4232.

Location: Welk Resort
1984 Missouri 165
Branson, MO 65616

Date: November 6, 2013

The Veterans Spouse Luncheon will be at the Radisson Hotel at 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm on November 6. This event is free to spouse and veterans. To RSVP email bransonveteransevents@yahoo.com or call 417-230-2278.

Location: Radisson Hotel
120 N Wildwood Dr
Branson, MO 65616

Date: November 6, 2013

A special showing of "Four-Star Country Boy" will be at The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks at 2:00 pm on November 6. This play is based on the life of former Assistant Commandant of the United States Marine Corps General Terrence Dake. This event is free to veterans and their families. Advanced tickets are not required. For more information call 417-690-3000.

Location: Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks
1 Opportunity Ave
Point Lookout, MO 65726

Date: November 6, 2013

A thank you reception for Vietnam Veterans and their families will be hosted in the Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks at 3:15 pm to 5:00 pm on November 6. This event is free to veterans and their families. Light hors d'oeuvres will be served. Advanced tickets are not required. For more information call 417-690-3000.

Location: Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks
1 Opportunity Ave
Point Lookout, MO 65726

Date: November 6-10, 2013

Mess Hall lunch will be from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm on November 6 at the Factory Merchants Branson and is sponsored by Steve Weyher. Free to all veterans and active personnel. A $5.00 donation is required for non military individuals.

Location: Factory Merchants Branson
1000 Pat Nash Dr
Branson, MO 65616

Date: November 6-10, 2013

Reveille and Retreat: At 7:00 am and 5:00 pm at the Factory Merchants Branson.

Location: Factory Merchants Branson
1000 Pat Nash Dr
Branson, MO 65616

Date: November 6-10, 2013

The Day Room is available 7:00 am to 6:00 pm at the Factory Merchants Branson.

Location: Factory Merchants Branson
1000 Pat Nash Dr
Branson, MO 65616

Date: November 7, 2013

Persian Gulf Veterans Mini Reunion will be held at Golden Corral from 8:30 am to 11:30 am. This event is coordinated by Branson Veterans Events & Reunions, hosted by Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 913. The reunion is free to veterans and their families. For more information call 417-230-2278.

Location: Golden Corral
3551 Shepherd of the Hills Expy
Branson, MO 65616

Date: November 7, 2013

Vietnam Veterans Mini Reunion will be hosted by Gatherings Plus at the Camden Hotel and Conference Center starting at noon November 7. This event is free to veterans and their families. No reservations required. For more information call 417-338-4048.

Location: Camden Hotel
275 Tanger Blvd
Branson, MO 65616

Date: November 7, 2013

The Women of Valor will have a Meet and Greet 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm on November 7 (Meet and Greet Location TBA) before attending the "Andy Williams Christmas Show" at 8:00 pm. Tickets are $36. To reserve a ticket call 1-888-400-3001.

Branson, MO 65616

Date: November 8, 2013

The second annual Navy Memorial Service is hosted by Main Street Lake Cruises and will be held at the Main Street Lake Cruises at Branson Landing at 8:00 am on November 8, 2013. This event is to honor service members who have died. For more information, contact Carl Dietrick by email: carldedrick@att.net or calling 417-339-5079.

Location: Main Street Lake Cruises - Branson Landing
7 N Boardwalk
Branson, MO 65616

Date: November 8, 2013

A Tribute to Veterans will be hosted by Walmart Supercenter on Branson Hills Parkway at 9:00 am on November 8. No RSVP is required for this event, which includes lunch and entertainment. For more information call 417-230-2778.

Location: Walmart Super Center
1101 Branson Hills Pkwy
Branson, MO 65616

Date: November 8, 2013

The Ozark Mountain Blue Star Mothers Luncheon will be hosting a Gold Star Mothers lunch at 11:30 am on November 8 at Landry's Seafood on Hwy 76. Please RSVP by November 4 to Fran Davis at 417-272-0630.

Location: Landry's Seafood
2900 Missouri 76
Branson, MO 65616

Date: November 8, 2013

The 4th Infantry Division Hospitality Room will be open from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm on November 8 at the Savannah House Hotel. For more information call 920-684-0147

Location: Savannah House Hotel
165 Expressway Lane
Branson, MO 65616

Date: November 8, 2013

College of the Ozarks will host a tree dedication ceremony at 4:30 pm on November 8 at the Alumni Center Lawn. For more information call 417-690-3000.

Location: College of the Ozarks - Alumni Center Lawn
1 Industrial Place
Point Lookout, MO 65726

Date: November 8, 2013

The World War II Reunion will take place from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks .

Location: College of the Ozarks
1 Industrial Place
Point Lookout, MO 65726

Date: November 8, 2013

The Korean War Veterans will gather at the Stone Castle Inn from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Refreshments, entertainment, door prizes and a guest speaker. This event is free to veterans and their families. For more information call 417-230-2278.

Location: Stone Castle
3050 Green Mountain Dr
Branson, MO 65616

Date: November 9, 2013

The 9th Annual Tribute to Women Veterans will be hosted at the Grand Plaza from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm on November 9. The theme is "Service with Pride" and includes a rose petal ceremony and women veterans appreciation gathering. For more information, contact Barb Riggle at 417-339-6823 or the Branson Veterans Taskforce office at 417-337-8387

Location: Grand Plaza Hotel
245 N Wildwood Dr
Branson, MO 65616

Date: November 9, 2013

The Korean War veterans will have a mini reunion at the Stone Castle Inn from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm on November 9. Refreshments, entertainment and door prizes will be offered. For more information call 417-230-2278.

Location: Stone Castle
3050 Green Mountain Dr
Branson, MO 65616

Date: November 9, 2013

The 17th Annual Military Gala & Banquet will be at the Chateau on the Lake from 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm on November 9. Reservations are required and tickets are $55. The public is invited. For more information call 417-336-4232.

Location: Chateau on the Lake
415 N State Highway 265
Branson, MO 65616

Date: November 9, 2013

Members of the Topeka-Jefferson City U.S. Submarine Veterans Base will host a candlelight ceremony at Branson Landing at 7:00 pm on November 9. For more information call 918-786-8851.

Location: Branson Landing
100 Branson Landing
Branson, MO 65616

Date: November 11, 2013

College of the Ozarks will host a morning flag raising and wreath laying ceremony on the Chapel Lawn at 7:00 am November 11. This event is open to the public.

Location: College of the Ozarks - Chapel Lawn
1 Industrial Place
Point Lookout, MO 65726

Date: November 11, 2013

The Veterans Day parade will take place in downtown Branson at 11:00 am.

Location: Downtown Branson Area
Branson, MO 65616

Date: November 11, 2013

Tony Orlando's free concert, "Yellow Ribbon Salute to Veterans," will see it's 20thand final run at the Welk Resort Theater at 2:00 pm on November 11. Reservations may be made by calling 417-337-7469.

Location: Welk Theatre
1984 State Highway 165
Branson, MO 65616

Date: November 11, 2013

A patriotic convocation will be held in the Nettie Marie Jones Learning Center on College of the Ozarks campus at 7:00 pm. Vietnam Veteran Dale Roever will share his story of survival and recovery. This event is open to the public.

Location: College of the Ozarks - Nettie Marie Jones Learning Center
1 Industrial Place
Point Lookout, MO 65726