Veterans Day programs in Westmoreland, Fayette counties
Connellsville: Parade organized by Connellsville Veterans Commission will assemble at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at Seventh Street and West Crawford Avenue on the West Side, moving out at 10:45 a.m. A salute at 11 a.m. on the Crawford Bridge will be followed by a ceremony at the War Memorial at Pittsburgh Street and Memorial Boulevard.
Delmont/Export/Murrysville: Delmont VFW, White Valley AMVETS and Delmont, Export and Murrysville American Legions will hold ceremonies Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at Delmont Community Honor Roll, 10:30 a.m. at Export American Legion Honor Roll, 11 a.m. at Murrysville Honor Roll in Community Park, 11:30 a.m. at the Brandthoover Cutoff in Murrysville and noon at the White Valley AMVETS Honor Roll.
Everson: A service will begin at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Everson Veterans Memorial at Brown and Jones streets.
Farmington: A living history program examining America's conflicts from the French and Indian War to World War II will be presented 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Fort Necessity National Battlefield. An encampment is planned. Information: 724-329-5811 or www.nps.gov/fone.
Greensburg: A program will begin at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at VFW Post 33, 516 E. Pittsburgh St. Veterans from World War II forward and active military personnel will participate.
Irwin/North Huntingdon: A program will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday at VFW Post 781, 100 Billot Ave., North Huntingdon. Music by Norwin High School Orchestra String Quartet will begin at 10 a.m. A luncheon will follow the program.
Jeannette: Jeannette Community Band will present a free Veterans Day concert at 7 p.m. Sunday at American Legion Post 344, 109 S. Fifth St.
Ligonier: Ligonier Valley Honor Guard will lead a parade beginning at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday at VFW Post 734, 149 E. Main St. Procession will move to the bandstand on the Diamond for a ceremony at 11 a.m. A meal will follow at American Legion Post 267, 109 Kelly St.
Mt. Pleasant: Westmoreland County and Mt. Pleasant historical societies will hold a ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery,140 Braddock Road Ave. Program will honor 129 Civil War soldiers buried there.
Veterans wishing to participate in the parade Tuesday should assemble on Eagle Street at 10:15 a.m. Transportation will be provided for vets and auxiliary members unable to march. Parade will proceed at 10:30 a.m. along West Main Street to Memorial Square in Veterans Park, where a ceremony will begin about 11 a.m.
Scottdale: Parade lineup will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Loucks Park. Procession will move down Chestnut Street to Pittsburgh Street at 10:30 a.m., stopping in front of Graft-Jacquillard Funeral Home for patriotic songs and then continuing to the veterans monument at Pittsburgh and Broadway streets for an 11 a.m. service.
West Newton: The biennial memorial service will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Holy Family Roman Catholic Church, 225 N. Second St.