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Nov. 8

Mountainfilm on Tour screenings: 5:30-10 p.m. Nov. 8; Service Brewing Co., 574 Indian St.; $15, at, free for veterans. Screening of documentary short films. Story at


Nov. 9-12

Veterans Council of Chatham County events:

6 p.m. Nov. 9; Vietnam War memorial on Bay Street. Speaker is garrison command Sgt. Maj. LaVander Wilkerson from Hunter Army Airfield.

11 a.m. Nov. 10; Monument at Bull and Gaston streets. Celebrate the U.S. Marine Corps birthday. Speaker is USMC veteran Rep. Bill Hitchens, R-Rincon.

11 a.m. Nov. 11; 100th anniversary of end of WWI celebrated with buglers lined up from City Hall to Johnson Square, down Bull Street to Victory Drive to WWI memorial at Victory and Waters.


Nov. 10

Children’s camp: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 10; National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, 175 Bourne Avenue, Pooler; $25; For ages 6-12.


HMS Otranto memorial: 2 p.m. Nov. 10; Tybee Post Theater, 10 Van Horne Ave.; free admission; Memorial dedication ceremony for a historical marker at Fort Screven in honor of the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the HMS Otranto, followed by a screening of the BBC documentary, “Islay, For Those in Peril.”


Nov. 11

Free day at Fort Pulaski: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 11; Fort Pulaski National Monument, U.S. 80; free entry on Veterans Day; or 912-786-8182. Re-enactors, cannon demos, tours, drills, music, parade, baseball game and more. Activities also from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 10 with paid admission.


100th anniversary of 1918 Armistice Day: 10 a.m.-noon Nov. 11; Daffin Park; free. Speakers, 3rd ID band and color guard.


Savannah Children’s Choir patriotic concert: 3 p.m. Nov. 11; National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force rotunda; free; Free museum admission for all veterans with ID. Crewman re-enactor in the Combat Gallery all weekend.


Nov. 12

Savannah Veterans Day Parade: 10:15 a.m. Nov. 12; parade starts at Abercorn and Hall, north on Abercorn to Liberty, west to Montgomery, north to Broughton, east to East Broad, where it ends. Reviewing stand at Bull and Broughton, where Taps will be played at 11 a.m. to signal the end of WWI, the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day in 1918. See more events on page 19.