NewsOK: Oklahoma City News, Sports, Weather & Entertainment

The Morning Brew: Memorial Day weekend 2018 is here

Advertisement

Memorial day activities 

Rachelle Coburn, left, and Quiana Reeves participate with other staff and day program participants from Pittsburgh Mercy Intellectual Disabilities Services and volunteer to place flags on the graves of veterans at the Allegheny Cemetery in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Rachelle Coburn, left, and Quiana Reeves participate with other staff and day program participants from Pittsburgh Mercy Intellectual Disabilities Services and volunteer to place flags on the graves of veterans at the Allegheny Cemetery in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

From patriotic salutes to the troops and Renaissance revelries to Native American art and championship baseball, special events are planned throughout Oklahoma for Memorial Day weekend.

Here are some of the events planned around the Sooner State:

• 45th Infantry Division Museum's Memorial Day Ceremony: The ceremony honoring U.S. service members will include a helicopter flyover, massing of the colors, patriotic music and distinguished guest speakers. It begins at 10 a.m. Monday at the museum, 2145 NE 36. Admission is free. Information: www.45thdivisionmuseum.com.

• Cherokee Nation ceremony for fallen warriors, Tahlequah: The Cherokee Nation welcomes all veterans and widows of veterans to honor fallen Cherokee warriors at a ceremony at 10 a.m. at the Cherokee Nation Veterans Center, 17675 S Muskogee Ave., just east of the W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex. The event will feature a volley salute by American Legion Post 15, taps performed by the Muskogee Honor Guard, a wreath-laying ceremony and a continental breakfast. Information: 918-772-4166.

More here. 

Related: 

Route 66 Memorial Day activities

Events honoring veterans

#ICYMI

MWC officers shot at during warrant service

Second body recovered from Thunderbird  

Little Blue goes away soon for OKC residents 

Read more Morning Brew

The weather

Last sips


Related Photos
Rachelle Coburn, left, and Quiana Reeves participate with other staff and day program participants from Pittsburgh Mercy Intellectual Disabilities Services and volunteer to place flags on the graves of veterans at the Allegheny Cemetery in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Rachelle Coburn, left, and Quiana Reeves participate with other staff and day program participants from Pittsburgh Mercy Intellectual Disabilities Services and volunteer to place flags on the graves of veterans at the Allegheny Cemetery in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, for the upcoming...

<figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-2940a543b997f3e29a0871af2f5718fc.jpg" alt="Photo - Rachelle Coburn, left, and Quiana Reeves participate with other staff and day program participants from Pittsburgh Mercy Intellectual Disabilities Services and volunteer to place flags on the graves of veterans at the Allegheny Cemetery in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)" title="Rachelle Coburn, left, and Quiana Reeves participate with other staff and day program participants from Pittsburgh Mercy Intellectual Disabilities Services and volunteer to place flags on the graves of veterans at the Allegheny Cemetery in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)"><figcaption>Rachelle Coburn, left, and Quiana Reeves participate with other staff and day program participants from Pittsburgh Mercy Intellectual Disabilities Services and volunteer to place flags on the graves of veterans at the Allegheny Cemetery in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)</figcaption></figure>
Matt Patterson

Matt Patterson has been with The Oklahoman since 2006. Prior to joining the news staff in 2010, Patterson worked in The Oklahoman's sports department for five years. He previously worked at The Lawton Constitution and The Edmond Sun.... Read more ›

Comments