Freedom's Never Free
2017 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
LOCATION: Fairfield County Fairgrounds
157 E. Fair Avenue
Lancaster, OH 43130
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2017:
Escort of the "Tribute to Valor", Traveling Small Wars/Conflicts Memorial. Those wanting to drive up as a group from Lancaster to Killbuck Creek Distillery will meet at the Fairfield County Fairgrounds at 10:45 a.m., kickstands up at 11:30 a.m. All are welcome to join the escort. Patriot Guard will be leading the escort with Ride Captain is Ray Schwabe.
Killbuck Creek Distillery
42869 US Rt 36
Warsaw, OH 43844
Be at the Killbuck Creek Distillery at 1:15pm, kickstands up at 2:15pm. Head East on Rt. 36 into Coshocton for approx. 6 miles to Rt. 16 West. Follow Rt. 16 West for 33 miles to Stage #2 - BP/Wendy’s, 55 Dayton Road, Newark, OH 43055.
55 Dayton Road
Newark OH 43055
We’ll take a 20 minute pit stop for bathroom breaks and to rendezvous with riders picking us up there. Depart promptly at 3:15pm and continue West on OH 16 for approx. 9 miles. Exit onto OH-37 at Granville. Follow OH Rt. 37 for approx. 26 miles into Lancaster. Turn right onto Fair Ave. then into the Fairgrounds, arriving at 4pm.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2017:
10:00 a.m. - Set posts for Field Of Heroes Flags
4:00 p.m. - Opening Ceremony and Field of Heroes Posting of the Colors. Those who have sponsored a Flag for their hero are encouraged to come post their Colors.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2017:
Day of Remembrance
7:00 p.m. - 3rd Annual USO Dance with The Nostalgics, an 18-piece dance band
& the Bashful Blondes trio
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2017:
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - FREE Active Shooter Class.
This class is conducted by CPD and seating is limited to 80 people. You may call 740-277-8531 to reserve your seat, otherwise it is first come, first served. Please note the class will start promptly at 8:30 a.m.
2:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Freedom’s Never Free 2016 Appreciation Celebration (outside activities, Traveling Small Wars/Conflicts Memorial, Flag retirement, Field of Heroes, etc.)
3:15 p.m. - Flyover by Historical Aircraft Squadron
4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Appreciation celebration dinner and ceremony