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Memorial Day Ceremony in Downtown Falmouth
May 26, 2014 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
The Memorial Day ceremony will begin with a parade from the village green to Memorial Lane in front of Falmouth Public Library for a 10 a.m. ceremony. Includes opening remarks by Andy Dufresne, prayers by the Rev. David Calhoon, reading of Falmouth’s Fallen Heroes, keynote speaker Grant Willis, “Amazing Grace” performed by Brian Boru Band, taps played by Jay Souweine and Robert Deutschman, “America the Beautiful” performed by combined Falmouth school band, and a Coast Guard flyover. There will also be a ceremony at Deacons Pond (Falmouth Inner Harbor) with Coast Guard 41 Vessel, 11 a.m., with prayers, releasing of flowers, taps and remarks. Concludes with free brunch at Elks Lodge, sponsored by Falmouth Veterans Council. A decision on inclement weather will be aired on WQRC 99.9 FM at about 8 a.m.