Join the Mecklenburg chapter for the annual Wreaths Across America ceremony and Veterans wreath laying ceremony at Forest Lawn East Cemetery in Matthews, NC beginning at 12 noon. Follow the signs and traffic around to where you see everybody gathering. Park on the side of little road like everybody else. All members of the chapter […]
Capitol East Entrance:
- 11:00 a.m. Raleigh Concert Band
- 12:00 p.m. Ceremony begins outdoors
- Capitol will be open for self-guided tours from 11-3.
The day will host a ceremony that includes a reading from the Declaration of Independence and a wreath-laying at the George Washington monument by the Sons of the American Revolution. Raleigh Concert Band will be performing. Bring your chairs and a picnic lunch! The ceremony begins outdoors at noon. And to celebrate America’s independence, the Capitol will have birthday cupcakes at 1:00, for as long as supplies last.
- Join in a variety of activities!!
- Carriage Rides
- Food Vendors
- Join us at the NC SAR Raleigh Chapter Table to celebrate our country’s birthday!!!