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Veterans Day events


  • American Legion Post 14 veterans pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon in Pioneer Hall. Adult meals cost $7, kids are $5 and kids younger than 6 are free.
  • A celebration honoring veteran residents, friends and family at Maple Ridge Senior Living from 10 to 11:30 a.m. RSVP to jhickey@mapleridgesl.com.
  • Free veterans appreciation breakfast will be held from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, in the Rogue River Room of the Stevenson Union at Southern Oregon University.


  • The Veterans Day Parade will begin at 11 a.m. and travel along Main Street from Hawthorne Park to Oakdale Avenue.
  • Annual Veterans Day concert by the Southern Oregon Concert Band from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Central Medford High School’s Steadman Auditorium, 815. S Oakdale Ave.

Central Point

  • A commemoration ceremony at 9 a.m. at the Oregon Fallen War Heroes Memorial, Don Jones City Park on Hamrick Road featuring guest speakers state Rep. Duane Stark and U.S. Rep. Greg Walden.

Eagle Point

  • Free veterans breakfast from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Eagle Point Senior Center, 121 Loto St. $5 for nonveterans.
  • Veterans Day parade begins at 10 a.m. at Ashpole Community Center, 17 S. Buchanan Ave., following along Main Street and ending at the Veterans Park next to the covered bridge. A ceremony to begin at 11.

Klamath Falls

  • The 173rd Fighter Wing, F-15 Eagle fighter jets are scheduled to perform a fly-over at 11 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park.

Freebies and deals

Some establishments may require military identification to qualify for free products and services.

  • Sizzler – free meal from special menu until 4 p.m.
  • MOD Pizza – Buy one, get one
  • Chipotle – Buy one, get one
  • Cracker Barrel – One free pumpkin pie or pumpkin latte
  • Applebee’s – Free entree from special menu
  • Denny’s – Grand Slam breakfast from 5 a.m. to noon
  • Little Caesar’s – Free $5 Hot-N-Ready lunch combo from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • IHOP – Free stack of red, white and blue pancakes or breakfast combo
  • Olive Garden – Free entrée from special menu
  • Subway – Free six-inch sub
  • Outback Steakhouse - Free blooming onion appetizer, nonalcoholic beverage and 20% off
  • Red Lobster – Free appetizer or dessert for dine in or carry out
  • Red Robin – Free tavern double burger and bottomless steak fries
  • McGrath’s Fish House – Free meal from special menu
  • Buffalo Wild Wings – Free small boneless wings and fries
  • Texas Roadhouse – Free lunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Starbucks – Free tall coffee for active duty, veterans and spouses
  • Dutch Bros – $2 drinks
  • Free car wash at Crater Car Wash
  • Free oil change for active duty, veterans and spouses at Southern Oregon Auto Care. The shop is open only for military and family Monday, but those interested need to make an appointment by calling 541-210-5686.
  • Free haircut at Sports Clips
  • Verizon stores are offering free items and the chance to enter for an honor flight trip to visit memorials in Washington, D.C., from Saturday, Nov. 9, to Monday, Nov. 11.