In Akeley, the meal is free for veterans and their spouses and will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Red River Event Center on Hwy. 34. Curbside pickup is also available by calling 652-5222 the day of the dinner. The dinner is sponsored by Akeley Veterans and Community Outreach.
Luminaries honoring veterans will be on display outside the event center. Each bag will have a votive cup with a lit candle inside. More than 150 luminaries will be lined up so people can walk by and see the names of those in the community who have served their country. For information on getting a luminary in memory or honor of a veteran, contact Negen by Nov. 3 at 218-652-2161.
The American Legion in Park Rapids will be serving their Veteran’s Day turkey dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 13. The dinner is free to anyone in the community, including non-members.