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Save the date! November 7th through the 15th, 2020!
We hope that our programs for the 2020 Field of Honor® will bring you and your families and friends a week filled with inspiring patriotism that best honors our country, our flag, and best of all, our heroes – especially our NEW COVID-19 HEROES!!
We are working hard to put together a memorable week. Keep checking back for updates! Here is what we have for now….
Remember that ALL EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS at the time of the event, and of course, to weather conditions. We will update this page with any changes to the schedule, including cancellation if necessary, as we know the status of restrictions or possible cancellations.
Tell Us Your Story with Root Story Studios!
The “Legacy Tent” will be back this year on various days and times at the Field of Honor® where Sydney Decker, owner of ROOT STORY STUDIOS will be available to conduct a free 15-minute video interview with our heroes! She will later send a copy of the interview to the veteran or their family afterwards. This is priceless oral history! Perfect for families to add to their genealogy records or just to preserve treasured memories! Be sure to take advantage of this opportunity! Check the schedule for days and times this opportunity will be available.
2020 Field of Honor® Schedule of Events
FLAG and SWAG sales will be available ALL WEEK of the Field of Honor® from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the event tent.
Come one, come all! Walk among our breathtaking flag display that honors all veterans that have served, or currently serve our country, and this year we also honor our COVID-19 heroes!! View the field from the 16 foot platform to take in the majesty of the whole field. The field is open 24/7 throughout the week with volunteer security from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. Enjoy the events and/or visit during the quiet hours for a solemn, emotional experience or gathering.
Saturday, November 7th
8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. The Nathan Chapman Honor Walk
In its continued collaboration with the Field of Honor®, The SERTOMA Club of Georgetown will hold the Nathan Chapman Honor Walk beginning at the event tent. Check back here in September to register!
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – City of Georgetown Arts and Culture Program
The Georgetown Arts and Culture Program is partnering with the Georgetown Rotary Club’s Field of Honor® to bring healing arts programs to veterans and military service members during the Field of Honor® Program in November 2020! The artistic programming offered in collaboration with the Field of Honor® features a music component, Storytelling Through Music, which is a collaboration between Georgetown’s veteran assistance organization Resilient Me and Austin Classical Guitar. This music component includes adapting hand-written stories and poems by veterans into lyrics and set to music by professional musicians from Austin Classical Guitar. The music will be performed by a vocalist and accompanied by a guitarist from Austin Classical Guitar and a veteran pianist. The artistic programming will also feature aristic mask making workshops for veterans. The artwork produced at these workshops will be displayed on a Faces of Honor Wall at the Field of Honor® and at the City Hall Gallery from October-December 2020.
Sunday, November 8th
2:00 p.m. – Opening Ceremonies: A Celebration of Heroes
Join us for the spectacular opening ceremonies along with static displays of military tanks and vehicles from Fort Hood, real cannons, WILCO emergency vehicles, Sheriff, EMS, SWAT and other tactical vehicles, K-9 demos, Resource Expo, Fly-Over by the Devil Dog, the Legacy Booth from Root Story Studios, dignitaries, marching bands, Patriot Guard Riders, and much more!
4:00 p.m. – Central Texas Philharmonic Orchestra – Field of Honor® Concert at the Klett Center for Performing Arts.
More information and an opportunity to purchase tickets for this exciting concert coming soon!
Monday through Friday, November 9 – 13 – School Field Trips
GISD SCHOOL FIELD TRIPS will be organized throughout the week. Over 1,200 students will have an opportunity to learn about our U.S. and Texas flag history, our wars, and branches of the military and first responders during their field trips to the Field of Honor®. They will also enjoy an interactive panel discussion with veterans and first responders, meet some K9s, and participate in activities to learn about our history. The Williamson Museum will provide educational presentations from their “Traveling Trunk” shows that will teach as well as entertain students. Every student will also receive a pocket Constitution of the Unites States of America, courtesy of State Representative, Terry Wilson.
Charter schools that are interested in participating may contact Richard McVay at: email@example.com to schedule a time to take the students to the field. There will be reserved parking provided for school busses.
We also encourage Field Trips from Assisted Living communities and other groups who would like to take in the majesty of Old Glory! Contact Richard McVay at: firstname.lastname@example.org for information!
Friday, November 13th
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Rotary Club of Georgetown Club Meeting: A Tribute to Our Heroes The weekly Rotary Club of Georgetown meeting will be held in the event tent at the Field of Honor®. The program will be dedicated to honoring heroes. All Rotarians and their guests are welcome! Registration is required. Information on how to register will be available soon! There is limited seating, so order your tickets as soon as they become available!
5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. – Patriots Celebration – Boots and Bling! Join us at Reunion Ranch for the “Boots and Bling” event culminating the week of the Field of Honor®. Participate in the celebration of heroes, enjoy the presentation of the Rotary Club of Georgetown’s Patriot of the Year award, bid on fabulous silent and live auction items, enjoy a great Texas style meal and kick up your heels to the music of a great band!! More information coming soon on how to purchase your seats!
Saturday, November 14th
Exciting event information coming soon!
Sunday, November 15th
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – FLAG PICK-UP DAY! Pick up your flag(s) at the Field of Honor®! Remember that flags MUST be picked up (including pole and rebar) by the end of the day. Bring back your flags (in perfect condition) to be reposted next year for only $20.
NOTE: Flags not retrieved are stored and become the property of the Rotary Club of Georgetown.
Quilt of Valor presentations will be held during the Field of Honor® week. Please check back for specific dates and times. If you, or someone you know that served in the military would like to receive a Quilt of Valor, please contact Michelle Bailey at Poppy’s Quilt n’ Sew at 512-863-6108 to find out how to request one through the Quilt of Valor Foundation. This must be done no later that November 1 in order to have a Quilt of Valor presented at the Field of Honor®.
School Field Trips are fun and educational!