Veterans Day events and closings

DMV

The Department of Motor Vehicles' customer service centers are closed Saturday.

Events

The Combined Veterans Organization Committee tribute at Veterans Tribute Tower

The group will host a tribute to past and present veterans. Capt. Matthew Kosnar from the U.S. Navy will serve as the guest speaker.

When: 10 a.m. Saturday

Where: 5380 Discovery Park Blvd., in New Town

Veterans and Forgotten Patriots ceremony

The Williamsburg Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution will observe Veterans Day by conducting a wreath laying ceremony at the Governor’s Palace Revolutionary War Cemetery.

When: 11 a.m. Saturday.

Where: 300 Palace Green St.

Book signing

Tara McClary Reeves, daughter of Marine veteran Cleve McClary and author ofIs your Dad a Pirate?will host a book signing at the College of William and Mary bookstore. The book tells the story of her family embracing her father after he returned home from the Vietnam war.

When: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Where: 345 W. Duke of Gloucester St

Veterans Day Weekend Workshop

Joseph Bathanti, a creative writing professor at Appalachian State University, will host a writing workshop at William and Mary’s business school.

When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Where: 101 Ukrop Way

York County Veterans Day ceremony

The York County Historical Committee will host a Veterans Day commemoration, where members will read excerpts from letters written during wartime deployment from local soldiers, sailors and Airmen to their families back home. The service also includes a presentation of colors, singing of the National Anthem, the Pledge of Allegiance and Taps.

When: Noon Saturday.

Colonial Williamsburg Military March

Colonial Williamsburg will host a march featuring the Fife & Drums, Military programs staff and Williamsburg veterans groups.

When: 4-4:30 p.m. Saturday.

Where: Market Square North, behind the Courthouse

Where: Historic Yorktown

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