In Concord, November events at Minute Man National Historical Park celebrate the sacrifices made by those who came before us- join us to reflect upon the sacrifices of those who served on the first day of the American Revolution.

Honoring Sacrifice: Saturday, Nov. 11, 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Free. Meet a park ranger at North Bridge and learn about the minute men and the day they answered the call to arms.

Margaret and The Red Cross at The Wayside: Saturday, Nov. 11, 1 to 4 p.m. Fee is waived. Commemorate the U.S. and Concord involvement in WWI. Discover the involvement of Concord residents in the war, including Margaret Lothrop, the last owner of The Wayside, and her involvement in the Red Cross in France. Tour The Wayside.

To learn more about these and other park offerings of Minute Man National Historical Park, call 978-369-6993 or visit www.nps.gov/mima.

In Lowell, the Lowell National Historical Park honors veterans and highlights families during November. In honor of Veterans Day, Lowell National Historical Park will waive museum fees for all visitors at the Boott Cotton Mills Museum on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 11 and Nov., 12.

The Boy Scouts of Dracut-Lowell Salute to Veteran's Camporee: Saturday, Nov. 11. Troops and packs will meet at Dracut Veterans Park, 90 Broadway Road, for a Veterans Day ceremony from 10 to 11:30 a.m., then hike to Centralville Sportsman Club, 308 Wheeler Road, where all other events will be held.


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There is no cost for U.S. military veterans; $8 for Scouts and leaders. All Scouts and veterans are welcome.

Saturday, Nov. 11

1 to 4 p.m.: Veterans Day Scouting Activities.

4:30 p.m.: American flag retirement ceremony.

5:30 to 7 p.m.: Military veterans appreciation BBQ.

7 p.m.: Campfire featuring military veteran guests

Sunday, Nov. 12

8 a.m. to noon: Clean up and leave no trace.