2022 Veterans Homecoming Week Events
Nov 5-10

 Veterans Village

o Ballparks of America, Buildings 2 and 3, 1000 Pat Nash Dr.,
Branson. Day room is open 9am-4pm daily, and Mess Hall
lunch is free to Veterans, $6 for guests, daily 11:30 AM -1:30
PM.

 Traveling Vietnam Veteran Memorial Wall

o Open to public at Branson Hillside Hotel, formerly known as
the Welk Resort. Official half-scale replica of the Vietnam
Veterans Memorial, the most visited memorial in Washington,
D.C., nearly 240 ft. long and listing more than 58,000 names of
the nation’s fallen heroes in the Vietnam conflict.

Nov. 5

 Vets for Vets Show

o Nashville Roadhouse Theatre, 3750 W. 76 Country Blvd.,
Branson. 2pm. Vets for Vets Celebration Show is a USO-Style
production. The celebration show is made up of military and
veteran entertainers. Free admission to vets and spouse.

 Opening Ceremonies

o Americana Theater, 2905 W. Hwy 76, Branson. 5-6:30pm. NO
admittance charge. Open to all veterans and their families. No
reservations are required. For information, contact Dee at 870-
421-3511.

Nov. 6

 IMAX Military Film Fest

o Branson’s IMAX Entertainment Complex will host a military film
fest featuring the documentary “Shoji Tabuchi: An American
Dream.” Tickets available at 7:30 am the morning of the film at
the IMAX box office. Seating at 8:00 am Showtime 8:30 am.
Free Admission.
 Sunday Worship Service

o Branson Famous (Baldknobbers) Theatre, 645 St. Hwy 165.,
Branson. 10am. Join Barbara Fairchild, along with husband
Roy Morris, for a morning of inspiration and worship. Free
admission, donations welcome.

 Vietnam Vets Reunion

o 3050 Green Mountain Dr., Branson. Noon-3pm. Hot lunch,
entertainment, door prizes, and lots of time to talk. RSVP Dee
at 870-421-3511.

Nov. 7

 Sandbox Party

o Mel's Hard Luck Diner, 2800 W 76 Country Blvd., Branson.
8:30am-10am, Mel’s Hard Luck Diner in the Grand Village is
providing breakfast for those who’ve served in the Gulf War or
after. NO admittance charge. RSVP Dee at 870-421-3511.

 IMAX Military Film Fest

o Branson’s IMAX Entertainment Complex will host a military film
fest featuring the documentary “No Greater Love.” Tickets
available at 7:30 am the morning of the film at the IMAX box
office. Seating at 8:00 am. Showtime 8:30 am Free Admission

 Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial Opening Ceremony

o Opening Ceremony, 10:00 am at Traveling Vietnam Veterans
Memorial, “The Wall,” conducted by the Branson Veterans of
America 913. Located at Branson Hillside Hotel, 1984 Historic
Hwy 165, Ste A, Branson.
 Homefront Hero's Spouses Luncheon

o Stone Castle, 3050 Green Mountain Dr., Branson. 1-3pm. Join
us for entertainment, hot lunch, gifts, and door prizes. RSVP by
calling Dee at 870-421-3511 or online
at www.veteransshow.com
 Veterans Show, Clay Cooper Theatre

o 3216 W. 76 Country Blvd., Branson. Tickets to 10AM Hot Rods
& High Heels 1950’s show will be $20 each. That ticket will
also reserve your seat for lunch and the afternoon Veterans
Show. Seating for lunch and the afternoon show is not
guaranteed if an advance ticket has not been purchased.
Reservations 417-332-2529.

Nov. 8

 IMAX Military Film Fest

o Branson’s IMAX Entertainment Complex will host a military film
fest featuring the documentary “Scramble the Seawolves.”
Tickets available at 7:30 am the morning of the film at the
IMAX box office. Seating at 8:00 am. Showtime 8:30 am. Free
Admission.

 POW/MIA Service of Remembrance

o Branson Hillside Hotel, formerly known as Welk Resort, 1984
St. Hwy 165, Branson, MO. 8am. Outdoors at Vietnam
Memorial Wall, weather permitting – will move inside if weather
is extreme. No admittance charge, public welcome. Information
417-336-4232

 WWII and Korean War Vets Mini Reunion

o Stone Castle, 3050 Green Mountain Dr., Branson. 2-4pm.
Coffee, dessert, door prizes. No admittance charge. For
information call Kathy and Mac, 417-230 -1282.
 Medics, Nurses and Combat Vets Mini Reunion

o Grand Pavilion at Westgate Resort, 2201 Roark Valley Rd.,
Branson, 2-4pm. Join your brothers and sisters in arms for a
time of bonding and fellowship. For more information
contact Becky_jewsbury@wgresorts.com or 417-332-3557.

Nov. 9

 IMAX Military Film Fest

o Branson’s IMAX Entertainment Complex will host a military film
fest featuring the documentary “Vietnam War Miracle.” Tickets
available at 7:30 am the morning of the film at the IMAX box
office. Seating at 8:00 am. Showtime 8:30 am Free Admission.

 10th Annual Navy Memorial Service

o Grand Pavilion at Westgate Resort, 2201 Roark Valley Rd.,
Branson. 8:30 am. Public bell tolling ceremony to honor the
lives and service of Naval shipmates. Please join us for this
free service at 8:30 am for coffee and entertainment, followed
by the service, which will begin at 9:00 am. For information call
Becky at 417-332-3557 or
email Becky_jewsbury@wgresorts.com

 Gold Star, Silver Star and Blue Star Mother's Afternoon Dessert
o Gold Star, Silver Star, and Blue Star Mothers present Blue &
Gold Dessert at Heroes Taste & Taps Restaurant.
“Mindfulness” by Shifu Jerry Erickson starts at 2:00 pm. For
information call Rebecca at 618-308-2086.

 26th Military Gala and Banquet

o Chateau on the Lake, 415 St. Hwy 265, Branson. 5-11pm. $55
a person. All branches, all wars welcome, public invited.
Dinner, USMC Birthday Cake Cutting, Dancing, Fireworks,
Entertainment. Business attire, after 5, Uniforms, Mess Dress,
formal wear, please. Reservations required 417-336-4232.

Nov. 10

 IMAX Military Film Fest

o Branson’s IMAX Entertainment Complex will host a military film
fest featuring the documentary “American Medivac.” Tickets
available at 7:30 am the morning of the film at the IMAX box
office. Seating at 8:00 am. Showtime 8:30 am. Free Admission.

 13th Annual Tribute to the Veterans Show

o Tribute Show: Mansion Theatre, 189 Expressway Lane,
Branson. 8:30-11am. Pre-show starts at 8:30 a.m. Main show
at 9:00 a.m. The event will be co-hosted by Barbara Fairchild
and Roy Morris again this year!
o Lunch: Branson Event Center, 4562 N. Gretna Rd., Branson.
11:30am-1:30pm. For info, call Dee 870-421-3511 or
visit www.veteransshow.com.

Nov. 11

 Veterans Day Sunrise Service

o College of the Ozarks Patriotic Park, 100 Opportunity Way,
Point Lookout, MO.  7am.  For more information,
visit www.cofo.edu.
 90th Annual Veterans Day Parade

o Annual Veterans Day Parade, Downtown Branson, hosted by
Branson Veterans of America 913. Starts at 11:00 am. For
more information, contact Bob Sarver 417-294-0728

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