The Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall will be in Faribault Labor Day weekend beginning on Wednesday, August 31, until Monday, September 5. The Faribault American Legion and Faribault Elks, VFW, SAL, 40-8, Marine Corps League, several other veteran organizations and Faribault Foundation are teaming up to give the Wall a deserving presentation.

A fundraising event is planned for Saturday, April 23, at the Faribault American Legion, 112 Fifth St. N.E., beginning at 11AM with a Motor Bike Ride.

The day also includes Drag On's Classic Car Roll In from noon to 3PM. Classic cars are free to visit and rides for a donation.

Plus the evening will include a Five Band Extravaganza starting at 5PM. The bands are Ridge Runners, JAWS (Jumpin' At The Woodside), Peabody, Drive South and Mark Allan Project.

Motor Bike Rides and Bands are $20 per person. Bands Only tickets are $10 per person. Tickets are available at Faribault Elks and American Legion.

According to the website (, the next event will be a Classic Car Show and Run on Saturday, June 11. Also a fundraiser breakfast will be at the Northfield VFW on Sunday, August 7.

The Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall will be making many stops throughout the year.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Vietnam Veterans Memorial. ThinkStock

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