Memorial Day 2023 events: Parades, car shows, book talks and more

Get the propane for the BBQ now, it’s time to fire up the grill.  Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer, is around the corner. Originally known as Decoration Day, a day when *citizens* decorated the graves of fallen soldiers, its name was changed to Memorial Day and became a federal holiday in 1971. This holiday weekend make time in your own way to honor those who fought and died while serving in the U.S. military. Below are some local and regional events you might be interested in. READ MORE