You can begin this weekend by honoring those who have served. Along with Friday's ceremony, there are plenty of other options around the area. Here are some of the things you can take part in this weekend.
When/Where: Friday, 11 a.m. at Condurso Park, at the intersection of Madison and Park avenues.
Why Go: Members of the American Legion Frank Patterson Post 43 and its color guard will lead the observance.
Children's Sign Language Program
When/Where: Thursday, 11 to 11:45 a.m., at the
Why Go: All ages can learn to sign in this fun program to learn how to communicate in sign language through stories, songs and hands-on participation.
Night at the Races
When/Where: Friday at 6 p.m. at St. Anthony of Padua School, 57 Bartholdi Avenue, Butler
Why Go: To participate in an exciting night of video horse racing from the parish center of the school. Beer, soda and coffee will be available as well as sandwiches and dessert. Babysitting will also be available.
Cost: $20 per person
Blue Hens Sing at St. Peter's
When/Where: Friday, 7 p.m., at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Morristown
Why Go: You dig choral music.
When/Where: Saturday, 9 a.m., at Morristown Running Company
Why Go: You want to get out there before it gets too cold, and you'd like to run with a group.
When/Where: Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Andrew's Church, 375 Reynolds Ave., Parsippany
Why Go: To give the gift of life.
Cost: Free, but the gift you'll give is priceless.
When/Where: Saturday, 3 to 5 p.m., Comic Cafe, 41 Mountain Blvd., Warren.
Why Go: Join fellow Pokemon fans, trade cards and cash in points.
Sports Memorabilia Consignment Auction
When/Where: Saturday, 6 to 9 p.m., at The Sports Page, Morris Plains
Why Go: You're a sports nut that fancies finding deals on memorabilia.
Cost: Free to attend
Where/When: Saturday, 7 p.m., at in Hopatcong
Why Go: To get your groove on and have some family fun.
Morristown Farmers Market
When/Where: Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Parking Lot No. 10, Spring and Morris streets
Why Go: It's the second to last farmers market of the season in Morristown. Shop local!
Cost: Bring your wallet
Where/When: Sunday at noon at in Landing.
Why Go: To reflect on the lake's glory days.