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TIFTON, GA (WALB) -

Fireworks, live music and a salute to Veterans and Fallen Soldiers will highlight the Veterans Day Celebration on tonight at the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.

All veterans and active duty military will be welcome at the Museum free of charge for both the day and evening events. Admission for other visitors to the Museum that day is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, and $5 for children. Children four years old and younger are admitted free of charge.

 The daily admission rate includes entrance into the Veterans Day Celebration evening activities beginning at 5 p.m. If visitors choose to come for only the evening event the cost of admission is $10 per car. The Veterans Day Celebration will take place from 5-8:30 p.m. Admission to the night's event is $10 per car for non-military guests.

The evening's Master of Ceremonies will be Command Sergeant Major Phillip Stringfield of the United States Army Georgia National Guard. Service members from the Georgia National Guard will also be on hand with a rock climbing wall, the National Guard Hummer, and the Mr. Sergeant inflatable display.

Mike Purvis's custom painted Harley Davidson motorcycle will also be on display. Food vendors will be on-site providing tasty refreshments. The evening's events will commence with the Disney movie "The Incredibles," from 5:15-7 p.m., followed by a musical performance by the First United Methodist Church Bluegrass Band from 7 – 7:35 p.m.

A presentation of the Colors will follow the concert and Tift County Girl Scouts will lead the crowd in the Pledge of Allegiance. Command Sergeant Major Stringfield will conduct a Salute to Veterans and Fallen Soldiers at 7:45 p.m.

Talented Tifton singer Jessica Padgett will perform "America the Beautiful." A spectacular fireworks display over Agrirama Lake will cap off the evening. Visitors are welcome to bring blankets, chairs, and coolers to the Veterans Day Celebration.

No alcohol or pets are permitted. For additional information about the Veterans Day Celebration, interested persons can contact call 229-391-5205 or visit www.abac.edu/museum/events.