The Lincoln Veterans Parade kicks off this Saturday, November 9th, and there are events planned for Monday, November 11th, as well.

The parade is to honor veterans, and Monday there will be a walk and program.

Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird is encouraging people of Lincoln to honor veterans by attending the Lincoln Veterans Parade, and the events Monday.

The parade starts at 2 p.m. with opening ceremonies at the north steps of the State Captiol.

The parade will then follow K Street from 21st to S. 14th streets.

More information is available at lincolnveteransparade.org.

The following streets will be closed Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., with no vehicle access to adjacent properties:

S. 14th Street, “H” to “K” streets
S. 16th Street, “H” to “L” streets
S. 17th Street, “J” to “L” streets
S. 18th Street from “J” to “L” streets
S. 19th Street from “J” to “K” streets
S. 20th Street from “J” to “L” streets
S. 21st Street, “J” to “L” streets
Goodhue Boulevard from “H” to “G” streets
“H” Street from 14th to 16th streets
“K” Street, S. 13th to 21st streets
S. Antelope Valley Parkway from “K” to “L” streets

People are encouraged to arrive early and park at one of the parking garages nearby.

Free parking is available at the Nelnet parking lot located at 21st and K, and the City parking lot surrounded by K Street, Rosa Parks Way, 9th and 10th Streets.

The annual Veterans day program will be at the Veterans Memorial Garden and will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, at the Auld Pavilion in Antelope Park, 1650 Memorial Drive.