Memorial Day events across East Tennessee

(WATE) – On Memorial Day, many across East Tennessee will be honoring men and women who died while serving our country.

Memorial Day Murph

The Crossfit Pistol Creek in Maryville will be honoring Lt. Michael P. Murphy with a community workout. The U.S. Navy SEAL lost his life in June 2005. He was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. Any skill level can attend the event and there will be activities for children. The event is free and will start at 8 a.m.

Ruck March

The event will be held in Jefferson County starting at 6:30 a.m. The march will start at the Jefferson County Community Center, go 8 miles and end at the Brazelton Lodge in Dandridge. Attendees can carry a rucksack/backpack or flage. There will be water and hot dogs. Registration is $10.

Honor Fountain City Day 

The event will be held at Fountain City Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be food, music and more.

Memorial Day Pool Party

The event will be held at the Gettysvue Polo, Golf & Country Club in Knoxville from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will be swimming, games, music and food. The buffet costs $10 for adults and $8 for children.

Oak Ridge Community Band Memorial Day Concert

The event will be held at A.K. Bissell Park at 7 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating.

Knoxville National Cemetery

The ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. There will be speakers and performances. Attendees are invited to learn more about the cemetery and the Union Soldiers Monument.

Memorial Day Fireworks Show

The event will be held at The Winery at Seven Springs Farm in Maynardville from noon to 9 p.m. There will be food, slushies, ice cream, vineyard tours and more.

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