Thanks to Olie Pope from the Travis County Veteran Service Office for sharing this list with us:
Veterans Day Events and Discounts begin November 7th through November 18th, 2017
*Dates and Times for the following events are subject to change without Notice
Veterans Art Exhibition - Veterans sell their art for a good cause Friday, November 10, 2017 Austin Art Space Gallery 7739 Northcross Dr., Suite Q Austin, Texas 78757 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Austin Community College Veterans Day Celebration Friday, November 10, 2017 Highland Campus, Veterans Resource Center 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m
12th Annual Bastrop Veterans Heroes & Hotrods Car Show! Friday Cruise on November 10th and Saturday Veterans Car Show and Veterans Tribute Ceremony on November 11th!
Close Assault 1944 November 11 @ 11:00 am - November 12 @ 4:00 pm
Texas Military Force Museum @ Camp Mabry, 2200 W 35th St Austin, TX 78703 Close Assault 1944 honors the service and sacrifice of America’s veterans by focusing on the history of the 36th Infantry Division of the Texas Army National Guard during World War II. The free program
Operation Thank You November 11th, at the Lamb’s Tire & Automotive located at 183 & Braker. Drop by between 6am and 7pm to see Todd & Don, Mark & Charlie and other News Radio KLBJ personalities as they broadcast live all day while taking donations.
Veterans for Abbott- Governor Abbott for a Veterans Day Family Picnic and Filing Day The American Legion- Charles Johnson House 404 Atlanta Street Austin, TX 78703 Sat, Nov 11, 2017, 1:00 PM
Austin TX Veterans' Day Parade Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 6:30am to 1:00pm outline of parade https://www.austintexas.gov/event/veterans-day-parade-2
The 2017 Military Appreciation Tailgate, UT Austin Sat, November 11, 2017 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM Steve Hicks School of Social Work 1925 San Jacinto Blvd Austin, TX 78712
K1 Speed Veterans day buy one get one free, receive a FREE RACE with the purchase of a race on Saturday November 11, 2017. 2500 McHale Ct Austin Tx 78758
Red, White & Blue Veterans Banquet Honoring Bastrop County Veterans
November 11, 2017 Bastrop Convention & Exhibition Center ~ Doors open at 5:45 PM Come early and enjoy viewing military memorabilia and equipment, listen to the dynamic voices of the Honor Choir, bid on exciting silent auction items and get the latest Veteran benefits information. The formal program begins @ 6:30 PM and includes dinner. Guest Speaker: Dr. Betty Moseley Brown
Capitol View Arts the Victory Grill Gallery, 1104 E 11th St Austin TX, and African American Cultural Heritage Facility, 912 E 11th St Austin, TX, are open Saturdays and Sundays November 11 &12 and November 18 & 19 from 11 am to 6 pm to host visual artists and their thought provoking art pieces.
Capitol View Arts Saturday November 11, 2017 6-8 pm at the Victory Grill Art and Hip-Hop Showcase with live music in the Gallery Free to attend 1104 E 11th St Austin, TX
Capitol View Arts Sunday November 12, 2017 1-4pm at the Victory Grill Artist reception and interviews with Capital view Arts Artist free to attend 1104 E 11th St Austin, TX
iFLY Austin's Military Appreciation Day Sunday, November 12, 2017
10:00 AM – 8:00 PM 13265 U.S. 183 #A Austin, TX 78750
25th Homeless Memorial Sunrise Service
Sunday, November 19th at 6:57 a.m. Our 1-hour service will take place at the Homeless Memorial & Tree of Remembrance located on Auditorium Shores at South 1st Street and Riverside just 75 yards east of the Stevie Ray Vaughan statue and just west of the Fanny Davis Gazebo. Join us for prayer, song, food, and fellowship. 3 Easy Ways to Pay: Credit Cards/PayPal payments at www.rwbveterans.com OR checks to RWB Vet Banquet, P O Box 1689, Bastrop TX 78602 OR call 713-898-4024 or 512-284-0220
Capitol View Arts Saturday November 18, 2017 12-3 pm at the African American Cultural Heritage Facility Mural Presentation with Artist Ryan Runcie & Tyson Davis Free to attend 912 E 11th St Austin, TX
Capitol View Arts Saturday November 18, 2017 6-8 pm at the Victory Grill Victory Lap Showcase with live music in gallery Free to attend 1104 E 11th St Austin, TX
Food and discounts
Stubbs on Sun Nov 12th called Red, White and Blues. From 4:00PM to 8:30 PM - STUBB’S WALLER CREEK AMPHITHEATER
Applebee’s -- Veterans and active duty military receive a free meal from a limited menu, on November 11.
BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse -- All service members can enjoy a complimentary entree up to $12.95 by presenting a military ID or proof of service on November 10 and 11.
Chipotle-- Active duty, National Guard, and retired military, military spouses with ID, and veterans get a buy-one-get-one (BOGO) deal from 5 p.m. to close on November 7.
Cicis Pizza -- Get a free pizza buffet with Military ID on November 11.
Cracker Barrel -- Veterans get a complimentary slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake on November 11.
Denny’s -- Active, inactive and retired military personnel get a free Build Your Own Grand Slam on November 10, from 5 a.m. to noon.
Dunkin' Donuts -- Veterans and active duty military get a free donut on November 11 at participating locations.
Gatti’s Pizza -- Veterans and active military members will receive a free buffet or a free medium 1-topping pizza for carryout on November 11.
Golden Corral -- Golden Corral Restaurants' Military Appreciation Night free dinner will be available on November 13, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Military retirees, veterans, active duty, National Guard and Reserves are all welcome
Hooters -- Veterans and active duty military get a free meal from a select menu at participating locations on November 11.
IHOP -- On November 10, participating restaurants offer veterans and active duty military free Red, White and Blue pancakes.
McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants -- Veterans and Gold Star honorees (parents and spouse) can enjoy a free entrée from a special menu on November 5.
Little Caesars -- Veterans and active military members receive a free $5 Lunch Combo from 11:00a.m. to 2:00p.m. on November 11.
On the Border -- Active and retired members of the military get a free combo meal on November 11.
Outback Steakhouse – All active and retired service members a free Bloomin' Onion and a beverage on November 11. Additionally, November 12 through November 16, military members will receive 20% off their check and, beginning November 17, military will receive 10% off their check.
Red Lobster -- Veterans, active duty military and reservists get a free appetizer or dessert from a limited menu on November 11.
Texas Roadhouse -- Texas Roadhouse locations nationwide will offer veterans a free lunch on November 11 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Offer is good for active duty, retired or former U.S. military.
Main Event -- Veterans and active duty military play and eat for free on November 11 from open to 5 pm.
Dollar General -- Veterans, active military and their immediate family members get an 11% discount on qualifying purchases both in stores and online on November 11
Great Clips – On November 11, customers who come in for a service can get a free haircut card to give to their favorite veteran. Veterans can also receive a free haircut or get the free haircut card. Haircuts are redeemable until Dec. 31.
Rack Room Shoes -- Military personnel and their dependents get a 10% discount off entire purchase on Veterans Day, November 11.
Sport Clips -- Participating locations are offering veterans and active duty service members’ free haircuts on November 11.
Starbucks free tall (12 fl oz) hot brewed coffees on Veterans Day, which is on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 to All veterans, active-duty military members, and their spouses
Olive Garden is having a Veterans Day free meal for all active-duty military and military veterans on Saturday, November 11, 2017.
TGI Fridays will be having free lunch for all veterans and active-duty military on Saturday, November 11, 2017, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers near you this Veterans Day, November 11, to get a free combo meal card.
Buffalo Wild Wings is having their annual Veterans Day free food deal on Veterans Day, which is Saturday, November 11. All day, veterans and active duty military get a free order of wings and a side of fries.
Romano's Macaroni Grill is offering free Mom’s Ricotta Meatballs & Spaghetti meals to vets and active military for lunch or dinner on Saturday, November 11.
Peet's Coffee & Tea - grab a free coffee or tea (any size) at on Saturday, November 11.
Sleep Number -- Through November 19, active and veteran military members will receive exclusive discounts on Sleep Number products. Save up to $700 on select Sleep Number mattresses.
Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be repaid. They have earned our undying gratitude. America will never forget their sacrifice.” - President Harry S. Truman
“Any nation that does not honor its heroes will not long endure.”- Abraham Lincoln