(All events at Woodward Park on Woodward Avenue quarter mile east of South Main Street south of the Highway 120 Bypass in Manteca)
•8 a.m., World War II T-35 flyover.
•8 a.m., The “Wounded Warrior Christopher Braley 5K run/walk” begins. The application fee is $35. All participants will get a free omelet breakfast provided by NuLaid Eggs and NuCal Foods in Ripon and an event T-shirt. Applications are available for download at www.thememorialweekend.org.
•9 a.m.; Omelet breakfast served.
•9:30 a.m. Opening ceremony at the Traveling Tribute by the Ripon Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1051.
•10 a.m.; Marine Cpl. Charles O. Palmer Car Show with Joe Kowalski’s “Bad Rat Monster Truck” on display. Over 400 vehicles pre-registered
•10 a.m.; Community Worship Service with Word of Life Church from MiWuk.
•11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Concessions open, three helicopter landings, Manteca Police Department demonstrations, Kids Play Zone (petting zoo, pony rides, bounce houses) sponsored by South San Joaquin Irrigation District, Cal-Crush Clydesdale horse & carriage rides, military vehicle static displays, exhibitors booths. There will also be three military helicopters landing.
•2:30 p.m.; Volunteers are being asked to create a corridor using 200 American flags for the arrival of Gold Star families.
•3 p.m., A rare missing man formation flyover featuring three C-130 aircraft.
•3 p.m.; Dedication of the “Tenth Panel” of the Welcome Home Heroes Traveling Tribute honoring fallen hero DC3 Nathan Bruckenthal, U.S. Coast Guard.
•4:30 p.m.; “We Are Family” in concert.
•5 p.m.; “Revived” in concert.
•5:30 p.m.; “Aslan” in concert.
•6 p.m.; Official ceremony.
•7 to 8:30 p.m.; Country music artist, American Idol finalist, and former Marine Josh Gracin in free concert.
• 9 p.m.; fireworks to “Welcome Home” our heroes in the military.
Monday, May 30
10 a.m. Memorial Day ceremonies at East Union Cemetery, Union Road & Louise Ave., Manteca
10:30 a.m. Memorial Day ceremonies at Ripon Cemetery, Ripon
11 a.m. Memorial Day ceremonies at Valverde Park, Fifth Street, Lathrop
11:30 a.m. Memorial Day parade, Yosemite Avenue form Library Park to Manteca High, Manteca
1:30 a.m. World War II vehicle convoy arrivers at American Legion Post, 230 E. Yosemite Ave., Manteca