Dining out on Veterans Day

Published On: Dec 24 2013 02:28:36 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 13 2013 05:19:13 PM CST
Veterans Day


On the Border - All veterans and active-duty military will receive a free dinner combination from the Create Your Own Combo menu Monday.

Texas Roadhouse, 6707 W. Kellogg Dr. - Active, retired or former U.S. military can choose one of 10 entrees and two sides during lunch. Lasts from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday. Proof of service includes military or VA card or discharge papers.

Chili's - Mention the Give Back Event for the Wounded Warrior Project on Sunday and Chili's will donate 10 percent of the check's net sales to that oranization. Also, free entree for veterans and active military personnel Monday.


Saturday, Nov. 9:

Veterans Day parade, 11 a.m. in Wichita. Starts at Main Street and Murdock.

Celebration of Freedom parade, 11 a.m. in El Dorado. Miss Kansas Theresa Vail will be parade marshal. Other events take place Saturday through Monday. For information, visit

Fund-raiser for Kansas Honor Flight, 4 p.m. at Prairie Rose Chuckwagon Supper. Includes barbecue banquet, silent and live auctions, and show featuring Prairie Rose Wranglers. For reservations, call (316) 778-2121.

Sunday, Nov. 10:

Thank You Veterans car show, 2-5 p.m. at VA Hospital, 5500 E. Kellogg. Includes food, music and more. For information, call (316) 706-1517.

Free admission for everyone at Exploration Place in Wichita, noon to 5 p.m. Includes Exploration exhibits and the traveling exhibit Mindbender Mansion but not dome theater or MiniGolf. Active and retired military members receive 10 percent discount at Explore Store, Boeing Dome Theater, MiniGolf and Snack Bar by showing their military ID. For more information, call (316) 660-0600.

Monday, Nov. 11:

Celebration and flag raising, 10:30 a.m. at front entrance of Via Christi Hospital on St. Francis in Wichita. Includes a brief ceremony and a reception will follow.

Program and wreath laying, 11 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park in Wichita. An open house will follow until 1 p.m. For information, call (316) 655-8635.

Free admission for veterans and military members, Monday only at Museum of World Treasures in Wichita. A reception will be held at 3 p.m. For information, call (316) 263-1311.

Ribbon cutting for new Military and Veteran Student Center, 2 p.m. in 107 Lindquist Hall at Wichita State University. This serves as a resource on campus for students on active duty, veterans or their dependents. For information, call (316) 978-3207.

Musical extravaganza titled "A Salute to Veterans," 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 330 N. Broadway in Wichita. Presented by the Wichita chapter of the American Guild of Organists, the program benefits Kansas Honor Flight. For more information, call (316) 990-7659.