PO Box 308 Lakeville, MN 55044

(612) 888-5210

Lakeville 2019 Pan-O-Prog 100 Year Veteran Celebration

Community Celebration of Veterans in Dakota County July 8-13, 2019

Events to Honor Our Veteran Heritage throughout the week of July 8th-13, 2019

DAILY HOURS OF OPERATION:

Hasse Hall of Heroes & Exhibits 

  • Tuesday 7/9 - Saturday 7/13
  • Daily 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

 

Vietnam Memorial Wall (Opens for week Mon 4:00 PM)

  • Monday 7/8 - Saturday 7/13
  • Open 24 hours Per Day


NOTE:  SUNDAY 7/14 EXHIBITS CLOSED FOR DISASSEMBLY

Event Schedule

Lakeville Veteran Event

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Schedule of Events for Veteran Pan-O-Prog July 8-14, 2019

  •  Wall Open 24 hours daily thru Sunday 7/14 at 8:00 AM when removal begins 
  • Hasse Hall of Heroes is open thru Saturday 7/13 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM each day

TUESDAY 7/9/2019

Historical Experience - Interactive Presentation on D-Day by Arn Kind

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Hasse Arena

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TUESDAY 7/9/2019

Historical Experience - Interactive Presentation on D-Day by Arn Kind

Arn Kind will bring WWII history to life with a show about  D Day June 6, 1944.   Fun and educational for the whole family

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Hasse Arena

Wednesday 7/10/2019

Minnesota Remembers Gettysburg

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Hasse Arena 8525 215th St W, Lakeville, MN

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Wednesday 7/10/2019

Minnesota Remembers Gettysburg

Wednesday, July 10 (4-5 pm): MN Remembers Gettysburg

Revisit stories of the famed 1st MN Regiment at this decisive Civil War battle as shared by local expert Darryl Sannes who is a frequent visitor to this hallowed ground and was member of the MN task force charged with preserving this legacy. Free

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Hasse Arena 8525 215th St W, Lakeville, MN

Thursday 7/11/2019

WWI Mural - Live Painting Exhibit

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Hasse Arena 8525 215th St W, Lakeville, MN

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Thursday 7/11/2019

WWI Mural - Live Painting Exhibit

See the Minnesota Military Museum’s 30ft artwork in honor of more than 100 Americans (including a half dozen Minnesotans) who helped shape, or were shaped by WWI and had a hand in making modern America.  Hear from David Geister, the Marine veteran and Minneapolis artist, who painted this epic work inspired by the even larger Pantheon be la Guerre completed by French artists a century ago.  Free.

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Hasse Arena 8525 215th St W, Lakeville, MN

Friday 7/12/2019

General John W Vessey Jr. (Lakeville Native)

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Hasse Arena 85

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Friday 7/12/2019

General John W Vessey Jr. (Lakeville Native)

Born in Minneapolis and raised in Lakeville, John Vessey Jr. (1922-2016) had a distinguished 46-year military career; ultimately serving as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for President Ronald Reagan from June 1982 to September 1985.  View the MN Military Military Museum’s collection of Vessey artifacts and hear from Adjutant General (Ret) Rick Nash who knew this one-of-a-kind veteran very well.  Free

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Hasse Arena 85

SATURDAY 7/13/2019

Historical Experience- Interactive Presentation on D-Day by Arn Kind

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hasse Arena 8525 215th St W, Lakeville, MN

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SATURDAY 7/13/2019

Historical Experience- Interactive Presentation on D-Day by Arn Kind

Arn Kind will bring WWII history to life with a show about D-Day June 6, 1944.  Fun and Educational for the whole family.

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hasse Arena 8525 215th St W, Lakeville, MN

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100 Years - veterans making Lakeville a stronger community

100th Anniversary of Founding of Oscar and John Soberg VFW Post 210 In Lakeville Sept 21, 1919

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This was the founding members of Lakeville VFW Post 210 mustering in 1919

AVTT Traveling Wall Monday July 8 to Sunday July 14, 2019

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Hall Hall of Heroes

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Our Hall of Heroes will showcase our local veteran history will stories and pictures of our local heroes

Fund Lakeville Area Veteran Relief and Youth Scholarships

Contributions will provide for:


1. Permanent Freedom Rock Monument in Aronson Park and Military History & Vietnam Wall Displays during the event.


2. Veteran Relief Assistance - To help area veterans needing assistance.


3. Youth Scholarships in Local schools to support Youth Programs like Voice of Democracy, Patriot's Pen and Scout of the Year.

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

Where and When

Monday July 8th to Sunday July 14, 2019

Our Veteran Displays will be just south of downtown Lakeville during our 2019 Pan-O-Prog,  July 8th-14, 2019.

This event is coordinated by VFW Post 210 in conjunction with our 100th Anniversary. and American Legion Post 44 both home based in Lakeville, MN

Lakeville 2019 Pan-O-Prog Veteran Celebration

Hasse Arena, 825 215th street, Lakeville, Minnesota 55044, United States

612-888-5210

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