May 24, 2013
Memorial Day events in the Charlottesville are begin Friday night with Poppy Days at the Barracks Road Shopping Center, as well as an open house at the Vietnam War Foundation and Museum in Ruckersville.
A Confederate memorial service will be held on Saturday at the corner of Alderman Road and Cemetery Lane in Charlottesville.
On Sunday, ParadeRest will host a screening of the 1926 Civil War film, "The General," at the Paramount Theater on the Downtown Mall.
The VFW will hold services on Monday at the Albemarle County Office Building and at the Earlysville Post Office.