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Here's A List Of Events Happening In DFW To Honor 911 Victims

It's hard to believe tomorrow marks 20 years since 911. I think we all remember exactly where we were and what we were doing at the time. It will be forever engrained in our memories. There are several events happening in DFW to honor the victims of 911. Here are just a few of them.

Thanksgiving Square Opened for 9/11 Remembrance 

When: Saturday, Sept. 11, 7 a.m.

Where: Thanks-Giving Square in downtown Dallas

What: In recognition of the upcoming 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on our nation, Thanks-Giving Square in Downtown Dallas will be open during normal hours and is available to the community as a place to convene individually or collectively.

Lee Greenwood 9/11 Memorial Concert in Arlington 

When: Saturday, Sept. 11, 6 p.m.

Where: Levitt Pavilion Arlington

What: Lee Greenwood, the "God Bless The U.S.A" singer, will headline a special ticketed event honoring local first responders, veterans/military personnel, and healthcare heroes, set for September 11 at the popular outdoor concert venue. Deana Carter ("Strawberry Wine") will open.

How to get Lee Greenwood tickets or sponsor tickets for first responders:

To sponsor tickets:

• Step One: Visit levittpavilionarlington.org and purchase a batch of tickets to be donated to first responders/healthcare workers.

• Step Two: Following your purchase, email info@levittarlington.org and let the Levitt know how you want your tickets to be distributed. (For example: "Please donate a batch of 10 tickets to the Arlington Fire Department.").

Dallas Symphony Orchestra Memorial Concert (tickets benefiting Carry the Load) 

When: Saturday, Sept. 11, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

What: The Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will hold a concert on Saturday, September 11, 2021, that will remember the devastating attacks of September 11, 2001, on the twentieth anniversary. Tickets for the event are $10 with proceeds benefitting Carry The Load, the Dallas-based non-profit organization that provides an active way to connect Americans to the sacrifices made daily by our military, veterans, first responders and their families. Information and tickets are available at dallassymphony.org

Guest Conductor Leonard Slatkin will lead the DSO in American music that honors and reflects upon the American spirit and pays respect to the legacy of those who have given their lives.

You can find more events around DFW here. https://www.wfaa.com/article/news/local/remembering-911-attack-20-years-later-list-of-north-texas-dfw-events-this-weekend/287-7fece9d2-e21b-47ad-bbd5-81711be0d000

Source: WFAA

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