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Patriots' Day 2010 Photos
Town Celebrations Committee
Lexington Historical Society
Minuteman National Park
National Heritage Museum
10th British Regiment
Lions Club - road race
USAF Heritage of America Concert Band
William Diamond Jr. Fife & Drum Corps
Edwin B. Worthen Collection at Cary Library
Lexington Chamber of Commerce
Merrimac Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau
Patriots' Day in Lexington
The Battle of Lexington is commemorated every April on the third Monday of the month. The highlight is a historical reenactment of the battle that pays tribute to those patriots who first fell on the Lexington Green on the morning of April 19, 1775.
Patriots' Day will be celebrated on Monday, April 21, 2014.
Program of the Day for Patriots' Day Weekend (April 19-21, 2014)
Road Closures, Delays and Parking for Patriots' Day Weekend
The schedule of events for Patriots' Day weekend includes a full range of activities including several battle reenactments, parades, the Liberty Ride, historic house tours, pancake breakfasts, and a road race. This year there will be a patriotic performance by the US Army "Old Guard" (3rd Infantry Regiment). Other events occur in April along Battle Road.
The reenactment of the Battle of Lexington, performed by members of the Lexington Minute Men Company and His Majesty's Tenth Regiment of Foot, is staged annually at 5:30 A.M. on Monday morning. This event evokes the revolutionary spirit that signaled the start of the American Revolution.
Other events during Patriots' Day week include a concert by the US Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 25, 2014 in Battin Hall in Cary Memorial Building. Concert is free but tickets are required.