Your guide to Memorial Day weekend in Austin

Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Cemetery hosted its annual Memorial Day service Monday morning at the cemetery. The event included the placing of wreaths at a memorial plot; guest speaker Ken Wallingford, veteran liaison of the Texas Veterans Land Board; and a 21-gun salute by the Camp Mabry and VFW District 28 honor guards. Pictured: Dane and Austin Alvarez of Pflugerville play with American flags during the event. MARCIAL GUAJARDO/PFLUGERVILLE PFLAG
Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Cemetery hosted its annual Memorial Day service Monday morning at the cemetery. The event included the placing of wreaths at a memorial plot; guest speaker Ken Wallingford, veteran liaison of the Texas Veterans Land Board; and a 21-gun salute by the Camp Mabry and VFW District 28 honor guards. Pictured: Dane and Austin Alvarez of Pflugerville play with American flags during the event. MARCIAL GUAJARDO/PFLUGERVILLE PFLAG

There’s nothing standing between you and what could be the best Memorial Day weekend ever. A day set aside to honor the men and women who have died serving our country, it also serves as a pre-summer celebration of our country’s freedom. If you’ll be in Austin this upcoming (unfortunately, possibly rainy) weekend, check out some of the possible activities below:

Not sure what you’re going to eat this weekend, and weather dampening your grill plans? Here are a few tasty options and tips:

No matter what you find yourself doing this weekend, be sure to wear sunscreen, watch the kids around the pool and celebrate the sacrifices others have made to keep America free.

Author: Staff Writer

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