What: The grand opening for the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center at Patriot Park
Where: The National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center at Patriot Park ; 1775 Legacy Way; Columbus, Ga., 31903
Events: Infantry School Graduation at 9:30 a.m., ribbon cutting at 11 a.m., museum’s doors open at noon. Retired Gen. Colin Powell, former Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is the featured speaker.
Cost: Free to attend the events and the museum; a serving-line meal of mesquite chicken, sides, salad and drink available for $13.75.
Info: 706-685-5808 or www.nationalinfantrymuseum.com