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.
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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