Soldier appreciation day tomorrow at Benning

Rock act Eve 6, country singer/songwriter Miranda Lambert and American Idol season two finalist Kimberley Locke will perform Friday at the Fort Benning sponsored Soldiers and Family Appreciation Day.

The festivities begin at 5 p.m. on York Field with food, drinks and a meet and greet with Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters and mixed martial artists. The evening will conclude at 10 p.m. with fireworks set to music.

Enter the raffle drawings for a chance to win everything from a grill to an HP laptop to a Harley Davidson motorcycle and be sure to check out the Medieval Times demonstrations.

The event is open to active-duty soldiers, family members, Department of Defense civilians and contractors with identification.

A schedule for the events follows:

5 - 10:30 p.m.: Food and Drinks 5 - 7 p.m.: UFC / MMA Meet-N-Greet5 - 9 p.m.: Children’s Activities Open5 - 6 p.m.: ACS Balloon distribution5:30 - 5:45 p.m.: Medieval Times Demo6 - 6:45 p.m.: Eve 66:45 - 7 p.m.: Medieval Times Demo6:50 - 7:10 p.m.: Giveaway # 1 (Grills, TV, Earrings, HP laptop, Gas)7:10 - 8:10: Kimberly Locke8:15 - 10 p.m.: UFC / MMA Meet-N-Greet8:15 - 8:30 p.m.: Medieval Times Demo 8:30 - 8:40 p.m.: Giveaway # 2 (2 TV/DVD/Surround Systems, Harley Davidson, and GMC Truck) 8:40 - 9:55 p.m.: Miranda Lambert 10 p.m. - End: Fireworks w/ Music