Novemberfest 2012: Veterans Salute, Discount, BBQ Mark Final Day

The five-day Novemberfest carnival at Nativity Catholic Church and school comes to an end today, Nov. 12, with a salute to veterans and discounted tickets for military members. The barbecue cook-off will benefit the Special Operations Warrior Foundation


The final day for the five-day Novemberfest carnival at Nativity Catholic Church and school features a salute to veterans, including a special recognition of all military members in attendance.

Discounts will be given to military men and women and their families with military ID. Armbands for unlimited rides cost $16 (the regular price is $22). The cost for ten food tickets is $8 (the regular price is $10).


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Today's events include the "NovemberQue" barbecue cook-off, with proceeds benefiting the Special Operations Warrior Foundation, which provides full-scholarship grants and educational and family counseling to the surviving children of special operations personnel who die in operational or training missions. The foundation also offers immediate financial assistance to severely wounded special operations personnel and their families.

The special recognition of all military members in attendance — the salute to veterans — is scheduled to begin at noon, featuring local students, including the Newsome High School JROTC color guard and the National Anthem performed by Brandon High School's Aquilla 13 choir.


  • For a full guide to the day's events, hours and prices, and Brandon Patch articles posted about the five-day carnival, see



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