Today (November 11) is Veterans Day and there are events being held in the Greater Hickory Metro today. In Lenoir, American Legion Post 29 will hold a ceremony downtown. The ceremony was scheduled to get underway at 11 a.m. There will be a Veterans Day ceremony at Hickory Elks Lodge at 356 Main Avenue NW at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to the ceremony. On Saturday (November 13) the Town of Catawba will host the 17th Annual Veterans Day Festival and Parade from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The parade begins at 2 p.m.