Veterans Day Events Near Gregg Ranch
Oct 17, 2022
On November 11 of each year we celebrate and honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good. The holiday was originally called Armistice Day and fell on Nov. 11 because that is the anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I. However, in 1954, the holiday name was changed to Veterans Day to recognize all veterans in all wars. Texas patriotism runs deep and true. At Gregg Ranch and in Marble Falls, we’re so grateful to honor and recognize those who have sacrificed and continue to sacrifice for our precious freedoms.
Here’s a few events and organizations close to Gregg Ranch marking this important occasion.
Veterans Day Hike at Inks Lake SP
Spend some time in nature on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, to reflect upon the heroism of those who died in our country’s service. This is a MODERATE hike, not a beginner hike, organized by the San Antonio Hill Country Hikers, who will meet at 9 a.m. and hit the trail by 9:10 a.m. Allow for travel and check in at Inks Lake State Park. Bring enough water to last through a four-hour hike. They will take a break for lunch and bring a swimsuit if you want to swim after the hike.
Make a reservation for a day pass here: https://texasstateparks.reserveamerica.com/
Location: 3630 Park Rd. 4 W., Burnet, TX, about 25 miles from Gregg Ranch
This parade will begin at the Congress Street Bridge at 9:30 a.m. and proceed up Congress Ave. to the Texas State Capitol. The parade ends at 11th and Congress Ave. There’s a Memorial Ceremony and Bell Ringing at 10:30 a.m. on the south steps of the state capitol honoring our veterans.
Location: Congress Street Bridge to the Texas State Capitol, about 45 miles from Gregg Ranch
Veterans Day 1 Mile, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2
In honor of our veterans, a virtual run event organized by Moon Joggers takes place anytime in November 2022. One mile, 5k, 10k, 13.1, and 26.2 virtual races are available — participants choose which distance to complete. The race can be run (or walked) from any location, including the road, on the trail, on the treadmill, at the gym or on the track. A percentage of race registration fees will be donated to the DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Charitable Service Trust. Your medal will be shipped to you.
Our local VFW is a great place to start if looking to support and reach out to our valued local veterans. They were gracious enough to support our Gregg Ranch Grand Opening activities last year and any donation of time, talents or funds to our Marble Falls VFW is incredibly appreciated. Reach out through their local
Facebook Page or call (830) 693-2261.
Please remember to honor and recognize our veterans on Nov. 11 and throughout the year in whatever way you choose!
Located in charming Marble Falls, Texas this 240-acre master-planned community is northwest of Austin and is anticipated to be home to approximately 700 single-family and 250 multi-family residences. A central community area with an outdoor pool, ramada, barbecue area, shaded play area and bocce ball and horseshoe pits are planned. Gregg Ranch outdoor amenities will also include 5.5 miles of jogging and biking trails throughout the community, plus a dog park. The community is conveniently located at the intersection of State Highways 281 and 71, and is a short drive to Lake Marble Falls, Lake LBJ and the famed Texas Lake and Hill Country. Visit http://greggranch.com/ to learn more.