Originally Published: September 8, 2016 5:55 a.m.
Patriot Week 2016 kicks off at 4 p.m. Friday with some running and more than 3,000 United States flags taking root at the Prescott Valley Civic Center.
Prescott Valley dedicated Patriot Week to remembering the thousands of people who died in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
The flags will be placed Friday morning, one flag for each victim of the attacks. The Blessing of the Field is at 4 p.m. Friday.
The Patriot Run, a 10K, 5K and fun run event, is scheduled for Saturday. Proceeds from this event help pay the travel expenses for Central Yavapai Fire Honor Guard. The racing starts at 8:30 a.m. at the Civic Center.
The annual 9/11 Memorial Program is scheduled for 1 p.m., Sunday at the Civic Center. The keynote speaker is former Prescott Fire Chief Dan Fraijo.
The Prescott POPS Symphony is scheduled to perform at 2:15 p.m. Sunday at the Civic Center.
More details are available online at www.facebook.com/PVPatriotWeek.