9/11 Ceremonies Take Place Across Cape Cod This Weekend

It’s going to be a day of remembrance across Cape Cod on Saturday as ceremonies are held in honor of the lives lost on September 11, 2001. 

In Wareham, the Onset Fire Department will be participating in a statewide remembrance ceremony on Saturday morning, which will include a moment of silence, prayers, and ringing of the bell. That kicks off at 10:00am. The Brewster Fire Department will be hosting a similar Saturday night. 

Over in Hyannis there will be a classic car cruise starting at 10:30am honoring those who lost their lives in the attacks. The Centerville and Hyannis Fire Departments will bring ladder trucks to hoist a giant American flag. 

The Wellfleet fire and police departments will be marking the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks with a short ceremony of remembrance this weekend. The ceremony will be held on Saturday in front of the fire station at 10:00am. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, social distancing and masks will be required. 

Finally, the annual Seaside Le Mans at the Mashpee Commons will hold a ceremony before the race. It will include representatives of the Army National Guard, Mashpee Police and Fire Departments and the Town of Mashpee. The commemoration will include a tribute to first responders, military members and veterans and a military flyover. Congressman Bill Keating will serve as the Grand Marshal. 

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