This Memorial Day weekend is filled with events to honor those who gave their lives to protect our country.
If you would like to pay your respects, here are the events happening around Kern County.
-Thousand Flags: Ceremony starts at noon at the Park at the River Walk. Every year the Bakersfield Rotary Club sets up the flags on Memorial Day Weekend.
-Salute to our Fallen Heroes: Ceremony starts at 1:30 p.m., at the Kern Veterans Memorial on Truxtun Avenue in front of the Amtrack Station. This will be put on by the Kern County Veterans Service Department and the Kern Veterans Memorial Foundation.
-Memorial Day Ceremony: The ceremony starts at 9 a.m. at the Bakersfield National Cemetery, at 30338 East Bear Mountain Blvd.