Sunday, November 3, 2013

Harley Lets Freedom Rumble In Honor of Vets

Harley-Davidson Motor Co. has long been associated with the US military and vets, such as their special deals for current and former military, and they continue to honor them with Veteran's Day coming up in a week. The Harley Museum is holding a three day Veteran's Day Celebration along with their Rock the Rumble benefit rock concert.


On November 9-11, the Harley-Davidson Museum® will feature a special Military-dedicated lobby display, and free Museum entry for Military and their families.* The Disabled American Veterans mobile service unit will be at the H-D Museum Saturday, November 9 from 10am-6pm providing free, professional assistance to veterans and their families in obtaining benefits and services earned through military service.

There will be a Special Museum Lobby Display featuring Wallace Van Sandt was a tailgunner in the Army Air Corps during WWII. He received this bike as a high-school graduation gift in 1941. He was killed in action in 1944. Afterwards, the bike and all of his possessions were put in a memorial built by his family.

Museum entry is FREE for Military and their families

Following the Milwaukee Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, November 9, the Harley-Davidson Museum® and Guitars for Vets will host Rock the Rumble, a benefit rock concert with Hessler, The Last Vegas and God’s Outlaw to raise funds and awareness for Guitars for Vets. G4V is a non-profit organization that enhances the lives of ailing and injured military Veterans by providing them free guitars and music instruction. There will be an on-site auction featuring guitars and other excellent items with proceeds benefiting G4V.

$20 General Admission, $18 Museum Members Get Tickets here.
*Free entry with valid Military ID for 1 additional adult and up to 4 children 18 years old or younger.

Harley Museum Motor Restaurant Joins In

The Harley Museum's on site restaurant called Motor joins in on the appreciation of vets with their burger of the month special. *One dollar from every Burger of the Month sale will be donated to Guitars for Vets in honor of Veteran’s Day! This month's special burger is ahand packed 8oz. beef patty with cinnamon roasted apples, bacon, Provolone cheese, lettuce, tomato and a crispy onion ring. Served with a side of mashed sweet potatoes topped with candied pecans and marshmallows for $14.95.