The American Red Cross and members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Air National Guard, the Portage Fire Department, and the Portage Police Department plus a K-9 officer will be in attendance to honor those who have served or are serving their communities.
Website Atlas Obscura says Milwaukee is the quirkiest city and it's only a four and a half hour drive from here. It's nice. Try the German food. Brats and red sauce at the ballpark are great, too. But looking at their list, I say Kalamazoo can out quirk Milwaukee.