SIOUX CITY | In honor of Veterans Day, members of the American Legion will hold a flag-raising ceremony 8:30 a.m. Friday at Perkins Restaurant and Bakery in downtown Sioux City.

A press release said the event is open to the public. Crew members from the USS Sioux City and city officials will be in attendance. 

The restaurant is located at 501 Gordon Drive and the ceremony will be at the outdoor patio area near the flagpole. Perkins is well-known for its 20-foot-by-30-foot American flag that is flown outside all of their eateries across the country. 

In addition to the flag raising, a press release said all veterans will receive a free breakfast on Veterans Day Saturday.