A Patriot Party slated for Saturday, Sept. 14, will feature live music, free food and more in Sonora. Vets Helping Vets will host the event, which begins at 6 p.m. at 14348 Cuesta Court, off Tuolumne Road in East Sonora. Live music will be performed by Big Joe Marshall beginning at 3 p.m., Mindy Lancaster at 5 p.m., and Frank Monte Jr. and the Dusty Roads Band at 6 p.m. Gates open at 2 p.m. A free barbecue meal will be served, and people of all ages can shop at vendor booths, play games or try their luck in a raffle. For more information, go online to sonoravhv.com, or call (209) 288-2491.