8 ways to commemorate 9/11 in the Chattanooga area

FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, file photo, the twin beams of the annual Tribute in Light commemorating the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks shine amid the city's skyline, in New York. The twin beams of light representing the World Trade Center towers won't be beamed into the sky during the 2020 memorial of the 9/11 terror attacks in New York City, because of concerns about the coronavirus and the health of work crews. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

Here are some of the ways to commemorate the day around Chattanooga in person and virtually:

- Anniversary commemoration: First responders from across the region will be uniting to honor the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks during a special event in Downtown Chattanooga. The commemoration will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Ross's Landing on Riverfront Parkway. There will be a ceremony followed by a large group photo. Local leaders and members of the military will also be in attendance. The event will mark the passage of two decades since the day that changed our country forever. The event is open to the public, and masks are required.