VIDEO: Brett Favre's enshrinement weekend to come

Brett Favre, his family, friends and Green Bay Packers fans will descend next August on the city of Canton, Ohio for his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

The big weekend happens on the first weekend in August.

It starts Thursday, August 4th at the Enshrinee's Golden Jacket Dinner, when he'll get the familiar gold coat that only Pro Football Hall of Famers receive.

Friday brings lots of photo shoots, a fashion show luncheon and the Concert for Legends at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium. Favre favorite Tim McGraw will perform.

That will be the centerpiece of the big day on Saturday the 6th.

First, the Grand Parade will come in downtown Canton. Two autograph sessions will then happen at the Hall of Fame before the enshrinement ceremony in prime time on the Hall of Fame field.

Favre will be introduced on video by someone he pre-selects - perhaps a family member, teammate, a former coach like Mike Holmgren or even the GM that traded for him in Green Bay, Hall of Famer Ron Wolf.

They'll uncover the bronze bust of Favre's face that will sit inside the Hall in Canton.

Then, just like his jersey retirement ceremony last Thanksgiving at Lambeau Field, he'll speak before tens of thousands in person and millions on television.

How long will he speak?

Well, some speeches go as short as 10 minutes.

Some Hall of Famers choose to go for a half hour or more.

It all depends on how long Favre wants to go.

Of course, there's the other question: Will Favre wear a tie? He didn't when he entered the Packers Hall of Fame last July. 

There's a good chance the Packers will be chosen to play in Sunday night's Hall of Fame Game, which would mean a 5th preseason contest for Green Bay next year.

No matter who plays, Favre will attend that game. He may be watching the next Packers quarterback to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Aaron Rodgers.

Hopefully for Packers fans, that induction won't be for more than a decade.

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