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After hosting a virtual Veterans Day Service last year, the Veterans Day Council of Indianapolis is excited for a full return of Veterans Day festivities!

J. Stewart Goodwin, Brigadier General USAF (Ret) executive director for the Indiana War Memorials Commission joined us today to share how you can celebrate around Indy this year for the holiday.

There will be a Veterans Day Awards Breakfast, Veterans Day Service and live parade on November 11, 2021.

The awards breakfast will take place at 8:00 a.m. in the Arabian Room at the Murat Shrine in Indianapolis. Tickets are $20 each and don’t include parking.

The Veterans Day Service will be hosted at 11:00 am on the north steps of the Indiana War Memorial located at 55 E. Michigan St, Indianapolis, Indiana.

The Service will be live-streamed and available to view at the Veterans Day Council of Indianapolis website:

The Veterans Day parade in downtown Indianapolis will immediately follow the Service starting at noon. The parade route begins at Michigan and Pennsylvania Streets, moves south on Pennsylvania to New York Street, west to Meridian Street, north on Meridian Street and finishes at North Street.

During the Veterans Day events, Hoosier veterans will be honored for their military service, past and present and local businesses will be recognized for their dedication and support of veterans and active-duty servicemembers.

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The Oak Ridge Boys are celebrating the 40th anniversary of their mega-hit “Elvira,” and they’re releasing a new album!

Watch the video above to hear Randy’s full conversation with Richard Sterban, The Oak Ridge Boys band member, ahead of their Oct. 23 show at the Paramount Theatre.

The four-part harmonies and upbeat songs of The Oak Ridge Boys have spawned dozens of country hits and earned them Grammy, Dove, CMA, and ACM awards. They’ll embark on a special tour this year in celebration of the 40th Anniversary of their mega-hit “Elvira.”


Anderson Paramount Theatre: 1124 Meridian St. Anderson, IND 46016


Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.; Theatre doors open at approximately 6:30 p.m.


Most seats are $35, $45 and $55, with limited premium seating available for $75. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased via or by calling the box office at 765.642.1234.


The Paramount Theatre Centre & Ballroom has been in operation since Aug. 20, 1929. The Paramount has inspired many spectators with its architecture, entertainment and history. On behalf of generous local benefactors with an appreciation of history, the theatre continues to shine as brightly on the outside as the stars do inside. The Paramount offers residents and visitors unique entertainment options year-round in partnership with Arts & Honeywell Entertainment. 

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Step inside a world of pure imagination with Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory musical!

Fiona Claire Huber, ensemble and Veruca Salt understudy, joined us today to share what you can expect from this show.

WHEN: Performances October 19 – 24

WHERE: Clowes Memorial Hall at Butler University

Roald Dahl’s CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY tells the story of Willy Wonka, world famous inventor of the Everlasting Gobstopper, who has just made an astonishing announcement. His marvelous—and mysterious—factory is opening its gates…to a lucky few. That includes young Charlie Bucket, whose life definitely needs sweetening. He and four other golden ticket winners will embark on a mesmerizing, life-changing journey through Wonka’s world of pure imagination. Get ready for Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator, and more, more, more at this everlasting showstopper!

Tickets are available online at or by calling 1-800-982-2787. Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling 317.632.5183.

Grande Masquerade, one of Indy’s premier philanthropic events is back this year, and you can attend virtually!

Lady Bunny, drag artist pioneer, is coming to Indy to support the good cause. It draws in more than 600 attendees and raises vital funds allowing Damien Center to continue offering its one-stop-shop approach to HIV prevention and carefree of charge.

This year, the event is being held both in-person with a virtual option to continue the 34-year tradition while offering a safe alternative to large gatherings for those who aren’t comfortable attending in-person.

The Majesté-themed masquerade ball will feature dinner, live entertainment, the annual Parade of Costumes and a silent auction.  

Lady Bunny will emcee the event. She’s a multi-talented drag artist, comedienne, DJ, actress and singer/songwriter who has headlined gay pride events worldwide and has been lucky enough to share a stage with many of her idols including, Patti Labelle, Joan Rivers, and Jennifer Hudson.

Bunny has also made the leap to television and film, with appearances on Sex and the City, The Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson and in the feature films Dragtime (HBO), The Out List (HBO, To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything Julie Newmar, Part Girl, RuPaul’s Drag U and can be seen in the upcoming feature film My Dead Boyfriend opposite Heather Graham. 

COVID-19 Safety Plan:

To ensure the health and safety of our guests, attendees to the event will be required to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours prior to the event. Additionally, Damien Center will provide on-site rapid COVID-19 testing for convenience and masks will be given to all guests upon entry. It is suggested that guests wear their masks for the duration of the evening except while eating or drinking.

When:  Saturday, October 16, 2021

Time: 6:00 p.m. – VIP Reception

7:00 p.m. – Dinner and Main Event

Where: Indianapolis Marriott Downtown, 350 W. Maryland St., Indianapolis

Tickets: Tables are sold out for the event, but tickets are still available if you would like to attend virtually. Virtual tickets are $25.

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