Veterans

Veterans and the Marcus Performing Arts Center

Since 1969 when the Marcus Performing Arts Center opened its doors, we have been proud to be considered part of the Milwaukee County’s War Memorial honoring those who have bravely served our country.

  • Veterans Celebrations at the Marcus Center in Milwaukee
  • Veterans Celebrations at the Marcus Center in Milwaukee
  • Veterans Celebrations at the Marcus Center in Milwaukee

ANNUAL FLAG DAY CELEBRATION

Please check back for 2021 program information.

As part of our continued commitment to honor veterans for their heroic service, in 2020 we hosted the Flag Day Celebration virtually.

The program included a Presentation of Colors, Toast to the Flag, Moment of Silence & POW Respect, Janine Sijan, sister of the Medal of Honor recipient Lance P. Sijan presented the keynote speaker, musical performances and more!

We “Honor the Dead by Serving the Living” at this very special tribute to the men and women of our military.

Here is the 2020 event for your viewing:

The Flag Day Celebration is generously supported by WaterStone Bank.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about The Marcus Center’s Annual Flag Day Celebration, please contact Anthony D. Smith Director of Community Engagement and Inclusion at 414.273.7121 ext. 211 or asmith@marcuscenter.org.

Past Celebrations

Recent Veteran/Military Programming at the Marcus Center

  • I moved a Mountain
  • Dick Strauss and his Many Happy Returns Orchestra
  • Letters Home
  • War Horse
  • Socks and Coats for Vets
  • Beyond Glory
  • Featuring Dick Strauss and his Many Happy Returns Orchestra with Valery Sarno & The Radio Rosies
  • East to West

A Veterans Day Big Band Salute with Dick Strauss

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