It was a special celebration of the 75th Anniversary of Centennial Terrace on Saturday, July 19, 2014.
Centennial has been a fixture in the community providing entertainment with “Dancing Under The Stars” since 1939.
Veteran broadcaster Jim Tichy served as Master of Ceremonies for the evening. A proclamation was read by Mike Lieber, the Town Crier, and music celebrating the 75 years was presented by The Johnny Knorr Orchestra under the direction of Johnny’s son Jerry Knorr.
The musical highlights of the evening included songs from many of the orchestras that have appeared at Centennial Terrace through the years. The orchestras include Glenn Miller, Harry James, Ray Anthony, Les Brown, the Dorseys, Woody Herman, Buddy Morrow, Guy Lombardo, Si Zentner, Stan Kenton, and many many more. More than 150 orchestras and bands have appeared at Centennial since 1939.
It truly was a stellar evening of “Dancing Under The Stars” celebrating the 75 year history of Centennial Terrace with the music of the Midwest favorite Johnny Knorr Orchestra.