The Indiana Historical Society's Concerts on the Canal series returns for the summer this month! The Kruse Family Stardust Terrace at the History Center is the place to be on Thursday nights in downtown Indianapolis. The 2021 Concerts on the Canal series features a spectacular lineup of entertainers including the Cool City Band, Midwtown Madmen, Hopkins and Miller, Tad Robinson and Brenda Williams. You may reserve a table on the Terrace or bring your own chair or blanket and sit on the grassy areas along the Central Canal. Food and beverage service will be available from the Stardust Terrace Caf\u00e9 operated by Jonathan Byrd's. The musical entertainment will be from 6 - 8 p.m. on concert Thursdays and will feature a variety of styles, from jazz, blues and swing to rock, R&B and pop favorites. 2021 Concerts Season Lineup All performances are from 6 to 8 p.m. * Concert performers are subject to change without notice July 1 Cool City Band featuring Laney Wilson and Troy Thomas Jr. July 8 Midtown MadMen July 15 Hopkins and Miller July 22 Tad Robinson July 29 Brenda William Free seating is available on the grassy knoll, which is across the canal from the History Center. RESERVATIONS Free seating is available on the grassy area on the Canal Walk. Tables for 8 are $80, $60 for members. Tables for 4 are $60, $40 for members. Event reservations are valid for the date and\/or event of issue; no rain checks will be permitted. CLICK HERE to view the Stardust Terrace map\/seating chart CLICK HERE to reserve your tables FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE The Stardust Terrace Caf\u00e9, outdoor grill and cash bar open at 5 p.m. Guests may bring their own food and nonalcoholic beverages to the concerts. All alcohol must be purchased and consumed on site. SPECIAL NOTES due to current CDC guidelines, the History Center will adhere to the following: *These procedures may be changed as a result of updated guidance local government and health officials. \u2022 The distance between each guest table has increased. \u2022 Tables will be sold as full tables and separate groups will not share tables. \u2022 Single seats will not be available. \u2022 No seating will be permitted on the Terrace stairs or along the entry ways to the History Center. \u2022 Free seating will be limited to the grassy areas along the Canal Walk. \u2022 Masks\/face coverings: o Must be worn upon exit\/entry to the Indiana History Center, Kruse Family Stardust Terrace, and Stardust Terrace Caf\u00e9 o Must be worn when using public facilities such as restrooms or when interacting with museum and\/or food service team members. o Masks may be removed for dining and drinking. Free Thursday Admission & $5 Summer Deal The History Center will offer free admission on Thursdays in July, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., as well as on Saturday, July 3, for a celebration of Independence Day. To purchase your advance tickets or family pack, visit www.indianahistory.org. The Indiana Historical Society (IHS) is offering special $5 admission deals all summer long! All advance admission tickets are $5 to visit the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center now through September 4. Adult tickets are regularly priced at $13, and senior tickets are $12. But throughout the summer, a family of four can visit for just $20 \u2014 up to a 44% savings on admission. About the Indiana Historical Society Since 1830, the Indiana Historical Society has been Indiana\u2019s Storyteller, connecting people to the past by collecting, preserving, interpreting and sharing the state\u2019s history. A private, nonprofit membership organization and Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, IHS maintains the nation\u2019s premier research library and archives on the history of Indiana and the Old Northwest and presents a unique set of visitor exhibitions called the Indiana Experience. IHS provides support and assistance to local museums and historical groups, publishes books and periodicals; sponsors teacher workshops; produces and hosts art exhibitions, museum theater and outside performance groups; and provides youth, adult and family programming. Normal operating hours for the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center at 450 W. Ohio St. in downtown Indianapolis are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.