Entries by Windber Arcadia

Calling All Big Band Music Lovers….

Calling all ladies and gentlemen to the Arcadia Theater on Saturday, April 28th at 7:30 pm to listen to the wonderful sounds of the big band era performed by the BoilerMaker Jazz Band. A BIT OF MUSIC HISTORY: In the twentieth century in the United States, each succeeding generation embraced its own immensely popular, rhythmically […]

On this day in history……and What Do We Celebrate Today?

ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY.…. April 18, 1775 –  Paul Revere makes his famous ride from Charlestown to Lexington, Ma., shouting “the Red Coats are coming” as the American Revolutionary War begins. The words associated as a historic utterance by Paul Revere were actually the creation of poet Henry Longfellow. In “Paul Revere’s Ride,” the poet gave […]

Did You know……

Of course, we all know that today is the deadline for 2017 Income Taxes.  While this is common knowledge, did you also know these fun facts about today: Blah, Blah, Blah Day Date When Celebrated: Always April 17th Blah, Blah, Blah Day just might be the blah-est day of the year. (And the weather today certainly […]

A Great Big Thank You From the Arcadia Guild

The Arcadia Guild wants to give a GREAT BIG THANK YOU to everyone who supported their latest road trip to Rocky Gap Casino on April 12th. The bus was completely sold out thanks to all of their supporters. By supporting the events of the Guild, you are in turn supporting the Theater and we are […]

Alert, Alert – We’ll be Swinging at the Arcadia

Great seats are still available for our upcoming show, “When Swing Was King” – A Tribute to Benny Goodman on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at 7:30 pm. Ticket prices are $26, $30, and $35, depending on the seats you may choose.  Call the Box Office, Monday through Friday, from 10 am to 4 pm.  Or […]

We’ll be Swinging the Night Away!

Join us at the Arcadia as we welcome the Boilermaker Jazz Band as they honor the Big Band Era, swing and jazz music, and Benny Goodman. Saturday, April 28, 2018 7:30 pm Ticket Prices:  $26, $30, $35 Call the Box Office, Monday through Friday from 10 am to 4 pm – 814-467-9070.  Or click on the […]

Have a Happy……

Golfer’s Day (Golf Day) Date When Celebrated: Always on April 10 Some avid golfers might suggest any and every day is Golfer’s Day. But on this day, it’s official. The only question is, does this day honor the golfer, the sport, or the weather? Well, it’s a little of each. Golfer’s Day is an opportunity to […]

Jazz and Swing Music Combined in One Show

Get ready as the BoilerMaker Jazz Band performs at the Arcadia Theater on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at 7:30 pm.  Come and listen to the band play the music of the late, great Benny Goodman.  The Boilermaker jazz band will bring the energy and delicate swing of the Big Band Era right to you in […]

Get Ready to Swing the Night Away………….

Join us at the Arcadia on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at 7:30 pm for the music of The Boilermaker Jazz Band performing “When Swing Was King” – The Music of Benny Goodman. This show features the best of Benny Goodman’s small band classics, big band themes, and great tunes made famous by Goodman’s band.  Enjoy […]