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2014 Coming Attractions

Beat the Winter Blahs!
Featuring Brad Todd
Saturday, March 15
6 p.m.

Ever think that Standup Comedy can't be clean & hilarious at the same time? Think again! Brad Todd brings them both fast & furious. His ability to take the many things that happen in everyday life and see the funny in them leaves audiences saying things like: "It's funny because it's true."

If you are in need of a good laugh, come out and join us on March 15th.
Advance reservations required: 814-926-4546

Dating Can Be Murder
Murder Mystery by Michael McGovern
Adapted by Allison Weakland and Cory McCaffery Sigler
Saturday, April 26
6 p.m.

What do dating and murder have in common? Find out when a local TV dating show goes deadly awry! The host, Vern Paradise, is an obnoxious self-centered guy who has dated two of the three bachelorettes (the third has a thing for the show's producer). The bachelor is so nerdy the women are trying their best not to win a date with him! When someone falls victim to murder, suspicion mounts! You'll need to figure out who shot cupid’s poisoned arrow when the dating game becomes the murder game! And you’ll nearly “die” laughing too!
“Dating Can Be Murder” is produced by special arrangement with Michael McGover.

Car Cruise
Saturday, May 10
12 - 5 p.m.

Spring has finally arrived. It is time to take off those dusty car covers and buff up that wax job on those classic and antique cars. Show them off in Rockwood Mill Shoppes’ parking lot. After the cruise, please join us for the Opera House show listed below.

Family-Oriented Comedic Ventriloquist
Featuring Evan DeWitt
Saturday, May 10
6 p.m.

Evan often finds his “roots” in comedy began in his childhood. He crafts his humor out of his everyday interactions with the local working class people. Many of the characters that he uses in his act have their origins in the small town way of life. Evan has always maintained a family oriented show, with material that is suitable for all ages.


Tribute to the Ladies of the '50s & '60s
Featuring Cathi Rhodes
Wednesday, May 21

Are you ready for an afternoon of “girl power”? Cathi Rhodes, a well-known Greensburg area vocalist, will take a trip down memory lane with melodies from the award-winning female vocalists of the days of jukebox and saddle shoes. Cathi evokes those wonderful fun times from the past with her gift of music.


Las Vegas Then and Now
Featuring Las Vegas Entertainer Lee Alverson
Saturday, June 14
6 p.m.

Join Lee as he takes you on a musical journey to the "Strip" as he performs songs from current Las Vegas Shows as well as a salute to Vegas of Yesteryear with Sinatra & Elvis hits. The show includes a tribute to The Venetian Casino's Phantom of the Opera production with Lee in costume as "The Phantom" as well as his renowned Elton John impersonation. To top it off, Lee shares stories of his experiences in showbusiness, including the time he spent the night in Liberace's guest bedroom, Tom Jones' eccentric backstage rituals, hanging out with Elton John's drummer, the Blue Man Group, and the Beach Boys.

"Lee sets the standard for live entertainment – bar NONE!"
Dale Mclelland (Monument Tours)


Ricky Howsare
Bedford PA's Little Local Vegas Entertainer
Wednesday, June 18

For many years, Ricky has touched the lives of many people ranging from babies to senior citizens. Ricky sings music from all genres; mostly rock 'n' roll music from the 50s and 60s, in addition to some Broadway selections and gospel songs. If you haven’t seen Ricky on stage, it is a treat you are missing! Come down and see his show!


Rockwood Rotary Freedom 5K & Half Marathon
@ Great Allegheny Passage Trailhead
Saturday, June 28
8:30 a.m.

The Rockwood Rotary will be holding its annual Freedom 5K & Half Marathon on Saturday, June 28th at 8:30 AM at the Great Allegheny Passage trailhead in Rockwood. Participants will run/walk on the scenic trail from Rockwood towards Garrett and back. Registration is $18 with a shirt. ($15 without a shirt) For more information contact: Patrick Thomas at 814-445-2777, patrick@LQP.comcastbiz.net or www.facebook.com/rockwoodrotary

The Hobbs Sisters
Twin Sister Country Duo
Wednesday, July 23

The Hobbs Sisters are a twin sister, country music duo with tight, signature harmonies from Pittsburgh, PA. From the time they could speak, Hannah and Lauren were always singing. Whether adding it into cover songs or writing it into their original music, harmony has started to become the signature sound for the Hobbs Sisters as a country duo. They perform both in the Pittsburgh area and in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where they are seniors at Wake Forest University. They plan to move to Nashville after graduation and pursue their dream of a career in country music. Last year, they had the honor of performing at The Wheeling Jamboree in Wheeling, WV. They have opened for national country acts Chris Cagle and Brett Eldredge.


"Elvis' One Night With You"
Featuring Walt Sanders
Saturday, August 2
6 p.m.

Walt has been an Elvis fan since he can remember. In 1992, he went to a karaoke bar for the first time which set his lifelong dream into motion. In 1993, he began performing as an Elvis Tribute Artist. One year later, he formed a band and began doing festivals, car shows, etc. Today, Walt has refined his show into a genuine tribute to Elvis. Just look through his guest book and see what people are saying. Come to the show and see for yourself what all the hype is about.

www.WaltSanders.com or www.OneNightWithYou.net

Rockwood Rotary's
Dr. Bertino Memorial 5K and Half Marathon

@ Great Allegheny Passage Rockwood Trailhead
Saturday, August 30
8:30 a.m.

The Rockwood Rotary will be holding its annual Dr. Bertino Memorial 5K & Half Marathon on Saturday, August 30th at 8:30 AM at the Great Allegheny Passage trailhead in Rockwood. The race, which is named after long-time Rockwood Rotary member Dr. Lawrence Bertino, will be run on the scenic trail from Rockwood towards Garrett and back. Registration is $18 with a shirt. ($15 without a shirt) For more information contact: Patrick Thomas at 814-445-2777, patrick@LQP.comcastbiz.net or www.facebook.com/rockwoodrotary

"A Tribute to the Good Ole USA"
Featuring Danny Conner and Pamela Hottle
Saturday, September 13
6 p.m.

Rockwood’s native, Danny Conner and Frieden’s Pamela Hottle will perform a tribute show featuring songs from across the USA and patriotic music that will inspire all. Sing along with songs that we all treasure. The finale will honor those who tragically died on September 11 and all the military persons who throughout the years have sacrificed their lives for our freedom.

Jerry Carnicella and the White Shadow Band
Wednesday, September 24

Jerry Carnicella and the White Shadow band are terrific singers and musicians who can imitate many artists from Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Conway Twitty, Willie Nelson, and Elvis to the Beatles and many more. They will do as many requests from the audience as possible. You will be sure to sing along, clap and dance (at least in you chair) to this band.

The Band Cruzin
Wednesday, October 15

The Band Cruzin is a local band formed in and around the Johnstown area. The musicians in the group have played on the road and with other top musicians in other bands at one time or another. The band plays rock 'n' roll oldies from the 50s and 60s. The Band Cruzin has performed in such places as VFWs, American Legions, Eagles, Elks, Slovac Clubs, festivals, picnics, car shows, and also dinners and dances. Cruzin is a band which will pull you out of your seat to dance or you can sit back and enjoy the music from the past.

Murder Mystery
Featuring The Rockwood Players, Directed by Cory Sigler
Saturday, October 25
6 p.m.

It wouldn’t be Halloween without having a murder mystery performed in the Opera House. You will be mystified with suspense that will bring out the real ‘sleuth’ in you as you attempt to solve the mystery. Grab your friends and come out for a night of scary fun!

Christmas Show
Featuring Lee Alverson
Wednesday, November 19

Join Lee Alverson as he treats you to a Winter Wonderland of Holiday favorites. The show features nostalgic trivia, warm-hearted stories and songs of the season.

Santa Arrives
Saturday, November 29
12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

There’s no reason to wait in long lines at the mall or pay for overpriced photos when your little one can have a special memory with Santa at Mill Shoppes. Bring your camera and catch a moment that won’t soon be forgotten. All the little ones receive a free cookie and the chance to visit with Santa as long as they like!

Christmas Comedy Play
Directed by Cory McCaffery Sigler
Saturday, November 29
6 p.m.

Get into the spirit of Christmas as the Rockwood Players provide heartwarming entertainment filled with joy and holiday cheer. If you have visitors in for the Thanksgiving holiday, bring them to the show for a night of fun. Or, reserve a few tables for this event for your Company’s annual holiday party.


All events include a buffet meal catered by local restaurants. Did you know that we can plan a special custom event for your group, complete with food and entertainment? Call us to see how we can make your next event a great success.

If you’d like to receive e-mail reminders about upcoming shows, please email your address to us (rockwoodmill@verizon.net) and we’ll add you to our list! Tickets for all events on sale now! Payment of tickets in advance is required to hold reservations.

Check back for additional events that may be added throughtout the year.

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