ARCADIA – The town of Arcadia is the place to be on Labor Day weekend for live music, a rodeo, a
parade and more.
“Blues in the Night,” a rhythm and blues music festival, gets underway at 7 p.m. Sept. 3 at the Arcadia
Municipal Park, 500 W. Second St. Headliners include The Ambassador of the Blues – Big E and Garret
“Big G” Jacobson. Gates open at 6 p.m. and admission is $10.
The Round Barn Ramblers will perform from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and the Mike Music Trio will play from
1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 4 at the Arcadia Round Barn, which will be open all weekend including Labor Day from
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free but donations are accepted.
Vendor booths will open at noon Sept. 4 at Municipal Park, and the annual parade through downtown
Arcadia starts at 3 p.m.
New this year is a privately-sponsored domino tournament, starting at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 4 at the
community center at Fifth and Odor Streets, with cash prizes and gifts for the winners. The fee to play is
$5 for singles and $10 for teams of two, and admission is free for people who want to watch. Dominoes
will be provided or players can bring their own.
The domino tournament will include games for kids and a merchandise pop-up store from 1 to 6 p.m.
Masks will be required. For more information call Jackie Caldwell at 405-209-7116.
The one-night-only rodeo will start at 8 p.m. Sept. 4 at Municipal Park. Events will include steer
wrestling, calf roping, barrel racing, bull riding and mutton bustin’. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for
children ages 5 to 12. Children 4 and younger will be admitted free.
Gypsy Twang will present an Elm Tree Concert at 1 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Round Barn. The Tulsa band is
comprised of Steve Huhn, Sarah Barker Huhn and John Williams.
A free gospel concert will round out the Town of Arcadia events starting at 4 p.m. Sept. 5 at Municipal
For more information about vendor booths or to enter the parade, call 405-396-2899.
For more information about live music at the Round Barn, call Joe Baxter at 405-833-1350.