One Day Only
December 14, 2022
  • Oglebay Institute's Towngate Theatre & Cinema
    2118 Market Street
    Wheeling, WV 26003
  • 304-242-7700
  • Hours
  • $8.00

A unique movie theater in Wheeling, Towngate offers screenings of some of America’s most iconic films.

Join us December 14 for a cinema event just for older adults (age 65+)!

Your entry fee includes the film, followed by a tour of the historic Towngate Theatre. Refreshments will be available for an additional cost.

Towngate Theatre presents “A Christmas Carol” (1999)
10am Wednesday, December 14
Doors open at 9:15am
$8 (Reservations recommended; Seating limited)

Register online or call 304-242-7700.

About the Movie

It’s Christmas Eve 1850, and the melancholy Scrooge (Patrick Stewart) finds himself alone at home when he sees before him the ghost of Jacob Marley, his long-time friend and business partner who died seven years earlier. Marley warns Scrooge that he will repent, even in death, for all the suffering he has caused others, and he has only one chance to escape his fate.

Why Go To the Movie Theater?

Get off the couch! Stop binge watching by yourself. Hollywood movies are meant to be seen­ with others, in the movie theater, on the BIG screen. The actors are figuratively and literally larger than life! Get together with other movie lovers. Engage in thought-provoking conversation. You will learn more about the art and history of cinema, too.

2022 Schedule for Full Life Arts & Wellness Cinema Events

“Hocus Pocus” (1993)
Wednesday, October 19

“When Harry Met Sally” (1989)
Wednesday, November 16

“A Christmas Carol” (1999)
Wednesday, December 14

Towngate: A unique movie theater in Wheeling.

A church-turned-theater, Towngate is located in Wheeling’s historic Centre Market District and is part of the nonprofit Oglebay Institute. Towngate offers entertainment almost every weekend including theater, improv, live music, children’s theater and more. A variety of acting classes are offered year-round.

As a single screen cinema, Towngate celebrates the significance of the small-town movie house by bringing classic films back to the big screen.

Whether you consider yourself a film buff or you only like movies for the popcorn, our films will entertain and inspire. See you at Towngate!