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FHN, Lindo Present Festival of Trees Holiday Movie Series

11/12/2012

The whole family can join in on the fun with this year's Festival of Trees Holiday Movie Series, sponsored by FHN and Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre in Freeport. This year, we're adding a special treat for classic movie lovers of all ages!

This year's holiday movies begin at 10 a.m. each Saturday November 17 through December 15 at the Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre, 115 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport. Ticket prices are just $3.50, and all children attending will receive a holiday surprise. Seating is limited and there are no advance ticket sales, so show up early to get your seat!

This year's movies are:
Nov. 17 – Wreck-It Ralph (PG)
Nov. 24 – The Grinch (PG) – FREE
Dec. 1 – Rise of the Guardians (PG)
Dec. 8 – Elf - FREE (PG)
Dec. 15 – The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

On Wednesday, Dec. 19, FHN welcomes Alan Wenzel and Ed Finch to Miracle on 34th Street! Wenzel and Finch, hosts of the popular Classic Movie Series at the Lindo Theatre, will greet movie-goers at special 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. showings of this 1947 classic starring Edmund Gwen, Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, and Natalie Wood, with historical tidbits and movie trivia about the film, and will lead a brief discussion about this holiday classic following each showing.

Admission for this special show is a free-will offering and/or a food drive donation (barrels available for food contributions – monetary contributions will also go to the food drive).

Designed to offer movie-goers the experience of viewing time-honored American Film classics on the big screen, the Classic Movie Series is hosted every spring and fall by the Lindo Theatre in Freeport in partnership with the Stephenson County Historical Museum and Highland Community College.

For more information on this year's Holiday Movie Series or any other Festival of Trees event, visit www.fhn.org/festivaloftrees.