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April events announced!

An amazing month is on tap at the Drafthouse!

April events announced!

Thursday, April 5, 7:30 pm – Girlie Night: Say Anything…  (PG-13)  Our monthly girlie night features girlie drink specials and the movie Say Anything, the ‘80s Cameron Crowe-directed classic starring John Cusack and Ione Skye.  $5 tickets


Sunday, April 8, 1 pm – Broadway Brunch:  West Side Story  Enjoy a special brunch menu and watch Natalie Wood in the classic 1961 musical on the big screen.  $5 tickets.


Monday, April 9, 7 pm – Easy Rider (R) -  In preparation for our involvement in the Rockin’ Rally in the Valley event on Saturday, April 14, we are hosting a one-night-only screening THE classic motorcycle movie starring Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper as counter-culture bikers on a cross-country road trip.  See bikes from Groves Harley-Davidson   $4 tickets.    


Tuesday, April 10, 7 pm – Raising Arizona (PG-13) – Also celebrating the Rockin’ Rally in the Valley, we present one of our favorite Coen Brothers films, Raising Arizona.  When a childless couple of an ex-con (Nicholas Cage) and an ex-cop (Holly Hunter) decide to help themselves to one of another family's quintupelets, their lives get more complicated than they anticipated (including becoming the target of a motorcycle-riding bounty hunter played by Randall “Tex” Cobb). $4 tickets.


Wednesday, April 11, 7:30 pm – Devil’s Backbone night with The Devil’s Backbone (R) - This pain-ridden fairytale is alternately beautiful and brutal, and is easily one of the very best horror films of the last 20 years. Before helming PAN'S LABYRINTH, writer/director del Toro established himself as cinema's leading visionary fantasist with this uniquely chilling, unforgettable masterwork. Now, over a decade letter, we're proud to bring it back to the big screen on an original 35MM print. $5 tickets.  Join us early in the lobby to meet the brewers from Devil’s Backbone, a new Virginia-based brewery located near Lexington, VA.


Thursday, April 12, 7:30 pm – ‘80s Prom and Movie Anthem Sing-Along.   Dust off your tacky dresses and powder blue suits, because it's time to go to '80s Prom! Tickets to the Movie Anthem Sing-Along in Winchester include a free digital prom picture and '80s music from DJ J Riley. As always, we will have live microphones and free props so you can be part of the action. The sing-along features the best ‘80s movie soundtrack songs from St. Elmo’s Fire, Purple Rain, Flashdance, Ghostbusters and more!  We will have high school drink specials and we will crown a prom king and queen!  Our prom king and queen will win stylish sashes and a crown and tiara, a one-night-stay after prom at the Country Inn & Suites, free tickets to the sing-along, and a $25 Alamo gift card. To be considered as our prom king and queen, simply send us your best (worst) prom picture through our Facebook page, email or drop one off at our box office. We will select a winner by Monday, April 9.  $10 tickets


Saturday, April 14, 9 am – Registration for The Rockin’ Rally in the Valley.  It’s a two-hour ride starting at 10:30 am and ending at Groves Harley-Davidson, where there will be drinks and food and a battle of the bands featuring Deer Creek, Rebuilt Machine, 9 Mile Island, Something Fierce, and more.  Click here for more information.


Sunday, April 15 & Monday, April 16 – Dolphin Tale – In celebration of Disability Awareness Week, we are bringing back the popular film Dolphin Tale in 2D for two screenings.  Tickets are only $4, and the screening on Monday, April 16 will be presented with closed captions. 


Tuesday, April 17 – Alamo Book Club: Revolutionary Road Presented by Winchester Book Gallery.  Our monthly book club event features the film Revolutionary Road, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates and Michael Shannon.  A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. Based on a novel by Richard Yates.  $5 tickets


Wednesday, April 18 – Old School Beer Tasting.  Watch the comedy classic Old School as hosts from Murphy Beverage Co. introduce our new seasonal beers!  $4 tickets, with a $16 food and beer pairing optional at the event.  Menu to be announced soon. 


Thursday, April 19 – Ultimate Willy Wonka Party!  Come quote, sing, and eat-along  with Gene Wilder’s 1971 film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. We will have candy so you can eat like the kids in the movie, props, a giant gummy bear-eating competition, and lyrics and words on-screen for maximum audience participation.  It’s a one-show-only journey into a world of pure imagination.  Click here for tickets and information.


Sunday, April  22 & Monday April 23 – Big Screen Classics:  Cool Hand Luke.  What we have here is a failure to communicate.  The only people that don’t love Cool Hand Luke are the people who have yet to watch it.  Don’t be one of those people.  Come see the movie with a special hard-boiled egg-eating contest.  Click here for tickets and information.


Tuesday, April 24 – Pursuit of Happyness Fundraiser  - Last summer, Lord Fairfax Community College lost math professor Evan Humbert. His legacy is being honored with an endowed scholarship to benefit deserving college students attending LFCC. At 5:30 pm, the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Winchester will host a silent auction to benefit the scholarship fund, followed by a 7 pm screening of the film The Pursuit of Happyness.  Tickets are available with $7 student pricing, $9.50 general admission pricing, and $40 VIP pricing including an appetizer plate, beverage, and priority seating. Tickets on sale soon.


Wednesday, April 25 – Horror Remix: School.  Join video puppet hosts Cheesecake and Thunderclap as they remix and poke fun at lost horror films from the ‘80s.  This edition features the schockiest parts of Hell High, Fear No Evil, and Girls Nite Out.  Free tickets available at the box office only.  Click here for more information.


Thursday, April 26 – Zzang!!!  The Naked Gun.  One of the funniest movies from the ‘80s returns to the big screen.  $4 tickets


Saturday, April 28 – Pirate Party!  Join us in the lobby as we celebrate the release of The Pirates: Band of Misfits, the new animated adventure from the creators of Chicken Run, Arthur Christmas, and Wallace & Gromit.  There is no admission charge, and no ticket purchase is necessary.  Dress like a pirate for prizes.  There will be facepainters and activities for kids.  More information coming soon.


Sunday, April 29 – Afternoon Tea:  Becoming Jane.  Watch Anne Hathaway as Jane Austen and enjoy three teas from Austin, TX and English-style tea snacks for an all-inclusive $15.  Click herefor tickets and information.


Monday, April 30 – Manchester United vs. Manchester City.  Live soccer on the big screen!  Free tickets will be available only at SouthSideSports, located next to the Alamo Drafthouse.  No purchase is necessary, limit 4 tickets per visitor.  Tickets available starting Monday, April 9.


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