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Romantic movies, Oscar-nominated films, and a Valentine's Day Feast.



We have an extremely exciting February scheduled as we celebrate Valentine's Day and the upcoming Academy Awards.  Click the event titles for tickets and additional info.


Su, Feb 2:  GROUNDHOG DAY.  $7 tickets, 1:30 pm movie. 
In the movie GROUNDHOG DAY, Bill Murray relives one day over and over until he gets it right.  This screening will be a benefit for Valley Wildlife Care and include a silent auction starting at noon in the lobby. There will be an appearance by a live groundhog named Phil that will come out to look for his shadow.  WINC radio and personality Barry Lee will be on hand and broadcasting for the event.  A portion of proceeds from drinks sold at the bar during the silent auction and in the theater during the movie will be donated to Valley Wildlife Care, as will 100% of the auction proceeds.


Tu, Feb 4:  MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG.  $7 tickets.  6:30 pm showtime.
Pre-recorded theater production from London’s West End.  This is a musical featuring music from Stephen Sondheim (Sweeny Todd, Into the Woods, Company).  It tells the story of three close friends and their three decade relationship in the entertainment industry.


W, Feb 5:  Film Club 3.0: MOBILE HOME.  $7 tickets.  7 pm showtime. 
This is a French film presented with English subtitles.  It tells the story of two 30 year olds that decide to buy a mobile home and try life on the road.  Film Club 3.0 meets several times a month to screen independent, foreign and documentary film.  Find out more HERE.


Th, Feb 6: Girlie Night/Alamo 100: YOU’VE GOT MAIL.  $5 tickets, 7 pm.
A romantic comedy starring Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks.  Since this is an ALAMO 100 screening, guests receive one You’ve Got Mail while supplies last.  Since it is also Girlie Night, there will be a “girlie” drink and dessert menu.


Fr, Feb. 7 – M, Feb. 10:  Drafthouse Films: THE ACT OF KILLING.  Multiple show times.
This film has been nominated for the Oscar (Academy Award) for Best Documentary. A documentary that challenges former Indonesian death squad leaders to reenact their real-life mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers. 


Sa, Feb. 8:  Cartoon Cereal Party: Disney Absolute Adventures Edition.
Watch cartoons with all-you-can-eat cereal.  Showtime and tickets coming soon.


Su, Feb. 9:  WEST SIDE STORY.  $7 tickets, 12:30 pm
A classic romantic musical starring Natalie Wood, the film is based on Romeo & Juliet and set in New York. 


Tu, Feb 12: Daddy + Daughter FROZEN Sing-Along!

Costume contest, facepainters, and more!  Sing-along to FROZEN with on-screen lyrics.  The activities start in the lobby at 5 pm, and the movie is at 6:15 pm.  To buy tickets, just buy for 6:15 pm FROZEN Sing-Along on Feb. 12.


The full movie will be shown with on-screen lyrics, live mics, and pre-show Can Can contest.  From the director of The Great Gatsby, the film stars Ewan McGregor and Nicole Kidman.  A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets in this stylish musical, with music drawn from familiar 20th century sources.


W, Feb 12: Film Club 3.0: SHORT TERM 12.  $5 tickets, 7 pm.  Rated R. 
Starring Brie Larson (The United States of Tara, 21 Jump St).  A 20-something supervising staff member of a residential treatment facility navigates the troubled waters of that world alongside her co-worker and longtime boyfriend.


Th, Feb 13:  ALAMO 100: CASABLANCA.  $7 tickets, 6:30 pm
One of the most famous movies of all time.  This is an Alamo 100 title, so buttons should be given out, 1 per guest while supplies last.


This is our annual feast event Go Blue Ridge Travel.  The ticket price is inclusive of a movie ticket, a four-course gourmet meal, a drink of choice, and gratuity.  There will be live music, door prizes, and a professional photographer with pictures included in the ticket price.  The movie stars Russell Crowe and Colin Farrell.  A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her.


Tu, Feb 18: A DANCER’S DREAM: TWO WORKS BY STRAVINSKY.  6:30 pm, $7 tickets on sale Tuesday, February 11.
A blend of music, ballet, puppets and circus acts from the Lincoln Center in NYC.


Th, Feb 20:  Cinema Cocktails: SABRINA w/ Sante.  7 pm, $7 tickets
A screening of the classic Audrey Hepburn/Humphrey Bogart (Not Harrison Ford), hosted by our neighbors at Sante Wine, Beer and Fine Gifts (next to Carrabbas).  There will be a free wine tasting and appetizer pairing with this event.


Fr, Feb 21 – Su, Feb 23:  Film Club’s THE LOST WEEKEND.
A weekend featuring eight films from around the world that have never screened in Winchester.  The lineup includes three films nominated for the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. 


Sa, Feb 22: Press Start Tournament: HALO 2.  10 am.  Tickets available at Press Start Video Games (next to Carrabbas)


Th, Feb 27: Totally ‘80s Sing-Along.  $5
2 hours of ‘80s videos with on-screen lyrics, host J Riley, and live mics.  Everyone gets props like balloons and light sticks.


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