Center Park Hosts Free Movie Series In September

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

A free, outdoor movie theater is coming to Market Street in September for the third installation of Movies at Center Park. On Sept. 13, 20, and 27, River City Company invites one and all to bring some camping chairs or a blanket and enjoy fun films at 728 Market Street. Starting at 7 p.m., attendees can enjoy snack, beer and wine vendors along with engaging buskers, or street performers, until the movies start shortly after dark. The movie line up this year includes:

Saturday, Sept. 13 - Viewer’s Choice Night

o   You can vote online until Wednesday, Sept. 3, for one of the following:

§  The Breakfast Club – 1985 ‘Brat Pack’ film of high schoolers from different cliques learning just how similar they really are. 

§  Dumb and Dumber – Trekking across America, this 1994 film shows two dimwitted friends encounter some insanely funny situations on their journey.

§  Field of Dreams – America’s pastime comes to life in this 1989 classic when an Iowa farmer hears voices that lead him to build a baseball diamond in his fields. 

Saturday, Sept. 20 - Family Fun Night

o   Finding Nemo – A fishy, animated 2003 film where a nervous clown fish searches for his son seized by the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney. 

Saturday, Sept. 27 - Finale Night

o   Ghostbusters – Celebrating the 30 year anniversary for this spirited film, three educators of paranormal activity begin a ghost extraction business.

“Enjoying a free movie underneath the stars with friends, family and other Chattanoogans is a great way to spend a Saturday night in downtown,” said Paige Southard, program manager for River City Company. “This movie series allows us to showcase and animate City Center while simultaneously creating something our community really enjoys.” 

To vote for Viewer’s Choice Night and get free tickets to attend, visit http://www.moviesatcenterpark.com/.


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