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Blobfest

Blobfest 2017 is coming July 14-16!
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The Mainstay Inn
Chester County’s Brandywine Valley
Riverworks Phoenixville
Shorty’s Sunflower Café and Truckstop
Chorus Photography
Mosaic Music Lessons

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Plan ahead!
Coming from out of town? There is plenty to see and do! Be sure to book your hotel and make restaurant reservations in advance. Directions, parking and dining are on the website at the About the Colonial page. A searchable listing of hotels may be found on Chester County’s Brandywine Valley Website.

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Friday Night – The Run Out

Fri., July 14, 2017

-SOLD OUT-

This event is rain or shine. Tickets are non-refundable and are limited to 350. This event will sell out quickly so don’t delay in getting your tickets! Doors open at 7PM. The shenanigans start at 7:30PM – whee! The Run Out will take place at approximately 9PM. Hosted by Mr. Lobo! Special Guests: Dr. Frank N. Stone, Dr. Ima Hack & Dash Daring. Plus: Shorty Award Contest winning . . .

Streetfair

Sat., July 15, 2017

There will be plenty of fun stuff to do and see including the Fire Extinguisher Parade, Costume Contest at 1PM, Merchant Facade Contest, music, food, and vendors ’til 5PM. Special guests: Mr. Lobo, Dixie Dellamorto, Drag-u-la (Grampa Munster’s infamous coffin car), Dash Daring and musical guests Dibbs Preston & the Detonators.

 

 

 
Schedule
10:00 – Colonial Box Office Open
11:00 –  Streetfair kicks off with . . .

The Blob and It Came from Outer Space

Sat., July 15, 2017

From director Jack Arnold, who also brought you Creature from the Black Lagoon, this space monster movie set in the Arizona desert is one of the most visually beautiful of the anaglyph 3D movies. A spaceship crashes and things begin to become strange, as observed by an amateur stargazer and  his earnest schoolteacher girlfriend. When will the townspeople believe them?

Blobfest is proud to bring another crashing meteorite story for . . .

House of Wax

Sat., July 15, 2017

Directed by André De Toth. 1953. NR. 88 minutes. Warner Bros. Digital.

House of Wax was one of the biggest hits of 1953. Directed by André de Toth, who incidentally was unable to see 3D because of blindness in one eye, this movie was shown in the polarized light method of 3D and never released in anaglyphic version. It chronicles the decline of a highly talented sculptor who co-owns a Wax Museum with a partner who decides to burn it down . . .

The Blob and The House on Haunted Hill

Sat., July 15, 2017

In this quintessential William Castle film, millionaire Vincent Price throws a haunted house party inviting a handful of “strangers” to overnight in a rented house with him and his lovely wife. For money. Touted to be filmed in EMERGO, the press on this film boasted that it had the “13 GREATEST  SHOCKS EVER SEEN.” Indeed, if you have seen it, you will remember some of the imagery and surprises. It . . .

The Blob and The Lost Skeleton Returns Again

Sun., July 16, 2017

Schedule
1:30 – Doors open
2:00 – The Blob (Irvin Yeaworth, 1958, 82 min, Sony, 35mm)
3:30 – Michale Graves acoustic set
4:00 – The Lost Skeleton Returns Again (Larry Blamire, 2009, 92m, blu ray)
5:30 – Q&A with producer Mark Allen Stuart

Michale Graves is an American singer-songwriter and musician whose career has spanned two decades. Michale entered the music scene as lead singer of The . . .