the colonial theatre marquee


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Blobfest 2016: Friday Night – The Run Out

Fri., July 8, 2016


Sponsored by The Sunflower Cafe and Truck Stop

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 when they go on sale to the public on Wed, Jun 1 @ 10AM. Doors open at 7PM. The shenanigans start at 7:30PM – whee! The Run Out will take place at approximately 9PM. Remember, we do not screen The Blob on . . .

Blobfest 2016: Streetfair

Sat., July 9, 2016


Sponsored by Chester County's Brandywine Valley and Mosaic Music Lessons

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 6PM. Special guests: Mr. Lobo, Dixie Dellamorto, Dash Daring and musical guests Dibbs Preston & the Detonators. Plus: Lee Wanner and the original fire truck from The Blob, and the Dirty Devils Motor Club. Download our Summer newsletter, including a Blobfest schedule . . .

Blobfest 2016: The Blob and This Island Earth

Sat., July 9, 2016


“Airplanes with no pilots, super-scientists with brains so big their heads warp, giant bug-like creatures from another planet. This Island Earth is pulp science fiction at its best, built around an intergalactic conspiracy and the earnest earth scientists innocently working to help one alien race defend itself in a planet-threatening war. The plot is a cut above most ’50s sci-fi, but it’s the eerie images . . .

Blobfest 2016: The Blob and Queen of Blood

Sat., July 9, 2016


“Queen of Blood has a lively plot. A sickly greenish Martian woman (Florence Marly), who is rescued from a space crash by earth astronauts (John Saxon, Judi Mederith, Dennis Hopper), turns out to thrive on blood, lay eggs in aspic and be a hemophiliac in chlorophyll. “Perhaps she was a sort of royalty where she came from,” one of the earthmen says pensively after the lady has just consumed her . . .

Blobfest 2016: The Blob and The Late Night Double Feature

Sun., July 10, 2016

The Late Night Double Feature

The Late Night Double Feature is a double bill of 1950s-style B-movie shorts. X: The Fiend from Beyond Space: On a decades-long mission to Alpha Centauri, the crew of the UESPA spaceship Endeavor are awakened from LD-sleep to find themselves in orbit around a rogue planet. Finding nothing but a seemingly dead alien on the planet’s surface, the Captain decides to bring it aboard for . . .