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Spend a Week at the Colonial: Dec 23 – 31

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Ted the Fiddler’s Big Time Birthday Bash is TONIGHT at 8PM!! Tickets are only $12 if bought online ($13 at the door) for this great annual show. We’ll be CLOSED on Thursday and Friday. But, Mary will be here from about 10am – 12pm on Thursday for last minute ticket, membership and gift certificate sales. An Education starts on Sat, Dec 26 and The Maid starts on Jan 8. On Fri, Jan 1 we’re showing a restored print of The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) in our First Friday Fright Night slot at 9:45PM.

This Saturday at 2PM we’re showing Elf, starring Will Ferrell as an over-grown Christmas elf. Miracle on 34th Street is showing this Sunday at 2PM and The Polar Express is on Monday, Dec 28 at 2PM. (Elf and Polar Express will be screened on Blu-Ray and Miracle on 34th Street will be screened on DVD.) This wraps up our holiday screenings for the season. Happy Holidays to everyone!!

By the end of today I will have posted all of our classics, kids programs and special events for Jan – Mar to the website. It’s a great line-up so do check it out!

Many of you have gotten our annual appeal letter in the mail, and will soon receive our newsletter for Jan thru Mar. Please take a moment to check your name and address on the label. If you need to make any corrections or want to make sure we have your email address and/or phone number, you may do so online. Click here to get to the user profile page of our database. (There is also a link on every page of our website to “Edit/Update your Profile). If you haven’t used our new online system yet to purchase tickets, just follow the prompts to create a login and password. In the next screen enter your contact info. The database will match you to our existing records. A few minutes of your time can save us hours of work, so thank you for helping us keep our database accurate!

It’s not too late to make a contribution to our Annual Appeal! Any amount is appreciated and helps keep the theatre open and vibrant. Please consider a gift before the end of the year. You can donate safely online anytime. Thanks to all of our friends and patrons for your generosity — of time, interest, and financial investment – this year!

Our Third Annual Robert Burns Memorial Whisky Tasting is set for Fri, Jan 29 at 6PM. This event is a fun way to support the Colonial (and drink whisky, and eat chocolate and cheese, and socialize – need we say more?!) This year all proceeds are going to help fund our Classics on Sundays film series. Tickets are $100 per person and can be purchased online. (They make a pretty cool gift!)

Thanks for your support and we’ll see you at the theatre!