Holiday Film Series at the AACA Museum November 16 - January 6, 2013
Hershey, PA (11/13/2012). There is nothing more entertaining than classic Christmas
must – see films during the holiday season. Come in from the cold weather outside and indulge in some holiday cheer at the AACA Museum indoor drive-in movie theatre.
We’re showing all of the holiday favorites spread out through seven weeks! Two showings will play daily at 10am and 2pm and is included in your museum admission.
• “Elf” starring Will Farrell will play from Nov. 15 to Nov. 21. Elf is a tale of a young orphan who crawls into Santa's bag of gifts on Christmas Eve is transported back to the North Pole and raised as an elf. Buddy later learns he is not really an elf.
• “It’s a Wonderful Life” is a tale of an angel helping a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would had been like if he never existed and will play from Nov. 23 – Nov. 29. The Museum is also fortunate to have the actual “Ernie’s Taxi” from this movie on display right by our drive-in theatre.
• “The Polar Express” will play from Nov. 30 – Dec. 6. In The Polar Express, a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe. Also, on December 1st we will be hosting a holiday part with WROZ radio and will have cookies for guests along with a special reading of “The Polar Express Book”. Sir Topham Hat from Thomas the Tank Engine fame will also make a special appearance. These activities will occur between 10 AM – 12 Noon.
• “Arthur Christmas” tells the story of Santa’s youngest son Arthur as he embarks on a magical adventure to deliver the final gift to a child in order to save Christmas. This film will play from Dec. 7 through Dec. 13.
• “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” This holiday classic about the spirit of Christmas will run from Dec. 14 – Dec. 20. Visit Whoville and watch Cindy Lou make an unlikely friendship with The Grinch as they celebrate Christmas with the town. After the film, be sure to participate in our Great Grinch Scavenger Hunt throughout the museum and see how many times you can spot The Grinch and his dog Max.
• “Santa Buddies” In this kid favorite film the buddies are off on a jolly new adventure when Puppy Paws, pup of the legendary Santa Paws, and his friends travel to the North Pole to save Christmas from disaster. “Santa Buddies” will play from Dec. 21 – Dec 27.
• “Herbie Rides Again” In addition to seeing Herbie on the big screen, as he struggles to prevent a skyscraper from being build on Grandma Steinmetz’ property, you can see him in real life, as the actual Herbie from this movie is spending his winter vacation right here at the AACA Museum over the holidays. This film will play from Dec. 28 – Jan. 6.
Enjoy these films as you browse through antique cars, motorcycles, busses and more. The museum will be dressed to the nines in this Spectacular Christmas Celebration with themed Christmas trees, trains, holiday decorations and period toys and dolls. For more information regarding running time, film ratings and production information please visit our website at aacamuseum.org.
ABOUT THE AACA MUSEUM:
The Antique Automobile Club of America Museum, a member of the Smithsonian Institute Affiliations Program, displays beautifully restored automobiles, buses and motorcycles in unique life-like scenes representing the 1900’s – 1970’s in a cross-country journey from New York to San Francisco. This Museum, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization, is one of the nation’s newest and largest automotive museums. Special exhibits change several times a year and focus on a variety of eras and types of vehicles. The Museum is located just off Route 39, one mile west of Hersheypark Drive in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Regular admission $10, seniors age 61 and older $9, juniors age 4-12 $7, children age 3 and under are FREE. The Museum is open daily from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The Museum will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. For further information, please call 717-566-7100 or visit www.AACAMuseum.org.