Summer Guide 2024: Screen

A lighter summer schedule means more time to watch movies

“Summer is the perfect time for film buffs, because watching a movie can be an indoor or outdoor activity, providing a chance to enjoy the cool summer evenings or to escape the heat or smoke. Grab a picnic blanket and head to a screening at your local park (or drive-in) or bask in an air-conditioned theater while catching the latest summer release. All those movies you’ve added to your to-watch list? Now is the time to cross them off. Read on for tips on making this summer the most cinematic season yet……


Enjoy an evening of free, all-ages fun at the Artisan Night Market and Moonlit Movies at Commellini Estate. Peruse goods from local artisans during the market, which runs Wednesdays from 5:30-8:30 pm, then enjoy a movie at sunset, around 9 pm. This summer’s movies are Father of the Bride (June 19), the original Jumanji (June 26), Frozen (July 10) with costumed versions of Anna and Elsa in attendance, The Goonies (July 24), Close Encounters of the Third Kind (July 31), Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One (Aug. 7), UP (Aug. 14), Charade (Aug. 21) and American Graffiti (Aug. 28). More info at”

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