Tuesday, August 12, 2008


Evan Almighty and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Scheduled for the big screen in Baker Park

The 2008 Summer Nite Cinema season will feature two family friendly films during the final weeks of summer. The movies will be shown on an inflatable screen in the Carillon area of Baker Park on Saturday, August 23rd and Friday, September 5th.

Start the season with an evening of laughs with PG-rated Evan Almighty on Saturday, August 23rd. Continue the fun on Friday, September 5th as you follow the adventures of boy-wizard Harry Potter in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, rated PG.

Movies begin at dusk, but plan to arrive at 7 p.m. each evening for special programming, including a costume contest in the Bandshell at 8 PM. Come as your favorite animal on August 23rd or your favorite character from the Harry Potter series on September 5th, and compete for fun prizes.

Don’t miss pony rides each evening, and the chance to win big prizes under the stars, courtesy of 99.9 WFRE Free Country. Two grand prizes will be given away during the series, including a trip to Tennessee and a trip to Orlando, FL! Other prizes will include several day trips and other family-friendly treats. For more details about these great prizes, visit www.wfre.com.

Proceeds from pre-movie activities will benefit St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Monetary donations will also be accepted at Information Centers.

Remember to bring lawn chairs or blankets, and your favorite sweatshirt to help keep you warm when the sun goes down. In the event of inclement weather, please visit www.CelebrateFrederick.com. No rain dates have been scheduled.

This event would not be possible without the generous financial contributions made by the following community-minded businesses: The Spires Sponsors are AT&T, Bechtel Group Foundation, Linton at Ballenger by Drees Homes, Sandy Spring Bank, Spectrum Federal Credit Union and Weis Markets. The Carillon Sponsors are Citi, Comcast, COMSTAR Federal Credit Union, The Frederick News-Post and Roy Rogers – A Plamondon Company. The Bandshell Sponsors are BB&T and Jean Peterson Design/The JaBITCo Group. Special thanks to our Promotional Partner, 99.9 WFRE Free Country.

For more information, please call The City of Frederick Office of Special Events at 301-600-CITY (2489) or visit www.CelebrateFrederick.com.

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