FREEPORT, Ill., — The whole family can join in on the fun with this year’s Festival of Trees Holiday Movie Series, sponsored by FHN and Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre in Freeport.
This year’s holiday movies begin at 10 a.m. each Saturday Nov. 25 through Dec. 23 at the Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre, 115 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport. Ticket prices are just $4, and all children attending will receive a holiday surprise. Seating is limited and there are no advance ticket sales, so show up early to get your seat! (Doors open at 9:30 a.m. each Saturday.)
This year’s movies are:
- Nov. 25 – The Star (PG)
- Dec. 2 – Coco (PG)
- Dec. 9 – How the Grinch Stole Christmas (PG) FREE
- Dec. 16 – Ferdinand (PG)
- Dec. 23 – Star Wars: The Last Jedi (PG-13)
On Wednesday, Dec. 13, FHN will present two special showings of White Christmas. Alan Wenzel and Ed Finch, hosts of the popular Classic Movie Series at the Lindo Theatre, will greet movie-goers at special 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. showings of this holiday classic, with historical tidbits and trivia about the film, and will lead a brief discussion following each showing.
Admission for this special show is a free-will offering and/or a food drive donation (barrels available for food contributions – monetary contributions will also go to the food drive).
Designed to offer movie-goers the experience of viewing time-honored American Film classics on the big screen, the Classic Movie Series is hosted every spring and fall by the Lindo Theatre in Freeport in partnership with the Stephenson County Historical Museum and Highland Community College.
For more information on this year’s Holiday Movie Series or any other Festival of Trees event, visit www.fhn.org.
FHN, a not-for-profit organization with nearly 1,400 employees, is an award-winning regional healthcare system committed to the health and well-being of the people of northwest Illinois and southern Wisconsin. FHN Memorial Hospital has been recognized as one of the state’s top hospitals for safety by the Leapfrog group and Healthgrades as well as by the world’s largest, completely independent, non-profit product- and service-testing organization. FHN caregivers serve an average of 1,500 people each day across FHN’s 22 locations in 5 counties spanning northwest Illinois. Organized in 1995 as an integrated healthcare delivery system, FHN is comprised of FHN Memorial Hospital, the Leonard C. Ferguson Cancer Center at FHN Memorial Hospital, 13 family healthcare centers offering primary and specialty medical care, hospice, occupational and chiropractic health services, dental care and outpatient mental health services. For more information about FHN, please visit www.fhn.org.