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    June Family Film Classics Celebrate Dads

    May 16, 2019

    Each month we bring you a collection of family friendly films every Saturday morning at 10am. This movie going experience includes a Warner Bros. cartoon and a short concert by the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ, played by Bob Gulledge. During June we’ve picked 5 great Dad films. June 1: Mrs. Doubtfire…

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    Reinhart Auditorium Dedication

    May 15, 2019

    The Reinhart family recently provided a $500,000 gift to the Foundation – the largest gift in the Foundation’s history.  We held an event at the theatre that drew government officials, civic and corporate leaders and community to honor the Reinhart family and to hear about the current phase of preservation,…

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    March Family Classics

    February 27, 2019

    Little Women (1994)  March 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Tickets $4 Louisa May Alcott’s autobiographical account of her life with her three sisters in Concord, Massachusetts in the 1860s. With their father fighting in the American Civil War, sisters Jo, Meg, Amy and Beth are at home…

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    March Big Screen Classics:

    February 22, 2019

    Women’s History & Science on Screen Sunshine Cleaning (2008)  March 6, 2019 @ 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm Tickets $5 In order to raise the tuition to send her young son to private school, a mom starts an unusual business — a biohazard removal/crime scene clean-up service — with her…

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  • February Big Screen Classics continue with Oscar Winners

    January 30, 2019

    Slumdog Millionaire (2008)  February 6, 2019 @7:15 pm -9:30 pm Tickets $5 The story of Jamal Malik, an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai, who is about to experience the biggest day of his life. With the whole nation watching, he is just one question away from winning…

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  • February Family Classics

    January 29, 2019

    Rock-A-Doodle (1991)  February 2, 2019 @10:00 am to 11:30 am Tickets $4 In order to defeat the Grand Duke of Owls, a young boy transformed into a cat teams up with a group of barnyard animals to find a rooster who can raise the sun. Directed by Don BluthWritten by…

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  • January Family Classics

    December 31, 2018

    Family Classics at The Byrd every Saturday morning include a great movie preceded by a classic Warner Brothers cartoon and Bob Gulledge at the console of the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ. Sponsored by Capital One. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)  January 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Tickets $4…

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  • Big Screen Classics Presents Big Academy Award Winners

    December 31, 2018

    Get ready for this year’s Academy Awards by seeing some of the biggest Academy Award winners the way they were meant to be seen; in Virginia’s Grand Motion Picture Palace. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)  January 2, 2019 @ 7:15 pm to 11:00 pm Tickets $5 The story of T.E. Lawrence,…

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  • Your Favorite Christmas Movies Showing at The Byrd

    November 29, 2018

    We are showing some of your favorite holiday films throughout December including the annual showings of It’s A Wonderful Life on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Enjoy our annual holiday singalong with the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ before every show on Saturdays through Christmas! National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)  December 3,…

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  • Support The Byrd Theatre on Giving Tuesday!

    November 22, 2018

    Help the Byrd Theatre Foundation continue its mission to expand the big screen experience, celebrate the art of cinema and preserve Virginia’s grand motion picture palace by creating a Facebook Fundraiser for Giving Tuesday. Click this link to create a fundraiser to ask your friends to help support The Byrd…

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