NOW:53208:USA01012
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01012
82°
H 88° L 63°
Clear | 12MPH

"A Christmas Story" on the Big Screen at the Wilson Center

Nov. 6, 2013

It’s a seasonal staple that has been awarded 24-hour marathons on cable television, has added “you’ll shoot your eye out” to the pop culture lexicon, and, just yesterday, was immortalized with a bronze statue in Hammond, Indiana, capturing the infamous triple-dog dare scene ending with a tongue stuck to a frozen flagpole. The Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts celebrates the 30th anniversary of A Christmas Story, presenting a complimentary* showing of the iconic holiday film on the big screen, Saturday, November 23 at 5:30 pm.

There is no better way to kick off the holiday season with the riotously funny adventures of the Parker family! Nine-year old Ralphie Parker's insatiable quest for the ultimate Christmas present - a Daisy Brand Red-Ryder BB rifle—might take center stage, but don't forget the leg lamp, the turkey, and so much more! Don't miss this charming, touching, and nostalgic kid's-eye view of an all-American Christmas in the 1940s.

Audiences can make it a double header day with another holiday classic! The Muppet Christmas Carol will also be presented on November 23 at 3 pm. Academy Award-winner Michael Caine joins Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, Fozzie, and all of the Muppets in this magical version of Charles Dickens’ timeless Christmas tale. Filled with original music and dazzling special effects, this heart-warming tale will create a holiday tradition that your family will treasure for years to come!

Popcorn, concessions, and beverages for both children and adults will be available for purchase
on-site.

Tickets for A Christmas Story and The Muppet Christmas Carol are complimentary, but a $2 per ticket facility fee applies. Tickets are available at the Box Office or by calling 262-781-9520. Families can request a maximum of six tickets for each film. Patrons are welcome to attend both films. Tickets are required for both.

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Annual 'Tosa's Night Out' is Aug. 4 at Hart Park 11:53 AM

» 'Milwaukee lion' spotted in Glendale Updated:  11:45 AM

» Mayfair holds back-to-school style event 10:14 AM

» Medical College of Wisconsin construction begins Aug. 3 7/24

» Therapy program's art gallery opening is this weekend 7/22

» The Suburban 16 Power Rankings: Watt, Niebrugge, and others on the next level 7/22

» The Landing at Hoyt Park has become destination for local musicians 7/22

» Wauwatosa West loses pitchers' duel to Pius in regional semifinal 7/22

» Where did the summer go? 7/22

» Sports Notes: July 23, 2015 7/22

» Pewaukee's fast start ends Wauwatosa East baseball team's season 7/22

» Initial Reaction Podcast: A dumb-sports-fan's guide to the Bucks arena financing situation 7/21

» Upcoming Wauwatosa meeting to discuss housing for people with disabilities 7/21

» Milwaukee Co. Zoo gains two snow leopards 7/20

» Meijer announces $25,000 donation to Wauwatosa Library 7/20

» Man shot, killed by Wauwatosa police was brandishing sword Updated:  7/18

» Wauwatosa early learning program to begin this fall 7/17

» GoPro perspective: Inside a firefighter training burn in Wauwatosa 7/17

» Chief Weber: Wauwatosa man killed by police was carrying sword, given 'numerous commands' to put down weapon 7/17

» One person dead after police-involved shooting in Wauwatosa Updated:  7/17

» Milwaukee Co. Zoo adds lactation stations for nursing mothers and babies 7/16

» Greenfield's Bella Matthias headlines the 2015 All-Suburban Softball Team 7/16

» Joe Bartolotta asks Wauwatosa not to grant him $9.5K to offset liquor license cost 7/16

» Take two: Fish Cheeks plans to open this winter in Wauwatosa 7/15

» Wauwatosa nearly out of licenses to allow new businesses to serve liquor 7/15

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Advertisement

Hidden Tosa

 

"Hidden Tosa" is a semi-regular feature where reporter Rory Linnane explores the closed down and closed off parts of Wauwatosa.

2015 Writing Contest

 

(Click image for details)

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

CONNECT