Birmingham, AL – Alabama Theatre announces 2016 Christmas movie schedule

posted by ThrHistoricalSociety on October 6, 2016 at 2:25 pm

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From AL.com: Halloween is still more than three weeks away, but it’s not too early to start making your Christmas plans at the Alabama Theatre.

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. today, Oct., 6, for the Alabama’s 2016 Holiday Film Series, and if you want to make sure to get tickets to see some of your favorite Christmas movies, you might want to go ahead and buy your tickets now.

Last Christmas season, a record 29,281 people attended the Holiday Film Series, and 12 of the 18 screenings were sold out, according to Brant Beene, executive director of Birmingham Landmarks, which owns and operates the Alabama Theatre.

“These are so popular,” Beene said. “People even plan their holidays around them.”

Tickets to this year’s movies are $8, with the exception of the two screenings of “The Polar Express.” Those tickets are $12, with proceeds benefiting Kid One Transport.

Order tickets online at Ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000. There is an additional charge for online purchases.

Here is the 2016 Holiday Film Series schedule:

Dec. 9, Friday, 7 p.m. — “White Christmas.”

Dec. 10, Saturday, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. — “The Polar Express.”

Dec. 10, Saturday, 7 p.m. — “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.”

Dec. 11, Sunday, 2 p.m. — “Miracle on 34th Street.”

Dec. 11, Sunday, 7 p.m. — “Elf.”

Dec. 12, Monday, 7 p.m. — “It’s a Wonderful Life.”

Dec. 13, Tuesday, 7 p.m. — “Home Alone.”

Dec. 14, Wednesday, 7 p.m. — “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.”

Dec. 15, Thursday, 7 p.m. — “Elf.”

Dec. 16, Friday, 7 p.m. — “A Christmas Story.”

Dec. 17, Saturday, 2 p.m. — Christmas Cartoon Matinee: “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.”

Dec. 17, Saturday, 7 p.m. — “It’s a Wonderful Life.”

Dec. 18, Sunday, 2 p.m. — “White Christmas.”

Dec. 18, Sunday, 7 p.m. — “Home Alone.”

Dec. 19, Monday, 2 p.m. — “It’s a Wonderful Life.”

Dec. 19, Monday, 7 p.m. — “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.”

Dec. 20, Tuesday, 2 p.m. — “White Christmas.”

Dec. 20, Tuesday, 7 p.m. — “Meet Me in St. Louis.”

Dec. 21, Wednesday, 2 p.m. — “A Christmas Story.”

Dec. 21, Wednesday, 7 p.m. — “Elf.”

Dec. 22, Thursday, 2 p.m. — Christmas Cartoon Matinee: “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.”

Dec. 22, Thursday, 7 p.m. — “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.”

The Alabama Theatre is at 1817 Third Ave. North in downtown Birmingham.

Full story and photo gallery at: http://www.al.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2016/10/alabama_theatre_announces_2016.html

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