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Outdoor Screening of Willy Wonka

Thursday, August 1, 2024
8:30 - 11:00 pm

About the Event

Cost: Free

Bring your blankets and chairs and enjoy a screening of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, produced in 1971 and starring Gene Wilder. A musical, magical morality tale, the film is rated G.

Paramount Pictures, the Hollywood studio that produced the film, was acquired by multinational conglomerate Gulf and Western, which also owned Chase Manufacturing in Douglas.

GVSU Artist in Residence Kate Levy hosts the screening, which is designed to evoke memories and kindle conversations about this period in the history of Douglas and Saugatuck.

Doors open at 8:30, screening begins at 9:00 pm. Beer, wine, and other concessions will be available for purchase. All proceeds will benefit the Saugatuck-Douglas History Center.

Location

Outdoors, behind the History Center
130 W Center Street
Douglas, MI 49406 United States