A new summer entertainment series on Friday nights in July and August will feature movies and comedy.
The Oak Ridge After Dark series is presented by the Oak Ridge Convention and Visitors Bureau. It starts July 11 and ends August 15, and it will feature three movies and aÂ family-friendly comedy troupe performance at A.K. Bissell Park.
The series provides free, family-friendly entertainment in a safe environment for all ages, a press release said. Each night will have a specific theme to accompany the film. Here’s the schedule:
July 11â€”Beat the Heat Night
- July 18â€”Pirate Night
- August 8â€”Einstein Simplified, comedy improv troupe
- August 15â€”Hero Night
Activities are planned beginning at 7 p.m., with the feature entertainment beginning at dusk, the press release said. Children are encouraged to dress as their favorite characters in conjunction with each film or theme. Characters from select films will be on hand for photo opportunities.
Visit the Historic Oak Ridge Facebook page or http://oakridgevisitor.com/2014/07/01/oak-ridge-after-dark/ for a complete list of scheduled films.
The series is sponsored by UCOR, Oak Ridge Nissan, and Star 102.1 FM. The ORCVB said sponsorship opportunities are still available. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact the Oak Ridge Convention and Visitors Bureau at (865) 482-7821 or by email at [email protected].
The Oak Ridge Convention and Visitors Bureau is a local organization formed to strengthen the area economy through the marketing and promotion of Oak Ridge as a destination for meetings, business, and leisure travel. Visit them online at oakridgevisitor.com or call (865) 482-7821 for more information.