A Night at the Drive-In


As much hot air as I spout against driving (vs. public transporation, biking, etc.), there is one situation where a replacement for a car is practically out of the question. While I've heard of people biking or walking in, carrying their own lawn chairs, blankets, and battery powered radios, the drive-in movies just aren't the same unless you drive in.

After keeping an eye on my schedule and the schedule of the theatre all summer long, I finally found a match this weekend: two movies that didn't look terrible with a weekend where I was free and had access to a car. The experience was well worth it. The movies may not have been awesome, and we had a little bit of a car door issue*, but the experience was almost exactly as it should be completely with giggling teenagers running around willy nilly and a foot-long chili dog from the concession stand.

For those of you in the northwest washington "viewing" area, check out Blue Fox Drive-In (open weekends until at least early December). For those of you outside of said viewing area, check for drive-ins in your area here

Oh, and if I can't convince you with the ambience and chili dogs, maybe this will do the trick: two movies for only $6, at 65%* savings over your nearest cineplex.
Sunday October 21 2007File under: movies, Anacortes

Toggle Comments (3)comment?
on Mon 22nd Oct, 2007 07:04 am PDT gretchen said:
well, what about the movies? what did you see?
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on Mon 22nd Oct, 2007 06:17 pm PDT Jule said:
Did you say chili dogs? Say no more! You can even sit in the back of my truck!
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on Mon 22nd Oct, 2007 09:41 pm PDT Wren said:
Gretchen, the movies were The Comebacks (B if you are in the mood for ridiculousness) and Super Bad (a solid A, if you ask me)*.Jule, Bela and I would scarf chili dogs like they were going out of style then dutch oven the crap out of the back of your truck.
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