Films – Drive in motion pictures assist fill movie show void in Petersburg
The Northern Nights movie show in Petersburg has been closed down for months due to the pandemic. Supervisor, Cyndy Fry, says that they had plans to attempt to restart the theater with social distance seating. Nevertheless, they’ve been unable to get new releases from manufacturing websites and there’s no timeline on after they can reopen.
However residents can nonetheless watch motion pictures on the massive display screen—not less than from their automobiles. A drive-in movie show run by the Lighthouse Meeting of God church has been exhibiting motion pictures each Friday and Saturday nights.
Nathan Lopez is the pastor of the church. He got here up with the concept for a drive in about 5 years in the past however jumped into motion final spring when Northern Nights Theater shut down. The church had common showings till it acquired too mild out in the summertime. Then they began motion pictures again up this fall.
Lopez spoke with KFSK’s Angela Denning:
The drive-in occurs each Friday and Saturday night time within the church’s car parking zone. The flicks change each week and are free. They do promote concessions like popcorn, sweet and soda pop.
Films this weekend:
Friday–Klaus at 6 p.m.; Christmas Carol with Jim Carey at eight p.m.
Saturday–Santa Clause 1 at 6 p.m.; Santa Clause 2 at eight p.m.