Longmont Museum Hosts Halloween Film Series

Classic and cult Halloween films are coming to Longmont this season with the Views & Brews Halloween Film Series, hosted in the Longmont Museum’s 250-seat Stewart Auditorium. The series runs Thursday nights, October 5 – November 2, and features movies including the original Ghostbusters, Interview with the Vampire and Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride.

Each Thursday night during the film series, the Museum will be open for extended evening hours, so guests can stroll through the galleries from 5-9 p.m. A bar and lounge will open at 6 p.m. and serve local beer, wine, signature drinks that were created for the night’s movie and snacks. The films will begin at 7:15 p.m.

Tickets for the show are $8 for general admission; $5 for museum members. Tickets can be purchased online, by calling (303) 651-8374 or at the door.


Ghostbusters (1984), Oct. 5, Rate PG
Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson star as a foursome of Manhattan-based paranormal investigators. They wise-crack their way through the city and stumble upon a gateway to another dimension, one which will release untold evil, so they must try and save the Big Apple.
Signature Drink: “The Slimer” cocktail

Shaun of the Dead, Oct. 12, Rated R
– Shaun doesn’t have a very good day, so he decides to turn his life around by getting his ex to take him back. Unfortunately, he times it right in the middle of what may be a zombie apocalypse. Shaun take the opportunity to show everyone how useful he is by saving them all. All he had to do is survive…and get his ex back.
Signature Drink: “Brain Drain” cocktail

Interview with the Vampire, Oct. 19, Rated R
– The story of an unremorseful bloodsucker is told by his guilt-ridden protégé, beginning in 18th Century New Orleans. Eventually, they bring a young orphan into the fold and form their very own dysfunctional family. Starring: Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt and Kirsten Dunst
Signature Drink: “The Bloodsucker” cocktail

Casper, Oct. 26, Rated PG
– Casper the Friendly Ghost attempts to befriend Kat, the 12-year-old daughter of a paranormal expert, but his nasty uncles Stinky, Stretch and Fatso wreak havoc on their relationship in this family-friendly ghost story.
Signature Drinks: “Casper’s Cocktail” and kid-friendly “Baby Casper”
SPECIAL EVENT: Join the Museum for a special Halloween party before the movie, including festive crafts, games and trick-or-treating. FREE with film admission; begins at 6 p.m.

Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride, Nov. 2, Rated PG
When Victor, a shy groom, practices his wedding vows in the inadvertent presence of the enchanted Corpse Bride, she rises from the grave and whisks him off to a dark and mysterious netherworld where they are now married. Victor searches for a way back to his own world and his true love and fiancée, Victoria.
Signature Drink: “Til Death Do Us Part” cocktail

The Longmont Museum & Cultural Center is located at 400 Quail Rd. They are open Monday-Saturday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays from 1-5 p.m. The Museum is a center for art and culture in northern Colorado and engages the community in an exploration of history, art and science through exhibition, education, preservation and interpretation of regional history. The 250-seat, state-of-the-art Stewart Auditorium is designed to provide a premier performance space for small musical ensembles, films, lectures, theatre, dance and other events. For more information about the Museum, click here.

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