Longmont Museum Hosts Summer Film Series: Cult Classics & Cocktails

The Longmont Museum & Cultural Center will once again host weekly adult movie nights from May 18 through June 16. Enjoy cult classic movies paired with a signature cocktail created with the movie’s theme in mind. The Museum will offer extended evening hours so visitors can stroll through the current exhibits and galleries from 5-9 p.m. (free with purchase of your film ticket), the bar and lounge will open at 6 p.m. and the films will begin at 7:15 p.m. in the Stewart Auditorium.

Films will be shown Thursday evenings and tickets are $8/General Admission; $5/Museum Members. Signature drinks, wine, beer and snacks will also be available for purchase. See below for the list of this summer’s movies, and purchase your tickets today!

Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Signature Cocktail: “The Stoli Grail”
May 18, Rated PG
History is turned on its comic head when, in 10th century England, King Arthur travels the countryside to find knights who will join him at the Round Table in Camelot. Arthur and his knights are then inspired by God to quest together for the Holy Grail. Hilarity ensues along the way as our heroes encounter a damsel in distress, a Soothsayer and the Knights of Ni.

Thelma and Louise
Signature Cocktail: “Tequilla Sunrise”
May 25, Rated R
Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon play Thelma and Louise, two working-class friends who plan a quiet weekend getaway from the men in their lives. Their road trip takes an unexpected turn, and their weekend getaway turns into a dramatic attempt to outrun the law. Add in a young Brad Pitt, and you’ve got an adventure for the ages.

Office Space
Signature Cocktail:  “Coffee with a kick!”
June 1, Rated R
Peter Gibbons is computer programmer who, at the ripe old age of 28, is having a mid-life crisis. Unable to endure another moment of the mind-numbing routine and petty annoyances that assault him day after day, Peter and some equally frustrated colleagues hatch a plot which could lead to a very lucrative and early retirement.

Pulp Fiction

Signature Cocktail: “Kahlua Milkshakes”
June 8, Rated R
The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster’s wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption. Quentin Tarantino at his best!

Best in Show
Signature Cocktail: “The Salty Dog”
June 15, Rated PG-13
Best in Show is a mockumentary of five dogs and their owners destined to show in the Mayflower Kennel Club Dog Show. The film follows the surreal interactions among the owners and handlers as they travel to the show and then compete. The similarities between the personalities and characteristics of the owners and those of their dogs will keep you laughing.

Tickets for the film series can be purchased by clicking here (please note: online ticketing currently only works on desktop and laptop computers, not on mobile), by calling the Museum’s box office at 303-651-8374 or purchased at the door.

The Longmont Museum & Cultural Center is located at 400 Quail Rd. They are open Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays from 1-5 p.m. For more information on upcoming events and exhibits, visit longmontmuseum.org.

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