Holiday Movie Marathon at Auburn University’s Davis Arboretum Dec. 10

Published: December 06, 2017
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The Davis Arboretum at Auburn University is once again teaming up with the City of Auburn Parks and Recreation to host a Holiday Movie Marathon Dec. 10 beginning at 4:30 p.m. The free public event will take place on the front lawn outside the pavilion, and gates will open at 4 p.m.

The first of four movies will begin at 4:30 p.m. Movies include:

  • 4:30 p.m. – The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974)

  • 5:30 p.m. – Frosty the Snowman (1969)

  • 6 p.m. – How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966)

  • 7 p.m. – National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

Moviegoers can bring blankets and chairs for seating. Free hot dogs, hamburgers, hot cocoa, hot cider and popcorn will be available while they last. There will be small activities for children to participate in at the pavilion over the course of the afternoon.

The movie marathon is a rain or shine event. Event patrons are encouraged to walk to the Arboretum after the conclusion of the Auburn Christmas Parade, which will begin at 2 p.m. Parking is available near the entrances on three sides: along Lem Morrison and the Poultry Science parking lot; along Garden Drive; and in the Arboretum parking lot off Garden Drive.

For more information, contact the Davis Arboretum at 334-844-5770 or by email at The Donald E. Davis Arboretum is a 13.5 acre facility which is supported by Auburn’s College of Sciences and Mathematics.

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