West Park After Dark: A Reel Treat

Tickets are sold out for a free drive-in movie event that will take place at the West Park Medical Park in North Wilkesboro on Saturday, Oct. 31, starting at 6 p.m.

The event, “West Park After Dark: A Reel Treat,” is sponsored by The Health Foundation Inc., Town of North Wilkesboro, Town of Wilkesboro, and the Wilkesboro Tourism Development Authority.

The event has already reached parking capacity, but to be put on a waiting list, send an email to info@wilkescountytourism.com.

The parking lot opens at 6 p.m. and parking concludes at 6:50 p.m. Showtime of the 25-minute “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” is 7 p.m. The feature animated film “Coco” starts at 7:30 p.m. and runs one hour, 49 minutes. The event ends around 9:30 p.m.

This drive-in theater style event will feature three screens around the center lawn. Sound will be streamed through on-site speakers or can be tuned into the event’s FM channel on vehicle radios or portable battery-powered devices.

The site will open to ticket holders beginning at 6 p.m. via the West Park Drive entrance at the YMCA Express. Directional signs will be posted. Upon arrival, ticket QR codes on a mobile device will be scanned or printed tickets will be presented to staff.

Unless health and safety guidelines change, attendees must remain in their vehicles at all times. For everyone’s safety, the only interaction between attendees and event staff will be briefly at check-in. Staff will be practicing all health and safety guidelines that are recommended at the time of the event.

When entering and exiting the venue, exercise caution for staff and volunteers. Generate no trash and be respectful to everyone.

Restrooms will be available for emergencies. Lines will be marked to maintain a 6-foot distance and monitored to limit entry to one family at a time.

No concessions will be sold but attendees may bring their own. The West Park campus is alcohol- and tobacco-free.

For more information, contact Wilkesboro Town Hall at 336-838-3951.

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