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Movies Under the Dome: The Wizard of Oz

Sat Aug 5 13:00:00 2017

Put on your ruby slippers and follow the yellow brick road to the McLean County Museum of History for a special weekend matinee of The Wizard of Oz! The fourth installment of our Movies under the Dome series takes place on Saturday, August 5 at 1:00 p.m. This program is free and open to the public.

Celebrate the end of summer with this 1939 classic about a Kansas farm girl transported to a fantasy land of magic, danger, and Technicolor! Discover Dorothy’s surprising connections to Bloomington-Normal. Get creative during an intermission packed with fun activities for the kids. While you’re at it, be sure to take a peek at rarely-seen, movie-themed items from the Museum’s collection. Stick around after the show for a chance to win exciting prizes. Costumes are encouraged!

The Wizard of Oz has a run time of 1 hour 52 minutes and is rated PG for mild violence and suspenseful situations. Drinks and popcorn will be available for purchase. Don’t forget, it’s the last day to donate to the Back 2 School Alliance supply drive. Bring in new school supplies and receive a free bag of popcorn! Check the Alliance’s website for a list of approved items: http://back2schoolalliance.org/?page_id=140. For more information, contact the Education Department at education@mchistory.org or 309-827-0428.

Movies Under the Dome: The Wizard of Oz