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Witches & Wizards Fantasy Film Night hosted by Detect Nerd:
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)

July 7, 2023 • Doors: 7:00 PM • Start: 7:30 PM

Witches & Wizards Arcade presents Fantasy Film Friday hosted by Detect Nerd. Columbia’s coolest/nerdiest, free, film series features trivia, commentary, raffle prizes and more!

You have a Golden Ticket to see an outdoor showing of the original 1971 version of Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory on a pleasant summer evening*. In the tradition of The Wizard of Oz, this silly, sinister, Seussian adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic children’s story features Gene Wilder as a mysterious candymaker who invites five lucky(?) children to tour his factory.

Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory shows Friday, July 7 at 7:30pm on the outdoor screen at Sentinel Park, 1214 Eugenia Street — with additional parking on Fay Street. Free admission! Beverages are available. Elizabeth Keach and Doug Miller of Columbia’s nerd/gaming group Detect Nerd host the show with trivia, commentary, and raffle prizes. For more info email thearcadedistrict@gmail.com.

*In case of bad weather, the showing will be in the upstairs theater inside the Witches & Wizards Arcade, on the grounds of Sentinel Park.

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