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Stargazing: Summer Outdoor Movies
Erin Valentine | Photo: Courtesy Image | June 14, 2013
Make it a movie night at one of the many outdoor films being shown this summer throughout Atlanta. Lay down a blanket and chill under the stars as you watch one of your favorites. Here, five flicks to catch.
WHAT Atlantic Station: Movies in Central Park Series
WHY As part of their month of August Laughs, Atlantic Station will be showing Uncle Buck on Aug. 1, Ghostbusters on Aug. 8 and The Goonies on Aug. 15. Nearby restos are offering a variety of Dinner and a Central Park Movie specials, so pair these great comedies with good eats.
WHERE 1380 Atlantic Drive, atlanticstation.com
WHAT Chastain Park Summer Movie Series
WHY Enjoy a magical night watching The Perks of Being A Wallflower on Aug. 1 at Chastain Park. Admission is free, and food will be available in the park, along with restaurant specials at Town Brookhaven.
WHERE 4469 Stella Drive, chastainparkmovies.com
WHAT Friends of Candler Park: CP Movie Nights
WHY Around dusk, head to the Friends of Candler Park Movie Nights. On Aug. 10, family-friendly The Lorax will be showing, and on Aug. 24, classic comedy Pee Wee’s Big Adventure will be on the big screen. Admission is free, and movie-goers are welcome to bring coolers as long as they don’t have any glass containers.
WHERE 585 Candler Park Drive NE, friendsofcandlerpark.org
WHAT Stone Mountain Village: Movies on Main
WHY Visit Historic Downtown Stone Mountain Village on Aug. 17 and see The Croods, a fun, animated family comedy about a lovable group of cavemen who must learn to survive in an ever-changing world. Admission is free and vendors will be available all evening for fun and tasty refreshments.
WHERE 875 Main St., Stone Mountain, stonemountainvillage.com
WHAT Suwanee Town Center Park: Movies Under the Stars
WHY If you miss it at Stone Mountain Village, on Aug. 24, take the family to Suwanee’s beautiful Town Center to see The Croods. Admission is free, you only need to bring a smile and a comfy beach chair or towel.
WHERE 330 Town Center Ave., Suwanee, suwanee.com