Starlight Cinemas returns to Freshfields Village every Wednesday night beginning May 30 with screening of top family movie hits on the Village Green. The series will begin at 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday through the end of August (there will be no showing Wed., July 4).
Numerous blockbusters from 2011 are scheduled for the series, including animated, true stories, revamped classics and more.
From June 20 until August 15, award-winning silhouette artist, songwriter and storyteller, Clay Rice, will perform his “Lowcountry Legends Show,” which includes fascinating tales of the South Carolina Lowcountry in story and song. This free show will take Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. prior to Starlight Cinema screenings. After the show, have Rice sign a copy of his book, The Lonely Shadow, and create a silhouette of your child. Rice will also be on the porch of Islands Mercantile every Tuesday through Friday from 5 until 9 p.m. cutting silhouettes beginning June 15.
The Starlight Cinema Series is free, and guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or chairs. The series is sponsored by the Town of Seabrook Island.
The schedule includes:
- June 6- Glory Road: In 1966, A Texas Western coach Don Haskins led the first all-black starting line-up for a college basketball team to the NCAA national championship. This inspirational movie stars Josh Lucas, 118 min, PG (2006)
- June 13- The Muppets: When three Muppet fans learn that Tex Richman wants to drill for oil under the Muppet Theater, they set out to find the Muppets. Split up for years, they agree to put on one last show and save the Muppet Theater. 103 min, PG (2011)
- June 20- Cars 2: Star racecar Lightning McQueen and his pal Mater head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix race. But the road grows a little rocky as Mater gets caught up in his own intriguing adventure. 106 min, G (2011)
- June 27- King Fu Panda 2: Po and his friends fight to stop a peacock villain from conquering China with a deadly new weapon. But the Dragon Warrior learns that he must first come to terms with his past. 91 min, PG (2011)