Video: Holiday in Whoville
Holiday in Whoville.
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:38:39 +0000Holiday in WhovilleHoliday in Whoville.http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12463/7212185?cpt=8&wpid=2637WCIA>>heather holiday classic movies are coming to an historic theater. >>matt: sponsored by the champaign park district today. the details on this. let's start and whoille. >> - - [indiscernible]. we will have three hot chocolate and the grinch will be taking pictures with kids. >>heather: you had an amazing turnout last year so you decided to bring it back. >> we almost sold out last year so it's a pretty popular event. >>matt: what's the experience like? >> as soon as they walk in, we decorated to look like whoville and the grinch is walking around. we try to make it as fun and family-friendly as possible. >>heather: lots of great picture taking opportunities like you mentioned. with the grinch and santa. tell me about these trolley rides. >> they will go around downtown champaign. spots are limited. we do have an overflow line because he will try to get everyone on as much as we can. >>heather: then you will show the movie. speaking of movies, you just friends posted pictures being there. >> we had over 400 people show up for that screening. to have the opportunity for everyone to come together and watch these movies is amazing. >>heather: people are quoting the lines. >> a lot of parents who it was a favorite movies of theirs when they were children are now bringing theirs. we are starting with a wonderful life. it's a very hugely popular film. we are doing that friday night and two screenings on saturday. a saturday matinee and evening. - - will be another one, younger family showing their kids. then we also have miracle on 34th street coming to the virginia. >>matt: if people haven't been to the virginia, what's it like seeing a movie there? >> it's amazing. you are there with people engaging and experiencing the same. but to see it in a 1921 historic theater that's been pretty magical this time of year. and we have it decorated. there are multiple trees, lights everywhere, ireland. >>matt: fantastic experiences. more information where? >> www.thevirginia.org. >> tickets are three dollars. children under two are free and you can buy tickets at the information on your screen. such a great time. if you are in the christmas spirit, you definitely will be. >>matt: thank you very much. good