Star Wars: The Force Awakens among movies at Scottville Clown Band Shell this summer.

April 7, 2016

star warsSCOTTVILLE — “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” will be among the movies shown at the Scottville Clown Band Shell this summer. This will be the 27th season of the band shell’s free Tuesday night Neighborhood Concert Series and the fourth season of Movies at the Shell.

Movies at the Shell will be presented on Tuesday nights this year in late July and early August. Each evening will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a Family Fun Night in the parking lot of the Scottville Optimist Club, followed by live musical entertainment and then the movie.

“We are pretty excited to offer a great season of entertainment for all age groups this summer,” said Rob Alway, co-chairman of the band shell committee. “We have worked very hard revamping our entertainment options and making sure that the entire community has an opportunity to enjoy the shell.”

Chloe and Olivia Kimes

Chloe and Olivia Kimes

The movie season will begin with “Frozen” on  July 19. The evening’s sponsor will be Mason County Central Schools with a variety of fun carnival activities available along with information about the school district. Live entertainment that evening will be MCC’s own Chloe and Olivia Kimes, beginning at 7 p.m. The movie will begin at dusk, about 9:30 p.m.

The Family Fun Night will be July 26. The evening’s sponsor will be Smith & Eddy Insurance and the featured film will be “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” The Family Fun Night theme will be Safety Night with displays from local emergency services including fire departments, police departments and EMS. The evening’s live entertainment will be Ludington’s own Emma Taranko and Mallory Shinn.

The final Family Fun Night will be August 2. The evening’s sponsor will be West Shore Bank and the featured film will be “Hotel Transylvania 2.” The evening’s Family Fun Night will be Safari Night. Featured live entertainment will be Jimmy Dodson.

John Merchant

John Merchant

The band shell is a joint endeavor by the Scottville Optimist Club and the Scottville Clown Band and relies on donations to help offset costs of entertainment and maintenance of the Shell. To make a tax deductible donation, send it to Scottville Clown Band Shell, PO Box 21, Scottville, MI 49454.

All concerts begin at 7 p.m., Family Fun Nights begin at 6:30 p.m. and movies begin at dusk, about 9:30 p.m.

June 7: Marek Music Makers

June 14: Road Less Travelled

June 21: Andrew Thomas

June 28: Scottville Clown Band Patriotic Concert

July 5: Fremont John

July 12: Mason County Civic Band.

July 19: Chloe and Olivia Kimes; Frozen Family Fun Night; Mason County Central Schools present “Frozen.” Scottville Optimist Educator of the Year Awards.

July 26: Emma Taranko and Mallory Shinn; Safety Family Fun Night; Smith & Eddy Insurance present “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Scottville Optimist First Responders of the Year Awards.

Fremont John

Fremont John

Aug. 2: Jimmy Doson; Safari Family Fun Night; West Shore Bank presents Disney’s “Zootopia.”

Aug. 9: John Merchant

Aug. 16: Peace, Love and Music

Aug. 23: Scottville Clown Band Welcome Home Concert

Aug. 30: Mason County Central Jazz Band.

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