The holiday season is upon us and The Junior League of Tuscaloosa (JLT) is hosting its newest fundraiser and community event, "Merry & Bright," at the Bama Theatre on Saturday, December 17.

This is an event where families can enjoy Christmas classics at the newly renovated Bama Theatre located at 600 Greensboro Avenue in Downtown Tuscaloosa, AL, which will be decorated for the holiday season.

The 2022 Merry & Bright movie lineup includes “Elf” and “National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.”


“The League has been exploring new ideas for raising necessary funds for women and children in Tuscaloosa, while also adding value to our community with a new event," said Elizabeth Hinson, JLT Executive Vice President. "I have loved taking my own children to Birmingham to watch holiday movies over the years, and am so excited the League is bringing that experience to Tuscaloosa this year."

"Merry & Bright" Film Lineup, Information and Ticket Prices:

“Elf” will be shown on Saturday, December 17 at 2 p.m., with a ticket price of $12.

“National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation” will be shown on Saturday, December 17 at 7 p.m., with a ticket price of $15.

Doors open one hour before showtime and seating is general admission: first come, first served.

Concessions will be offered during both movies, with a specialty cocktail served at the 7 p.m. movie.

Click here for more details.


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Hinson said "anyone who has been looking forward to seeing the newly renovated Bama Theatre, this is the perfect opportunity. We hope to make this an annual event that will expand and add to the Christmas fun of downtown Tuscaloosa already created by the Tinsel Trail and Holidays on the River.”

According to the press release, all ticket sales benefit the Junior League of Tuscaloosa’s community partners including Holt Elementary School and Tuscaloosa Angels. In addition, funds raised will also allow the JLT to provide a free field trip for Holt Elementary School students to see Polar Express at the Bama Theatre in December.

(Source) Click here for more about The Junior League of Tuscaloosa. Click here for more details about Merry & Bright and to purchase tickets.

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