Flashback Weekend 2010
FLASHBACK WEEKEND HORROR CONVENTION
AT THE MIDWAY DRIVE-IN SEPTEMBER 10 & 11, 2010
The Midway Drive-In in Dixon, Illinois
Saturday afternoon events including the Bruce Campbell autograph signing to be held at the Comfort Inn, 136 Plaza Drive, Dixon, IL 61021
Bruce Campbell at the Drive-In!
Bruce Campbell will be a special guest at the Flashback Weekend Horror Convention to be held at the Midway Drive-In located in Dixon, Illinois. Bruce will be signing autographs, conducting a lively Q & A and introducing a big screen presentation of his film MY NAME IS BRUCE.
The EVIL DEAD trilogy will also be screened (on the HUGE 90 foot wide) screen, including a restored 35mm print of THE EVIL DEAD (courtesy of Grindhouse Releasing). Bruce will be appearing Saturday Sept. 11, 2010.
Charles Band and his Full Moon Road Show!
The weekend will include many special events, such as Charles Band and his Full Moon Roadshow. Charles Band released many cult classics at Drive-Ins during the 70's and 80's, and we're thrilled to have him as a guest for his first Full Moon Roadshow appearance at a Drive-In! We can't wait to see what wild and crazy things he has planned for a Drive-In audience!
FLASHBACK WEEKEND HORROR CONVENTION 2010 AT THE MIDWAY DRIVE-IN will present 35mm screenings of classic horror and exploitation features, celebrity guests, vintage coming attractions and concession ads, a horror dealer merchandise flea market, and more!
35mm programming will include a Friday night Triple Feature and a Saturday night Dusk to Dawn show. Classic horror trailers and vintage concession ads will be shown in between features. Horror vendors will be set up on the Midway Drive-In grounds on Saturday afternoon prior to the film screenings. Celebrity guests will introduce the screenings and be available for autographs during the Horror Dealer Flea market hours.
Located in northern Illinois between Dixon and Sterling, (a two hour drive from Chicago), the Midway Drive-In is home to the oldest Drive-In screen in Illinois. Hotel accommodations and campgrounds are located just minutes from the Midway Drive-In.
Grindhouse Releasing presents Sam Raimi's THE EVIL DEAD on the big screen and more!!!
Grindhouse Releasing is presenting a nationwide 35mm theatrical re-release of Sam Raimi's THE EVIL DEAD, and we're proud to be showing it at the Midway Drive-In during Flashback Weekend 2010! For more info on this major theatrical re-release, visit www.grindhousereleasing.com/evil_dead_press.html). EVIL DEAD 2 and ARMY OF DARKNESS will also be screened. Additional titles to be announced!
SCHEDULE / EVENTS
Friday September 10
“DOLLS” courtesy of Charles Band and Full Moon Entertainment
Saturday September 11
“MY NAME IS BRUCE”
“EVIL DEAD” restored 35mm print courtesy of Grindhouse Releasing
“EVIL DEAD 2”
“ARMY OF DARKNESS”
ADDITIONAL FILMS TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!
Friday Sept. 10, 2010
Friday Night events to be held at the
91 PALMYRA ROAD
DIXON, IL 61021
5:30PM Registration Booth open
5:30PM-7:45PM Horror Vendor area - In front of concession stand
7:45PM Opening remarks and introduction by Charles Band of Full Moon Entertainment
8:00 PM DOLLS (1987) courtesy of Full Moon Entertainment
9:45PM THE UNDERTAKER & HIS PALS (1966)
11:15PM PIECES (1983) courtesy of Grindhouse Releasing
Saturday Sept. 11, 2010
Saturday afternoon events including the Bruce Campbell autograph signing to be held at the
136 PLAZA DRIVE
DIXON, IL 61021
12:00PM Gates open
12:00PM-7:30PM Horror Vendor area - In front of concession stand
2:30PM Bruce Campbell autograph session
Saturday Night events to be held at the
91 PALMYRA ROAD
DIXON, IL 61021
5:30PM Midway Drive-In gates open - MIDWAY DRIVE-IN
5:30PM-7:45PM Horror Vendor area - MIDWAY DRIVE-IN
7:45PM Bruce Campbell Q & A – at the stage in front of the screen
8:30 PM MY NAME IS BRUCE (2008)
10:00PM CHARLES BAND'S FULL MOON ROAD SHOW – at the stage in front of the screen
11:00PM THE EVIL DEAD (1983) courtesy of Grindhouse Releasing
1:00AM EVIL DEAD 2: DEAD BY DAWN (1987)
3:00AM ARMY OF DARKNESS (1993)
4:30AM SURPRISE!!! NOT TO BE MISSED!!!
Schedule subject to change
Please visit www.themidwaydrivein.net/rules.php to see the Midway Drive-In house rules.
- Please note that No Outside Food is permitted to be brought into the Midway Drive-In grounds. The Midway concession stand will be open all day and night for all of your dining and snacking needs.
- No re entry. If you leave the Drive-In, you must pay again to re-enter.
- Single day tickets will be on sale at the door (based on availability)
- Ticket and package purchases are non-refundable.
- Celebrity appearances are subject to change due to professional commitments.
- Activities, package contents, and schedule subject to change.
- Flashback Weekend/Midway Drive In reserves the right to deny entry to any attendee or Dealer for any reason.
- Package contents are non-transferable.
- Prices subject to change without notice.
For information on the Midway Drive-In, visit www.themidwaydrivein.net or call 847 478 0119.