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Schedule for BlobFest 8

Just received an email newsletter from The Colonial Theatre that included the schedule for this year's BlobFest which gets underway tomorrow night.

BlobFest 8
Official Schedule for Friday & Saturday, July 13 &14

FRIDAY: RUNNING OUT RE ENACTMENT REVELRY

7:00PM: Doors open
Tin Foil Hat Competition (entries at theatre by 7PM)
Scream Contest (entrants at theatre by 7PM)
Shorty Awards announced for amateur film contest
Live music by The Rivers Rockabilly Trio
9:00PM (approx.): Running Out Re- Enactment
And, much, much more!
All activities on Friday night are FREE! But, donations will be accepted to help defray the costs for the BlobFest weekend.

SATURDAY: STREET FAIR & FILM SCREENINGS

11:30AM: Street Fair Opens - FREE!
11:30AM: Doors to the theatre open. All patrons wishing to visit indoor vendors (including Wes Shank with The Original Blob), to participate in the Cast & Crew Panel Discussion and/or to see an afternoon double feature film screening must purchase a wristband to enter the theatre. Wristbands are $7/$6/$4.
12:00PM: Winner of Friday's Scream Contest starts the annual Fire Extinguisher Parade (outdoors)
12:15PM: Costume Contest (outdoors)
1:00PM: Cast & Crew Panel Discussion with producer Jack Harris, and other cast and crew members, recognizing the 50th anniversary of the filming of The Blob (wristband required)


Saturday Afternoon Screenings (wristband required):

2:00PM: The Blob
3:30PM: Angry Red Planet
5:00PM: The Blob
6:30PM: SHORTY Award Winners Screened


Saturday Late Nite Creature Feature (tickets required; wristbands will not be honored; tickets are $7/$6/$4)

7:30PM: Doors Re-Open
8:00PM: The Blob
9:30PM: Warning from Space
Lots of surprises!

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