Come to one, or come to both! Popcorn and hot chocolate provided.
10:30: The Happy Elf
(2005; rated TV-G; 60 minutes. Directed by John Rice; starring Harry Connick Jr., Rob Paulsen, Carol Kane, Mickey Rooney, Kevin Michael Richardson)
An animated musical telling the story of Eubie, a jubilant elf who makes it his Christmas Eve mission to save the children of the aptly named Bluesville from another disappointing, Santa-less holiday. The Harry Connick Jr. score includes the title tune, along with “Smile on Christmas Day” and “Bluesville.”
11:30: The Polar Express
(2004; rated G; 100 minutes. Directed by Robert Zemeckis; starring Tom Hanks, Nona Gaye, Peter Scolari, Leslie Zemeckis, Michael Jeter, Eddie Deezen)
An inspiring adventure based on the beloved children’s book by Chris Van Allsburg. When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.