Drive-in movies in Rowan cancelled due to rain

Drive-in movies in Rowan cancelled due to rain
The Rowan County fairgrounds will host drive-in movies beginning on Friday. (Source: WBTV File)

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - The drive-in movies set to begin this Friday at the Rowan County fairgrounds have been canceled due to the rain, according to organizer Randall Barger.

“Due to the amount of rain we will cancel movies this weekend,” Barger posted. “Grounds are flooded. We will try and open Wednesday the 27th. We will be showing Onward. Great Disney movie. Hope to see you here. Information call 704 640 2326.”

Restrictions on public gatherings and the closure of movie theaters have led to a resurgence of the popularity of of the drive-in movie. Now Rowan County will be able to once again enjoy that once popular pastime.

Organizers Randall Barger and Linda Knight say that concessions will be served once the drive-in gets going.

Admission for a car load of up to four people is $20. An individual ticket is $6.00. Children under 4 get in free. Gates open at 8:00 pm, the movie begins at 8:45 with the audio playing on the car radio.

Concessions include corn dogs, Polish sausage, brats, french fries, chili cheese fries, fresh squeezed lemonade, tea , candy apples, cotton candy, deep fried Oreos, funnel cakes, popcorn, candy and kettle corn.

Movies will be shown on Friday and Saturday nights, with a kids feature on Wednesday nights.

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