Cult-Classics & Cocktails THROWBACK SERIES!
Thursday Nights, May 17 - June 14
6 pm: Trivia, galleries, bar
7:15 pm: Films
$8 general public, $5 Museum members
Signature drinks, wine, and beer available for purchase
In May and June, be a kid again as you watch favorite cult-classic films from days of yore while sipping a specially paired signature cocktail. New this season, we will start each night with movie-themed trivia!
Purchase tickets online using the links below (please note: online ticketing currently only works well on desktop and laptop computers, not on mobile), by calling the Museum's box office at 303-651-8374, or at the door.
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)
Paired with the “Scrumdiddlyumptious” cocktail
May 17, Rated G
The story of Charlie Bucket, a little boy with no money and a good heart, who dreams wistfully of being able to buy the candy that other children enjoy. Charlie enters into a magical world when he wins one of five ‘Golden Tickets’ to visit the mysterious chocolate factory owned by the eccentric Willy Wonka and run by his capable crew of Oompa-Loompas. Buy tickets online
SPECIAL ADDITION! The real Violet Beauregarde, Aurora-resident Denise Nickerson, will make a special appearance at our screening of Willy Wonka on Thursday! "Violet" will give us an insider's look at what it was like to work with Gene Wilder and be part of this iconic film. Film to be followed by Q & A and book signings!
The Muppet Movie
Paired with the “Kermit” cocktail
May 24, Rated G
After living the quiet life in a swamp, Kermit the Frog takes the chance for his big break as he makes the journey to Hollywood. Along the way, he comes across several quirky new friends, including comedic Fozzie Bear, beautiful but feisty Miss Piggy, and the Great Gonzo. But Kermit must also watch out for ruthless Doc Hopper, who plans to use him as his spokesman for his Frog Legs food chain. Buy tickets online
Paired with “The Beast” cocktail
May 31, Rated PG
Scotty Smalls moves to a new neighborhood and wants to learn to play baseball. Rodriguez, the neighborhood baseball guru, takes Smalls under his wing and soon he becomes part of the local baseball buddies. A summer full of adventures ensues, including treehouse sleepovers, the snooty rival baseball team, the attractive lifeguard at the pool, and the legendary ball-eating dog called The Beast. Buy tickets online
The Never Ending Story
Paired with the “Southern Oracle” cocktail
June 7, Rated PG
Bastian is a young boy who lives a dreary life being tormented by school bullies. On one such occasion, he escapes into a bookshop where the old proprietor reveals an ancient storybook to him. As he begins to read the book in the school attic, he is drawn into the mythical land of Fantasia, which desperately needs a hero to save it from destruction. Buy tickets online
Paired with the “Bangarang” cocktail
June 14, Rated PG
Peter Pan (Robin Williams) has grown up to be a cutthroat lawyer and is married to Wendy’s granddaughter. Captain Hook (Dustin Hoffman) kidnaps Peter’s children, prompting Peter to return to Never Land with Tinkerbell (Julia Roberts). With the help of Tink and the Lost Boys, he must remember how to fly, fight, and crow again in order to save his children by battling with Captain Hook once more. Buy tickets online