Alumni Classic Movie Night at the Jefferson

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LU Alumni Classic Movie Night at the Jefferson Theatre featuring Friday Night Lights Friday, September 20, 6pm Reception, 7:30pm Showing Lamar University Alumni

Join your fellow LU Alumni and Cardinal Fans for Classic Movie Night at the Jefferson Theatre (345 Fannin Street, Beaumont) on Friday, September 20, 2019. Enjoy a pre-movie party on the 2nd floor beginning at 6pm with appetizers, beverages, and LU giveaways. Cash bar available on the first floor. The movie "Friday Night Lights" will begin at 7:30pm. Guests must purchase a movie ticket in order to enter the Jefferson Theatre and alumni party. Advance registration is required by Friday, September 13, 2019 by 5:00pm.

Attendees are encouraged to wear their favorite Cardinal Red Fan Gear in honor of the 2019 Football Season and there will be a fun photobooth in the lobby.

This event is a partnership of the City of Beaumont and the Lamar University Office of Alumni Affairs and Department of Athletics.

Ticket Information

Classic Movie Night Tickets are $5 each. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Beaumont Civic Center Box Office (located at 701 Main Street) Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm, or the evening of the movie at the Jefferson Theatre (345 Fannin Street). Please note, guests must purchase a movie ticket in order to enter the Jefferson Theatre and the alumni pre-movie reception.

Friday Night Lights

Friday Night Lights is a 2004 Sports Drama Film, directed by Peter Berg, based on H.G. Bissinger's book, which profiled the economically depressed town of Odessa, TX and their heroic high school football team, The Permian High Panthers. The film is rated PG-13 and 1 hour and 58 minutes in length. Be sure to check out LU Alumnus Tommy Kendrick '72 who plays the role of the Odessa Doctor in the movie.

Classic Movie Nights at the Jefferson

One of the best and most affordable ways to enjoy the breathtaking historic Jefferson Theatre and its history is to attend a Classic Movie Night and watch your favorite classic movies on the big screen. Owned and operated by the City of Beaumont, the theatre has become the cornerstone of entertainment in Downtown Beaumont. Built in 1927, the theatre is a showcase of fine materials and workmanship, with marble staircases and Spanish-style decor. The theatre underwent a complete restoration in 2003. Weekly Classic Movie Nights began in August 2014 and have more than 12,000 attendees regularly.