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25th Anniversary of “A League of Their Own” Celebrations This Week

HUNTINGBURG — The city of Huntingburg is gearing up for Hollywood’s return, as stars of the hit film, “A League of Their Own,” come to celebrate 25-years since the movie’s release.
LISTEN:  Mayor Denny Spinner discusses the upcoming event 
From www.visitduboiscounty.com —

Come join in on this salute to the movie “A League of Their Own,” which was filmed in Huntingburg, Indiana 25 years ago!

It’s been 25 years since Columbia Pictures brought this hit motion picture to our community, bringing legendary actors/actresses Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Madonna, Rosie O’Donnell, etc. As a salute to this motion film and what it brougt to our area, many activities and events will be taking place June 15 – June 17, 2017.

Here is the Schedule:

Thursday, June 15:

MOVIE SHOWN AT THE GASLIGHT
Location: 328 E 4th Street, Huntingburg, IN
Friday, June 16:
SALUTE TO “A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN” COCKTAIL EVENT
Time: Doors open at 7 pm – 10 pm
Where: Huntingburg Event Center 200 E. 14th St. Huntingburg, IN 47542
 
Join us as we commemorate the 25th anniversary of the movie, “A League of Their Own,” with a 1940s-themed cocktail event.

Come in your best 1940s attire and walk the red carpet to enter the celebration located at the Huntingburg Event Center. Take a step back in time and pay tribute to this hit motion picture that was partially filmed in Huntingburg, Indiana.

The price per ticket is $40. To purchase tickets online, go to http://bit.ly/League25 (they have a $3 processing fee online). In order to ensure tickets, purchase in advance! While there is still plenty available as of right now, seating capacity is limited with a set number of spaces.

Event highlights:

– Guest appearances from two memorable cast members from the movie, “A League of Their Own”
– Premiere showing of a “9-inning” documentary that commemorates the City of Huntingburg, League Stadium and the making of the movie!
– Hors d’oeurves, Cash Bar and 1940s music!
Check out our Facebook Event page for updates! https://www.facebook.com/events/427900210878854/

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