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Oct 01

Tivoli Theatre Exhibit open at Downers Grove Museum

Through Dec 20.

The Movie Magic: Celebrating 86 Years of the Tivoli Theatre exhibition opened at the Downers Grove Museum on July 11. The exhibit features classic movie posters, artifacts from throughout the theatre’s history rarely available for the public to view and interactive activities that allow visitors to contribute to the exhibit. Playing at Classic Cinemas Tivoli Theatre

Oct 01

The Films of Sidney Poitier – Film Series – Lilies of the Field

Shows at 1:00 & 7:00 p.m.

The Films of Sidney Poitier Film Series presents Lilies of the Field at the Lindo Theatre on Wednesday, October 1 at 1:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. Admission is $5 per movie or $20 for the series of 4 movies and the bonus musical. Starring Sidney Poitier, Lili Skala and Lisa Mann. A traveling handyman becomes the answer to the prayers of nuns who wish to build a chapel in the desert. Playing at Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre

Oct 03

Friday Night Frights presents Gremlins

Show at 10:00 p.m.

Join us at the Ogden 6 Theatre for Friday Night Frights. The series kicks off with Gremlins on Friday, October 3rd at 10:00 p.m. Admission is $5 per film. The series continues with Little Shop of Horrors, A Nightmare on Elm Street, The Shining and Scream. Playing at Classic Cinemas Ogden 6

Oct 04

Meet Michelangelo at the Tivoli Theatre

Through Oct 05.

Michelangelo will be at the Tivoli Theatre on Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 5 before the 12:00 p.m. & 4:45 p.m. shows. Bring your camera and take pictures with Michelangelo. Playing at Classic Cinemas Tivoli Theatre

Oct 05

All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) at the Paramount

Starts at 1:00 p.m.

All Quiet on the Western Front shown at the Paramount Theatre on Sunday, October 5 at 1:00 p.m. This is shown as part of the library’s One Book/One Read. Admission is $5.50. Playing at Classic Cinemas Paramount Theatre

Oct 06

After Hours Film Society presents Violette

Show starts at 7:30 p.m.

AHFS presents Violette directed by Martin Provost. Violette Leduc, born a bastard at the beginning of last century, meets Simone de Beauvoir in the years after the war in St-Germain-des-Prés. Then begins an intense relationship. Admission $5 members (on sale at box office), $9 non-members (on sale online or at the box office). Playing at Classic Cinemas Tivoli Theatre

Oct 07

First Tuesday Film Club presents A Five Star Life

Shows at 12:00 & 7:00 p.m.

The Lake Theatre will be showing special films that are art, foreign, documentary, specialty, or classic movies on the first Tuesday of every month. "A Five Star Life", will be presented on Tuesday, October 7 at 12:00 and 7:00 p.m. Admission is $6 matinee/senior and $8.50 evening. Playing at Classic Cinemas Lake Theatre

Oct 09

Attention those 50 & over!

Join the St. Charles Bank at the Charlestowne 18 Theatre every second Thursday of each month for a free movie, coffee, and doughnuts. Doors open at 8:15 a.m. for free coffee and doughnuts followed by St. Charles Bank presenting their "St. Charles Experience" program beginning at 9:00 a.m. Prizes and surprises will take place during their presentation and then get ready to see a free currently playing movie at 10:00 a.m. For more information call Kim Knes at 847-888-7979. Playing at Classic Cinemas Charlestowne 18

Oct 10

Friday Night Frights presents Little Shop of Horrors

Show at 10:00 p.m.

Join us at the Ogden 6 Theatre for Friday Night Frights. The series continues with Little Shop of Horrors on Friday, October 10th at 10:00 p.m. Admission is $5 per film. The series continues with A Nightmare on Elm Street, The Shining and Scream. Playing at Classic Cinemas Ogden 6

Oct 11

Haunted Square at the Woodstock Theatre presents Scooby-Doo

Show starts at 10:00 a.m.

As part of the Haunted Square, the Woodstock Theatre will show Scooby-Doo. Join us on Saturday, October 11th at 10:00 a.m. Admission $1 and sponsored by the Woodstock Independent & Harvard Main Line. Feel free to come dressed in your Halloween Costume. Playing at Classic Cinemas Woodstock Theatre

Oct 14

Critics Classics at Elk Grove presents The Spy Who Loved Me

Shows at 1:00 & 7:00 p.m.

The Critics Classics presents The Spy Who Loved Me at the Elk Grove Theatre on Tuesday, October 14 at 1:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. Admission is $5 per movie. The Critics Classics will be in conjunction with the Chicago Film Critics Association. Jeffery Westhoff will introduce the 7:00 p.m. and conduct a short Q&A after the film. Playing at Classic Cinemas Elk Grove Theatre

Oct 15

A Hard Day’s Night at the Paramount Theatre

Show starts at 7:00 p.m.

Join us for a special screening of A Hard Day’s Night at the Paramount Theatre! This event is sponsored by WVLI, WFAV, WIVR and WYUR on Wednesday, October 15th at 7:00 p.m. Admission is $5. WVLI’s Morning Personality Bob Malkowski will be introducing the film! Playing at Classic Cinemas Paramount Theatre

Oct 17

Friday Night Frights presents A Nightmare on Elm Street

Show at 10:00 p.m.

Join us at the Ogden 6 Theatre for Friday Night Frights. The series continues with A Nightmare on Elm Street on Friday, October 17th at 10:00 p.m. Admission is $5 per film. The series continues with The Shining and Scream. Playing at Classic Cinemas Ogden 6

Oct 18

Green Halloween at the Lake Theatre presents Shrek

Show starts at 10:00 a.m.

As part of Downtown Oak Park’s Green Halloween, the Lake Theatre will show Shrek. Join us for Free on Saturday, October 18th at 10:00 a.m. This event is sponsored by Downtown Oak Park. Feel free to come dressed in your Halloween Costume. Playing at Classic Cinemas Lake Theatre

Oct 22

The Films of Sidney Poitier – Film Series – To Sir with Love

Shows at 1:00 & 7:00 p.m.

The Films of Sidney Poitier Film Series presents To Sir with Love at the Lindo Theatre on Wednesday, October 22 at 1:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. Admission is $5 per movie or $20 for the series of 4 movies and the bonus musical. Starring Sidney Poitier, Judy Geeson and Christina Roberts. Idealistic engineer-trainee and his experiences in teaching a group of rambunctious white high school students from the slums of London's East End. Playing at Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre

Oct 23

Anderson’s Bookshop presents Mario Batali

Starts at 7:00 p.m.

The Anderson’s Bookshop presents Mario Batali will be at the Tivoli Theatre on Thursday, October 23 at 7:00 p.m. with his new book “American Farm to Table”. To attend purchase a ticket, which will include a copy of American Farm to Table. Tickets must be purchased from Anderson’s Bookshop. Click Event title for more information. Playing at Classic Cinemas Tivoli Theatre

Oct 24

Friday Night Frights presents The Shining

Show at 10:00 p.m.

Join us at the Ogden 6 Theatre for Friday Night Frights. The series continues with The Shining on Friday, October 24th at 10:00 p.m. Admission is $5 per film. The series concludes with Scream. Playing at Classic Cinemas Ogden 6

Oct 24

Halloween Midnight show of Zombieland at the Woodstock Theatre

Midnight Show

As part of the Haunted Square, the Woodstock Theatre will show Zombieland. Join us Friday, October 24th at Midnight (Saturday, October 25th at 12:01 a.m.). This event is sponsored by the Woodstock Independent & Harvard Main Line. Admissions is $5. Playing at Classic Cinemas Woodstock Theatre

Oct 25

Halloween show of Scooby-Doo at Cinema 12 Theatre

Show starts at 10:00 a.m.

Come dressed in your Halloween costume and join us for a showing of "Scooby-Doo" at the Cinema 12 Theatre! "Scooby-Doo" will be shown on Saturday, October 25th at 10:00 a.m. This event is Free and is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Carpentersville-Morning. Playing at Classic Cinemas Cinema 12

Oct 25

Halloween Kids show of Mr. Peabody & Sherman at Fox Lake Theatre

Show starts at 10:00 a.m.

There will be a special Halloween show of Mr. Peabody & Sherman at the Fox Lake Theatre. Come dressed in your Halloween costume and join us Saturday, October 25th at 10:00 a.m. This event is Free and sponsored by the Village of Fox Lake Parks and Recreation Department. Playing at Classic Cinemas Fox Lake Theatre

Oct 25

BOOtiful Saturday at the Lindo Theatre presents Mr. Peabody & Sherman

Show starts at 10:00 a.m.

BOOtiful Saturday presents a Halloween special presentation of Mr. Peabody & Sherman. Come dressed in your Halloween costume and join us on Saturday, October 25th at 10:00 a.m. Admission is $1 and is sponsored by the Journal Standard and Kickin’ Big Country 92.1 FM. There will be Trick-or-Treating after the film at participating stores in the downtown. Playing at Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre

Oct 25

Halloween show of Shrek at Meadowview Theatre

Show starts at 10:00 a.m.

Come dressed in your Halloween costume and join us for a showing of "Shrek" at the Meadowview Theatre! "Shrek" will be shown on Saturday, October 25th at 10:00 a.m. Admission is $1 and is sponsored by WVLI, WFAV, WIVR & WYUR. Playing at Classic Cinemas Meadowview Theatre

Oct 25

Halloween Happenings at the North Riverside Mall Theatre presents Iron Man

Show starts at 10:15 a.m.

Come dressed in your Halloween costume and join us for a showing of "Iron Man" at the North Riverside Mall Theatre! "Iron Man" will be shown on Saturday, October 25th at 10:15 a.m. Halloween Happenings is Free and is sponsored by the North Riverside Park Mall. **Seating is very limited** Playing at Classic Cinemas North Riverside Mall Theatre

Oct 25

Halloween Kids show of Casper at Elk Grove Theatre

Show starts at 10:00 a.m.

There will be a special Halloween show of Casper at the Elk Grove Theatre. Come dressed in your Halloween costume and join us Saturday, October 25th at 10:00 a.m. Admission is Free. This event is sponsored by the Elk Grove Village Bank & Trust. Playing at Classic Cinemas Elk Grove Theatre

Oct 25

Bootiful Saturday at the York Theatre presents Mr. Peabody & Sherman

Show starts at 9:30 a.m.

Come dressed in your Halloween costume and join us for a showing of "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" at the York Theatre! "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" will be shown on Saturday, October 25th at 9:30 a.m. This event Free and is sponsored by the Elmhurst City Centre. After the film enjoy Trick-or-Treating at participating stores from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Playing at Classic Cinemas York Theatre

Oct 25

Baird & Warner Halloween Happening presents Casper

Registration at 9:00 a.m. & Movie at 11:00 a.m.

Baird & Warner presents their 22nd Annual Costume Contest and Free Movie on Saturday, October 25th! Registration for the costume contest is at 9:00 a.m., judging is at 9:30 a.m. and the movie starts at 11:00 a.m. Come dressed in your Halloween costume and join us for a free showing of Casper. For more information, call Baird & Warner at 630-946-1855. Playing at Classic Cinemas Tivoli Theatre

Oct 26

Meet a Madagascar Penguin at the Charlestowne 18 Theatre

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

A Madagascar Penguin will be at the Charlestowne 18 Theatre on Sunday, October 26 from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Bring your camera and take pictures with a Madagascar Penguin. We will also be showing a special Halloween show of Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted. Come dressed in your Halloween costume and join us Sunday, October 26th at 12:00 p.m. Admission is Free. Playing at Classic Cinemas Charlestowne 18

Oct 26

Halloween Kids show of Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted

Show starts at 12:00 p.m.

There will be a special Halloween show of Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted at the Charlestowne 18 Theatre. Come dressed in your Halloween costume and join us Sunday, October 26th at 12:00 p.m. Admission is Free. Bring your camera and take a picture with a Madagascar Penguin in the lobby from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Playing at Classic Cinemas Charlestowne 18

Oct 30

Helen Wheeler Center benefit show of Young Frankenstein

Show starts at 7:00 p.m.

Helen Wheeler Center benefit show of Young Frankenstein at the Paramount Theatre. Special show on Thursday, October 30 at 7:00 p.m. Admission is $10 and tickets can be purchased from the Helen Wheeler Center. Playing at Classic Cinemas Paramount Theatre

Oct 31

Friday Night Frights presents Scream

Show at 10:00 p.m.

Join us at the Ogden 6 Theatre for Friday Night Frights. The series concludes with Scream on Friday, October 31st at 10:00 p.m. Admission is $5. Playing at Classic Cinemas Ogden 6

Oct 31

Midnight show of The Exorcist: Director’s Cut at the Tivoli Theatre

Midnight Show

Join us for a Halloween midnight show at the Tivoli Theatre! We will be showing The Exorcist: Director’s Cut. Shown at the Tivoli Theatre on Friday, October 31 at Midnight (Saturday, November1 at 12:01 a.m.). Admission is $5. Playing at Classic Cinemas Tivoli Theatre

Nov 04

First Tuesday Film Club presents Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work

Shows at 12:00 & 7:00 p.m.

The Lake Theatre will be showing special films that are art, foreign, documentary, specialty, or classic movies on the first Tuesday of every month. "Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work", will be presented on Tuesday, November 4 at 12:00 and 7:00 p.m. Admission is $6 matinee/senior and $8.50 evening. Playing at Classic Cinemas Lake Theatre

Nov 05

The Films of Sidney Poitier – Film Series – In the Heat of the Night

Shows at 1:00 & 7:00 p.m.

The Films of Sidney Poitier Film Series presents In the Heat of the Night at the Lindo Theatre on Wednesday, November 5 at 1:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. Admission is $5 per movie or $20 for the series of 4 movies and the bonus musical. Starring Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger and Warren Oates. An African American police detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racially hostile southern town. Playing at Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre

Nov 06

The Daily Journal Classic Film Series – Home Alone

Show starts at 7:00 p.m.

The Daily Journal will sponsor a classic film series at the Paramount Theatre. The first film in the series is Home Alone on Thursday, November 6 at 7:00 p.m. Admission is $5 at the door. Playing at Classic Cinemas Paramount Theatre

Dec 02

First Tuesday Film Club presents Belle

Shows at 12:00 & 7:00 p.m.

The Lake Theatre will be showing special films that are art, foreign, documentary, specialty, or classic movies on the first Tuesday of every month. "Belle", will be presented on Tuesday, December 2 at 12:00 and 7:00 p.m. Admission is $6 matinee/senior and $8.50 evening. Playing at Classic Cinemas Lake Theatre

Dec 03

The Films of Sidney Poitier – Film Series – Show Boat – BONUS FILM

Shows at 1:00 & 7:00 p.m.

The Films of Sidney Poitier Film Series presents Show Boat (BONUS FILM) at the Lindo Theatre on Wednesday, December 3 at 1:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. Admission is $5 per movie or Free if you about the series of 4 movies. Starring Kathryn Grayson, Ava Gardner and Howard Keel. The daughter of a riverboat captain falls in love with a charming gambler, but their fairytale romance is threatened when his luck turns sour. Playing at Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre

Dec 04

The Daily Journal Classic Film Series - National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

Show starts at 7:00 p.m.

The Daily Journal will sponsor a classic film series at the Paramount Theatre. The final film in the series is National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation on Thursday, December 4 at 7:00 p.m. Admission is $5 at the door. Playing at Classic Cinemas Paramount Theatre

Dec 06

West Towns Chorus presents Christmas by the Fireside

Through Dec 07.

The West Towns Chorus will present their annual Christmas program, “Christmas by the Fireside” at the Tivoli Theatre. The chorus features The West Towns Chorus along with Chancel Bell Ringers, musicians, various other signing groups, David Rhodes on the Tivoli’s Wurlitzer Pipe Organ and much, much more!
Performance Schedule:
Saturday, December 6th at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, December 7th at 2:00 p.m.
Playing at Classic Cinemas Tivoli Theatre

Dec 07

The 2014 Holiday Classic Film Festival presents Home Alone

Shows at 7:00 & 9:30 p.m.

Celebrate the holidays with a classic movie! Come early and sing-a-long with our Wurlitzer Theatre pipe organ. As part of its annual Holiday Classic Film Festival, the Tivoli Theatre presents Home Alone, starring Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern on Sunday, December 7 at 7:00 & 9:30 p.m. Playing at Classic Cinemas Tivoli Theatre

Dec 08

The 2014 Holiday Classic Film Festival presents The Miracle of the Bells (1948)

Shows at 7:00 & 9:30 p.m.

Celebrate the holidays with a classic movie! Come early and sing-a-long with our Wurlitzer Theatre pipe organ. As part of its annual Holiday Classic Film Festival, the Tivoli Theatre presents The Miracle of the Bells (1948), starring Fred MacMurray, Alida Valli and Frank Sinatra on Monday, December 8 at 7:00 & 9:30 p.m. Playing at Classic Cinemas Tivoli Theatre

Dec 09

The 2014 Holiday Classic Film Festival presents Bell Book and Candle (1958)

Shows at 7:00 & 9:30 p.m.

Celebrate the holidays with a classic movie! Come early and sing-a-long with our Wurlitzer Theatre pipe organ. As part of its annual Holiday Classic Film Festival, the Tivoli Theatre presents Bell Book and Candle (1958), starring James Stewart, Kim Novak and Jack Lemmon on Tuesday, December 9 at 7:00 & 9:30 p.m. Playing at Classic Cinemas Tivoli Theatre

Dec 10

The 2014 Holiday Classic Film Festival presents White Christmas (1954)

Shows at 1:30, 4:00, 7:00 & 9:30 p.m.

Celebrate the holidays with a classic movie! Come early and sing-a-long with our Wurlitzer Theatre pipe organ. As part of its annual Holiday Classic Film Festival, the Tivoli Theatre presents White Christmas (1954), starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen on Wednesday, December 10 at 1:30, 4:00, 7:00 & 9:30 p.m. Playing at Classic Cinemas Tivoli Theatre

Dec 11

The 2014 Holiday Classic Film Festival presents National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)

Shows at 7:00 & 9:30 p.m.

Celebrate the holidays with a classic movie! Come early and sing-a-long with our Wurlitzer Theatre pipe organ. As part of its annual Holiday Classic Film Festival, the Tivoli Theatre presents National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989), starring Chevy Chase, Beverly D’ Angelo and Randy Quaid on Thursday, December 11 at 7:00 & 9:30 p.m. Playing at Classic Cinemas Tivoli Theatre

Dec 13

2014 Christmas Benefit Show – It’s A Wonderful Life

Shows at 1:30 p.m. Through Dec 14.

“It’s a Wonderful Life” is a portrait of an American community where compassion for others and giving of one’s self are valued. Proceeds from these two presentations are donated to the Sharing Connection Furniture Bank, a resource to provide home furnishings for neighbors in need. Donation is $5.00. Come early for holiday music by our house organist one the Wurlitzer theatre pipe organ. There will be two shows of It’s A Wonderful Life - 12/13 and 12/14 both at 1:30 p.m. Playing at Classic Cinemas Tivoli Theatre

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