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The Polar Express
A special movie night in honor of the weekend's Steamboat Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concerts!
After you bring the kids to the library's Polar Express Pajama Storytime on Thursday, November 29, bring the entire family to see this beatiful film starring Tom Hanks on the library's big screen!
When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe. Come see the film before you head to the Steamboat Symphony Orchestra's Holiday Concerts at 7 p.m.on Saturday, December 1, and 5 p.m. on Sunday, December 2, at Strings Music Pavilion
About The film
Directed by Robert Zemeckis and based on children's author Chris Van Allsburg's modern holiday classic of the same name, The Polar Express revolves around Billy (Hayden McFarland), who longs to believe in Santa Claus but finds it quite difficult to do so, what with his family's dogged insistence that all of it, from the North Pole, to the elves, to the man himself, is all just a myth. This all changes, however, on Christmas Eve, when a mysterious train visits Billy in the middle of the night, promising to take him and a group of other lucky children to the North Pole for a visit with Santa. The train's conductor (Tom Hanks) along with the other passengers help turn Billy's crisis in faith into a journey of self-discovery. A long-time fan of Van Allsburg's book, Hanks also helped produce the film. ~ Tracie Cooper, Rovi
Watch the trailer
Run time: 1 hr. 40 min.
The film is free.
Get your advance concert tickets for the Holiday Concerts by phone at 970-870-3223, in person at All That Jazz or online here.