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Christie mystery to be screened
Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap” will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19-22 at the Smoky Mountain Community Theatre in Bryson City.
The film portrays a snowstorm that traps boarders at Monkswell Manor Guest House with a murderer on the loose. All is well until one guest is murdered. Everyone is a suspect. Everyone has a secret. Who is the murderer? Find out in Agatha Christie’s longest running mystery.
Box Office opens at 6:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $8 for adults and $5 for children.
828.488.8227 or www.smctheatre.com.
Cradle of Forestry to present Halloween drama
An outdoor drama titled “The Legend of Tommy Hodges“ will be presented at 6:30 p.m., 7:45 p.m. and 9 p.m. Oct. 19-20 at the Cradle of Forestry in Brevard.
During the outdoor performance, visitors will hear the story of Tommy Hodges, a student of the Biltmore Forest School, who disappeared Halloween night 1907. A guide will lead the audience around the paved Biltmore Campus Trail at the Cradle of Forestry to find out what happened that night. The show is a mile long, meaning the audience walks one mile to see the entire play. It’s most suitable for ages 6 and up.
Audience members are asked to dress warmly, wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a flashlight. Hot cider and cookies will be served after each show. Ponchos and other raingear are welcome if the weather is showery, but please leave umbrellas at home.
Admission is $6 for ages 16 and up, $3 for ages 15 and under and holders of America the Beautiful and Golden Age Passports. Diamond Brand Outdoors is sponsoring the event.
828.877.3130 or www.cradleofforestry.org.
Free potluck and a movie
The Groovy Movie Club will show the film “Hunger Games” at 7 p.m. Oct. 19 at Buffy Queen’s solar-powered home in Waynesville. A mostly potluck dinner will precede the screening at 6:15 p.m., with a discussion to follow for all who wish to participate. The event is free and open to the public. The club meets the second of third Friday of every month. The mission of the organization is to show films, feature and documentary, with a message.