Watching a classic, family film in Hoover Auditorium on Monday nights or a current, entertaining movie in Orchestra Hall is the perfect rainy day activity.

Monday Hoover Movie Nights

On select Monday nights during the summer, Lakeside showcases a classic film for the entire community to enjoy in Hoover Auditorium. If you have a favorite film to suggest for an upcoming Hoover Movie Night, contact

Orchestra Hall Movie Theater

Orchestra Hall enjoys the distinction of being the only movie theater on the Marblehead Peninsula, as well as in all of Ottawa County. Enjoy the heated or air-conditioned comfort of Orchestra Hall, watching new and classic favorites in this historic theater from May to December. Orchestra Hall will reopen May 2018.

Movie Tickets: $7/adult, $3/youth (under age 12)
Summer Show Times: 3:30 p.m. & 8 p.m., unless otherwise noted
Fall, Winter & Spring Show Times: 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted

Upcoming Movies

Pajama Party & Christmas Movie: "The Polar Express" (G)

7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 7
Orchestra Hall
(free-will offering/donation for admission)

Come in your pajamas and take a magical adventure to the North Pole. “The Polar Express” is a musical fantasy film based on the 1985 children’s book of the same name by Chris Van Allsburg. Throughout his journey, a young boy learns about friendship, bravery and the spirit of Christmas. After the pajama party, receive a sleigh bell to take home. (100 mins)

Christmas Movie: "White Christmas"

8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 8
Orchestra Hall
(free-will offering/donation for admission)

This Christmas classic starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen is a romantic tale that takes place in a Vermont lodge where it’s almost always a "White Christmas." Popular songs of Irving Berlin are featured throughout the film. (120 mins)


Purchasing a Daily, Saturday or Season Chautauqua Pass includes admission into Lakeside Chautauqua and all shows in Hoover Auditorium, plus additional benefits. A separate "ticket" is not necessary to attend a Hoover show. As always, children age 12 and under and guests over age 90 are always free. Parking is an additional charge. Chautauqua Passes and Auto Passes may be purchased online at or upon entering the gates of Lakeside. Please allow two weeks for online processing. There are no reserved seats for Hoover shows; seats are on a first-come, first-served basis. Present your Chautauqua Pass upon entering Hoover Auditorium.

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