Family Movies this Weekend in Columbus

With some fall weather finally cooling things down in Columbus County, it may be a good time to catch an outdoor movie. Both the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences at Whiteville and McMullen House for Heroes with give families the opportunity to watch two feature films together on Friday and Saturday night this weekend.

This final installment of Movies on Madison will be celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with the feature film Encanto. The event will take place on Friday, Sept. 15, at 6:30 p.m. at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences at Whiteville. The lawn will be open before the movie, so little ones and their families can enjoy some of the educational activities available. Refreshments will be up for purchase, and Encanto will begin at dusk.  

This is a family event, so no coolers, pets, smoking, or alcoholic beverages are permitted on museum grounds. The facility located at 415 South Madison Street in Whiteville.

McMullen House of Heroes will be partnering with the Veterans Memorial Park of America to present a movie night on Saturday, Sept. 16. The feature film will be the Minion Movie. Admission is free, and concessions will be on sale starting at 7:30 p.m. Proceeds from the sale of food and drinks will go to McMullen House for community outreach. The movie begins at 8:30 p.m. The park can be found at 6354 James B. White Highway South in Whiteville.