The REES Theatre in downtown Plymouth has a variety of events on the schedule for November.
On Veterans Day, Saturday, November 11th a special showing of Top Gun: Maverick which features action sequences flown by Plymouth native, Lt. Cmdr. Thomas Flynn of the U.S. Navy. There is no charge for military veterans thanks to sponsorship by Coldwell Banker.
Live Music at The REES included the Marshall County Church Orchestra on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. The Marshall County Church Orchestra will be performing a special two-hour holiday concert. Get into the Christmas spirit with all your favorite tunes, old and new. Joining the orchestra is a quartet from the Maxinkuckee Singers and vocalist Joy Ritenour. You will even be invited to join in for a couple of holiday sing-alongs.
The orchestra’s concert will be dedicated to the memory of MCCO’s founder, Don Harness, who dreamed that the organization would play at The REES someday. Tickets: $10 for general admission.
The 1985 Band performs on Saturday, Nov. 18, at 8 p.m. The 1985 retro party band features the best of the 1980s. Based in South Bend, The 1985 Band is a five-member band that plays best of 1980s rock, pop, new wave, and metal. The REES is proud to welcome back this fine-tuned, super-charged technical show that combines lights, videos, costumes and more to create a totally immersive music experience. Dressing in the 80s is totally encouraged. Tickets are $30 for general admission and $60 for balcony seating which includes a meet and greet with the band.
This Homemade Conspiracy takes the stage on Wednesday, Nov. 22, at 7:30 p.m. This is a special Thanksgiving Eve event. Reconnect with friends and family at The REES while listening to Plymouth’s own This Homemade Conspiracy in concert. THC is a self-proclaimed “Small Town Band” that performs multi-genre covers, as well as their original songs. THC is the reigning “Battle of the Bands” winner. Tickets: $20 for general admission.
The movies at the REES are gearing you up for the holidays.
Miracle on 34th Street will be shown this Wednesday, Nov. 8, at 2 p.m. as the Seasoned Citizens Matinee. The original 1947 version of “Miracle on 34th Street, starring Oscar winner Edmund Gwenn as Kris Kringle. This holiday classic also stars Maureen O’Hara, John Payne, and young Natalie Wood. After a last-minute substitute proves so successful as Santa in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, he is hired full-time by the store. But things get interesting after the man claims he is, in fact, Santa Claus. Tickets as $5 and that includes free popcorn and a soft drink for everyone 55 and older.
The Holiday is the Friday night Date Night movie on Nov. 10th at 7:30 p.m. Date Night is for anyone 18 and over. Dumped, depressed, and needing a break, Iris agrees to swap her English home with similarly unlucky Amanda, who lives in California. Iris finds herself in a palatial Hollywood mansion while Amanda navigates the lanes of a picture-perfect English village. Soon enough, each lady bumps into local lads perfect for a romantic pick-me-up. Rated PG13. Sponsored by Fernbaugh’s Diamonds & Fine Jewelry. Tickets: $5.00
E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial hits the big screen at the Sunday matinee on Nov. 12, at 2 p.m. This Family Sunday Matinee features a gentle alien who becomes stranded on Earth, he is discovered and befriended by 10-year-old Elliott. Bringing him into his suburban California home, Elliott introduces him to his brother, Michael, and sister, Gertie. However, Elliott falls ill, resulting in government intervention and a dire situation for both him and E.T. Rated PG. Adults $5. Children 12 and under are free with an accompanying adult.
Tickets for all events are available online at reestheatre.com, at Fernbaugh’s Diamonds on North Michigan Street in downtown Plymouth, or at the door 45 minutes before show time.