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Drive-In Movie Night

Watch E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 
 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema!

Perfect for All Ages!

Dee Wallace of E.T. fame invites our community to enjoy E.T. together!

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The private viewing of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial at "Drive-In Movie Night," presented by Congregation Beth Emeth, the Pozez JCC and Beth Chaverim Reform Congregation, will kick off Thanksgiving week, and is a gathering you don’t want to miss! This event will lift your spirits, entertain you, and offer a night off from cooking dinner. A wide variety of refreshments will be available for purchase; please note no hot food from Alamo is certified kosher. Hechshered candy will be available. Please make every effort to arrive by 6:00 PM.

Sign Up Now – Space is Limited

Sign up using the form below – $36 per vehicle – Print your confirmation message and bring it with you to serve as your ticket (or have it ready to display on a device).

Frequently-Asked Questions

See our questions & answers below.

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Beth Emeth members, please make sure you are logged into your account, especially if you would like to charge to it. (If you have not logged in before, please see our Member Access page.) Guests are welcome, just fill out the form below.

General Information

Choose Number of Tickets
Each ticket includes admission for one vehicle. If you intend to sponsor this event, please skip this section.

Help Support CBE by Sponsoring This Event (Optional)
There are many sponsorship levels available to encourage participation and ensure continued social programming at reasonable costs. Your donation will include entrance into the event and be added to your annual appeal donor recognition.


Frequently-Asked Questions
(from the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema website)


  • Arrive via the One Loudoun main entrance (off of Loudoun County Pkwy.)
  • Turn onto Thorndike Street
  • Take immediate right onto Atwater Dr.
  • Continue down Atwater Dr. for ⅓ of a mile until you see the Drive-In
  • Check-in with Alamo attendant and enter the Drive-In via the first entrance on the left
  • NOTE: The lot opens 60 minutes prior to showtime.


  • Please have your ticket – your confirmation email, printed or displayed on your device – handy for your vehicle ($36/vehicle). 
  • Upon entry, you'll receive a flyer with additional info, including instructions regarding how to purchased food and drink. 
  • For everyone's safety, please proceed slowly. The speed limit in the Drive-In is 5mph. 
  • If you need to reach the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema staff once you are inside the lot, feel free to call or text 202-798-3340‬.  NOTE: For safety reasons, the lot closes—and no additional cars will be permitted—at showtime. Please make every effort to arrive by 6:00 PM.

Can I arrive after showtime?
No, for safety reasons and to preserve the best possible viewing experience, the lot closes precisely at the show time listed on your ticket.

How do I hear the film?
Audio will be available through the FM radio on your vehicle’s stereo. (Station will be provided the night of the show; it is likely to be 94.3 FM.) Familiarize yourself with your car's "Accessory Mode," as engine idling is not permitted for safety reasons. 

How do I order food?
A flyer with detailed instructions will be distributed on arrival by the Alamo staff on site. A wide variety of refreshments will be available for purchase; please note no hot food from Alamo is certified kosher. Hechshered candy will be available.

How will food be delivered?
An Alamo server will bring the order right to your car. 

Can I watch the movie from outside my car?
Yep! There will be enough space to the right of your car for a couple of chairs.

Can I bring my pup?
We love dogs, but pets are not permitted at the Drive-In. 

We have several portable restrooms at the edge of the lot to the right of the screen. Please keep your mask on and remain properly distanced from other patrons anytime you exit your vehicle. 

Inclement Weather?
Drive-In events are usually rain or shine w/the exception of unsafe conditions like severe winds or thunder storms.  We will let you know if there is any change due to weather.

Sun, November 28 2021 24 Kislev 5782