Silent Movie Night

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Ah . . . remember the good old days, when movies were silent and a live organist performed the music? Me, neither. (Hey, I’m old—but not that old!) At “Silent Movie Night,” you can dip nostalgically into the days of yore, pre-cell phone and pre-digital everything, and bask in the beauty of the vintage craft of filmmaking, circa the 1920s. This very cool event happens Friday, Jan. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Fair Oaks Community Clubhouse in the quaint village of Fair Oaks. With organist Dave Moreno in da house—along with a little popcorn and beverages to wash it down, of course—the four films on tap are:

• “Crazy House” (1928), Our Gang
• “Two Wagons: Both Covered” (1924), Will Rogers
• “Double Whoopee” (1929), Laurel & Hardy
• “The Playhouse” (1921), Buster Keaton

Silent Movie Night is presented by the Fair Oaks Recreation and Park District and the Sierra Chapter of the American Theatre Organ Society. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit fairoakspark.org. Tickets can also be purchased at the Fair Oaks Recreation and Park District office at 4150 Temescal St. in Fair Oaks. 

What: Silent Movie Night
When: Friday, Jan. 30 at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.)
Where: Fair Oaks Community Clubhouse, 7997 California Ave., Fair Oaks
Cost: $5 presale; $8 at the door, if available (cash only)

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