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All American Drive-In Film Awards

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This year we brought back the All-American Drive-In for six nights in August. Thanks to the Northfield Bank Foundation we doubled our screen size to 40 feet.  Stereo sound was area-cast on FM so every vehicle will have a super experience.  In addition, loudspeakers brought the sound to those hanging out at the snack bar or at the picnic tables up front.

It was the super seventies at Historic Richmond Town brought to you by Rab's Country Lanes.  Three big, popular films!  Plus present-day short films.  What a mix of madness and fun on one big screen!  It was hours and hours of amusement for the whole family. With a snack bar filled with candies you remember and love.

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Our All American Drive-In guests saw some of the best and most innovative independent short films produced today.  These films transform the All American Drive-in an international film fest.  So for the price of one ticket you saw a classic popular film rarely projected on a huge screen and cool cutting edge films that you can't see anywhere else.  

Our committee was led by eight-time Emmy Award winning director and producer, Ed Wiseman and its members were young filmmakers and museum staff.


All American Drive-In Awards


These two top winners were revealed during the Drive-In on the first night each winning film was screened. The winners received a $500.00 US Savings Bond. 


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• Best Film Award •

Directionless

by James Button


Moon Roof

• Best High School Film Award •

Good Hair

by Joy Sunday Okun


 Official Selections


A large number of talented filmmakers wanted to park their film at the Drive-In. Over 1000 films from around the world were submitted!  It took a lot of serious judging by our committee of award winning professional filmmakers and culture geeks to whittle down the long list to a select few.  But we did it! 

Congratulations to the following films that were selected be screened at the Drive-In.   


The Bridge

Split Time

Beautiful Hair

Old Timer

The Sweet Life


The Champ

Snow Boat

Goldie

Tiki Hot

Strike:The Greatest Bowling Story Ever Told


Confessions of a Comic Book Nerd

A Fish Called Keith

S is for Bird

Jump

Cartoon Away

Directionless


A Shot in the Dark

The Visitant

Shhh


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or the 40 foot screen to members of the Drive-In Committee.

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The All-American Drive-In Committee

Decker Farm Pumpkin Picking Weekends

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OCTOBER WEEKENDS

11 AM - 4 PM


 $5 - Adults  &  Children (over 1 yr old)


All tickets sold at the door!


Enjoy a day filled with family fun on the historic early 1800s Decker Farm.  

Take our farmhouse tour.

Join a hayride.

Stalk the cornstalk maze.

Get creative with fun arts and crafts.

Have your face painted.

And take home a pumpkin!


Free shuttle bus service from the Historic Richmond Town parking lot to the Farm.


If you are interested in being a sponsor or a volunteer, contact (718) 351-1611 x245 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   


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Be Cool. Be Clean.

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In cooperation with the Office of the Staten Island Borough President Jim Oddo and NYC Council Member Steve Matteo we support the anti-littering campaign for Staten Island.  Our four museum sites are targets for litter and carelessness year-round.  We spend a tremendous amount of resources trying to clear litter and debris from our sites.  These cleanups divert staff, volunteers and funds away from our mission to preserve American history and share it with children and visitors.

Littering drags down our entire community. It wastes time and money.  Let's be cool.  Let's be clean.  Keep SI Clean.  

Here's a video we created that makes that point.

Keep SI Clean.

 

Richmond County Fair

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PRESENTS

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LABOR DAY WEEKEND

SATURDAY   •   SUNDAY   •   MONDAY

    August 30th     •     August 31st    •    September 1st

11 AM - 6 PM


VIEW PROGRAM


RAIN or SHINE


FREE SHUTTLE FROM SI MALL!


Adults and Children over 30" - $16

Seniors 65 and older - $11

Children 30" and under - FREE! -


 The Fair raises funds to support the educational programs at Historic Richmond Town.


NEW THINGS TO DO AND SEE!

RCF - Monster Zip Line 

RCF - big rock wall

RCF - Beer Garden

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RCF -Doghouse Auction

 

RCF - Food Court

PLUS!

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All ticket sales final. Rain or shine event.

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Here’s a sneak peek at what’s new:

 

  • Monster 300 Foot Double Zip Line - fly through the air!

  • Doghouse Auction & Barkitecture Competition (sponsored by NARI-HIC) - the best little doghouses in NYS - custom made!

  • Beer Garden - Craft Beers and munchies!

  • Quiet Clubbing - the latest way to get your head into music.

  • Knife Throwing Performance  - real knives, real people, real danger!

  • 50th Anniversary Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Exhibit - in partnership with the MTA.

  • Pony Grooming and Care - hands-on lessons!

  • Classical Stage - choral, opera, orchestra and Philharmonic.

  • Food Court - grab a bite, listen to music, relax.

 


 

In addition to the new attractions, the old favorites are back like stunt shows, races, contests and lots of music:

 

  • Air Dogs - they howl through the air with the greatest of ease.

  • Street Performers - juggling, magic and imagination.

  • BMX Stunt Show - ramped up air tricks and big landings.

  • Five Stages of Music and Entertainment:

    • Goldmine Music Stage - your favorite tunes from yesterday and today.

    • Pandora Entertainment Stage - local talent shines!

    • AWE Rock Stage - music for the young and restless.

    • Acoustic Stage - smooth sounds.

    • Classical Stage - choral, opera, orchestra and Philharmonic.

  • Hot Dog and Pie Eating Contests - gulp!

  • Old-Fashioned Crafts - the Tinsmith and Cooper are in the house!

  • Unlimited Amusement Rides - up, down and all around, again and again.

  • Richmond Beach - sand toys and sun.

  • Exhibits & Demonstrations - old fashioned fun.

  • The Old Time Souvenir Photo Booth - expanded!

  • Photo & Baking Contests - win a blue ribbon!

  • County Fair Races, contests and acts of agility!

  • Fire Trucks and Classic Cars.

  • County Fair Food!

  • Games of Chance!

  • Souvenirs and Merchandise.

 


LABOR DAY WEEKEND
(click on day below to buy tickets!)

SATURDAY   •   SUNDAY   •   MONDAY

    August 30th     •     August 31st    •    September 1st

11 AM - 6 PM

RAIN or SHINE


Adults and Children over 30" - $12($16 at the door)

Seniors 65 and older - $10 - ($11 at the door)

Children 30" and under - FREE! -


 The Fair raises funds to support the educational programs at Historic Richmond Town.



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