Christmas Vacation Film Feast

Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik Run Time: 97 min. Format: DCP Rating: PG13 Release Year: 1989

Starring: Beverly D'Angelo, Chevy Chase, Diane Ladd, Doris Roberts, John Randolph, Johnny Galecki, Juliette Lewis, Randy Quaid

Nitehawk Cinema and Ballast Point Present…
FILM FEAST: CHRISTMAS VACATION

Watch in the Griswolds tackle the holidays during their CHRISTMAS VACATION! Second date added: Tuesday, December 9 at 7:15pm!

‘Tis the season with Nitehawk Cinema and Ballast Point’s Film Feast presentation of the holiday classic Christmas Vacation. As always, the screening includes delicious beverage and food menu pairings related to the film. The best part? You’ll be served each course during the specific moments that inspired the film so you can experience edible sensations while watching all of the action unfold on-screen! After the movie there will be an after party in the cafe with Christmas punch and homemade cookies!

Bad luck seems to follow Clark Griswold and his family no matter where they go or what they do. The perpetual optimist, our dear Clark (don’t you just love the young Chevy Chase?) tries to make the holidays a special family event by chopping down the biggest tree in the forest, hanging a million Christmas lights, and dealing with his obnoxious visiting family members. He does this all while banking on his holiday bonus – but will it come? This third installment of the National Lampoon Vacation film series was written by the beloved John Hughes (just like another popular holiday flick, Home Alone).

“GRISWOLD CHRISTMAS TREE COOKIE”
savory rosemary pine nut shortbread, olive oil foam

Drink Pairing: “The Warm Embrace of Kith & Kin”
Ballast Point Old Grove Gin, Cherry Heering, Maple Syrup, Fresh Lemon, Ballast Point Sculpin IPA

“AUDREY & ELLEN’S VEGGIES”
herb roasted baby vegetables, walnut and chive vinaigrette

Drink Pairing: “The Second Day of Christmas”
Ballast Point Pale Ale

“SAUSAGE FLYING SAUCER”
cumin scented buttermilk biscuit, sage and apple sausage, black pepper country gravy

Drink Pairing: “Mele Kalikimaka”
Ballast Point “Indra Kunindra” Curry Export Stout

“CHRISTMAS DINNER”
turkey two ways, confit leg, roasted breast, whipped potatoes, haricot vert, pan jus

Drink Pairing: “The Fourth Day of Christmas”
Ballast Point Calico Amber Ale

“HALLELUJAH, HOLY SHIT”
Ballast Point Three Sheets Aged Rum Egg Nog

Menu items subject to change, no substitutions.

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