‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ to come alive in Valley celebration

The Strand Theater in downtown Seymour will show the holiday classic film “It’s a Wonderful Life” on the big screen this weekend.

Movie times are Friday, Dec. 13 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 14 at approximately 8:45 p.m. (after a concert); and Sunday, Dec. 15 at 5 p.m.

On Saturday, the nearby All-American Valley General Store will host events as it becomes Mr. Gower’s Drug Store from the movie’s fictional Bedford Falls during the day. This includes a holiday feast farm dinner at 6:45 p.m., before the film screening.

Many events during the celebration

Other events during the “It’s a Wonderful Life Celebration” on Saturday from 9 a.m.-11 p.m. include breakfast with Santa, horse-drawn carriage rides, bell-chiming, author book-signing, luminaries, sing-along, and meeting George Bailey.

Many stores in downtown Seymour will take on the roles of fictional businesses from the movie for the celebration.

The Strand Theater is at 165 Main St. and the All-American General Store  (203-828-6442) is at 16 Bank St., both in Seymour's central business district. Find out more at RedCloverBlossom.com.