Nov. 18: Hound’s Drive-In, Kings Mountain NC

It’s Day 322 of my virtual Drive-In-a-Day Odyssey. Because I’m still connecting the dots for the only drive-ins still showing movies in mid-November, I drove over six hours from the Family Drive-In Theatre southwest of Stephens City VA to Hound’s Drive-In in Kings Mountain NC. The Brown family opened Hound’s last year at its campground there. As documented at the Shelby…

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Nov. 12: Raleigh Road Outdoor Theatre, Henderson NC

It’s Day 316 of my virtual Drive-In-a-Day Odyssey. Finishing my North Carolina weekend, I drove 2½ hours to the only place still showing movies on a November Sunday night, from Albemarle to the Raleigh Road Outdoor Theatre in Henderson NC. Cinema Treasures says that the drive-in opened as the Moon-Glo on July 15, 1949. Its first listing in the 1949-50…

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Nov. 11: Badin Road Drive-In Theater, Albemarle NC

It’s Day 315 of my virtual Drive-In-a-Day Odyssey. To continue my North Carolina weekend, I drove a little less than two hours from the Eden Drive-In in Eden of course to the Badin Road Drive-In Theater in Albemarle. They’re both owned by the same family. Thanks to a 2006 article in The Stanley News and Press, I’ve got an unusually good…

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