Town & Country holds fundraiser to stay open

The Town & Country Drive-In (Abilene TX) is hosting a Movies and Mistletoe fundraiser this evening, December 1. The cause is the digital conversion, which KTXS reports will be $165,000 for both screens. Local vendors will have booths to sell stuff, and Santa will be there, and there will be a bouncy castle. No word…

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Fort Worth’s Coyote won’t open till 2013

According to a story¬†in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the¬†Tarrant Regional Water District owns the land and in February granted a 10-year lease for the drive-in. Wood had hoped to open this summer, but decided to hold off till spring when the Coyote will have completed “a pavilion, beer garden(!) and a large playground”. KXAS, Dallas-Fort…

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Texans wax nostalgic at the Brazos

The San Antonio News-Express had a lovely, nostalgic puff piece about the Brazos Drive-In (Granbury TX) in its Sunday edition. I find it ironic that they had to go out of town to experience the fun of a drive-in movie; one of my favorite memories was of the Mission in San Antonio. I sat there…

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