McConnell Arts Center Is Hosting Three Outdoor Movies This Summer

Looking to shore up your summer calendar? The summer series at the Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center is just the thing.

There will be three outdoor public events this summer, each including a live music concert followed by an outdoor film shown in partnership with the Gateway Film Center. The first concert will take place on Saturday, June 19.

The Moonbats will perform at 7 p.m., followed by a screening of Back to the Future at 9 p.m. Gates will open at 6 p.m. and general seating is free for all ages. If you’d like to purchase reserved seating near the band, you can purchase tickets for $15 at

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Future concerts and screenings are scheduled for Saturday, July 24 and Saturday, Aug. 21. Tony Hagood Jazz Ensemble will be followed by Ferris Bueller’s Day Off in July and Mad, Mad Men Swinging Summer Show will be followed by Ocean’s 11 in July.

Draft beer will be available for purchase before the concert and the Simplee Deelicious and Graeter’s Ice Cream food trucks will be available onsite until 9:30 p.m.

“We’re excited to continue welcoming people back to the MAC,” says McConnell Executive Director Erin Blue. “We figured that concerts and a movie on the lawn will be the perfect summer activity for all ages.”

The Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center is located at 777 Evening St. in Worthington, OH 43085. For more info, you can visit their website here.

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