PHOENIXVILLE (CBS) — The Colonial Theatre in Phoenixville will host it’s annual Blobfest this weekend, July 8 through 10.
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“It is in commemoration of the filming, the actual filming of the film The Blob, starring Steve McQueen back in 1958,” says Colonial Theatre’s LuAnn Roth.READ MORE: Camden City School District Offering $1,000 For Parents To Drive Kids To School Due To Bus Driver Shortage
Roth continued to say the annual event keeps growing bigger.
“It started out one year, 17 years ago, with a group of people running out after we screened the film The Blob in the theatre-reenacting a scene in the film,” she said.MORE NEWS: FDA Authorizes Pfizer's COVID-19 Booster Shot For Americans Over 65, Those At High-Risk
Event-goers will take part in the annual theatre-run out after Friday night’s stage show. There’s also a street fair, film screenings and a fire-extinguisher parade.