Worth Knowing: Go see your all-time favorite holiday movies starting tomorrow and running through Monday in Woodstock

Come see your favorite holiday films with Pentangle Arts this Wassail Weekend at Woodstock Town Hall Theatre. 

CHRISTMAS IN CONNECTICUT (PG) - Thursday, Dec. 6 at 7:30 pm. Kick off your Wassail Weekend with this Barbara Stanwyck holiday comedy! A food writer who has lied about being the perfect housewife must try to cover her deception when her boss and a returning war hero invite themselves to her home for a traditional family Christmas.

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THE HOLIDAY (PG-13) - Friday, Dec. 7 at 7:30 pm. Dumped and depressed, English rose Iris (Kate Winslet) agrees to swap homes with similarly unlucky in love Californian Amanda (Cameron Diaz) for a much-needed break. Soon enough, both lovelorn ladies bump into local lads (Jack Black, Jude Law) perfect for a romantic pick-me-up.

HOME ALONE (PG) - Sunday, Dec. 9 at 3:00 pm. Macaulay Culkin stars in this hilarious holiday classic about an eight-year-old troublemaker who must protect his house from a pair of burglars (Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern) when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation. Plus, don't miss cookies with Santa at 2:00 pm at Woodstock Town Hall Theatre.

LOVE ACTUALLY (R) - Sunday, Dec. 9 at 7:30 pm. Nine intertwined stories examine the complexities of the one emotion that connects us all: love. Among them are David (Hugh Grant), the handsome newly elected British prime minister who falls for a young junior staffer (Martine McCutcheon), Sarah (Laura Linney), a graphic designer whose devotion to her mentally ill brother complicates her love life, and Harry (Alan Rickman), a married man tempted by his attractive new secretary.

ELF (PG-13) - Monday, Dec. 10 at 7:30 pm. Buddy (Will Ferrell) was accidentally transported to the North Pole as a toddler and raised to adulthood among Santa’s elves. Unable to shake the feeling that he doesn’t fit in, the adult Buddy travels to New York, in full elf uniform, in search of his real father. As it happens, this is Walter Hobbs (James Caan), a cynical businessman. After a DNA test proves this, Walter reluctantly attempts to start a relationship with the childlike Buddy with increasingly chaotic results. Directed by Jon Favreau.

Tickets are $5. Enjoy full concessions with candy, sodas, Izze drinks and of course our delicious maple-butter popcorn.

Pentangle Arts, Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green, Woodstock VT 05091. For more information see www.pentanglearts.org/movies or call (802) 457-3981.

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