North Texas was blessed by Mother Nature a few weekends ago with a beautiful, perfect and mild 70-degree Saturday evening. It was absolute heaven to get to outside and enjoy the outdoors without drowning in your own sweat and being eaten by mosquitoes. With such a fabulously rare July evening, we wanted to take advantage of the summer’s delight with a fun outdoor evening under the sky.
So off to Roanoke we went. I mean all good nights start with THE Babe’s Chicken, right?
If you haven’t ever made it to the first Babe’s Chicken, considered the best fried chicken EVER, you are missing out. Found in “The Unique Dining Capital of Texas” Roanoke, Texas, you can find a little bit of everything from BBQ straight from the grill to a slice of apple pie you’ll be drooling over after just one bite. But what’s on the list no matter what you ate for dinner? Hey, Sugar!
In addition to being every kid’s fantasy and every adult’s memories, Hey Sugar is a candy shop, ice-cream parlor (serving Beth Marie’s), old-fashioned soda and homemade sweet treats destination. And for the summer, the sugar mecca invites everyone to its open lawn for a free outdoor movie! Families bring out their blankets and chairs and plant themselves in front of the “big screen” for a fun evening of music and movie memories. And we were in luck…tonight’s film du jour? The Little Mermaid – my princess’ favorite film!
Starlight Productions has partnered with Hey Sugar to create this perfect family weekend outdoor movies throughout the summer. Locally based Starlight Productions does everything to produce the perfect outdoor movie experience – the screen, the sound capabilities (they even can do surround sound!) and if you want, they can DJ music before the event as people are getting set up! The kids loved this part and couldn’t keep still! It really made that “waiting time” easier as we waited for the sun to go down and get ready for showtime!
While this was a fun event for the whole community, I’m now planning to do an outdoor movie for my daughter’s upcoming birthday! Since she’s such a fan of Ariel, we’re setting up some fun water activities, grilling with friends and family and watching The Little Mermaid for her “Under the Sea” themed-party. It should be lots of fun and super easy for me with Starlight Productions!
If you are looking to try out Starlight Productions outdoor movie fun, I highly suggest you check them out in Roanoke! They go everywhere you need them to in DFW, but Hey Sugar is such a free family fun experience. On August 2 & August 15 Hey Sugar and Starlight Productions will have another “Movie Under the Stars.” Check out Hey Sugar’s Facebook for more info!
More About Starlight Productions
Starlight Productions provides indoor and outdoor cinema production services for Dallas/Fort Worth and surrounding areas. We feature commercial inflatable screens from Open Air Cinema in three sizes: 12’x7′, 16’x9′ and 25’x14′ with digital HD 1080p projection and JBL professional grade audio including subwoofers. They also offer the capability to connect Playstation, XBox and Wii consoles for gaming on a grand scale.
Want to book your own party? Call them at (800) 267-8026 or email [email protected]!