A free outdoor movie screening of the musical Grease, starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John as a mismatched high-school couple in the 1950s, will kick off at 8:30 p.m. Friday on the grounds of the Lincoln Home, 426 S. Seventh St. The film, featuring the songs Greased Lightning, Summer Nights and You're the One That I Want, will be shown outdoors on a large inflatable screen. The Cool Cruisers Car Club will have vintage 1950s cars on display.
The short film Abraham Lincoln: A Journey to Greatness will be shown before Grease.
Refreshments will be sold. Bring blankets or lawn chairs to the outdoor cinema. The event is sponsored by Town & Country Bank, Central States Fireworks, the Springfield Area Arts Council and the Lincoln Home National Historic Site.
Source: "A&E Notebook: "Rock Band" competition, free "Grease" and the Beatles" -The State Journal-Register. Read full article at: http://www.sj-r.com/entertainment/x135735987/A-E-Notebook-Rock-Band-competition-free-Grease-and-the-Beatles