Brief: Movie on the Lawn


Movie on the lawn is celebrating it’s 7th season! Join them at 6:45 p.m. on Thursday, Oct 20, at the Statehouse Grounds. Bring your friends and family as well as a jacket and lawn chair or blanket and enjoy Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. The 1971 film is based on the 1964 novel by Ronald Dahl. This event will be hosted by Downtown Topeka. Inc., Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library and seveneightfive magazine.

The event will be on the south apron of the Statehouse, at 10th and Jackson. Sundown is at 6:36 and the movie will begin at 6:45, lasting 90 minutes. Food vendors Franks To You, Cashmere Popcorn LLC and SodaWorks will be available. The event will last until 9 pm. The event is free and open to all ages.