New drive-in opens in Oldham County

By Sara Rivest
Derby City Weekend

The long awaited Sauerbeck Family Drive-In opened on Friday night to a full lot of families.

The theatre in Lagrange, Kentucky has been under construction since April and cost $2 million to build.

“We’re real excited to be able to share this with the community,” owner Stephen Sauerbeck said.

Sauerbeck worked at a movie theatre as a teenager.

“Families get to come out here and have a community experience together, watching a movie, being in the outdoors, enjoying the nice weather, and having a lot of fun,” Sauerbeck said.

A double feature will run every night, hopefully until Thanksgiving as long as the weather is nice. Adult tickets cost $11 and kids can get in for $6.

The new theatre is just one of seven in the state.

“When I was younger we used to go as a family to the drive-ins and it was a lot of fun,” said Megan Jackson. “It brings up a lot of memories, but, they all closed down so it’s nice to have one so close to home.”

Find out more on the drive-in’s Facebook page. Check out which movies are playing and purchase tickets.

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