Deck the halls Griswold-style at Food & Film Series |

Deck the halls Griswold-style at Food & Film Series

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Join the Miners Foundry Cultural Center and the Nevada City Film Festival for the final Food & Film Series movie of the year, "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation."

The pop culture classic holiday comedy will be screened at 7:30 p.m. Friday, paired with a twist on holiday comfort food by California Organics. The local market and restaurant will serve a meatloaf dinner with brown sugar glaze, garlic-rosemary potatoes and roasted veggies and one of their signature dishes — a Sunshine Loaf dinner with a sunflower seed loaf topped with cashew gravy, garlic-rosemary potatoes and roasted veggies. The second option is vegan and gluten free. And for dessert, the restaurant will bake up 100 percent organic, homemade pumpkin and apple pie. Dinner is $12 extra and the pie is $5.

Chevy Chase returns as the head of the Griswold family in the fourth installment of the National Lampoon's series. He mugs, trips, falls, mashes his fingers and stubs his toes as he prepares to invite numerous dysfunctional relatives to his household to celebrate Christmas.

Attendees are encouraged to get into the Yuletide spirit by wearing their ugliest holiday sweater or sweater dress and strike a pose with friends in the Holiday Photo Booth (yes, there will be prizes for best ugly sweater!). There will also be a full bar, including eggnog and other traditional holiday drinks.

Tickets for the film are $12 for members, $15 for nonmembers, and include one drink. Tickets are available for purchase at the Nevada City Box Office, (530) 265-5462, at or at BriarPatch Co-op.

The film will be shown in Osborn Woods Hall at Miners Foundry, 325 Spring St. in Nevada City. For information, go to

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