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January 31, 2013

Cabin Fever Film Series to feature 'Groundhog Day'

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Cooperstown Crier

---- — The ninth annual Cabin Fever Film Series will continue at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, with “Meeting Venus.”

The film screenings are free and open to the public and through Feb. 8 at either the Fenimore Art Museum Auditorium or the National Baseball Hall of Fame’s Grandstand Theater. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and patrons should use the main entrances at both locations. Refreshments will be available for purchase, with proceeds benefiting area organizations.

For the sixth year, Augur’s Books is sponsoring a book raffle at each film. Winners will receive a copy of a book related to the film being presented. Augur’s Books is at the corner of Pioneer and Main streets in Cooperstown.

Film ratings vary. Captions are available for most films; audience members may request captions upon admission. For more information or to confirm the status of a screening in case of inclement weather, call (888) 547-1450, ext. 453.

Upcoming showings will include:

Feb. 1: “Groundhog Day” (PG, 1993), 103 minutes, Fenimore Art Museum Auditorium.

Self-centered television weatherman Phil Connors (Bill Murray) is once again sent to Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania to cover the annual Groundhog Day Festival. Little does he know that he has one day left to live — Feb. 2 — over and over again.

Feb. 8: “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” (PG, 2001), 152 Minutes, National Baseball Hall of Fame Grandstand Theater.

Harry learns upon his 11th birthday that he is the orphaned son of two powerful wizards and has some interesting powers of his own. He leaves a life of disenchantment and despair on an exciting trek to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.