Drive-in movie courtesy of newportFILM

The newportFILM Summer Series continues this Thursday night at First Beach in Newport with a drive-in movie.

“The Battered Bastards of Baseball” will be shown on a 40 foot blow up screen. The family friendly film is a true story about the only independent minor league baseball team in America, the Portland Mavericks.

The gates to the parking lot will open at 6 p.m., and at 8 p.m. Chapman Way, one of the film’s directors, will introduce the film. There will be a seating area up front if you would like to ride your bike. Bike Newport will also provide a free bike valet.

Tallulah’s Taco Cart, Les Petite Gourmettes, Boru Noodle Bar, and Tricycle Ice Cream will all be at the event to provide food and desserts.

Next week the Series continues with the fashion documentary, “Dior and I” at Rough Point in Newport.

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