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Dinner & A Movie Nights: Blue Hawaii

Posted on Jan 01,2013
Filed Under Food And Wine , Local Tastes,

ALEXANDRIA, VA. – Nothing makes a great night out like a interesting film and a wonderful dinner!  While enjoying a film screening in the company of fellow cinema-philes, you will be treated to a three-course dinner from a menu specially designed to complement the film’s theme. Upgrade your experience by adding a wine-pairing option, available upon arrival. Seating will be assigned upon registration, smaller parties may share tables.

Friday January 11: Blue Hawaii- Celebrate Elvis’ birthday week with a virtual trip to the islands!  This special screening of the film will be set amid a Hawaiian paradise featuring Island Fare cuisine, with a “hint of Tennessee”. (Blue Hawaii, 1962, starring Elvis Presley, Angela Lansbury, Joan Blackman and Roland Winters; directed by Norman Taurog)

Just announced! Cherry Nutting, our Workhouse Education Hula Instructor, and her students will perform a short hula demonstration before the film screening of Blue Hawaii. The name of the hulau is Halau Hula O Ke Anuenue Punahele.


First Course
Southern Fried Green Tomato Salad with Light Pineapple Dressing.

Second Course
Entree Choice of Tennessee Country Beef Ribs with Mango Bourbon Glaze, Roasted Potatoes and Collard Greens OR Huli Huli Chicken with Hawaiian Teriyaki Glaze, served with Sweet Potato Mock-Poi and Gingered Snow Peas.

Last Course
Pineapple Upside Down Cake with Myer's Coconut Rum Drizzle.

Vegetarian and Food Allergy Options

Please make note of dietary allergy concerns or vegetarian requests when making reservation.

7:15pm - Doors open, cash bar, light hors d'oerves

8:00pm - Introductory remarks from chef, film screening begins

​Tickets: $50 per person (includes film, 3-course meal, iced tea, water, coffee service)


Workhouse Arts Center
9601 Ox Rd
Lorton, VA 22079
(703) 495-0001
Friday, January 11, 2013 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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