October 19 – “Gh-gh-ghosts!”

Feel dead on your feet? Does the news leave your knees shakin’? Want to lift your spirits? Come out to the Chimp Tent’s October meeting for some spooky, kooky fun with Laurel and Hardy!

There will be tricks ‘n treats with “Gh-gh-ghosts!” — a thrilling, chilling, bone-tingling good time with Stan and Ollie, Buster Keaton, Our Gang, Charley Chase, and some cartoon favorites. And don’t forget your costumes!

Join us on Saturday, October 19, 2019, at 6:45 p.m., at the Seasons Retirement Community, 7300 Dearwester Dr., Kenwood, Cincinnati 45236. $6; children, Chimp Tent members and ghosts free.

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July 20 – Tribute to Stan & Ollie

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The Chimp Tent returns this summer for a special tribute to Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy to celebrate the greatest comedy duo of all time. We will be showing the recent biographical film along with some fun surprises—you’ll have to come to find out what!

Join us on Saturday, July 20, 2019, at 6:45 p.m., at the Seasons Retirement Community, 7300 Dearwester Dr., Kenwood, Cincinnati 45236. Free.

April 13 – Silents Please!

Silents Please cardIt’s no secret that “Silence Please!” is our 11th annual all-silent movie night at the Chimp Tent. We will have a joyous not-so-silent night as all our films will have live accompaniment by our team of marvelous musicians, Joan Chrislip, Art Funk, and Don Hurd!

We will have Laurel and Hardy in “Bacon Grabbers” and “Angora Love,” plus Buster Keaton in “One Week,” and Charley Chase in “Isn’t Life Terrible?” along with Max Lindner, Koko the Clown, and other silent-era gems!

Join us on Saturday, April 13, 2019, at 6:45 p.m., at the Seasons Retirement Community, 7300 Dearwester Dr., Kenwood, Cincinnati 45236. $6 adults, free to kids 13 & younger and Chimp Tent members.

 

February 16 – Fire Museum

lh firemenHoly smokes! Have we got a red-hot special Chimp Tent meeting in store for our meeting on February 16. We will be spending a night in the museum—the Cincinnati Fire Museum!

Not only will we have hilarious Laurel and Hardy films, we will be able to tour the fire museum and learn about Cincinnati’s firefighting history, such as that we had the first professional fire department in the U.S.

There will be plenty of hot stuff showing for “A Hot Time in the Old Town,” with some of the worst firefighters ever—featuring Laurel and Hardy, Our Gang, Charlie Chaplin, The Three Stooges, plus some explosive surprises!

Join us at the Cincinnati Fire Museum, 315 West Court Street, Downtown, on Saturday, February 16, starting at 6:45 p.m. Be sure to leave some time to tour the museum! The museum entrance is included as part of the usual Chimp Tent admission—that’s $6 and free for children under 13 and Chimp Tent members.

https://www.cincyfiremuseum.com/

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Chimp Tent 10th Anniversary – Dec. 8

LH cakeBelieve it or not, it has been 10 years since Grand Sheik Emeritus Gene Sorkin started the Chimp Tent — on December 6, 2008! My, how time flies…
Please join us for the 10th anniversary of The Chimp Tent sharing the films of Laurel and Hardy, featuring “Big Business,” “Twice Two,” and “Block-Heads,” plus Our Gang, cartoons, and our “fabulous” raffle!
Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 6:45 p.m., at Ascension and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 334 Burns Ave., Wyoming, Ohio 45215. $6; free for children and Chimp Tent members.
And this is the perfect time to renew your Chimp Tent membership for 2019, or to buy one as a gift!
See you there!

Oct. 13 – Wild, Wild West

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Put on your spurs and hitch up to the Chimp Tent’s celebration of the Wild, Wild West! It will be the rootinest, tootinest hootenanny this side of the Rio Grande! Laurel and Hardy find themselves “Way Out West” along with pardners Our Gang, Harold Lloyd, Joe McDoakes, Bugs Bunny, and John Wayne. Happy trails!

Join us on Saturday, October 13, 2018, at 6:45 p.m., at the Seasons Retirement Community, 7300 Dearwester Dr., Kenwood, Cincinnati 45236. $6 adults, free to kids 13 & younger and Chimp Tent members. Costumes welcome for our October meeting.

August 18: Have a Nice Trip

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Summer vacation is not over yet! Join Laurel and Hardy for one of those most memorable of trips—the ones where nothing goes right. Come join the traveling mayhem with Stan and Ollie in “Berth Marks” and the classic feature “Sons of the Desert.” We’ll also have visits from Our Gang in “Seeing the World,” Charley Chase in “On the Wrong Trek,” as well as classic cartoons featuring Mickey Mouse, and more!

Join us on Saturday, August 18, at 6:45 p.m., at the Seasons Retirement Community, 7300 Dearwester Dr., Kenwood, Cincinnati 45236. $6 adults, free to kids 13 & younger and Chimp Tent members.

June 23 – Laughfest

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As we gear up for the 21st Annual Sons of the Desert International Convention in Cincinnati from July 12 to 15, we have time to squeeze in one more Chimp Tent meeting!  Join us for “Laughfest,” featuring classic films from the comedy masters. Laurel and Hardy star in that literal laugh-fest “Blotto” and the ol’ switcheroo in “Thicker Than Water.” Then, we feature one of the all-time greatest films, starring Stan’s good friend Charlie Chaplin,  “City Lights.”

Join us on Saturday, June 23, at 6:45 p.m., at the Seasons Retirement Community, 7300 Dearwester Dr., Kenwood, Cincinnati 45236. $6 adults, free to kids 13 & younger and Chimp Tent members.

Future dates:

July 11 – Special Convention Meeting – Netherland Hilton Hotel

August 18 – Seasons Retirement Community

April 21 – 10th Annual All-Silent Movie Night

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Come one come all to enjoy our 10th annual all-silent movie night starring the greatest comedy team of all time, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. The Boys star in their first film together, “Lucky Dog,” along with “Early to Bed” and “The Second Hundred Years.” Plus, a few other silent comedies starring Charlie Chaplin (“The Immigrant”) and Harry Langdon (“His Marriage Wow”), plus an early Walt Disney cartoon, “Alice’s Wonderland.” And all the movies feature live accompaniment from our talented musicians, Joan Chrislip, Don Hurd, and Art Funk and his band! Plus there’s the “fabulous” raffle, and more merriment than you though possible.

Join us on Saturday, April 21, at 6:45 p.m., at the E.T. Carson Masonic Lodge, 218 Ludlow Ave., Clifton, Cincinnati 45220. $6 adults, free to kids 13 & younger and Chimp Tent members.

Future dates:

June 23 – Seasons Retirement Community

July 11 – Special Convention Meeting – Netherland Hilton Hotel

Feb. 17 – Movie Night

Come one come all to enjoy a night at the movies starring the greatest comedy team of all time, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. The cinema experience includes coming attractions, newsreels, cartoons, and a few comedy surprises—and our “fabulous” raffle—before we join Laurel and Hardy for a sensational double feature: “Double Whoopee” and “Tit for Tat.” Joining the Boys are special guests Charley Chase, Our Gang, Mickey Mouse, the Pink Panther, Buster Keaton, and the Marx Brothers for a night of hilarity from the silver screen.

Join us on Saturday, February 17, at 6:45 p.m., at the Seasons Retirement Community, 7300 Dearwester Dr., Kenwood, Cincinnati 45236. $6 adults, free to kids 13 & younger and Chimp Tent members.

And it’s the perfect time to sign-up for the 2018 season of the Chimp Tent as we gear up to host the 21st International Sons of the Desert Convention in Cincinnati during the week of July 9-15, 2018.

Future dates:

April 21 – E.T. Carson Lodge

June 23 – Seasons Retirement Community

July 11 – Special Convention Meeting – Netherland Hilton Hotel