Venue Cinemas in Lynchburg shares COVID-19 warning as it prepares to reopen

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Venue Cinemas in Lynchburg plans to reopen Friday after closing due to the coronavirus pandemic.

In lieu of Virginia’s Phase Three plan and reopening the theater, the business shared its COVID-19 warning on Facebook:

“An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. By entering Venue Cinemas you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.”

Venue Cinemas

The theater asks visitors to practice social distancing and to come another time if you’re feeling sick. Additionally, they continue to enforce policies such as no cell phone use during the movie and no outside food or drink.

Here is a list of movies that will be shown Friday, July 10 through Thursday, July 16:

HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER’S STONE2001PG1 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 8 p.m.
BLACK PANTHER2018PG-13Showing on two screens
12:15 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 8:15p.m., 9:15 p.m.
THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK: THE SPECIAL EDITION1980PGShowing on two screens
12 p.m., 1:45 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 6:05 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 9 p.m.
BACK TO THE FUTURE1985PG12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m., 9:30 p.m.
INSIDE OUT2015PGShowing on two screens 12:45-1:45-3:00-4:00-5:15-6:30-7:30-9:15

Tickets are $2 for shows before 6 p.m. and $3 for shows after 6 p.m. On Tuesday, all shows are $2. Children under one year old are free. Tickets can also be purchased online.

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