UPDATE: Wounded Heroes Fund’s second drive-in movie night sold out; walk on tickets available

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"The Sandlot" will be shown at the drive-in movie event

UPDATE (Aug. 18) — The Wounded Heroes Fund announced Friday’s Stranded at the Drive-In movie event is sold out, but walk on tickets are available for purchase. With a walk on ticket you can park your car in the general parking area and enjoy the movie on the infield. Attendees will be watching “The Sandlot.”

Walk on tickets are $15 and can be purchased here.


UPDATE: The movie that will be shown during the Aug. 21 Stranded at the Drive-In event will be “The Sandlot,” the Wounded Heroes Fund announced on social media.

The movie will be shown at 8:30 p.m. at the Kern County Raceway Park. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at https://bit.ly/33frgTn.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Wounded Heroes Fund has announced a date for its second Stranded at the Drive-In fundraiser after holding its first sold-out event last week.

The next screening is planned for Aug. 21 at the Kern County Raceway Park. The WHF said tickets will go on sale Monday and that it will announce within the next two weeks which movie has been picked for the event. The organization said it is also considering hiring a live band to play before the show.

On Friday, WHF Executive Director Wendy Porter said an estimated 500 people attended a screening of “Grease.” Food trucks were on site to sell food to moviegoers. Popcorn, ice cream and other snacks were also available.

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