Martinsville, Virginia


Ferris Bueller’s Day Off at Rives Theatre

Arts at The Rives Theatre and Community Storehouse of Martinsville and Henry County will be partnering to bring you a back-to-school celebration at The Rives Theatre on Saturday, August 4th. The celebration will include a food drive supporting the Community Storehouse’s Food for Kids: School Backpack Program, so be sure to show your support and bring non-perishable items to fill the backpacks! Cuz’s Hotdogs, Hamburger & More will be set up outside the theatre to serve up your some of your favorite summer treats. And last, but not least, a showing of the 1986 cult classic, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, written, co-produced and directed by John Hughes will be shown on the BIG screen.

This event is fun for the entire family and is FREE and open to the public with a suggested donation price of $5. Seats are on a first-come, first-served basis so make sure to get there early to enjoy the festivities and reserve your seat. Doors will open at 2pm with the movie beginning at 3pm. To reserve your seats ahead of time, please email Donna Thompson at