Around Town // Drive In Movies

Last weekend we soaked up the last few drops of summer by hitting the drive-in movies.  The movies were terrible (Apollo 18 & Our Idiot Brother) but it was super fun to be outside and to have our own little movie kit.  We had everything we needed so I pulled together a packing list in case you feel inspired to do the same before it's too chilly!


Drinks: We packed IZZE sodas and a bottle of Lambrusco (the best!)
Food: Whole Foods takeout is easy peasy and is already packaged up, ready to eat!  We also got a bag of kettle corn, a bag of cheesy popcorn and some vegan cookies.  All bomb.
For Comfort: A stack of mexican blankets gave us some cushion
For Warmth: Our Pendleton blanket kept us cozy!

We packed it all up in a Moroccan beach basket, threw it in the back of the Bronco and were on our way...

(not Dusty's Bronco but I don't have a good, clean photo of ours so this one will do -- same year, original color!)


P.S. If you're in San Diego and want to hit the drive-in, Santee is probably your safest bet (literally... I've heard the Chula Vista one can be a little dicey!)  They play oldies on the radio station before the movies start and the concession commercials are vintage originals so you really feel like you're living in this movie scene.

8 comments:

Brandi {not your average ordinary} said...

I had no idea there were still drive-in movie theaters in the San Diego area. I think you kit captured both the drive-in and San Diego perfectly.

Krissy :: Miss B and Hustle said...

Awww, I love this post!! I miss drive-in theaters! I heard Our Idiot Brother was good, no?

julia wheeler said...

i just thought Our Idiot Brother was not as funny as i was expecting... dusty loved it because zooey deschael and rashida jones played lesbians together... his dream come true!

taryn said...

what a good post!! i need to get to a drive-in! it's been years... sounds like the best time (and i'm loving that basket! so cute!)

Happenstance said...

I wish someone would modernize the drive-in experience. Would be so fun! Love your drive-in kit Jules! Bummed you didn't like Our Idiot Brother. Really wanted to see it.

bink and boo said...

I love this post! I have been dying to go to the drive in, but truth be told, Ro' and I too scared to hang out in Santee (Clantee). Silly I know but true.

julia wheeler said...

bianca, you guys would be totally fine! you should actually check out the swap meet they have in the drive-in parking lot on the weekends... it's hit or miss but it could be a good test for you guys to be there in the daylight;)

La Feem said...

How utterly fantastic!

Related Posts with Thumbnails
 

San Diego Songbird © All rights reserved · Theme by Blog Milk · Blogger