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Aug 31, 2000
Drive-ins Season Fades to Black as Summer Sun Sets The signs of the end of summer--school openings and beach closings--will be joined this weekend by another the annual close of the McHenry Drive-In. By John Morrison.       Chicago Tribune       link
Jul 20, 2001
The Great American Drive-Ins Nearly two hours before opening credits begin to roll at the McHenry Outdoor Theater in McHenry, parking spaces begin to fill and people pour out of their cars. They light citronella candles, set up lawn chairs or spread out blankets for picnics. By Laura Milani.       Chicago Tribune       link
May 3, 2017
Expecting busy season, McHenry Outdoor Theater opens with Guardians this weekend Once home to 120 drive-in theaters during the 1950s, Illinois is believed to have about 10 still in operation, according to the United Drive-In Theatre Owners Association. As far as Dehn's concerned, the McHenry theater won't be going anywhere. Having...       Northwest Herald       link
Apr 26, 2018
McHenry Outdoor Theater opens Friday for 2018 season Dehl said that at the height of popularity for drive-in movie theaters, there were 5,400 of them in the United States. Now, there are only about 200, he said. One of the reasons the McHenry Outdoor Theater remains open is because county residents voted ...       Northwest Herald       link

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