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Shankweiler's Frequently Asked Questions
We will add more answers as we see necessary.

1. What should I know about your policies before planning on going to Shankweiler's?
2. Is your Program presented in a Digital Format.
3. How much is admission?
4. What are you playing next week or on a certain date?
5. When is my pass or discounted admission valid?
6. What do you do if it is raining or starts to rain?
7. What is the best way to listen to your program?
8. Do you accept Credit or Debit Cards?
9. How long is your season?





What should I know about your policies before planning on going to Shankweiler's?
A. Generally, our Box-Office opens 2 1/2 hours before scheduled showtime on Friday, Saturday and Holiday Eves. 1 1/2 hours before showtime on Sunday thru Thursday. But never before 6:00 PM.

B. No Pets or Animals of any kind (except trained and certified Service Dogs) are permitted. Please have proper certification credentials for presentation.

C. Trucks, Vans, SUV's and other High Vehicles are required to park in designated areas unless instructed by a person of our staff to do otherwise.

D. Hatchbacks that extend above the roof line of the vehicle may need to be lowered to not exceed the height of the vehicle.

E. Glass bottles or containers of any kind are not permitted.

F. Trash Cans are conveniently located. USE THEM. DO NOT LITTER.

G. No one is permitted to sit on the top of their vehicles.

H. One Parking Space per vehicle. You are required to park as close to the speaker poles as possible.

I. Chairs & blankets must be placed in front of your vehicle, not on the sides.

J. Grilling, cooking or any open fires are not permitted.

K. Laserlights, flashlights and other illuminating devices are strictly prohibited.

L. Be considerate of those around you. Keep your radio's volume at a reasonable level. No loud, or profane talking. Rude or obnoxious behavior will not be tolerated.

M. Keep your feet off of the brake pedal.

N. Always drive slow, this is a family atmosphere. Pedestrians, especially children, are everywhere.

O. LIGHTS OUT. You must be in control of your vehicles lights at all times. Consult your owners manual for overide of daytime running lights, automatic headlights, delay on/off lights and door & hatchback operated interior lights.

P. Parents and/or The Accompanying Adult Guardian are responsible for their Children at all times.

Q. We are not responsible for lost, stolen, forgotten or misplaced items of any kind.

R. Management reserves the right as to where patrons may park, and of final determination to questions of conduct and revocation of temporary license granted by payment of admission.
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Is your Program presented in a Digital Format.
Yes. Our Program Server is a GDC-2300 AR Digital Cinema Server. Our Video is presented in HD Digital using a Barco 32B projector with a 6000 watt Xenon Lamp using Texas Instruments DLP Technology.
The Audio is Digitally processed using a USL JSD-60 Processor with mixing of the discreet tracks which is then transmitted using a Micro-Vicinity Low Wattage FM Stereo Transmitter.
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How much is admission?
We offer a double feature (one ticket, one price, for one or both movies) at the following admission prices:
- Admission ONLY $9.00;
- Ages 3 to 12 ONLY $6.00;
- Age 2 & Under are FREE
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What are you playing next week or on a certain date?
If it's not on the schedule page (http://www.shankweilers.com/schedule.php), we do not know since film exhibition agreements have not been finalized. We post our coming soon movies as soon as they are determined. To receive the latest movie updates directly to your inbox, via e-mail, please sign up for our email list at http://shankweilers.com/updates/phplist/?p=subscribe. As always, be sure to check our schedule before visiting the drive in.
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When is my pass or discounted admission valid?
Any valid pass or discounted admission coupon you have is valid on the days, dates or times under the conditions printed on the pass or coupon. Generally, any pass or discounted admission is NOT VALID on Saturdays or Holiday Eves.
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What do you do if it is raining or starts to rain?
If we are scheduled to be open that evening, we are Open. We do not issue rainchecks if we can show the scheduled program. The ONLY time the scheduled program would not be shown would be in the event of a power failure or very few patrons show up at the scheduled starting time. In that case suitable arrangements would be made.
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What is the best way to listen to your program?
Our sound is transmitted over radio frequencies ONLY, at 90.7 FM.
To enjoy the full dynamics of todays Digitally Recorded motion picture soundtracks, we recommend listening on your car radio or bringing a quality portable FM Stereo Radio.
We have the latest in FM Stereo Micro-vicinity broadcast equipment for Drive-in Theatres, which provides the patron with digital quality sound.
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Do you accept Credit or Debit Cards?
Yes, we accept Discover, Master Card and Visa. However, minimum charge is $5.00.
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How long is your season?
Generally we are open weekends only starting in mid April through May and mid June. 7 days a week in Mid June through July and August until Labor Day Eve. We may also be open weekends in September. BE SURE TO ALWAYS CHECK OUR SCHEDULE. Our Program and Schedule are always subject to change without prior notice.
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