As Bear Drive In prepares to close for season, owner calls project a success

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

People watched “Jungle Cruise” inside and outside of their cars on opening night, July 31.from inside, out of cars at the Bear Drive In’s opening night.   Averaging 500 cars per three-day weekend during the summer, the Bear Drive In’s first season was a success, its owner said. “So, the summer went really really really well,” said Bob Weir. “The …

Bear Drive In’s opening night goes smoothly with stream of cars

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A video of classic movie moments ran before ‘F9.’   The Bear Drive In’s opening night started with a line of more than 50 cars waiting by the time the gates opened at 6:45 p.m. The cars stretched around the arc that is Songbird Drive, which curves around the Bear Lowe’s. By the time “Jungle Cruise” started, owner Bob Weir …

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Heads up: Bear Drive In only takes admission at gate this weekend

Betsy Price Business, Culture, Headlines

Yes, the Bear Drive In grand opening will be this weekend. No, you will not be able to buy tickets online, the twin-screen drive in website says. The theater, on Christiana-Bear Road behind the Bear Lowe’s, will sell tickets at the gate, and only plans to allow about 150 cars per screen. “Due to unforeseen circumstances, tickets for this opening …