Bensenville Park District to show “Charlotte’s Web” at Fischer Farm

Bensenville, Ill. (July 8, 2024)—The Bensenville Park District invites families and community members to a special free movie night at Fischer Farm, located at 16W680 Old Grand Avenue in Bensenville, at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 20. Join for a delightful outdoor screening of the beloved classic, “Charlotte’s Web,” which will start at dusk.

“Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, friends and loved ones to Fischer Farm and enjoy a magical evening under the stars,” says Fischer Farm Manager Christine Shiel. “We are thrilled to host this free movie night at Fischer Farm, providing a wonderful opportunity for families to come together and enjoy a cherished story in such a beautiful, historic setting. It’s the perfect way to celebrate summer and community.”

“Charlotte’s Web,” based on E.B. White’s timeless children’s novel, tells the heartwarming story of a pig named Wilbur and his friendship with a clever spider named Charlotte, who devises a plan to save him from becoming dinner.

The event is free and open to the public, and food and beverages will be available for purchase. Fischer Farm is located at 16W680 Old Grand Avenue in Bensenville. Park patrons may arrive at 8 p.m., and the movie starts at dusk.

Fischer Farm is one of several historical gems of the Bensenville Park District, offering a glimpse into 19th- and 20th-century farm life with its preserved buildings, artifacts and educational programs. It serves as a unique venue for events and activities that connect the community with its rich heritage through agricultural education.

Movie at the Farm is a part of the Bensenville Park District’s Movie in the Park series, which provides free movies to park patrons throughout the summer as part of the district’s Park N Play initiative. Upcoming movies include the Dive in Movie presentation of “Elemental” at the Bensenville Water Park & Splash Pad at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, August 3, presented by Armando Perez State Farm. The series concludes with a Hispanic Heritage Month showing of “A Million Miles Away” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, September 20, at the Pavilion at White Pines. All movies begin at dusk. For a full schedule of Park N Play activities and events, visit

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