MCHS Presents Family Screening of ''Coco''

July 03, 2018
MCHS Presents Family Screening of “Coco”
 
The Manitowoc County Historical Society, 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, will hold a family screening of the Disney Pixar movie “Coco” on Wednesday, July 25. Family-friendly activities start at 5:30 pm with coloring and family tree projects. The movie starts at 6:00 pm at the museum’s Nennig Dance Pavilion. Visitors are encouraged to bring a blanket as there is limited bench and chair seating inside the pavilion.
 
Popcorn and refreshments will be for sale to support the Manitowoc County Historical Society's youth programs. There is no cost to attend the movie but donations are appreciated for the Society's Education Fund.
 
The movie “Coco” tells the story of Miguel, a young boy whose desire to discover and follow his great-great-grandfather’s legacy takes him on a colorful journey through the Land of the Dead. In this vibrant world, he meets many members of his family tree who long to return to the world of the living on Día de los Muertos (or Day of the Dead) to visit the loved ones they left behind. But here’s the catch—they can only do that if one of their living relatives still remembers them.
 
Just like Miguel’s ancestors, our own family members are counting on us to keep their memories alive. Preserving and sharing their pictures and stories can create a real-life bridge between us in the land of the living and our loved ones who have passed on. These memories enrich our family history, building a connection that goes beyond just a basic knowledge of dates and places.
 
For more information about the Manitowoc County Historical Society, please visit ManitowocCountyHistory.org or contact (920) 684-4445.
 
 
 
About the Manitowoc County Historical Society
Nestled in the scenic rolling Ice Age Kettle Moraine countryside of Eastern Wisconsin, the Manitowoc County Historical Society is a museum of living history. This 60-acre interpretive museum of local history features a Welcome Center with local history exhibits and research services and the outdoor Pinecrest Historical Village - a collection of over 25 historic buildings with period furnishings from Manitowoc County's early settlers. 
 
Pinecrest Historical Village began in 1970 with a land donation from the Hugo and Eleanor Vetting family.  The Village has grown to represent a reproduction of a small Wisconsin community during the early 1900s. The buildings form the commercial, social, and political core of a town and they represent several architectural styles of Wisconsin's history. The furnishings, items, and tools in the various buildings used by the Pinecrest Village interpreters are either original pieces or carefully researched reproductions. 
 
Contact:
Amy Meyer, Executive Director
(920) 684- 4445