Repair Ceres Drive-in Marquee


Ceres Drive-In Served the Modesto community from 1947-early 2000’s.  Drive-ins and car culture are a huge part of Modesto area scene, made famous by the movie American Graffiti by George Lucas.

 At one time 5 drive-ins were in the Modesto area, now only one remains - and it needs your help to come back to life!

Since it closed, the drive-in became a junk yard and suffered fires and damage.
The south screen, snack bar building, And bathrooms have been restored - we just need some help to finish the job, including fencing and the original entry NEON sign.

Planned opening is late September 2020!


50963602_1599235587293077_r.jpegNeon sign, from late 1950s need restoring

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Screen restoration September 2020 with help of Sunbelt Rentals

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Restored screen, Sept 3 2020 at dusk - ready for action!



50963602_1599235669136962_r.jpegBefore: Site, circa June 2020. Graffiti andjunk.

Donations

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  • Alexander Greimann 
    • $25 
    • 2 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 9 d
  • David Carreon 
    • $25 
    • 10 d
  • Janell Avalos 
    • $20 
    • 10 d
  • Nicole Florendo 
    • $20 
    • 12 d
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Organizer

Lucky Shoe Productions 
Organizer
Modesto, CA
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