Harry and the Hendersons (1987)

2021 Off the Wall Film Series: Movies Under the monStars
Harry and the Hendersons
Friday, August 27, 2021
8:45 pm
Seating begins: 8 p.m. • Program: 8:45 p.m.

NOTE: This year we’re shifting our location to the top level of the Community Bookshelf Parking Garage, just across Baltimore Avenue from the Central Library

George Henderson (John Lithgow) and family accidentally hit a Sasquatch with their car on a trip through the forest, then opt to bring it home. Keeping Bigfoot in their house a secret presents big problems, but the mythical creature soon reveals itself to be more of a gentle giant than a hairy terror. 

2021 Off the Wall Films

June 25: Space Jam (1996; PG; 1 hour, 28 min.)

July 23: Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990; PG-13; 1 hour, 46 min.)

August 27: Harry and the Hendersons (1987; PG; 1 hour, 50 min.)

September 24: Young Frankenstein (1974; PG; 1 hour, 46 min.)

Co-presented by the Young Friends of the Library


Some tips and notes about off the wall 2021:

  • Films will be shown on the top level of the Community Bookshelf Parking Garage. 
  • Bring your own seating, blankets, or folding chairs. (Additional chairs or other seating not provided) 
  • Bring your own food, snacks, and non-alcoholic beverages. No glass containers, please. 
  • Restrooms will be available across the street, inside the Central Library. Masks are required inside the Library.
  • Seating on the top level of the garage begins at 8 p.m.  
  • Screenings begin at dusk (approximately 8:45 p.m.).  
  • Parking: Enter the Library District parking garage via Baltimore Avenue. Parking is available on the first four levels. Bring your parking ticket up to the top level of the garage for complimentary validation. 
  • Transit options: take KC Streetcar to the Library stop at Ninth / Main or use Ride KC bus routes.
  • In case of bad weather, the event will be canceled.