James Kopp, owner of Family Drive-In on Valley Pike south of Stephens City, checks a reel of film — about half of a movie — that will be loaded into a projector for the evening’s showing on Saturday. With the total conversion to digital, movie houses like the Family Drive-In will have to change their projection equipment to continue to show new movies. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)
The movie “Brave” was showing Saturday on one of the two screens at the Family Drive-In on Valley Pike.
Maddie deMello 12, of Chantilly, and Hunter Lucas, 11, of Haymarket, were chosen as Saturday’s guest projectionists at the Family Drive-In on Valley Pike south of Stephens City. The two were able to press the buttons that started the projectors for the night’s movie shows. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)
Stephens City’s Family Drive-In Theater, which bills itself as the only such...