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Photo by Ken Sury

Only a little more than a half-hour outside Waco, it feels like a blast from the past: going to a drive-in. And at $10 per car, it’s tough to beat that price.

Most people will set up lawn chairs to sit under the stars for the 9 p.m. first movie of a nightly double-feature and roll down their vehicle’s windows or take a radio to listen to the movie’s audio on 90.3 FM.

The theater offers first-run movies, and if the Central Texas heat is more than you care to deal with, a 174-seat indoor theater is available with other showings earlier in the day. Concessions prices are less than most theaters, too.

An 18-hole miniature golf course on the property hasn’t been used in a few years, but the owner is working to renovate it and make it playable again.

ADDRESS: 2912 State Highway 36 in Gatesville

PHONE: 254-865-8445

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