The Bonnie Kate Theater — Elizabethton, Tennessee

Bonnie Kate Theater
The Bonnie Kate Theater located on Sycamore Street in Elizabethton, Tennessee first opened its doors on May 16, 1926. All 500 seats were filled for the inaugural silent movie showing at the theater. Elizabethton, Tennessee
In the 1970s a sheetrock wall was installed to split the single screen theater into two auditoriums and allow for the showing of two separate films.

On November 16, 2012 “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2” premiered. This was the final film shown at the Bonnie Kate.
Elizabethton, Tennessee
In May of 2016 the City of Elizabethton bought the historic theater. The city has began renovation on the building and hopes to utilize the building as a performing arts venue.

Mars Hill Radio Theatre — Mars Hill, North Carolina

Mars Hill Theater -- Mars Hill, North Carolina The Mars Hill Theatre, the only theater located in Madison County, North Carolina opened originally in 1947. Mars Hill Theater -- Mars Hill, North Carolina
The theater operated until 1992 when it was closed.
Mars Hill Theater -- Mars Hill, North Carolina
Renovations began in 2014 and on June 11, 2016, the theater reopened to the public. This theater is unique in the fact that it has an on site radio station based at the theater.