Broadway Theatre hosting 'Star Wars: A New Hope' showings, costume contests this weekend

The Broadway Theatre is hosting a showing of "Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope" on Friday, Aug. 24 and Saturday, Aug. 25.

And no, it’s not a trap, Admiral Ackbar. 

A costume contest will take place before the movie at 10:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24 at the theatre, located at 216 East Broadway Street in downtown Mount Pleasant. The Saturday showing and contest will take place at 3 p.m., according to a news release from Friends of the Broadway. 

Hosted by the Friends of the Broadway board, admission costs $5 per ticket. Costumes are not necessary, but encouraged.