The Big Kahuna of the free Wednesday movies at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse Sunken Gardens is here!

Big Wednesday will air this Wednesday and is considered to be a classic coming-of-age surf film from 1978 shot on/at Santa Barbara County beaches with local surfers and a star-studded cast before they were stars. 

Arrive at 6:30 p.m., when the Santa Barbara Park Foundation presents a cast and crew reunion and an auction of movie posters and surfing memorabilia. At 7:15 p.m., co-writer Denny Aaberg will present remarks and a short film about Big Wednesday. The movie, rated PG, will start at 7:30 p.m.

Bring a blanket or chair. Free popcorn will be available.

For more information, click here or call 805.568.2461.

William Boyer is Santa Barbara County‘s communications director.