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Opening Weekend for ‘Harriet’ Movie

October 31

Imagine watching the new “Harriet” movie on Maryland’s Eastern Shore — the place Harriet lived the first 25+ years of her life in s lavery. Where she forged strong bonds with family. Where she toiled and l earned the crucial outdoor skills that helped her escape. Where she star ted her many missions to freedom.

Watch the movie on opening weekend and then walk in her footsteps by taking the road trip known as the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway, which includes more than 30 sites related to Harriet Tubman and/or the Underground Railroad. The sites include the grassroots-formed Harriet Tubman Museum & Educational Center (home of th e Harriet Tubman Mural); the Bucktown General Store w here Harriet had her first act of defiance as a young girl; Choptank Landing, where Harriet led her most daring r escues; and the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Sta te Park and Visitor Center.

Here along the Tubman Byway, the film opens at Cambridge Premier Cinemas Nov. 1 with a specia l advance showing on Oct. 31. Choose from nine showt imes daily on Nov. 1 and 2 alone. See the schedule and buy tickets directly through the theater  — click on the date and then click on the mov ie time to buy tickets. We recommend buying ti ckets in advance. The theater is located at 2 759 Dorchester Square, Cambridge, MD 21613 , along Route 50 in the shopping center wi th Walmart. Watch the ^’Ha rriet^’ trailer.