The Dark Shadows Festival have released more information on their upcoming Dark Shadows Island Weekend, which takes place in Coronado Island, California on April 27-28. As previously announced, the event will comprise a gala screening of the new film Dr. Mabuse, with a celebrity luncheon taking place at the Marriott Coronado Hotel and resort the following day.
The Festival says: "In the spirit of Dark Shadows, fans in California and surrounding states may want to consider taking Amtrack train service to San Diego for the Dark Shadows Island Weekend on Coronado Island, a short taxi ride via bridge from downtown San Diego.
The Amtrack Pacific Surfliner Train from Los Angeles' Union Station to San Diego is just one of many train options for those who do not travel by air. For all train schedules to San Diego, go to the Amtrack website. Additionally, the Marriott Coronado Hotel & Resort has extended their special Dark Shadows discount sleeping room rate until April 10."
To receive discount Dark Shadows sleeping room rates at the Marriott, use the online reservation form or call the Marriott toll-free reservations line at 1-888-236-2427. You must mention the Dark Shadows Group Code drkdrka to receive the discount room rate. For online reservations, you must type in the code into the online form when making your reservation.
Additionally, the Festival reports that: "David Selby (Quentin Collins) will perform a new musical concert he has written, Shadows and Light, including songs and poetry about Dark Shadows. Joining him will be his wife Chip on piano and James Storm (Gerard Stiles) on guitar. All attendees will receive a special gift bag of goodies, and all of the actors will participate in a question and answer panel with the fans followed by autographs, socializing and new Dark Shadows merchandise."
To view the event flyer, with full booking details and an itinerary for the weekend, click here.