Mr. Meacham (Robert Redford), a woodcarver, delights local children with stories of a mysterious dragon that lives deep in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. His daughter Grace (Bryce Dallas Howard) believes these are just tall tales, until she meets Pete (Oakes Fegley), a 10-year-old orphan who says he lives in the woods with a giant, friendly dragon. With help from a young girl named Natalie (Oona Laurence), Grace sets out to investigate if this fantastic claim can be true

The Walton Theater opened for operation in 1914.  During the late 1940’s, in addition to running feature films and hosting vaudeville shows, the Walton staged local “Amateur Nights.”   A typical weekend night at the Walton would include a feature movie, local talent acts, newsreels and a short comedy.

By the 1970’s, the Walton Theater was closed and on the verge of crumbling.  In the early 1980’s, a project spearheaded by local resident, Larry Striplin, and singer, Anita Bryant, was launched to restore and enlarge the facility to feature theater productions and movies and to host special community activities. After five years of planning and construction, the Walton Theater opened in May, 1985 as the Performing Arts Center. The Performing Art Center ceased its operation in the 1990s. In February 2015 the Walton Theater was reopened by A.T.A.P. Community Development Corporation a 501 (c) 3 organization.

The Walton Theater Selma

Operated by A.T.A.P. Community Development Corpration

Coming Soon

SHOWING AT THE WALTON  (Now you can buy tickets online)


Pete's Dragon


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