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They come in pints? ...I'm getting one!

This event is happy hour at the "Bilbo Baggins Restaurant" (you are responsible for your own food/drink) - followed by watching Bilbo Baggins start his epic journey on the big screen in "The Hobbit" at Hoffman Center 22.

Directions from Bilbo Baggins Restaurant to Hoffman Center 22 are here.

The Geek Club has purchaed advance tickets for this event in order to guarantee that we all get into the same show that night.  The event fee is the exact price of the ticket (we are not making a profit off of this) the ticket will be yours as soon as you pay for it (cash only).  What this means for you is that if you RSVP you must show up or cancel your RSVP in time for someone else to sign up in your place.

We will be seeing the 9:30pm showing at Hoffman Center 22 on the 14th.  This is the 2D showing.

For all of you on the Wait List you are more than welcome to join us.  The RSVP limit is set because that's how many tickets we bought for the event.  So you may join us but you'll have to get your own movie ticket.  Also if you are on the waitlist please indicate in your RSVP comment section whether you have your own ticket or if you need a ticket, that way as the RSVP list changes we can better keep track of who needs a ticket.

After the movie (again for ANYONE who wants to come) we will be heading over to the Denny's located at 7214 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria VA 22306 to enjoy more Hobbit themed food.

Looking forward to seeing everyone there.  :-D

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  • Benjamin U.

    Monet and I both had a fantastic time. Wish I could've joined you all at Denny's, but we were both exhausted.

    December 16, 2012

  • lita

    last night was THE BEST! I had a blast -- so good to see you all!

    December 15, 2012

  • heidi a.

    Thank you so much Naomi for organizing such a fun event!

    December 15, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Where are you guys seated?

    December 14, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member

      Upstairs to the left

      December 14, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Vavoom bike running.be there as soon as i can

    December 14, 2012

  • Jeremy D. H.

    Traffic fun, will be a little late.

    December 14, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Jennie has a migrane and might not be able to come with me. I am trying to find someone to go instead since I reserved two tickets. If anyone is waiting for a ticket, Naomi, sell my second ticket to them instead. If there's no one, I guess I'll just have to eat the cost if Jennie can't make it. Sorry for the late notice, I just heard from her an hour ago or so. I'll keep you updated as things develop.

    December 14, 2012

    • Naomi

      Found someone to take your +1's ticket. Thanks for letting me know with enough time to find a replacement.

      December 14, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member

      okay. we're set then. I'll update my RSVP. Thanks

      December 14, 2012

  • Naomi

    Remember, there is no real RSVP limit to this event. Anyone who wants to come may do so. The 15 RSVP limit is there for claiming dibs on the 15 pre bought tickets.

    December 13, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member

      naomi, brittany and I will be late to dinner, but could you email me your cell number at [masked] so we can coordinate for our two tickets? thanks

      December 14, 2012

    • Naomi

      E-mail is on it's way.

      December 14, 2012

  • Andrew

    I won't be able to make Bilbo Baggins tonight, but will meet up with you around 8:30-9.

    December 14, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    bought my ticket

    December 13, 2012

  • Chris

    Hey, I just RSVP'd up from the waiting list. I already got a ticket from Fandango. See ya'll there!

    1 · December 13, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Confuses now - some people have listed tickets from Naomi, some have nothing listed, other people have their own tickets. Who will have my tickets when I get to Bilbo Baggins' (pronounced bag-ins-es)?

    December 11, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member

      I should really read all the comments. Nevermind.

      December 11, 2012

  • Leah

    please please please if there is anyone who can give me a ride that would be awesome. I live in Alexandria near Shirlington.

    December 9, 2012

    • Leah

      thanks! I sent you an email with my details.

      December 9, 2012

    • Leah

      did you get my email?

      December 10, 2012

  • lita

    buying from Naomi. Thanks!

    December 5, 2012

  • Laura

    I am buying from Naomi. I did have to change my RSVP so, if no one else can use the second ticket, I will buy that one too.

    December 5, 2012

    • Naomi

      No worries on paying for the second ticket as you changed your RSVP with plenty of time for someone else to claim the ticket.

      December 5, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Got my ticket - see you at BB! :-)

    December 4, 2012

  • Benjamin U.

    Bought myself a pair of tickets.

    1 · December 2, 2012

  • Bob

    I got my ticket and I am psyched. I haven't met any of you yet and this will likely be my first event.

    November 17, 2012

    • Naomi

      I'm glad you were able to get your own ticket. :-) The Geek Club is an awesome group of people and we look forward to meeting another new member :-D

      November 17, 2012

  • lita

    I'm sooo pumped for this :D

    1 · November 8, 2012

  • Laura

    Has a time been determined for the movie? Advance tickets have gone on sale. Thanks!

    November 8, 2012

    • Naomi

      Hasn't been determined yet but now that they are on sale I'm going to talk to the other event hosts and we'll nail down an exact time. Stay tuned for details.

      November 8, 2012

  • Kristen S.

    I added a midnight release Meetup the night before, for people who can be out that late on a weeknight. Will be at Kingstowne.

    November 4, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Reservations made!

    November 1, 2012

    • Naomi

      For how many? (So I can set the RSVP limit)

      November 1, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member

      I did 15 and if necessary will be happy to arrange reservations for a larger crowd!

      2 · November 1, 2012

  • Naomi

    I would like to formally recommend that we pick the where and when now so people can buy their tickets on fandango since all shows will sell out opening weekend.

    November 1, 2012

  • Andrew

    Oh, I am so there.

    November 1, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Ok... So I was thinking we could start the opening day of "The Hobbit" off right with a pint at the Bilbo Baggins Restaurant, followed by the movie. What do you think?

    October 31, 2012

    • Kristen S.

      I've heard lots of people say they're going to Bilbo Baggins before seeing the movie, so if you do that, make sure you make reservations! I'm sure the place is going to overrun with pre and post movie crowds when the film opens.

      November 1, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member

      Good idea!

      November 1, 2012

  • Laura

    Sounds like fun! Thinking about seeing it at Hoffman?

    October 31, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hoffman could work! Looks l should solidify the venues and update the meetup.

      November 1, 2012

  • Kristen S.

    Will there be a midnight showing Thursday night/Friday morning?

    November 1, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member

      But yes, there will probably be a midnight showing too, which can be no less than incredible! It's just that I do my best to avoid midnight showings that precede early morning alarms...

      November 1, 2012

    • Kristen S.

      I'm lucky enough to not work Fridays for the time being, so I'd like to host a midnight show whenever it opens; it may even open Weds night/Thurs morning like some other recent anticipated blockbusters. I'll look for details.

      November 1, 2012

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  • Naomi +1
    Hunting Geek
    Event Host
  • Andrew
    Ex- Executive Organizer
    Event Host
  • Leah
    Serenity Geek
  • Erika
    Geek Editor
  • lita
    Cheeky Tiki Geek
  • heidi a.
    Mother Geek
  • Jeremy D. H.
    Trapped Geek
  • A former member
  • A former member
  • A former member
  • A former member

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