Paramount Presents: 6th Annual Brew & Buddy Run and Elf [PG]

Paramount Presents: 6th Annual Brew & Buddy Run and Elf [PG]

Live Events | 12/11/2022 | 4:20PM Run | 6:15PM Movie

Wearing a mask while inside the Theater is optional.

Whether you’re an Elf enthusiast, a thrill-seeker, or even a son of a Nutcracker, The Paramount’s 6th Annual Brew & Buddy Run presented in partnership with Champion Brewing Company and Three Notch’d Brewing Company is sure to get you in the holiday spirit!

All individuals must provide a signed waiver in order to receive a wristband for run participation. Waivers will be available on-site during registration, or you may download a copy and bring a completed form with you to skip this step of registration.

All Brew & Buddy Run ticket purchasers will receive an email closer to the event date with more details and instructions on run participation. The run begins at 4:20PM, and the movie begins at 6:15PM.

*The registration fee for the run includes a 2022 Brew & Buddy Run souvenir cup, one free pour at each participating brewery, $1.00 off beer purchase at The Paramount’s concessions, and admission to the 6:15PM presentation of Elf.




In conjunction with our annual Brew and Buddy Run, The Paramount Theater will be hosting a food drive to benefit the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank. Attendees are encouraged to bring non-perishable items to donate to the food bank, and The Theater will have collection bins setup in the lobby throughout the event.

ABOUT THE BRAFB: The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank serves 25 counties and 8 cities on either side of the Blue Ridge through distribution centers in Charlottesville, Lynchburg, Winchester, and Verona. It provides nutritious food to 109,500 people on average each month through a far-reaching network of more than 400 community partners–food pantries, shelters, soup kitchens, and program sites like schools, community centers, and health care clinics.

All food donations should be non-perishable, with no glass containers. Items in high demand right now include: dairy items such as canned, evaporated, or powdered milk; 100% fruit juice in boxes and cans; low- or no-sodium canned vegetables; canned fruits in light syrup or fruit juice; boxed pasta; rice; cereal; canned soups and stews; and macaroni and cheese. Here is a list of their most needed items.



“This is one of those rare Christmas comedies that has a heart, a brain, and a wicked sense of humor, and it charms the socks right off the mantelpiece.” Roger Ebert

Will Ferrell stars as the ultimate fish out of water, Buddy, who as a baby crawls into Santa’s toy bag and is whisked off to the North Pole, where he is raised as an elf.

A misfit who grows to be three times the size of his elf family, Buddy ultimately heads to his birthplace of New York City to seek out his roots. Unfortunately, they turn out to be a “Scrooge”-like father (James Caan) and a cynical eight-year-old stepbrother who doesn’t believe in Santa.

Worst of all, everyone seems to have forgotten the true meaning of Christmas. But using his simple elf ways, Buddy sets out to single-handedly win over his family and save Christmas in New York, hoping to at last find his true place in the world.

In addition to Ferrell and Caan, the film features an all-star ensemble cast led by Ed Asner as Santa Claus, Bob Newhart, Mary Steenburgen, and Zooey Deschanel.

Did You Know?

  • Will Ferrell caused several minor traffic accidents when walking through the Lincoln Tunnel in his costume because people were so surprised to see him wearing an elf outfit.
  • The elves have a pitcher of syrup in their break room instead of coffee.
  • All the stop motion animated characters in the opening credits use director Jon Favreau’s voice. He also provided the voice for the rabid raccoon Buddy runs into in Canada.
  • All of the elves, except for Buddy and Papa, have names that are a combination of two words (Ming Ming, Choo Choo, etc.)

Image credit: ©  Warner Bros.

Description and facts: IMDB

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO! The Paramount Theater is pleased to bring diverse programming to the stage and screen. The Theater does not provide advisories about subject matter for events, as sensitivities vary. Not all events may appeal to, or be appropriate for, every person. Patrons are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the shows offered in order to make informed decisions prior to purchasing tickets.

In addition to show synopses, trailers, and reviews on our web events, other resources about content and age-appropriateness for specific films can be found on Common Sense MediaIMDb, and as well as through general internet searches. For further questions, please contact the Box Office at 434.979.1333 or at, 10AM-2PM Monday-Friday + 1 hour before events.

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Showtimes: 6:15PM
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Ticket Prices

  • $ 25.00 Brew & Buddy Run and Movie
  • $ 8.00 Adult Movie Only
  • $ 6.00 Youth Movie Only

Schedule of Events

  • December 11, 2022 | 6:15PM
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  • Will Ferrell as "Buddy"
  • James Caan as "Walter"
  • Zooey Deschanel as "Jovie"
  • Bob Newhart as "Papa Elf"
  • Mary Steenburgen as "Emily"
  • Ed Asner as "Santa Claus"

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