Explore the Ohio Theatre

If CAPA's Summer Movie Series offerings weren't enough to get you out of the heat and into its historic theater, the arts organization is throwing another incentive your way.

CAPA announced today it will offer free, behind-the-scenes tours of the Ohio Theatre on July 25, Aug. 15 and Aug. 29 as a part of the popular summer series. The tours, which start at4:30 pm, will look at the history and restoration of the theater, as well as some of its famous fixtures, such as a demonstration of the organ, Mighty Morton.

Reservations are required for the tours; to make a reservation, e-mail tours@capa.com or call 469-6900. To attend the movie afterward, tickets are $4 ($3.50 for seniors).

If you can't select which date to tour, here are the corresponding movies to help you decide (all start at 7:30 pm): July 25, Raiders of the Lost ark, and Aug. 29, South Pacific.

Contact Jackie Mantey at jmantey@acncolumbus.com.