Frequently Asked Questions

When are movies shown?

Movies are shown 6-days a week with the new show starting each Friday.  Times are as follows: Friday & Saturday 7PM, Sunday 4PM, Monday CLOSED, Tuesday thru Thursday 7PM.

How much does a movie cost?

Standard ticket prices are $4 for adults (12 & older); $3 for children (under 12). Movies shown in 3-D are $6 for adults, and $5 for children, or an additional $2 per ticket.

Is the theater handicap accessible?

The main floor is fully accessible, including the ground-level restrooms. The auditorium has five spaces reserved for wheelchair patrons that are interspersed throughout the seating area.

Hearing impaired patrons will have access to personal headsets. In addition, closed caption viewing devices are also available for use. Both items are available for use at any seat in the auditorium. To request a device, ask the volunteer working in the Ticket Booth.

How does a person work or volunteer at the theater?

Teams of volunteers will primarily staff the Avery. Send an email to or leave a message at 641-925-2879 (AVRY)..

How many seats does the theater have?

The auditorium has seating for 198 people: there are 193 theater seats and 5 wheelchair spaces. The auditorium of the original Avery had 400 seats; with the new auditorium, care was taken to make wider-spaced rows and quality theater seats a top priority. Today’s Avery provides a quality viewing experience for all patrons.

What’s upstairs?

The projection booth, the VIP Lounge, and the Marquee Room.  The Marquee Room and the VIP Lounge are available for rent and must be reserved in advance. For more information about the rental policies, see the Rental page.

Can the theater be rented?

The VIP Lounge, and the Marquee Room can be rented for $40 for 1-3 hours, plus the purchase of movie tickets.  The Auditorium can be rented for a variety of different eligible events.   In all cases, a room-usage deposit is required. For more information about the rental policies, see the Rental page.

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