Dinner and a Movie!

Basil Tree and The Godfather

We’ll be serving dinner at 5:30 pm at the Basil Tree Restaurant.  Then at 7:00 pm, we’ll cross the street to see The Godfather on the biggest screen in Dixon. We have limited seating for this deal, so buy soon before we sell out.

Basil Tree is a 5-star Italian restaurant in beautiful downtown Dixon. With a gorgeous interior and full bar, Basil Tree is must-visit restaurant. Guests that are a part of this night will be dining in the hidden Capone Room and eating the true Italian way, family style. Dinner includes:

Appetizer Station:  Bruschetta

House Salad


Main Entrée:  Chicken Francese, Veal Marsala, Penne Marinara Primavera

Desserts:  Baby Cannolis

$44.00. Price includes soft drink, coffee, tea, tax, gratuity, and movie.  Does not include alcohol.

Basil Tree is located at 123 E 1st St, Dixon, IL 61021


Best Picture chronicles the epic tale of a 1940's mobster family in New York City, where the father builds an organized-crime empire and his three sons, to varying degrees, follow in his footsteps. Marlon Brando won Best Actor as the head of the "family."

Movies at the Dixon is showing Star Wars: A New Hope

Luke Skywalker begins a journey that will change the galaxy in Star Wars Episode IV - A New
Hope. Nineteen years after the formation of the Empire, Luke is thrust into the struggle of the
Rebel Alliance when he meets Obi-Wan Kenobi, who has lived for years in seclusion on the
desert planet of Tatooine. Obi-Wan begin Luke’s Jedi training as Luke joins him on a daring
mission to rescue the beautiful Rebel leader Princess Leia from the clutches of Darth Vader and
the evil Empire.

A charismatic high-school student convinces his repressed best friend to play hooky with him and his girlfriend and attempts to bring the young man out of his shell during a memorable day in Chicago.

A U.S. Army captain leads a mission to rescue a GI trapped behind enemy lines in France on D-Day after all three of the soldier's brothers are killed in action. As the search commences, the close-knit squad sets out through areas still thick with Nazis.

Darren Mangler was one of the Mean Machine football players in Adam Sandler's remake of The Longest Yard. Darren will be telling hilarious stories from the set, from auditions to the World Premiere, before showing the movie. He has tales of the pro wrestlers causing havok, how much food the football players ate, the Friday night parties, the injuries, what Sandler did to bring the cast together, his scene with Burt Reynolds, how he broke his hand, and many more behind-the-scene stories that will bring a smile to your face! There will be a Q&A after the movie.The presentation by Darren will begin at 7:30 pm. The Longest Yard begins at 8 pm.

Capra-esque Americana about an Iowa farmer who heeds an ethereal proposition: "If you build it, he will come." So he lays out a baseball diamond in his cornfield, and who should show up but long-dead ballplayer Shoeless Joe Jackson and a squadful of departed Major Leaguers.

Two soul-singing brothers are sent on a "mission from God" to raise $5000 to save a Chicago orphanage. On their fund-raising tour de force, they encounter a multitude of mishaps and mayhem.

A thoroughly cinematic drama, Elvis’s (Butler) story is seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker (Hanks). As told by Parker, the film delves into the complex dynamic between the two spanning over 20 years, from Presley’s rise to fame to his unprecedented stardom, against the backdrop of the evolving cultural landscape and loss of innocence in America. Central to that journey is one of the significant and influential people in Elvis’s life, Priscilla Presley (Olivia DeJonge).

Batman meets his most dangerous foe, the Joker, who is wreaking havoc throughout Gotham City and ultimately posing a threat of worldwide destruction.

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