PA Live (WBRE) — Celebrating Christmas in July, that’s what “Scut Farkus” did at the Mahoning Drive-In on Friday night and plans to do again on Saturday night.

Zach Ward, the actor who played Scut Farkus in a Christmas Story, visited the Poconos on Friday and Saturday to emcee the Christmas in July event at the Mahoning Drive-In.

Ward visited PALive! Friday evening to talk with Chris and Rachel about his life since “A Christmas Story” came out and HBO’s plan to make a sequel to the film.

To get tickets for the show, head to the Mahoning Drive-In Theatre’s website, and be sure to stick arrive a little early to buy autographs and snap a photo with Zach Ward.