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AVONCON 2017: Saturday, April 22, 2017!

11am-4pm

ALL AGES. FREE ADMISSION. NO REGISTRATION. COSPLAY.

Plan a fun day for kids:

11:00 am, Kung Fu Jedi Demonstration: with light sabers!

11:00 am, Make a mask! Drop-in activity

11:00 am- 4:00 pm, Tour LEGO creations by ConnLUG

11:00 am- 4:00 pm, Shop from our comic book and collectible vendors

11:30 am, Drawing Workshop: how to create The Joker and Harley

Eat a delicious lunch from the Toasted food truck

1:00 pm, the Great Draw-off competition with Matt Ryan!

1:00 pm, Avon High's Anime Club program on villains

1:00-3:00 pm, Get a caricature made by Billy Dougal

3:00 pm, the Fun Fandom Finale Dance Party

...plus a few more drop in activities that are still being planned!

 

Plan a fun day for adults and teens:

11:00 am, Kung Fu Jedi Demonstration: with light sabers!

11:30 am, Bricky City Brockade Star Wars Podcast

11:00 am- 4:00 pm, Tour LEGO creations by ConnLUG

11:00 am- 4:00 pm, Shop from our comic book and collectible vendors

Eat a delicious lunch from the Toasted food truck

12:30 pm, Doctor Who 101 with Matt Herring

1:00 pm, Negan of the Walking Dead, with Nick Mills

1:00 pm, Avon High's Anime Club program on villains

2:30 pm, Moriarty! with Dr. Stuart Barnett

1:00-3:00 pm, Get a caricature made by Billy Dougal

1:30 pm, Creating a Good Villain with Brian LeTendre

3:00 pm, the Fun Fandom Finale Dance Party

...plus a few more drop in activities that are still being planned!

 

Confirmed presenters:

Bill Dougal, caricatures

The hosts of the Brick City Brockade Star Wars Podcasts

Matt Ryan, draw-off event and a kids art workshop on
"How draw The Joker and Harley!"

ConnLUG: Lego Enthusiasts of CT

Matt Herring, Doctor Who 101

Brian LeTendre, "Creating a Good Villain"

Dr. Stuart Barnett, "Moriarty as Meme"

(aka: the bad guy who gets mentioned once and becomes iconic)

Super Fan Nick Mills, "Negan of the Walking Dead"

Avon High School Anime Club

 

Plus a special Jedi Arts Kung Fu demonstration by

http://www.julongwushu.com/

 

 

Confirmed Vendors (as of January 2017)
Blick art materials
Free Lunch Comics
Friendly Neighborhood comics
Comic book collector Tim Gosselin
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AvonCon 2016 was held on Saturday, April 16, 2016, from 11am-4pm, featured keynote speaker Scott McCloud, and attended by over 850 people!

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