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Convention Tuesdays: Magic City Con, NuCon, Southern-Fried Gaming Expo, Con Kasterborous 2018


Welcome to Convention Tuesdays! Every Tuesday, I will feature and highlight conventions happening during the upcoming weekend in Alabama, or within short driving distances from Alabama.

June 8-10 — Magic City Con — Birmingham, Alabama

Magic City Con is a fan convention in Birmingham, Alabama taking place June 8 – 10, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Wynfrey Hotel. We will have Special Guest Appearances, Panels, Gaming, Vendors, Authors, Artists, and a separate KidCon.  We have several Tracks including Gaming, Cosplay, Fandoms, and Anime/Manga.  Come out and join us for a fun weekend!

Major guests include Virginia Hey, Ming Chen, George Lowe, and more.  Major events includes a KidCon, cosplay contest, tabletop game room, video game lounge, and more!  Learn more at: https://www.magiccitycon.com/

June 8-10 — NuCon — Gadsden, Alabama

NuCon is a pop culture convention. There will be vendors, lecturers, panels, a costume contest and a plethora of other things to do. Vendors will include sci-fi, fantasy, cosplay, anime, steampunk and zombies (and so much more). Speakers and panels will cover costuming, film making, 3D computer art, leather work and zombie topics as well as many others.

Major guests include Gil Gerard, Tom Stedham, Rory Healy, and more.  Major events include a cosplay contest, gaming, and more.  Learn more at:  http://www.nucon.org/

June 8-10 — Southern-Fried Gaming Expo — Atlanta, Georgia

The Southern-Fried Gaming Expo (SFGE) is a 3-day fan convention focused exclusively on gaming. The expo is held June 8-10 at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Atlanta, GA, and boasts over 250 full-sized arcade games, pinball machines and console systems, along with tabletop gaming, vendors, special guest speakers, a film fest, wrestling, tournaments and more! SFGE is a family-friendly event that will be fun for all ages.

Guests include Rich Sommer, Steve Ritchie, Billy Mitchell, and more.  Major events include video game and pinball tournaments, cosplay contest, film fest, music and wrestling, and more!  Learn more at: http://southernfriedgameroomexpo.com/

June 9-10 — Con Kasterborous — Huntsville, Alabama

Con Kasterborous is the best Doctor Who Con ever!  We’re just a few Whovians that got together and decided to share Who love in the state of Alabama.  Major guests include Mark Sheppard, Catrin Stewart, and more.  Major events include a puppet show, cosplay contest, wedding, and more.  Learn more at: http://conkasterborous.com/

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