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.
September 15-16 — Shoals Geek Expo — Florence, Alabama
Shoals Geek Expo is an annual celebration of Comic, Geek, and Pop Culture. We have special guests, gaming, tournaments, and encourage cosplay. Major guests include David Fielding, Karan Ashley, Shawn South, and more! Major events include a cosplay contest, The Guild Games, gaming, silent auction, and more!
Learn more at: http://www.shoalsgeekexpo.com/
September 15-16 — JapanFest — Atlanta, Georgia
The mission of JapanFest is to improve understanding and appreciation of linkages between Japanese and Americans residing in the Southeastern United States through an annual salute to Japanese culture and friendship entitled JapanFest.
Learn more at: https://www.japanfest.org/
September 15 — JABEcon: Big Rig — Mount Juliet, Tennessee
We are JABEcon! LLC, an educational entertainment media group designed to promote the interest of the art inside entertainment and foster local discussion. In order to best do this, we run a yearly media event called JABEcon! Major guests include David Matranga, Stephanie Nadolny, and more. Major events include a cosplay contest and gaming.
Learn more at: http://www.jabecon.com/bigrig.html
September 15 — IC Collectors Con — Franklin, Tennessee
A Convention For Collectors By Collectors. IC Collectors Convention is a convention for EVERYONE that collects Toys, from Aliens to Voltron with plenty of Star Wars mixed in! Major guests include William Shatner, Sam Jones, Cas Anvar, Marina Sirtis, and much more!
Learn more at: https://www.iccollectorsconvention.com/
September 15 — Cartersville Comic Con — Cartersville, Georgia
Still the PREMIERE Comics, Toys, Gaming, Cosplay, and anything Pop Culture Convention in North Georgia!!! Back for our third year!!! We will have entertainment programming all day long including gaming tournaments, cosplay contests, Q&A panels with guests, and of course all the comics and toys that you want to see and purchase!
Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/events/193990591168327/
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