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Convention Tuesdays: Hamacon MiniCon, Stranger Con, Epik Comic Con, Grand Ole Gameroom Expo, Comic Book & Toy Expo 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.

November 9-11 — Epik Comic Con — Chattanooga, Tennessee

Epik Comic Show is a three day comic book focused convention in Chattanooga.  Guests include Donny Cates, Joe Pruett, Janet K Lee, and more.

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November 10 — Hamacon MiniCon — Huntsville, Alabama

Hamacon stands for “Huntsville & Madison Anime Convention” aka we’re the Rocket City’s anime con! We run two major events a year, a three day full fledged con in June, and a one day con in November. Either way, we treat you with tons of amazing events and panels, a big ol’ gaming area for both video games as well as the tabletop variety, a Dealer’s Room, an Artist Alley, Cosplay, and more! Not to mention, we try and sprinkle as many smaller events we can throughout the year as well.

Major events include a cosplay contest, anime viewing room, gaming, and more!  Learn more at:

November 10-11 — Stranger Con — Nashville, Tennessee

Stranger Things captured everyone’s attention when it debuted in 2016 with amazing performances, intriguing mystery and its Steven Spielberg/Stephen King vibe. Drawing on ’80’s culture, horror, and the all too familiar experiences of being a nerdy kid, the show managed to be fresh and exciting while feeling familiar and relatable. There’s no way we at Creation will ever look at Christmas lights the same way again!

We couldn’t be more excited to bring you Stranger Con in Nashville, a convention that celebrates a show we love so much, and the people who make it what it is. We will bring you the stars of Stranger Things, off the screen and in person for two days full of excitement, music and fun! Meet your favorite actors from Stranger Things and interact with them in ways you never thought possible. Don’t worry, we didn’t invite the Shadow Monster.

Major guests include Millie Bobby Brown, Noah Schnapp, Brett Gelman, Chester Rushing, and more!  Major events include a cosplay contest, trivia game, karaoke party, and more!  Learn more at:

November 9-11 — Grand Ole Gameroom Expo — Franklin, Tennessee

Welcome to the GRAND OLE GAMEROOM EXPO, Nashville’s annual Arcade, Pinball, and Video Game Expo. We are back for year three at a new location. The Expo is taking place at the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel in Nashville November 9-11, 2018.

The Grand Ole Gameroom Expo is a public event for gamers of all ages. Join us for a weekend packed with over 200 arcade and pinball games all set to free play. Play classic arcade games like Donkey Kong, Centipede, Ms Pac-Man, Double Dragon, Street Fighter II, and many others. Also play many classic pinball games like Black Knight, The Addams Family, and even some of the latest pinball games from Stern like Aerosmith, Ghostbusters, Star Wars, and Guardians of the Galaxy. We also have air hockey, skeeball, and other family friendly games.

The Expo also has over 80 game consoles spanning the Atari 2600 to the latest Xbox One, PS4, Wii U, Nintendo Switch, and Playstation VR. There are multiple tournaments for casual players and competitive players on games like Super Smash Bros.

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November 10 — Comic Book & Toy Expo — Tallahassee, Florida

The Tallahassee Comic Book and Toy Expo is a family friendly event to help support the Marzuq Shrine Temple in Tallahassee FL efforts to help children. Your participation helps them continue their mission of helping children.  Learn more at:

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