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Convention Tuesdays: Chattacon 44, Days Of The Dead, HauntCon, Rocket City Gamefest 2019

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.

January 25-27 — Chattacon 44 — Chattanooga, Tennessee

Chattacon is an annual science fiction convention held in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  The convention is organized by the nonprofit Chattanooga Speculative Fiction Fans.

Major guests include Timothy Zahn, Charles Urbach, and more.  Major events include a cosplay contest, art show, blood drive, and more.  Learn more at:

January 25-27 — Days of the Dead — Atlanta, Georgia

The fan convention where horror comes to party!  Major guests include Sandy Johnson, Roger Jackson, Clive Barker, and more.

Major events include a chaostume contest, tattoo contest, skary-okee, and more.  Learn more at: 

January 25-27 — HauntCon — New Orleans, Louisiana

HAuNTcon will satisfy your every need with even more opportunities for new concepts, new ideas and new connections. This is the tradeshow where haunters gather to grow their business, be inspired for the coming season and unite with the community that is shaping the future of the haunt industry. From home haunters to pros, if you’re in the business of haunted attractions, agritainment, or escape rooms – you need to be in New Orleans. It’s time for something new. Innovation is coming.

Major guests include Michael Burnett, Leonard Pickel, Davis Graveyard, and more.  Major events include a costume ball, haunted tours, hands-on workshops, and more.  Learn more at:

January 25-27 — Rocket City Gamefest — Huntsville, Alabama

The Gamefest is a family friendly tournament weekend with teachers available to help you learn new games. A great lending library of over 420 games is also provided. You can choose open boardgaming or tournament gaming.

Major events include a Ticket To Ride Tournament, Saturday Splendor Tournement, and more.  Learn more at:

January 25-27 — Secret Mission Con — Marietta, Georgia

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January 27 — Atlanta Comic Convention — Atlanta , Georgia

Best One Day Show in the South! Over ONE MILLION Comic Books ( Gold, Silver, Bronze, Modern, Variants, CGC ) from 1.00 to 10,000.00 , Toys – Vintage & Modern ( Marvel Legends, DC Direct, Funko Pops, More) , Star Wars, Star Trek, Dr. Who, Pokémon, Fanzines, Movie Posters, MORE!!! Brought to you by the BEST Dealers in the Region!  Major guests include Bob Carter, Drew Geraci, and more.

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