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Osceola Fan Faire

Event Type: Family Event
Age Group(s): Families
Date: 10/5/2013
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 5:00 PM
Description:
 Explore your inner geek at the first annual Osceola Fan Faire! If you love fantasy, steampunk, superheroes, manga, Star Wars or Doctor Who, then this is the event for you! From 10-5 enjoy industry experts, musical guests, science presentations, fandom zones with crafts and prizes, opportunities to trade comics and play games. Dress up in your best costume and enter the costume competition!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

10:00 – 10:45 AM Superhero Story time
Up, up & away! Put on your favorite super hero costume and fly, zoom, speed, or zip into the library for a Stupendous Superhero Story time & Craft.
Location: Youth Open Space-2nd Floor--Hart Memorial

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Calling all aspiring Comic Creators -- Indy Planet/Ka-Blam presents Creating Comics from Scratch
Industry experts reveal the creative process of comic creation. Learn how they think visually, create compelling characters and story lines, choose a medium and story board their ideas. Bring your burning questions -- Q&A to follow presentations. Jenni Gregory, Thomas Florimonte and Wayne Spencer, presenters
Location: Lillie Room-2nd Floor--Hart Memorial

12:15 – 1:15 PM Calling all aspiring Comic Creators -- Indy Planet/Ka-Blam presents the Business End of Comics
Get technical with this primer on the business of comic publishing. Discover how to get published and get an audience, whether to choose digital or traditional publishing, how and where to promote and more. Jenni Gregory, Thomas Florimonte, presenters
Location: Lillie Room-2nd Floor--Hart Memorial

1:15 – 2:00 PM Superhero Story time
Up, up & away! Put on your favorite super hero costume and fly, zoom, speed, or zip into the library for a Stupendous Superhero Story time & Craft.
Location: Youth Open Space-2nd Floor--Hart Memorial

2:15 – 3:00 PM Doctor Geek’s Lab Presents Science from Fiction
It’s the 21st Century … ever wondered what happened to all those inventions that were going to bring about the world of tomorrow?! Join Dr. Scott Viguie, Doctor Geek of Doctor Geek’s Laboratory of Applied Geekdom, (www.drgeeklab.com) to learn of the latest on flying cars, robot butlers, 3D printers, and trips to the moon.
Location: Lillie Room-2nd Floor--Hart Memorial



4:15 – 4:30 PM Children’s Costume Contest
Location: Open Space-1st Floor--Hart Memorial

4:30 – 5:00 PM Adult’s Costume Contest
Location: Open Space-1st Floor--Hart Memorial

All Day
Guardians of Gallifrey
Along with a Dalek or two, the Delegate form Alpha Centauri, and perhaps a K-9 for photo ops, the Guardians of Gallifrey will delight with Doctor Who games for the young and the young at heart: Pin the Tail on K-9, Doctor Who Dominoes, Doctor Who Pictionary, and Rocket Darts.
Location: Open Space-1st Floor--Hart Memorial

Coliseum of Comics table
Coliseum of Comics Meet & Greet with Dark Horse graphic novelist Aaron Conley.
Aaron will be pre-selling his new graphic novel, Sabertooth Swordsman. Aaron will also do live-sketching and answer questions about the process of creating and publishing graphic novels.
Location: Open Space-1st Floor--Hart Memorial


Library: Hart Memorial Central Library    Map
Location: Open Space--1st Floor--Hart Memorial
Presenter: Library Staff