on Monday, October 22, 2018
What’s LitCon? LitCon is a free, annual mini-con hosted by the Cedar Falls Public Library that celebrates literature and fantasy with games, activities, crafts, authors and vendors. This year’s event takes place Saturday, November 10, from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Cedar Falls Community Center and the Cedar Falls Public Library (525 Main Street).
LitCon is fun for the entire family and kid-friendly. Costumes are encouraged. Come as your favorite literary and fantasy character. Spend the day. Food will be available for purchase and the vendor lounge will be open 9:00 am – 3:00 pm where you can purchase wares, visit with guest speakers and learn more about fantasy literature.
While you’re there, “Ask a Storm Trooper”, get your face painted, visit the Alley of Local Authors, the photo booth, game room or attend one of the presentations by featured guests.
Schedule of Events
This is just a partial list. Click HERE to see their full schedule of events.
9:15 – 10:00 am
Donald Gets Drafted: The Disney Studios During the Second World War by Zachary Lowe
10:30 am – noon
Comic Artist, Phil Hester
A writer and well-known comic artist, Phil Hester will talk about his career, how comics are made and maybe do some sketching. His presentation will be followed by a Q&A and he’ll also be in the vendor lounge until 3:00 pm selling his merchandise and signing your collectibles.
Noon – 1:00 pm
Free Butterbeer Happy Hour (non-alcoholic)
Enjoy a magical treat out of the wizarding world of Harry Potter while supplies last!
1:00 – 2:15 pm
Novelist, Ellen Hopkins
Award-winning novelist Ellen Hopkins will be on hand for a Q&A and book signing. She has published several New York Times bestselling young adult and teenage novels. Her books will be available for purchase.
2:30 – 4:00 pm
Horror writer, Grady Hendrix
Also a screenwriter and novelist, Grady Hendrix will present, “Paperbacks from Hell LIVE.” Grady was also recently nominated in the opening round of the Goodreads Choice Awards for his latest book, We Sold our Souls.
Wow, what a lineup of activities! Be sure to visit their website for details HERE and visit their Facebook page for updates. Questions? Contact 319-273-8643 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Would you like more information about Places to Eat & Drink and Things to Do? Contact the Cedar Falls Visitor Center at 800-845-1955 or stop by and see us at 6510 Hudson Road. We’re open seven days/week.
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