Buchanan County Public Library

Mini Comic Con – Hillbilly Heroes

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September 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Celebrate Appalachian heritage at the BCPL Mini Con for a day filled with COMICS, GAMES, PRIZES, and FREE FUN for the whole family!

Special guests and events include:
John Rose, cartoonist for the Snuffy Smith & Barney Google comic strips

Learn to illustrate your own comic strips with John Rose for ages 8 and up @10AM

Panel with John Rose discussing his career and the comic book industry @ 1PM

The Library of VA’s “Teetotalers & Moonshiners: Prohibition in Virginia, Distilled” exhibit
Our Annual Costume Contest and much more!

Free pinto beans & cornbread lunch!

9a.m. Southern Wrestling: Discussion about Ric Flair, Dusty Rhodes, Jim Cornette and everything that made southern wrestling great.
9a.m. Put your hillbilly creativity to work and make amazing musical instruments that really work from things you already have at home!
10a.m. John Rose Art Class for ages 8 through adults.
10a.m. Three Little Pigs Storytime: Can you blow down the pig’s house? Can you catch one of our pig balloons? Find out after we read the Real Story of the Three Little Pigs.
11a.m. Costume Contest for all ages: You must be registered by 10:30a.m.
12p.m. Lunch: Soup Beans and all the fixins!
1p.m. John Rose Chalk Talk and Meet the Artist
1p.m. Appalachian Jeopardy
1p.m.-3p.m. Play classic hunting, fishing and NASCAR video games.
2p.m. Sponge Bob Panel & Meet and Greet: Fan panel on everything Sponge Bob followed by Sponge Bob himself taking pictures.
3p.m. Jack Tales: Hear a tale or two and find out about this Appalachian folk hero.
3p.m. Get your inspiration from the Rocket Boys and build your own Paper Rocket to launch.
3p.m. UNO: Come play the classic card game with Brian that’s easy to pick up and impossible to put down!
YUGIOH Celebrate Batman Day!
Make Your Own Button at our Button Station
Board Games Door Prizes!!

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