Old School Convention is a being put on by Aaron Hickman as a fundraiser for St. Marys Elementary School in the town of St Marys near Parkersburg. St. Marys is the oldest functioning school in WV. The con is on Saturday April 25th from 10am to 5pm at the St Marys School.
They are will have a cosplay contest at 2pm for both adults and children. Face painting for the kids. There will be appearances by the WV Ghostbusters, an Elsa cosplayer for photos with the kids, and Larry Parmiter the director of the movie Axeman of Henderson County. They will be holding a raffle and door prizes with original art from Billy Tucci, prints from Allen Bellman and Cafe Seven Comics, signed WVU football items, autograph photo of George “The Animal” Steele, DVDs, set of Game of Thrones figures, a $50 gift card to 218 shop in Ripley for the women, and more. Raffle tickets are one for $1, seven for $5, or fifteen for $10.
Vendors are the usual line up of stores and dealers with comic books, action figures, books, wood art, toys, collectibles, artists, CCGs, anime products, cosplay prints, Star Wars items, art prints, and plenty more to check out.
Admission is just $5 for adults and $2 for kids. All the money goes to the school.
Looks like to me like a little out of the way event which should be fun and for a good cause.