The second Highlanders Hero Con is this Saturday September 3rd at the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center in Ashland, KY from 10am to 7pm.
Special guests at the event are Batman, Batgirl, and the Batmobile of Heroes 4 Higher; comic creators Beau Smith (Wynonna Earp, Guy Gardner) and Michael Mayne (Bonnie Lass, Heroes of Newerth); cosplayers Dave Endicott, Allicia Lewis, Sam Ash, and Bunny Bombshell as Queen Elsa; fantasy author Cammie Eicher, and animal handler Dr. Des Coveries along with his Wild Bunch.
There will a costume contest with Adult and Youth categories. First place in each will win $100 cash and family membership to the Highlands Museum. There will be a Wild Animal Show performance by Coveries. There will also be panels on cosplay, writing fantasy novels, comics, and Heroes 4 Higher spreading their “be a hero” message. The Goblin Traders will be running card tournaments starting at 11am and running throughout the day. Volunteers from local Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts will be there doing arts and crafts activities with the kids. The museum will be open to tour as well.
No info on vendors, but they do say the have some. Though they are apparently still taking more if you want to sign-up. There will be Mary’s Kitchen Catering out front of the museum selling food. Fat Pattys in Ashland and Ruth’s Cupcakes & Luncheonette will offer patrons a 10% discount on food purchases on September 3 when they show their HeroCon wristbands.
You can get pre-sale tickets at the Center or at the door for $9 for adults, $5 for museum members, or $6 for children ten and under. The museum will only be open for event admission.
Another little con with that looks a fun time with fellow fans, especially for kids.