Willcon is back for their second year at the Williamson Field House in Williamson this Saturday August 4th from 10am to 6pm.
Featured Guests for the con are celebrity artist Matthew Atchley, filmmaker/graphic novelist Daniel Boyd, indie comic creator Jason Pell, Tim Shockey with the Green Goblin Head from Maxium Overdrive, caricaturists JR Earls, and WV Ghostbusters Division. Cosplay guests for the con are Santana Maynard, Kiss A Frog Cosplay, and Noble Armory. Music guests performing are The High Incident Project and Black Coal Brass Quintet,
The artists alley will include prints, commissions, Ball Jointed Dolls, t-shirts, paintings, authors, roleplaying game creators Noble Quests, Old World Comics, and other creators.
Event Hosts include Gotcha Archery Games, Escape Rooms from the Southern Coalition for the Arts, horror make-up from Hainted FX, and NERO Adventure LARP.
Vendors will have all kinds of items for sell: bath bombs, pixel art, hair bows, key chains, collectible shoes, Funko Pops, vintage toys, comics, collectible cards, card games, graphic novels, chainmail items, figures, jewelry, leather goods, sculptors, stuffed animals, video games, crochet items, buttons, magnets, totes, and more.
Events for the con include cosplay contest, Magic: the Gathering Tournament by Play and Paint, FORTNITE Dance Contest, concerts, comedy workshop, LARP demo, make-up demo, drones exhibition, emulator lounge, games of Werewolf, and more. Video game tournaments from Rare Drop are Injustice 2, Mariokart 8, Super Smash Bros, and Dragon Ball Fighter Z.
Admission is $5 at the door; free for kids 10 and under.
Another one of those smaller cons in the state with various fandoms activities that everyone can find something to enjoy.
Unofficial after party at the Play and Paint of Williamson with Fearless Fools Comedy Troupe. Starts at 8pm with $10 cover charge.