JediCon WV XV will be on Saturday June 17th at the New Martinsville United Methodist Church in New Martinsville from 10am to 4pm. They are celebrating the 40th anniversary of Star Wars this year.
Guests for the event are Kim Simmons, know as the Man Who Shot Luke Skywalker, the principle photographer for the Kenner Star Wars toy line. His son, artist and comic book writer Scott Simmons. Bill McBride the Guinness Book of World Records for largest Darth Vader memorabilia. The Outer Rim Praxeum Lightsaber School, performance swordplay using the Seven Traditional Lightsaber Forms of the Star Wars Universe. Plus the 501st, the Mandolorian Mercs and the Rebel Legion.
The will have door prizes, a silent charity auction,and a video game booth set up.
There will be several vendors selling Star Wars collectibles. From vintage to modern and everything in between.
Admission is just a dollar for everyone six and up. Free for those five and under.
Jedicon WV is the ‘Mountain States’ first and ONLY Star Wars convention.We started out as a group of collectors who met once a year and bought / sold / traded SW merchandise.Nothing has changed in that time except now we do it with another purpose,Children’s Miracle Network ( CMN ) in which ALL money made from ticket,food & silent auction sales all go to CMN through the WV Children’s Hospital in Morgantown! The show continues to grow each and every year and this year is no different.This years show has the makings of being our best yet!
The 14th annual JediCon WV is this Saturday June 18th from 10am to 4pm at the New Martinsville United Methodist Church in New Martinsville.
There will be door prizes, a silent auction for the Children’s Miracle Network, costuming groups, a caricaturist and several guest speakers. The speakers include Bill McBride the holder of the Guinness Book of World Records title for Darth Vader collection, Guerra Estelar author of a book on Star Wars in Argentina, Kevin Lentz founder of the Kentucky Star Wars Collecting Club, and Kim Simmons the photographer for Kenner used on vintage Star Wars toys. Costuming groups like the 501st and Rebel Legion. The Ourter Rim Praxeum Lightsaber School of Fairmont will attending and giving a presentation of the seven traditional lightsaber forms.
Plus several vendor selling Star Stars action figures and merchandise plus some artists like Scott DM Simmions. A Special limited edition copies of Guerra Estelar created exclusively for the show will be for sell. A food court will be run by Christy’s Cakes and Catering.
Admissions is just a dollar with kids five and under getting in free.
For Star Wars fans and collectors, this is a show to check out and help raise some money for charity.