King Con 2017

King Con 2017
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April 1, 2017 - April 2, 2017
All Day

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St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
130 Clergy St. E.
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No need to sign up for this event, just show up! Organiser: Kingston Frontenac Public Library
Event Phone Number: (613) 546-2565

Event Description

King Con is Kingston’s preeminent festival of comics, gaming, sci-fi, fantasy, and other exciting forms of fandom. This year, King Con will take place from Saturday, April 1 to Sunday, April 2, with the bulk of the programming offered at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (130 Clergy St. East) on Saturday, April 1, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Whether you geek out for cool demonstrations, tabletop gaming, interesting speakers, special children’s programming, or other fantastic activities, King Con will have something for you!

Visit the main event page: https://www.kfpl.ca/programs-and-events/king-con

Schedule of Events

Saturday, April 1

Vendor’s Marketplace

St. Andrew’s: Main Hall
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
All-ages. Drop-In

Improbable Escapes

St. Andrew’s: Main Hall
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
All ages. Register on site.

Children’s Programming All Day

St. Andrew’s: Main Hall
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Drop-In.

Makey Makey Workshop with Ladies Learning Code

St. Andrew’s: Small Chapel
10:00 am – 11:00 am
All ages. Register online.

Sequential Art: Drawing for Film and Graphic Novels

St. Andrew’s: Small Chapel
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Age 12+. Register online.

“Anime for Parents” with Heather Brennan

St. Andrew’s: Sanctuary
10:00 am – 11:00 am
All-ages. Drop-In

“Cosplay” with Heather Brennan

St. Andrew’s: Sanctuary
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
All-ages. Drop-In.

“Crowdfunding Your First Comic Book” with Anthony Ruttgaizer*

St. Andrew’s: Sanctuary
3:00 – 4:00 pm
All ages. Drop-In.

Broadsword Academy Demonstration

St. Andrew’s: Front Lawn
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
All-ages. Drop-In.

Ironwood Sword School Demonstration

St. Andrew’s: Front Lawn
11:30 am – 12:00 pm & 2:00 – 2:30 pm
All-ages. Drop-In.

Numenera RPG

St. Andrew’s: Basement
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
6 spaces available, characters provided.
Teens and Adults. Register at Nexus.

Dungeons and Dragons: Pursuit Into the Ghetto

A 5th edition adventure for 3rd level characters.
Two games of up to 6 players.
St. Andrew’s: Basement
12:00 – 4:30 pm.
Teen and adults.
Register at Minotaur Games and Gifts.

X-Wing Miniatures 1-on-1 demos

St. Andrew’s: Basement
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Teens and Adults.
Drop-In.

Cribbage Tournament

Minotaur Games & Gifts
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Teens and Adults.
Admission fee $10 for 7 games with Prizes.

Sunday, April 2

Kingston Board Game Blitz

Mixed board game tournament with prize for first place.
Minotaur Games and Gifts
12:30 pm – 8:00 pm. Break for dinner.
Teens and adults.
Register at Minotaur Games and Gifts or take your chances on the day.

Warmachine and Hordes Tactical Miniatures Game and Painting Demo

Kingston Gaming Nexus
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Teens and Adults. Drop-In.

Flames of War – Word War 2 Tactical Miniatures Game Demo

Kingston Gaming Nexus
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Teens and Adults. Drop-In.

Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition RPG

Kingston Gaming Nexus
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
6 spaces, characters provided
Teens and Adults. Register at Nexus.

Comic Guests, Anthony Ruttgaizer and Attila Adorjany, will have tables at Kingston Gaming Nexus on Sunday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.