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Friday, July 12
 

4:00pm

Kids Track - Science Experiments
Teacher JT the Enginerd has pulled together some quick and easy science experiments. Come see what she shares!

Guests
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JT the Enginerd

Science Guest
JT the Enginerd has a background in Engineering from Virginia Tech but jumped ship slightly in order to teach Engineering Design at the high school level.  She has been teaching two levels of engineering for the past six  years and is currently working on obtaining National Board... Read More →


Friday July 12, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Heritage

5:00pm

Kids Track - Educational TV: For Kids By Kids (AP)
Join our junior panelists as they discuss educational TV shows that teach while still being engaging.

Friday July 12, 2019 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Heritage
 
Saturday, July 13
 

9:00am

Kids Track - Saturday Morning Cartoons
Join Metricula as she sings and shares some Saturday morning cartoons clips !

Guests
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Metricula

Performing Artist
Madison "Metricula" Roberts (she/her) is a singer-songwriter, clown, and entertainer from Raleigh, NC. Since she doesn't sleep, Metricula divides her time between several different musical and nerdy projects.First and foremost, you can cozy up with her at the Nerd Music Campfire and... Read More →


Saturday July 13, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am
Salon B-C-D
  • Set Up theatre, projector and screen

10:00am

Kids Track - Create your own "Forky!"
Kids will create their own  Toy Story "forky" from crafts.

Guests
avatar for JT the Enginerd

JT the Enginerd

Science Guest
JT the Enginerd has a background in Engineering from Virginia Tech but jumped ship slightly in order to teach Engineering Design at the high school level.  She has been teaching two levels of engineering for the past six  years and is currently working on obtaining National Board... Read More →


Saturday July 13, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
Heritage

11:00am

BB-8: Make & Take
Limited Capacity seats available

Have you ever wanted your own BB8? Well, here's your chance.  Just bring yourself, we'll supply the materials.

Limited - Sign up at Registration

Guests
avatar for Janet Iannantuono

Janet Iannantuono

Fan Guest
Janet Iannantuono is a convention runner, Star Wars collector, and all-around fan. As a child in 1977, Star Wars combined her interests of mythology, science fiction, fantasy, and the adventure stories of Jules Verne and Edgar Rice Burroughs. Forty years later, her Star Wars collection... Read More →


Saturday July 13, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Heritage

1:00pm

Flabbergast's Close Up Magic
Join the magical Wizard, Flabbergast for a little close-up, kid friendly magic.

Guests
avatar for Mark MacDicken

Mark MacDicken

Performing Artist
Professional family entertainer for four decades, Mark MacDicken performs comedy magic as the eccentric wizard “Flabbergast”. Mark is also an accomplished actor, puppeteer, and balloon sculptor. Formerly known as Spiffy the Clown, he has performed at literally hundreds of family... Read More →


Saturday July 13, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Heritage

2:00pm

Kids Track - Scavenger Hunt
Woody and Buzz’s new owner, Bonnie, has lost them somewhere in the con-site!  Kids will explore the con space as they search for clues that will lead them to the missing toys.

Guests
avatar for JT the Enginerd

JT the Enginerd

Science Guest
JT the Enginerd has a background in Engineering from Virginia Tech but jumped ship slightly in order to teach Engineering Design at the high school level.  She has been teaching two levels of engineering for the past six  years and is currently working on obtaining National Board... Read More →


Saturday July 13, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Heritage
 
Sunday, July 14
 

10:00am

Kids Track - Junior Xeno-Archeologists
Moderator: Jim Beall

A treasure trove of Xeno-archaeological artifacts has been discovered! Come witness as a panel of eminent Xeno-archaeologists review the precious items and analyze them as to their uses in their long-ago cultures.

This is the family friendly version!

Guests
avatar for Jim Beall

Jim Beall

Science Guest
Jim Beall (BS-Math, MBA, PE) has been a nuclear engineer for over 40 years, a war gamer for over 50, and an avid reader of science fiction for even longer. His experience in nuclear engineering and power systems began as a naval officer, shortly after surviving one of Admiral Rickover’s... Read More →
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JT the Enginerd

Science Guest
JT the Enginerd has a background in Engineering from Virginia Tech but jumped ship slightly in order to teach Engineering Design at the high school level.  She has been teaching two levels of engineering for the past six  years and is currently working on obtaining National Board... Read More →
avatar for Jason Gilbert

Jason Gilbert

Literary Guest
Jason is the author of The Clockworks of War series, The Rifle Chronicles, and Wolfbane: The Coldstone Files. His stories are Alternate History with an Urban Fantasy and Horror element set in worlds of the supernatural, and sometimes involve steam and gears! You can check out his... Read More →
avatar for Chris A. Jackson

Chris A. Jackson

Literary Guest
As a professional sailor, writer, scientist, and life-long gamer, writing nautical and RPG tie-in fantasy came naturally for Chris. His Scimitar Seas novels from Dragon Moon Press have won multiple gold medals from Foreword Reviews Magazine, and his Pathfinder Tales novels, Pirate's... Read More →


Sunday July 14, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am
Victorian A
  • Set Up theatre