• Fayetteville Comic Con

    Crown Complex

    The fan run Fayetteville Comic Con is a welcoming and family friendly place that celebrates all forms and fans of American and World Popular Culture. If you like comics, cosplay, gaming, collectible toys, anime, cool tv or movies, Star Wars, Star Trek, Doctor Who, The Walking Dead and/or Horror, you’ll fit right in! On one very special weekend -- Saturday, October 19 & Sunday, October 20, 2019 -- we will cram in as much fun and activities as we can . . . . we have tried many new things, some never seen before at cons, have learned from our triumphs and mistakes and promise this year's con will be the best ever! The con will run from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Crown Center Exhibition Center. We advise coming early and also buying tickets in advance to avoid lines the day of the show and a possible sellout. Plus you'll get a discount for buying early! However, we assure you that every box office at the Crown Center will be open the day of the show to minimize lines. Active military will get a discount on advance ticket purchases and children 10 & under are admitted free to the Fayetteville Comic Con if accompanied by a paying adult. Our con will feature special guests from the world of comics and popular culture; MtG, Heroclix, Yu-Go-Oh and video game tournaments; panels; portfolio reviews; trivia contests; martial arts and swordplay demonstrations; door prizes; photo ops; free comics or packs of non-sports cards to everybody (while supplies last); and TWO BIG COSPLAY CONTESTS -- A JUNIOR DIVISION AND SENIOR DIVISION, with prizes galore, including one for best Active Military entrant. Did we forget to mention GEEK Speed Dating, Nerd Slams and aerialists? DJ Clash from Winston Salem will be spinning tunes and keeping things moving along. He was a big hit last year -- where else than the FCC will you see a dozen Deadpools or Harley Quinns dancing in sync? For tickets & more info: http://www.fayettevillecomiccon.com/

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  • Let’s Go Watch Endgame!

    1017 Main Campus Dr

    Let’s go enjoy an outside movie to enjoy the last few weekends of summer. The Centennial Campus is kicking off a movie series and starting with the Avengers Endgame In addition to the movie they’ll have food trucks too. We can dinner beforehand and you can pick what you like. The movie is three hours long so if they start around 6:30 or 7 pm the movie will end around 10 pm or later. It’s a wonderful long movie. On the day of the event, I’ll post my location and what I’m wearing so you can find me. We will join the Raleigh Sci-fi Meetup group as well. It’ll be a fun event.

  • Pop!-Con

    Lee County Library

    Pop!-Con is “a family-friendly event that brings a shining light on all things geek culture. It isn’t just about comic books anymore. There is a wide range of interests spanning from superheroes to wizards; zombies to space aliens; Anime to gaming; and everything else in-between.” Pop!-Con will feature Dean and Starr Jones, Emmy-award winning special effects artists and the creators of Hollywood Horror Show, as well as, Dan Johnson, graphic novelist and creator of the comic book series Cemetery Plots. Other speakers include NASA Ambassador Dan Combs; May Hemmer, a local costumer who will share her experiences and tips to try out cosplay; Coach Monroe, creator of Essential Comics; Kev Lyerly, illustrator and comic book artist; and aspiring graphic novelists, Jesse Aaron Bussey and Hector Ortega. In addition to featured guests and speakers, the event will include a game truck, star cars, food trucks, table-top games and local artists on display. StarLab Planetarium, an inflatable planetarium, will also be available to the public throughout the Pop!-Con event. StarLab is free to the public but space is limited and pre-registration is required. For more information, contact Lee County Library at (919)[masked] or visit library.leecountync.gov.

  • Free Advance Screening: "The Peanut Butter Falcon"

    AMC CLASSIC Blueridge 14

    Hello everyone. Please read and follow ALL of these instructions! I have a limited amount of free passes to "The Peanut Butter Falcon". If you would like to go, sign up for this Meetup AND send a message to DocSavage77 with your name to receive your pass and other instructions. ONLY 1 pass (2 people total) is allowed per member! Please ONLY sign up if you know you can definitely go! Once I've sent you a pass, it cannot be reassigned, so we want the people who can actually attend the screening to be able to go. Passes will be distributed on a first-come first-serve basis. It is highly recommended to arrive 1 hour early to get in line. Seating is first-come, first-served and NOT guaranteed. Theater is overbooked to ensure full capacity. Other groups receive free passes too, so the earlier you get there, the better your chances are to get in. The movie start time is 7:00pm. SYNOPSIS: A modern Mark Twain style adventure story, THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON tells the story of Zak (Gottsagen), a young man with Down syndrome, who runs away from a residential nursing home to follow his dream of attending the professional wrestling school of his idol, The Salt Water Redneck (Thomas Haden Church). A strange turn of events pairs him on the road with Tyler (LaBeouf), a small time outlaw on the run, who becomes Zak’s unlikely coach and ally. Together they wind through deltas, elude capture, drink whisky, find God, catch fish, and convince Eleanor (Johnson), a kind nursing home employee charged with Zak’s return, to join them on their journey. {1 hour 38 mins.} Trailer: https://youtu.be/UNl9RqjLCwc

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  • Doctor Who: The End of Time 10th Anniversary

    Regal Crossroads & IMAX - Cary

    Let's go watch the David Tennant finale in theaters. Here are the details- The Ood have given a warning to The Doctor. The Master is returning yet that is not the biggest threat. A darkness is coming which brings with it The End of Time. You can buy tickets at the theater or online. https://www.regmovies.com/movies/doctor-who-the-end-of-time-10th-anniversary/ho00009256#/buy-tickets-by-film-for-cinemas?at=[masked]&for-movie=ho[masked]&view-mode=list I'll post what seat I'm in the notes and then we can all and try to sit together.

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  • Free Advance Screening: "Dora & The Lost City of Gold"

    Hello everyone. Please read and follow all of these instructions! I have a limited amount of free passes to "Dora & The Lost City of Gold". If you would like to go, sign up for this Meetup AND send a message to DocSavage77 to receive your pass and other instructions. ONLY 1 pass (2 people total) is allowed per member! Please ONLY sign up if you know you can definitely go! Once I've sent you a pass, it cannot be reassigned, so we want the people who can actually attend the screening to be able to go. Passes will be distributed on a first-come first-serve basis. It is highly recommended to arrive 1 hour early to get in line. Seating is first-come, first-served and NOT guaranteed. Theater is overbooked to ensure full capacity. Other groups receive free passes too, so the earlier you get there, the better your chances are to get in. The movie start time is 11:00am. SYNOPSIS: Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, nothing could prepare Dora (Isabela Moner) for her most dangerous adventure ever – High School. Always the explorer, Dora quickly finds herself leading Boots (her best friend, a monkey), Diego (a mysterious jungle inhabitant), and a rag tag group of teens on a live-action adventure to save her parents and solve the impossible mystery behind a lost city of gold. {1 hour 42 mins.} Trailer: https://youtu.be/ksj69JaBrAo

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  • Galaxycon Raleigh

    Raleigh Convention Center

    GALAXYCON RALEIGH will be held July 25 - 28, 2019 in Downtown Raleigh. Galaxycon is 4 days of fun featuring celebrity guests, comic book creators, voice actors, industry guests, cosplayers, artists, writers, panels, Q&A’s, films & shorts, costume & cosplay contests, vendors, parties, anime, workshops, video gaming and more! Current guests include: David Tennant, Catherine Tate, Tim Curry, Felicia Day, Summer Glau, Jonathan Frakes, George Takei, Sonny Chiba, Wil Weaton, John Cusack, Ron Perlman, Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Sonny Chiba, Rob Schneider, Ric Flair, Meat Loaf, Richard Dean Anderson, John Cleese (via live stream), Chris Sarandon, Kristy Swanson, and many more. {Note: Guest appearances are subject to change}. NOTE: This will be a non-hosted event, but I will be present the whole weekend. Also, feel free to set up your own mini-meetup with other members...and discuss time and location in the comments section. If we decide to do a dinner meetup one night, then it will be posted in the comments. Galaxycon is for fans of pop culture, superheroes, science fiction, anime, cartoons, video games, and more. Dress up in costume or come as you are for this family friendly event. Kids 9 and under are free with a paying adult. For more info & tickets, go to: https://raleighsupercon.com/

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  • Hamlet- NT Live 10th Anniversary

    Regal Crossroads & IMAX - Cary

    Let's go watch everyone's favorite detective and maybe some other familiar faces from BBC. Here are the official details for the event. Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, Doctor Strange) plays the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. Now seen by over 900,000 people worldwide, the original broadcast returns to cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday. As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralyzed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state. You can buy tickets at the theater or online through Fandago and Fathom events. https://www.fathomevents.com/events/nt-live-10th-anniversary-hamlet?date=2019-07-08 https://www.fandango.com/hamlet-nt-live-10th-anniversary-217750/plot-summary I'll buy a seat and post where I'm sitting in the notes. So we can try and buy seats together.

  • Galaxycon Richmond

    Greater Richmond Convention Center

    GALAXYCON RICHMOND will be held May 31 - June 2, 2019 in Richmond, VA. Galaxycon is 3 days of fun featuring celebrity guests, comic book creators, voice actors, industry guests, cosplayers, artists, writers, panels, Q&A’s, films & shorts, costume & cosplay contests, vendors, parties, anime, workshops, video gaming and more! Current guests include: Peter Capaldi, John Barrowman, Alice Cooper, John Wesley Shipp, Denise Crosby, John Glover, Ernie Hudson, Ralph Macchio, Martin Kove, Michael Dorn, and many more. {Note: Guest appearances are subject to change}. NOTE: This will be a non-hosted event, but feel free to set up your own mini-meetup with other members...and discuss time and location in the comments section. Carpooling might be a good idea too for anyone traveling to this con. Galaxycon is for fans of pop culture, superheroes, science fiction, anime, cartoons, video games, and more. Dress up in costume or come as you are for this family friendly event. Kids 9 and under are free with a paying adult. For more info & tickets, go to: https://richmond.galaxycon.com/

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  • "Booksmart" Free Advance Screening !!

    Mission Valley Cinema

    Hello everyone. Please read and follow all of these instructions! I have a limited amount of free passes to an Advance Screening of "Booksmart". If you would like to go, sign up for this Meetup AND send a message to DocSavage77 to receive your pass and other instructions. ONLY 1 pass (2 people total) is allowed per member! Please ONLY sign up if you know you can definitely go! Once I've sent you a pass, it cannot be reassigned, so we want the people who can actually attend the screening to be able to go. Passes will be distributed on a first-come first-serve basis. It is highly recommended to arrive 1 hour early to get in line. Seating is first-come, first-served and NOT guaranteed. Theater is overbooked to ensure full capacity. Other groups receive free passes too, so the earlier you get there, the better your chances are to get in. The movie start time is 7:00pm. SYNOPSIS: BOOKSMART is currently at a stellar 100% on Rotten Tomatoes! Actress Olivia Wilde makes her feature directorial debut with this film. It’s told from a wildly original,fresh and modern perspective, BOOKSMART is an unfiltered comedy about high school best friends and the bonds we create that last a lifetime. Capturing the spirit of our times, the film is a coming of age story for a new generation. {NOTE: This movie is Rated R for strong sexual content and language throughout, drug use and drinking - all involving teens.} Trailer: https://youtu.be/S0Mb6BgnhS0

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