This weekend, Arizona gets it’s drink (& draw) on, builds a Magic deck or two, shows off some “Nightmare” costumes, and gets serious with Legos.
Happy Holidays! It looks like a lot of the action is in the east valley this weekend.
Thursday, Dec 9th
Drink & Draw With Amazing Arizona Comicon [Mesa]
- Next month’s Amazing Arizona Comicon is kicking things off by buying everyone a drink!
- Bring some art supplies, sketch pads, sticky notes – whatever – and start sketching.
- The theme is “Zombies” – or anything “Walking Dead” related really.
- At The Tilted Kilt in Mesa, from 8pm to 11pm.
- Full scoop at their website.
Magic the Gathering: Booster Draft [Mesa]
- The wonderful denizens of The Gamers’ Inn let me know they do this every Thursday night.
- If you’re in to Magic the Gathering, I guess “Draft” is a pretty fun way to play.
- Just $10 for cards and entry.
- From 6pm to 9pm at their store.
Friday, Dec 10th
- Evermore Nevermore refuses to be boring during Mesa’s “2nd Fridays.”
- What’s this? What’s this?! Jack Skellingtons everywhere?
- “Let’s fill up Main Street with as many Jack Skellingtons, Sally rag dolls … and Nightmare Before Christmas themed monsters … as possible! Don’t forget to do your dog up as Zero!“
- Be spotted in costume on Main Street between 6pm-10pm for a chance to win a prize.
- Or just show up and enjoy the Burton-esque atmosphere.
- Details on their Facebook event, and they’ve also got an art show going on.
Saturday, Dec 11th
- Watch teens compete in designing & building LEGO robots.
- Free, or donate a can of food.
- Full details here.
- Did anyone go to last week’s qualifiers? I’m curious how these go down.
Holiday Hootenanny & Toy Drive [Phoenix]
- Hero Comics is working with the Arizona Pop Culture Museum for a toy drive.
- Multiple artists, guests, and cosplayers will be present.
- From 11am to 4pm at their store.
- Details on their Facebookery.
Anything else going on worth mentioning?
Please share with us in the comments!