Dumbledore's Office Photo by: briandbaud

This weekend, Arizona get’s very Harry, puts on some anime costumes, and games games games.

It’s been a very exciting week in the Octopus household, and this weekend should prove to be very fun as well.

There is geekery to be had all over the valley – and beyond – all weekend.

Thursday, July 14th

Advanced Screenings of Harry Potter [Chandler & Scottsdale]

Friday, July 15th

Anime Kaigi 2011 [Flagstaff]

  • Dust off that Phoenix Comicon costume and head up to Flag!
  • Anime Kaigi 2011 is a full blown Anime convention happening all weekend long.
  • It boasts the usual offerings such as voice actors, masquerades, and loads of cosplaying.
  • Learn all about Anime Kaigi on their site.

Harry Potter Improv Shows [Scottsdale]

  • Masters of short-form improv, The Jester’z are donning scarves and robes this weekend.
  • Shows this weekend are Potter themed, and they’ll be performing on the spot based on your Rowling-eque suggestions.
  • And wear your own costume for a chance to win prizes.
  • Official details and Harry Potter improv show times here.

Saturday, July 16th

Vul-Con Arena II [Glendale]

Minecraft-athon! [Chandler]

IGB Game Night [Mesa]

Get out, have fun, and support the local geek scene.

And, as always, share what you might go do this weekend, and let me know if I missed anything!