Hipster Jon Snow!

This weekend, Arizona plays with ninja turtles, faeries, dire wolves, Starfleet cadets, and video games.

Enjoy this week’s list of geek activity here in the desert!

Friday, November 18th

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Pizza Party [Mesa]

  • Okay, I lied a little. This one only counts if you already have tickets.
  • This thing sold out online fast.
  • But how can I not mention a TMNT pizza party?
  • Learn all about it here – just in case, right?

A Few Video Game Tournaments [Mesa & Peoria]

  • The East Valley Gaming Group is hosting… ::draws a deep breath::
  • Super Happy Funtime Extravaganza of Doom at Gotham City Comics.
  • And LAN Speed Games is doing an all night-er.
  • Learn all about both at Press The Pause Button.

Saturday, November 19th

Fireland Faerie Festival [Goodyear]

  • Frolic, my children, frolic!
  • Costumes, Celtic musicians, fantasy artists, glitter, adorable children in poofy dresses – it’s all here.
  • Join the party all day at Estrella Mountain Park.
  • Flitter over to their website for all the details.

*Update – Canceled – Swap Thing

  • Evermore Nevermore is hosting a sort of geek swap-meet.
  • Swing by anytime in the afternoon to catch local artists and collectors and their goods.
  • I’ve never seen an event flyer by EN I didn’t like.
  • (Jesse James Comics as well as The AZ Collectors Marketplace also host similar weekly events.)

A Party of Ice & Fire [Tucson]

  • Winter is coming!
  • Free party and free raffle prizes.
  • Play the “rarely seen” Game of Thrones board game and some old school Gauntlet.
  • At Bookmans on Grant. Here’s the official info.

Sunday, November 20th

Star Trek: Live [Mesa]

  • Join Starfleet for an hour and learn  all about science!
  • I wrote up a little blurb about Star Trek: Live earlier if you’re curious.
  • At the Mesa Arts Center.
  • Grab tickets here.

*Added – Charity Warmachine Tournament

  • Miniatures will clash for charity!
  • Bring in cans of food to turn in for “cheats.”
  • At the Gamers’ Inn starting around 2:30pm.
  • Get all the details here.

Have fun, and spread the geek!