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WINCon
Can’t make it to International Comic-Con in San Diego this year? No fear! The Winona Public Library has you covered with its annual WINCon on Saturday, July 21st from 10AM-2PM. The Mississippi River Valley Ghostbusters are back (ghostbuster, equipment, vehicle, and Stay Puft included). Even the cosplay contest is back. Dress up as your favorite fandom character (Harry Potter, DC Comics, Marvel, Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, etc) for a chance to win the grand prize. New this year, enjoy ten-minute tabletop games from Jimmy Jams Comics, Cards, and Games. Then meander down to the Youth Services Department, make a craft or two, and then find your way out of the Harry Potter Escape Room. The Schedule of Events Includes:10AM-10:45AM: Stage Combat with Great River Shakespeare Festival11AM-11:45AM: Cosplay 101 with Daikon Cosplay12PM-12:45PM: Women in Comics Panel with Jimmy Jams1PM-1:45PM: Anime for the Family with the Winona State Anime Club Throughout the event visit with various vendor booths: Scooting Cube Studio, The Art of Make Believe, Josh Zielke (Artist), Kathryn Sullivan (Author), and the WSU Anime Club. This event is open to all ages.