Do you love all things fandom: the books, the movies, the TV shows, the comics and most importantly, the fun? Join us in person and online from Sunday, October 16 until Friday, October 21 for a week of epic fun celebrating your favorite fandoms!
From Uptown Girls to Downton Abbey (YouTube)
Sunday, October 16
Long before the British Invasion, the cash-strapped lords, viscounts and dukes of Great Britain shifted their focus from hunting foxes and pheasants to more lucrative targets: cash-flush Gilded Age American socialites who were willing to trade their family’s money for an ancient title and often a chilly reception in the British aristocracy. Watch on YouTube.
Take-It Make-It: Gameboy Ornament
Monday, October 17
Pick up a kit from the 3rd Floor Desk while supplies last. Each kit contains materials, instructions and a list of supplies needed to complete your craft.
Collecting Comics 101
Monday, October 17, 7 p.m.
Interested in comic books? Want to know what’s involved in comic book collecting, how to begin collecting and when and what to collect? Or perhaps simply discover if this is something you’d like to do. Join the fun, and discover comic book collecting with a dash of comic book history. Registration required. Sign up starting Monday, September 26.
Trivia Night with Baig of Tricks: Horror Movies (YouTube)
Tuesday, October 18, 7 p.m.
Test your knowledge of horror movies during this fun-filled night of live virtual trivia hosted by Baig of Tricks!
Stranger Things-Themed Retro Night
Wednesday, October 19, 6–8 p.m.
Join us for a Stranger Things-themed retro night where you can play retro video games, enjoy Stranger Things trivia and make a DIY craft! Drop in; no registration required.
Hedgehog vs. Plumber: The Great Console War of the 90s (YouTube)
Thursday, October 20
In the late 1980s, video games were dominated by a certain mustachioed plumber created by Nintendo. But there was a challenger on the horizon with a newly minted franchise character of their own. The battle that ensued defined a generation of gamers and the influence is still felt today. Watch on YouTube.
The Beatles: Their History in One Hour (YouTube)
Friday, October 21
With performance and interview clips, we’ll trace the arc of The Beatles’ career from their development in Liverpool, through Beatlemania, into their psychedelic phase and to their dissolution. Watch on YouTube.