Grab your sonic screwdriver, magic wand, or lightsaber and head over to Granville’s second annual popular culture convention, POP CON, on Saturday, October 18th! Fandoms collide with fun activities, cosplay, displays, and engaging breakout sessions. Whether you love time travel, magical boarding schools, or galaxies far far away, we have something in store for you!
Comic Shop Plus from Newark will be set-up on site with limited merchandise for sale. Be sure to visit the Three Broomsticks for fandom button making, Doctor Who and Harry Potter photo ops, Star Wars Jedi Master Cyan Mal-Te, miniature gaming displays, and more! Food concessions provided by Whit’s Frozen Custard and Elm’s Pizza.
Click here for our Pop Con promotional video, made in collaboration with members of the Granville Community. Thanks to Albert Dantzer, Granville High School alumnus, for filming and editing our video!
All ages are welcome, but age restrictions apply to breakout sessions due to content. No entry after 9 PM . Cosplay is not required but encouraged!
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Cheek-to-Cheek face painting
Schedule of events
Top floor: The Three Broomsticks Pub
Whit's and Elm's concessions
Make your own fandom buttons
Jedi Master Cyan Mal-Te
TARDIS, Weeping Angel, and Harry Potter photo ops
Discussions of the 12th Doctor and season 8. There will be spoilers!
Meeting Room A- Pony and Pixel Crafts for Kids led by Sarah Simpson, Children's Librarian
Join us for a Minecraft and My Little Pony themed crafting session and make either an equestrian inspired necklace or a Minecraft bracelet. All ages welcome.
We'll discuss the films in the Marvel cinematic universe, as well as Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and the upcoming Avengers 2 and Ant-man. Audience participation is highly encouraged!
Meeting Room A- Special Effects Makeup led by Tonya Ramsey
Just in time for Halloween, learn how to create scars, wounds, bullet holes, and fake blood using common kitchen items. For ages 10 and up. Supplies limited to the first 20 attendees, but more are welcome. (Note: not for those with allergies to latex or makeup ingredients.)
We'll discuss the rumors surrounding Disney's new Star Wars movie. Audience participation encouraged as you share ideas about plot, casting, and more.
Meeting Room A- What's new in the Harry Potter universe? led by Julia Walden, Programming and Outreach Librarian, and Camille Musson
We'll discuss the upcoming movies, Rowling's new Harry Potter stories, and the possibility of more Harry Potter books.
1st floor- Raffle prizes (must be present to win)