ATOMACON Returns to the Holy City this Month

atomacon14ATOMACON, a sci-fi, fantasy, and science media arts convention, will be in Charleston from November 14th until the 16th. The event will be held at the Charleston Plaza Hotel in North Charleston.

The convention describes itself as a “nonprofit educational corporation dedicated to creating awareness of, and appreciation for science fiction, fantasy, and science through related literary and other popular art forms.”

This year’s event feature:

  • Guest of Honor - John Jackson Miller (Star Wars Kenobi and New Dawn)
  • Music Guest of Honor - Time Lord Rock group: Ken Spivey Band
  • Lots of Special Guests
  • Tabletop gaming by SCARAB
  • Subjects such as:
    • Costuming (Cosplay)
    • Fringe Sciences
    • Science and Technology
    • Music
    • Literature
    • General Fandom (Star Trek, Dr. Who, Star Wars, etc)
  • The fan-created Ghostbusters Car-Ecto 1
  • KITT from Knight Rider
  • R2D2s
  • Star Wars 501st Legion
  • The Knightly Order of the Fiat Lux medieval reenactment group
  • Greg French and Mike Mundy (walkers from The Walking Dead)
  • a full-sized TARDIS
  • Charity auction to benefit the Charleston Animal Society
  • Costume Contest
  • Vendor’s room
  • Comedy Showcase
  • Cosmic Dance Party
  • Workshops
  • Discussion panels
  • Movie screenings
  • Interactive events.

The convention’s hours are as follows:

  • Friday, 11/14: 3 pm – Midnight
  • Saturday, 11/15: 10 am – Midnight
  • Sunday, 11/16: 10 am – 4 pm

For more information, visit the official website. Tickets may be purchased here. The Charleston Plaza Hotel is located at 4770 Goer Drive.

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