ATOMACON Returns to Charleston Next Month

10438612_10204450003643230_8993735135638969971_nATOMACON, an all types of media convention focused on sci-fi, fantasy, and science, will be in Charleston from November 13th until the 15th. 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:

  • Literary Guest of Honor: Robert J Sawyer
  • Artist Guests of Honor: Don Maitz and Janny Wurts
  • Science Guest of Honor: Brian Malow
  • Filk Guest of Honor: Teri Wachowiak
  • Local guests
  • Gaming
  • Subjects such as:
    • Costuming (Cosplay)
    • Fringe Sciences
    • Science and Technology
    • Music
    • Literature
    • General Fandom (Star Trek, Dr. Who, Star Wars, etc)
  • Meet and greet/Photo Ops
    • R2D2s, SC Carolina Ghostbusters, Star  Wars 501st Legion, and a full-sized TARDIS from Dr. Who
  • Charity auction to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project
  • Costume Contest
  • Vendor room
  • Comedy Showcase
  • Cosmic Dance Party
  • Workshops
  • Discussion panels
  • Movie screenings
  • Interactive events

The convention’s hours are as follows:

  • Friday, 11/13: 3 pm – Midnight
  • Saturday, 11/14: 10 am – Midnight
  • Sunday, 11/15: 10 am – 4 pm

For more information, visit the official website. The Charleston Plaza Hotel is located at 4770 Goer Drive.

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