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Saturday, September 14th, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
All Ages Welcome

We invite you to come out to Samuels Public Library and join us for our annual convention, SamiCon! This is a free event for all comic and tech fans, geeks, gamers, and cosplayers. This year's theme is Lord of the Rings!

Complete activities like the scavenger hunt and escape room, and visit the vendor fair to collect tickets for chances to win in our grand prize drawings! You could win a Lord of the Rings banner, a handcrafted wooden Prancing Pony sign, an art print from Art in the Valley, books, beer steins and more!

  • Lord of the Rings Escape Room
    10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • "Dance of the Hobbits" Performance by Northern Virginia Academy of Ballet
    10:30 a.m.
  • Alvasari Wargaming LARPing Demonstrations
    11:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.
  • Costume Contest
    1:00 p.m.
    Participant registration begins at 12:30 p.m.
  • Bilbo Baggins' 111th Birthday Party
    2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Magician Kevin Owens Magic Shows
    2:30 p.m. & 3:00 p.m.
  • Grand Prize Drawing Winners Announced
    4:00 p.m.
    All tickets for drawing must be turned in at the Adult Reference Desk by 3:30 p.m.

  • Escape Room
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Bilbo Baggin's 111th Birthday Party
  • Digital Bookmobile by OverDrive
  • Geek Crafts
  • Maker Space

Maker Space
  • Conquest Technologies
  • Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum
  • Boy Scout Troop 53
  • Samuels Library S.T.E.M.

  • C & C Frozen Treats
  • Mama Lucie's Kitchen

  • Batman & Friends
  • 501st Legion
  • Front Royal Joker & Harley Quinn
  • Ghostbusters Tri-State
  • Rebel Legion

Vendor Fair
  • Allied Communications
  • Alvasari Wargaming
  • BattleGrounds Fitness / Crossfit Front Royal
  • cloutriGS
  • Communty Table
  • Connie's Creations
  • Digital Bookmobile by OverDrive
  • Empathy Studios
  • Escape211
  • Front Royal / Warren County Tree Stewards
  • Historical Miniature Gaming Society
  • Infotech
  • The Kiln Doctor
  • Northern Virginia Academy of Ballet
  • Pagemaster Books
  • Ravyn Raver
  • River & Peak Outfitter
  • Simply Stitched Crochet
  • Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
  • Steven Reinagel, Author & Game Designer
  • Stoneworks
  • Strokes of Creativity
  • Warren County Fire & Rescue
  • Wild World Designs
SamiCon logo


Sponsored By

Art in the Valley logo with link to Art in the Valley website
Dark Horse Comics logo with link to Dark Horse Comics website
Friends of Samuels Library logo with link to FOSL website
Lion Forge logo with link to Lion Forge website
OverDrive logo with link to OverDrive website
Penguin Random House logo with link to Penguin Random House website
Target logo with link to Target website

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