All ages, free admission. No registration. Cosplay encouraged.
April 21, 2018 11am-4pm
AvonCon 2018 is a celebration of fairy tales!
Confirmed programs and presenters (as of 3/5/2018:)
Tour the Enchanted Forest Art Gallery
11:00 am: Knight Fight with Laurel City Historical Fencing
11:00 am: Tea Party for kids with Miss Elise (register here)
11:30 am: Make a crown! Drop in art activity
12:15 pm: Draw off game with Matt Ryan of Free Lunch Comics
1:30 pm: Kids Superfight with Marisa our Teen Librarian!
1:30 pm: “What Disney Never Told Us,” a lecture on fairy tales with Christine Doyle, CCSU
1:30 -3:30 pm: Meet the Tower Princess from CT Princess Parties!
2:00 pm: Learn to draw dragons with Matt Ryan of Free Lunch Comics
3:00 pm: Sword demo with Laurel City Historical Fencing
Green Screen: Take pictures in fantasy worlds
Photos ops with fairy tale character cutouts
Food available from the Toasted food truck!
#AvonCon2017 was attended by 1000 people; #AvonCon2016 was attended by 850 people;
#AvonCon2015 our first year, had attendance of 650 and featured the talents of Scott McCloud.
Help us make #AvonCon2018 amazing!
Posted on 2017-04-22 04:42
Rise of the Villains, AVONCON 2017 was a blast!
Thank you to our presenters:
Bill Dougal, caricatures
The hosts of the Brick City Brockade Star Wars Podcasts
Matt Ryan, draw-off event and a kids art workshop on
“How draw The Joker and Harley!”
ConnLUG: Lego Enthusiasts of CT
Matt Herring, Doctor Who 101
Brian LeTendre, “Creating a Good Villain”
Dr. Stuart Barnett, “Moriarty as Meme”
(aka: the bad guy who gets mentioned once and becomes iconic)
Super Fan Nick Mills, “Negan of the Walking Dead”
Avon High School Anime Club
Plus the Jedis of Ju Long Wushu
Thank you to our vendors!
Free Lunch Comics
Friendly Neighborhood comics
Comic book collector Tim Gosselin