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Ann Arbor Comic Arts Festival 2018

Ann Arbor Comic Arts Festival (A2CAF for short).

The Festival will still feature dozens of comics artists along with workshops, demonstrations and interactive drawing games. It will still be as kid- and family-friendly as ever. And attending the event will be free as always.

What we hope the new name makes clear is that young children aren’t the only ones who can enjoy a fun-packed Ann Arbor weekend filled with comics and creativity. We welcome teens and adults (always have) and offer a slate of guests and activities to meet a wide range of comics-related interests (ditto).

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
http://a2caf.com/

U-Con 2017

The U-Con Gaming Convention is a gathering of gamers and companies from all over. You can meet new people and participate in many different events. We have events that are sure to pique the interest of the most avid gamer, as well as those new to the hobby. We offer a wide variety of role-playing events, as well as many board and war games. We also offer Live Action RPG’s and collectable card game tournaments and events. We are one of the largest gaming conventions in Michigan.

Aside from gaming, we have an exhibitors hall filled with a wide variety of exhibitors selling everything from swords to dice, shirts to games, and a number of other unique and interesting items. And what convention is complete without an auction? Of course we have one!

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
https://www.ucon-gaming.org/
https://www.facebook.com/ucongaming

Events for the Week November 13th-19th

Gaming and Comic Cons are in store for you this week. Enjoy

Don’t know what to do for the week? Well, check out what’s going on for this weekend.

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Events for the Week Oct 2nd-8th

Horror, Gaming, LARPing, Zombies, Star Wars and a Comic Con are in store for you this week. Enjoy.

Don’t know what to do for the week? Well, check out what’s going on for this weekend.

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Events for the Week July 10th-16th

A Steampunk con, Medieval Fest, Comic Expo, Book Festival, Cosplay on the River and a Comic Con with Bowling are in store for you this week.

Don’t know what to do for the week? Well, check out what’s going on for this weekend.

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Ann Arbor Comic Arts Festival 2017

Ann Arbor Comic Arts Festival (A2CAF for short).

The Festival will still feature dozens of comics artists along with workshops, demonstrations and interactive drawing games. It will still be as kid- and family-friendly as ever. And attending the event will be free as always.

What we hope the new name makes clear is that young children aren’t the only ones who can enjoy a fun-packed Ann Arbor weekend filled with comics and creativity. We welcome teens and adults (always have) and offer a slate of guests and activities to meet a wide range of comics-related interests (ditto).

We’re happy as can be to announce that this year’s A2CAF keynote speaker and special guest will be Jarrett J. Krosoczka, creator of the Lunch Lady graphic novel series, as well as the author and illustrator of the Platypus Police Squad books, the latest Star Wars: Jedi Academy, and more!

Jarrett is a two-time winner of the Children’s Choice Book Awards and has been a finalist for the comic book industry’s prestigious Will Eisner Award.

And if the more than two million views of his TED talks are any indication, his Saturday (June 17) keynote at A2CAF ought to be a big hit! Not that we’re putting on the pressure.

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
http://a2caf.com/
https://www.facebook.com/kidsreadcomics/

Events for the Week June 12th-18th

This is certainly the week to find something awesome to do. Eight events coming at ya.

Don’t know what to do for the week? Well, check out what’s going on for this weekend.

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Con Ja Nai 23

Con Ja Nai is a FREE “not a con(vention)”, hosted by Animania, the Japanese Animation Film Society at the University of Michigan. Con Ja Nai has a few staples that make it worth coming to!

We’re bringing back our highly successful Maid Cafe!

Lots of panels with guests!

Raffle with some amazing prizes!

Be a contestant on some of our game shows! Check your anime knowledge on Anime Jeopardy! See if you can Name That Tune! Show off your best cosplay!

All the anime you can watch!