Nanaimo Harbourfront Library set to host third annual GeekCon

Cosplayers, comic book fans and board gamers unite at library

Cosplayers and comic book and board game aficionados are invited to Nanaimo Harbourfront Library on Saturday, March 24 for the third annual GeekCon.

The drop-in event, which runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., will feature gaming tournaments, including Minecraft, Magic the Gathering and Smash Brothers, foam sword fights, a shield-making workshop and cosplay competitions for children and adults alike.

In addition, area artists, writers and gamers will be displaying their wares at GeekCon’s vendor aley and there will be door prizes available to be won.

Admission is free.

For more information, search for GeekCon Nanaimo on Facebook.


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