Gary Con Key Events List

Gary Con Key Events List

What’s Happening at Gary Con XI

 

Wednesday

Badge Pick-Up: 2 PM for Diamond, platinum and Guests at Con HQs (aka Grand Ballroom Coat Check)

Badge Pick-up: 3 PM to 8 PM All pre-registered attendees at Con HQs (aka Grand Ballroom Coat Check)

 

Thursday

Theme: Sci-Fi Thursday. Show your spirit by dressing as your favorite sci-fi character.  Gary Con Staff members will be handing out prizes for noteworthy costumes.

Convention HQ: 8 am to 10 pm

Opening Ceremony: 10 am in the Grand Geneva Lobby

Artists Alcove: 10 am to 5pm 

Celebrity Metamorphosis Alpha with James M. Ward Noon to 4pm in the Geneva Boardroom

Chainmail Jousting: 8 am to 8 pm

Exhibit Hall: 10 am to 5 pm

Diamond Dinner: 6-7:30 pm

Gary Con VIG and Special Guests Party: 8pm to midnight in the The Chaldea Room  (aka Grand Suite )

Movie Screening: Eye of The Beholder 8pm  in the Yawning Portal GM Lounge (aka Loramoor A)

 

Friday

Theme: Fantasy Friday. Show your spirit by dressing as your favorite fantasy character.  Gary Con Staff members will be handing out prizes for noteworthy costumes.

Convention HQ: 8 am to 8 pm

Artists Alcove: 10 am to 5 PM

Chainmail Jousting: 8 am to 8 pm

Exhibit Hall: 10 am to 5 pm

Happy Hour (Free Beer!): 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm – so make sure to buy your Gary Con Stadium Cup

Celebrity D&D with Mike Mearls 7pm to 11pm in the Geneva Boardroom

 Movie Screening: The Secrets in Gary’s Basement 8pm  in the Yawning Portal GM Lounge (aka Loramoor A)

 

Saturday—Hawaiian Shirt Day

Theme: Hawaiian Shirt Day. Gary Gygax was known for wearing his most stylish Hawaiian shirts at conventions.  Join us by sporting your most colorful Hawaiian shirt in his honor Saturday!

Convention HQ: 8 am to 8 pm

Artists Alcove: 10 am to 5 PM

Chainmail Jousting: 8 am to noon

Exhibit Hall: 10 am to 5 pm

Chainmail Jousting Elimination: 1 pm to 6 pm

Group Hawaiian Shirt Day Picture: 2 pm, Lobby

         ** Gary Gygax Lifetime Achievement Award Presentation: 2:30 pm, Lobby**

Charity Auction: 3 pm to 6 pm in the Grand Geneva Lobby Lounge

Happy Hour (Free Beer!): 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm – so make sure to buy your Gary Con Stadium Cup

TSR Alumni Party:  7 pm to midnight in the Lobby Lounge

Chainmail Jousting Championship: 8 pm

Celebrity AS&SoH with Jeff Talanian 8pm to midnight. Play alongside authors, designers and indutry notables in this special Gary con event.

 Special Screening: D&D Cartoon presented by Ernest Gary Gygax Jr  8pm  in the Yawning Portal GM Lounge (aka Loramoor A)

 

 

Sunday

Convention HQ: 8 am to 4 pm

Artists oAlcove: 8 am to noon

Exhibit Hall: 10 am to 1 pm

Chaplain’s Breakfast Service: 9 am to 10 am in the Games Library (aka Loramoor Room)

Dead Dog Volunteer Party: 9 pm