RidgeCon 2017


What are YOU a fan of? Whatever it is, we hope you come celebrate it with us at our third annual celebration of pop culture! Don't miss this weekend filled with hands-on workshops, special programs and other awesome activities for families and individuals of all ages. Come in costume if you wish! 

Check out all the details and breaking news on our special RidgeCon Facebook page @RidgeConCT or the Library's Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat accounts!

Contact: John Casiello 203-438-2282 x11006 ridgecon@ridgefieldlibrary.org

 

August 11-12, 2017

Directions to the Library.

 


Friday, August 11th

7:00-9:00pm
Doors open at 6:30pm
Main Program Room

Do you love video games? More importantly, do you love the fun and epic music from video games?

Join us for a panel discussion with Kate Remington (WSHU Public Radio music director and creator of the podcast Music Respawn) and composer, producer and songwriter Tom Salta, as they discuss the music of video games.

This will be followed by live music performed by the talented Norwalk Gamer Symphony Orchestra, led by its director Bryan Doyle.

Doors open at 6:30. Light refreshments will be provided. All are welcome!  Registration recommended.

Sponsored by:

 

 

Saturday, August 12th

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
FREE
For all ages

Costumes encouraged but not required

What are YOU a fan of? Can you quote Harry Potter? Can't get enough of the Walking Dead? Are you always humming that one Disney tune? Come to the library on August 12th for our Third Annual RidgeCon, and join in the fun!

Here's a preview of just some of the activities we have in store for you:

  • Search for superheroes in a scavenger hunt around the library
  • Create your own Harry Potter wand
  • Attend a light saber battle demonstration led by Way of the Sword
  • Dunk a villain in our dunk tank
  • Build an Ewok LEGO village
  • Participate in a Disney singalong
  • Enjoy a Star Wars storytime
  • Enter a Pokemon tournament - registration recommended.
  • Bring a favorite toy to our stuffed animal clinic for a check-up
  • Make your own superhero cape, mask and other gear
  • Request superhero balloon art
  • Come in costume (or make your own while here) and enter our costume contest judged by Harley Knox Cosplay and CK Cosplay with photos by Unlimited Crossroads
  • Enter to win one of our awesome raffle prizes, including a Ninentod Switch.  Tickets are $5 for 5; $10 for 12 - cash, check or credit card accepted.

...and much more!

 


 

 

 

2017 RidgeCon Sponsors:

Workspace Education
Event Sponsor

Ridgefield Capital
Dunk Tank Sponsor

Dimitri's Diner
Face Painting Sponsor

Planet Pizza of Ridgefield
Face Painting Sponsor

Ridgefield Academy
Superhero Sponsor

 

Raffle Prize Donors:

Prospector Theater
ReedPop Supply Co.
Ridgefield Playhouse


Program Partners:

CK Cosplay

Enchanted Garden

Gamer's Gambit

Harley Nox Cosplay

Ridgefield Music & Arts Center

Unlimited Crossroads

Way of the Sword Fencing Academy