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Highlanders HeroCon returns to Highlands Museum and Discovery Center in Ashland April 7

Highlands Museum and Discovery Center in Ashland welcomes back Highlanders HeroCon2018 on Saturday, April 7th from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The one-day conference features an all ages event celebrating comic books, costumes, and gaming of all varieties (table top games, board games, role playing, and video gaming), including tournaments for prizes and a costume contest at the end of the day.

A variety of performances, panels, and celebrity guests will be present for Q&A from visiting patrons, such as Clint McElroy of The Adventure Zone podcast and Twitch Celebrity Gamer: Mystique Siren, dance troupe Final Form Fusion, as well as appearances from Batman, The Scooby Doo Mobile, the TARDIS, and Tri-State Escape Break-Out Game room.

Boyd Co. Library is sponsoring free Logan’s Run Themed Laser Tag area, So Social is sponsoring free Big Blue Blocks play area for toddlers, and free face painting will be available throughout the day. Local food vendors, such as My Dad’s Pizza will be present.

Authors and creators such as Mike Belcher, Steven Paul Watson, CT. Phipps, Carrie Stambaugh, and Ron Van Stockum JR will be on hand for autographs and discussions. The introduction of gaming, hosted by TimeWarp and The Goblin Traders and GameStop really expands the scope of the one-day fundraiser and should offer fun and memorable entertainment for the whole family.

General Admission tickets are $8. Museum members and 17-yrs and under pay $5. HeroCon entrance is located through Community Trust Bank Parking Garage, 6th Floor, located at 344 16th St. in Ashland (Enter at 17th St.)

All proceeds benefit the Discovery Center children’s interactive exhibits section of the museum.

Highlands Museum and Discovery Center is a 501c(3) located at 1620 Winchester Avenue, in Ashland. For more information, call 606-329-8888 or email info@highlandsmuseum.com.

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