GeekOut is Western North Carolina’s annual popular arts convention: a celebration of film, art, costuming, comics, and animation in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains—home of The Hunger Games! The show draws fans from across the Southeast, and features multiple tracks of programming, panels, and gaming, a full performance schedule, celebrity guests, and an exhibition hall for vendors and artists.
GeekOut 2013 will be held May 4 at the Sherrill Convention Center at the UNCA campus, with gaming beginning May 3 at the Days Inn at Asheville Mall and Geektastic: A Burlesque Revue kicking off the main convention that night!
This multi-genre popular arts convention features:
- Special guests
- Our exhibitor hall, with vendors from near and far
- Artist Alley, featuring illustration artists from across the industry
- 3 days of tabletop and RPG gaming
- Video gaming tournaments and open gaming
- Film screenings
- Expert panels on popular subjects
- Legendary movie and TV cars
- Costumed characters (costumes encouraged!)
- Concerts, fight demonstrations, and live performances
- KidzCon, a complete track area specifically dedicated to activities for fans ages 4-12
- Geektastic: A Burlesque Revue (May 3; 18+ only)
The Sherrill Convention Center will open at 10 AM Saturday, with programming running until 7 PM. Gaming at the Sherrill Center will begin at 8 AM, since Pathfinder people will sleep when they’re dead.
Check out the photo gallery from 2012 here.
GeekOut is managed and hosted by Multiverse, the fastest-growing association of fans in the Southeast! Multiverse hosts events year-round in western North Carolina in support of the geek community and local businesses associated with it. Join Multiverse at www.multiverseavl.com or here:
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