2012 WNCT

2012 WNCT

WNCT Channel 9

By: George Crocker | 9 On Your Side Published: October 16, 2012 Updated: October 19, 2012 – 6:54 PM

CAPE CARTERET, N.C. – The largest sci-fi convention east of Raleigh is coming to the Crystal Coast.

The 2nd Annual Crystal Coast Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Gaming Event will be held October 20 at MacDaddy’s.

There will be door prizes, costume contests, give-aways and special vendors for the sci-fi and gaming fans’ fantasy experience.

Special guests for the event include Barry Fitzgerald of Ghost Hunters International and rock sensation, Saving Abel. Both will be on hand for meet and greet. Other guests for the event include George Lucas’ official Carolina Garrisons featuring BobaFett, Chewbacca, the Wookiee, and Storm Troopers, Rick Mora of the Twilight wolfpack and Camden Toy of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Other exciting guests include Michael Koske from the 2nd Season of the Walking Dead and the 8 foot tall robot, King Robota performing live plus Ghost Busters along with Ecto-1.

Guest vendors like Greyson Wolf, Hollywood Special FX creator, will be creating fangs for those with the thirst for blood in them. This sci-fi, fantasy and gaming experience will be a one day wondrous event.

Modern Warfare III will kick off the gaming tournaments in the late morning. And other genre specific activities, including Danny Birt’s Sci Fi and Fantasy Comedy Concert will be provided throughout the day with door prizes and giveaways keeping the excitement going.

Vendors will have sci-fi and fantasy books, comic books, jewelry, handmade items, fantasy art and much, much more!

For more information about the event and to purchase tickets in advance, go to CrystalCoastCon.com or call (252) 393-6565.