Headed to Northern California's WonderCon next month? Starwars.com is nice enough to fill us in on Star Wars happenings at the upcoming convention...
Friday, April 1
8:30pm-10:00pm -- Star Wars: Last Fan Movie Standing Choose the last Star Wars fan movie standing at this friendly competition hosted by Lucasfilm's Mary Franklin. The Star Wars Fan Movie Challenge, now in its tenth year, honors promising moviemakers who do outstanding work, with the top prize each year chosen by Star Wars writer/director George Lucas. How do your movie tastes compare? Come and support your favorites, and you just might take home a Star Wars souvenir at the end of the evening. Bonus: An exclusive first look at one of the 2011 Fan Movie Challenge entries! Room 103
Saturday, April 2
11:00am-1:00pm -- Lucas Licensing Portfolio Review Troy Alders, art director at Lucas Licensing, is conducting portfolio reviews, providing critiques, and offering tips for aspiring artists. Bring a portfolio selection of your best work and see if you have what it takes to create art for the ever-expanding Lucasfilm galaxy. Room 226
5:00 -6:00 -- The Clone Wars: Secrets Revealed After exploring the depths of the Force, as well as unleashing the power of the dark side, the third season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars draws to a close with the return of a legend: the mighty Wookiee, Chewbacca. Join supervising director Dave Filoni, as well as special guest panelists from across the saga -- Ashley Eckstein (Ahsoka Tano) and Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) -- for an inside look at this momentous season, and a peek at what's to come. Hosted by Lucasfilm's Pablo Hidalgo. Room 104
Sunday, April 3
11:30am-12:30pm -- Kids' Star Wars Craft Class Join author and editor Bonnie Burton (The Star Wars Craft Book, StarWars.com) for a fun craft activity on how to make quick and easy Star Wars puppets! Room 204/206
11:30am-1:30pm -- Lucas Licensing Portfolio Review Troy Alders, art director at Lucas Licensing, is conducting portfolio reviews, providing critiques, and offering tips for aspiring artists. Bring a portfolio selection of your best work and see if you have what it takes to create art for the ever-expanding Lucasfilm galaxy. Room 226
12:30pm-1:30pm -- R2-D2 Droid Building Basics Matt McCormick, Steve Simmons, Marc Verdiell, Grant McKinney, and Jonathan Burton (Bay Area R2 Builders) share and demonstrate full-size, functional R2-D2s that they built themselves, complete with lights, sounds, drive systems, and more. Topics include materials, plans, building techniques, tools, and electronics to bring R2 to life. Room 220
3:30pm-4:30pm -- 501st Legion: Armor Costuming Chris Richards (Scout Trooper), Mark Berschens (Clone Trooper) and Derek Grant (Stormtrooper) will discussing just what it takes to get your own set of armor and the requirements needed in order to join the 501st Legion. Topics will cover items like armor building, weathering, suiting up and Q&A. Room 220
Rebelscum Breast Cancer Awareness Charity Patch Posted By Philip on November 25, 2014: Thanks to everybody that ordered patches. I sent a check for $1,600.00 to the National Breast Cancer Foundation on Monday. While it's not as much as I hoped for, it's still very much appreciated. They will remain for sale in the store for anybody that still wishes to purchase them. Details after the jump.