Posted by Jorge S on September 05, 2017
Star Wars events at HASCON

This weekend is HASCON FANmily event being held at the Rhode Island Convention and Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence, RI. This convention will feature the various brands and licenses of Hasbro. 

Here is a break down of the Star Wars events for this weekend. 

May the Force be with you! Come celebrate 40 years of Star Wars memories, and make some new ones with activities including:
Photo ops with the Emperor’s Throne, Yoda, and Stormtrooper statues
Strike your best action figure pose and get your picture taken inside one of three different life-size action figure backer cards!
Feast your eyes on a specially-curated collection celebrating 40 years of iconic Star Wars product
Highlights of the current product line with a preview of the epic Last Jedi 2018 line-up
Take part in the world’s largest lightsaber assembly, sponsored by Blade Builders
Hang out in the screening area & lounge to watch exciting Star Wars content
Plus check out these awesome stage events happening in the Star Wars Brand Area (space is limited for participatory events, see Brand Area for details):

Star Wars Kids Lightsaber Training: Friday 11:30-12:00pm; 2:00-2:30pm; 4:00-4:30pm; Saturday 9:30-10:00am; 11:30-12:00pm; 2:30-3:00pm; Sunday 9:30-10:00am; 12:30-1:00pm; 4:00-4:30pm
Star Wars Adult Lightsaber Training: Friday 12:00pm-12:30pm; 4:30-5:00pm; Saturday 12:00pm-12:30pm, 3:00-3:30pm; Sunday 10:00-10:30am, 4:30-5:00pm
Star Wars Sketch Artist Demonstration: Friday 1:30-2:00pm; Saturday 3:30-4:00pm
Star Wars 501st meet & greets and photo opps Friday 11:30am, 2:30pm, 4:00pm, 5:00pm Saturday 9:30am, 11:30am, 2:30pm, 5:30pm, Sunday 9:30am, 11:00am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm, 4:00pm
Star Wars Costume Photo Op: Friday 2:30-3:00pm; Sunday 11:00-11:30am
Star Wars Trivia: Friday 5:00-5:30pm; Saturday 6:00-6:30pm; Sunday 2:30-3:00pm

From a galaxy far, far away, we have some truly fan-tastic panels, including:
Star Wars: 40 Years of Play: Star Wars team members, veterans and newcomers alike will discuss their favorite products, hidden history and even the line’s origins at Kenner in 1977
Behind the Black Series: Design Director Steve Evans and the talented team behind The Black Series gives a behind-the-scenes look at development of the line, never-before-seen details and other great surprises
Star Wars - Forces of Destiny: Join the team as they take you behind the scenes and dive into the creative process of developing the exciting new Star Wars Force of Destiny line
A Chat with Chewbacca Mom, Candace Payne, along with a chance to get her autograph




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Jorge is one of the founders and owners of the Collector's Cantina. He lives in Central MA with wife and son. He has been a fan of Star Wars since he was a kid and saw The Empire Strikes Back in theaters. Jorge is the Presidet and co-Editor of the site. He is also responsible for Event Reporting, Product Photography and Reviews, News, and Social Media Management.  

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