Jedi News is working with Roqoo Depot and the 501st Legion to bring you the very latest activity from garrisons across the planet.

Be sure to listen in to the 501stCast, the official podcast of the 501st Legion International Star Wars Costuming Organization for all the latest Legion related news. Here are the events through to December 12th: –

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from December 6 to 12th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

December 6

  • Southern California Garrison will be in Rancho Cucamonga, CA for the Annual Book Fair Fundraiser at Barnes & Noble from 4:00 to 6:00 PM.

December 7

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Kansas City, KS for The Star Wars Holiday Special Party at Turner Community Library from 6:00 to 7:00 PM.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Grand Rapids, MI for the Mary Free Bed Hospital visit.
  • Redback Garrison will be at the Geebung Special School Fete.
  • Starkiller Garrison will be in Pittsburgh, PA for Star Wars Night with the Pittsburgh Penguins from 6:00 to 10:00 PM at the PPG Paints Arena.
  • UK Garrison will be in Leeds for Debenhams VIP Event at White Rose Shopping Centre from 5:00 to 10:00 PM, and in Bishop Auckland for the Evergreen Primary Special Needs School Christmas Fair from 5:00 to 7:30 PM.

December 8

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in St. Charles, MO for Star Wars Night with the St. Louis Ambush at St. Charles Family Arena from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Monroeville, PA for Steel City Con from December 8 to 10th.
  • Knightfall Garrison will be in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia for the Variety Children’s Christmas Party, and in Docklands, Victoria, Australia for the Hyundai A-League Star Wars Round at Etihad Stadium from 7:00 to 10:00 PM.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Newark, NJ for Star Wars Night with the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center from 5:30 to 8:30 PM.
  • Northern Darkness Garrison will be in Auburn, IN for the Star Wars Viewing Party at Eckhart Public Library from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Washington D.C. for Holiday Starkillers Strike Back at the Anacostia Arts Center from December 8 to 9th.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Ontario, CA for Stuff A Bus at Mathis Brothers from 4:30 to 6:30 PM, in La Mirada, CA for the La Pluma Elementary PTA Membership Celebration from 12:30 to 2:30 PM, and in Victorville, CA for Help Feed the Hunger at the Vons parking lot from 4:00 to 6:00 PM.
  • Star Garrison will be in Denton, TX for Star Wars Movie Night, and in Mansfield, TX for Star Wars Trivia at Dirty Job Brewing.
  • Timberline Garrison will be in Pocatello, ID for Geeky XMAS at the Idaho Museum of Natural History from 7:00 to 10:00 PM.
  • UK Garrison will be in Cardiff for the Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra at St. Davids Hall from 8:45 to 10:30 PM.

December 9

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in High Ridge, MO for Holiday Open House at the Jefferson County Library Northwest Branch from 8:00 AM to noon, in St. Charles, MO for the Star Wars Party at Kisker Road Library from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, and in St. Louis, MO for SLU Basketball Star Wars Theme Night at Chaifetz Arena from 5:30 to 7:30 PM.
  • Badlands Garrison will be in Manitoba for Star Wars Night with the Brandon Wheat Kings.
  • Central Garrison will be in Detroit Lakes, MN for Countdown to the Last Jedi Detroit Lakes Library, in Plattsmouth, NE for Plattsmouth Star Wars Day at the Plattsmouth Community Center, and in Minneapolis, MN for Transmission Celebrates Star Wars at First Avenue.
  • Central California Garrison will be in Rancho Cordova, CA for the PAL Holiday Run and Toy Drive at Village Green Park from 7:30 to 10:30 AM.
  • Cloud City Garrison will be in Portland, OR for Star Wars Day at the Cedar Mill Library from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
  • Connecticut Garrison will be in Fairfield, CT for Star Wars Day at the Fairfield Public Library from 1:00 to 5:00 PM, and in Hartford, CT for the Hartford Wolf Pack Star Wars Night at the XL Center from 5:00 to 9:30 PM.
  • Dune Sea Garrison will be in Phoenix, AZ for the Ignite Hope Fundraiser for Phoenix Children’s Hospital from 2:30 to 5:30 PM.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Willow Grove, PA for the PSWCS Annual Toy Drive from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM, and in Newark, DE for the Star Wars Special Saturday with Santa Vader at Captain Blue Hen Comics from noon to 3:00 PM.
  • Garrison Excelsior will be in Syracuse, NY for Star Wars Night with the Syracuse Silver Nights at the Oncenter.
  • Garrison Titan will be in Everett, WA for the Volunteers of America Annual Food Drive at Boba Khan Toy Store from noon to 4:00 PM.
  • Garrison Tyranus will be in Richmond, VA for VA Comic Con at Richmond Raceway.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Ann Arbor, MI for the Michigan Basketball Star Wars Day, and in Grand Rapids, MI for the Bell Ringing.
  • Imperial Sands Garrison will be at the PBK/St. Judes Fundraiser Part 2 from 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM.
  • Midsouth Garrison will be in Smyrna, DE for Star Wars Jedi Training Academy at Smyrna Public Library from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
  • New England Garrison will be at the Toys Under the Tree Toy Drive.
  • Northern Darkness Garrison will be in Fort Wayne, IN for Star Wars Night with the Fort Wayne Komets at the Allen Co Memorial Coliseum, in Grabill, IN for Star Wars Saturday at the Grabill Branch Library from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, and in Valparaiso, IN for Touch A Truck Toys For Tots at Central Park Plaza from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Ocean City, MD for Ocean City Comic Con at The Grand Hotel and Spa from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, in Baltimore, MD for Star Wars at Your Library at the White Marsh Branch from 2:00 to 4:00 PM, and in Annapolis, MD for the Star Wars Intergalactic Celebration at the Annapolis Public Library from 2:00 to 4:00 PM.
  • Redback Garrison will be at the Belmont Santa Studio.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Highland, CA for the Time For A Change Toy Drive at Mi Cocina Restaurant from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, at the Laguna Niguel Holiday Parade, and at the Special Olympics Orange County Bowl for Gold.
  • Spanish Garrison will be in Bilbao for Funserius Game Festival at Palacio Euskalduna Avenida Abandoibarra from December 9 to 10th, in Vigo for Mercadillo Solidario Asanog at Sede Afundacion Vigo Rúa Policarpo Sanz from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, in Madrid for Concierto Star Wars Coro y Filarmonia de Madrid at Auditorio Nacional de Madrid from 7:00 to 9:30 PM, and in Sevilla for Concierto Banda Amigos de la Musica Herrera at Salón de celebraciones La Era from 8:30 to 10:30 PM.
  • Star Garrison will be in El Paso, TX for the Children’s Miracle Network Fundraiser, in Dallas, TX for the BMW Dallas Marathon Expo, in El Paso, TX for Socorro ISD Comic Con, and in Galveston, TX for the Salvation Army Bell Ringing at Moody Gardens.
  • Starkiller Garrison will be in Johnstown, PA for Star Wars Night with the Johnstown Tomahawks at 1st Summit Arena from 6:00 to 10:00 PM.
  • UK Garrison will be in Exeter for Fun and Fundraising at Christmas Time at the John Lewis store from 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM, in Fordingbridge for Star Wars Fun Day from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and in Camberley for the Lyndhurst School Christmas Fayre from 4:00 to 6:00 PM.

December 10

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Lenexa, KS for the Jingle Bell Run/Walk at Meritex Executive Park at 8:00 AM.
  • Badlands Garrison will be in Manitoba for the Moose game.
  • Bast Alpha Garrison will be in New Orleans, LA for the Pelicans Basketball Game.
  • Central Garrison will be in Omaha, IA for Christmas at Western Mall for Make-A-Wish.
  • Central California Garrison will be in Auburn, CA for the Family Christmas Festival from noon to 3:00 PM.
  • Danish Garrison will be in Copenhagen, Denmark for Julesjov på Fisketorvet from 4:00 to 6:00 PM.
  • Knightfall Garrison will be in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia for the Hyundai A-League Star Wars Round at AAMI Park from 7:00 to 10:00 PM.
  • New England Garrison will be in Stoneham, MA for Zoolights.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in San Gabriel, CA for the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation Holiday Party at the Elks Lodge from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.
  • Spainish Garrison will be in Madrid for Maraton Donacion de Sangre Hospital Universitario de Getafe 2017 from December 11 to 12th.
  • Star Garrison will be in Spring, TX for Legion Appreciation Day.
  • Starkiller Garrison will be in Cranberry Township, PA for the Star Wars Public Skate at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex from 2:00 to 4:00 PM.

December 11

  • Old Line Garrison will be in Oxon Hill, MD for The Force Awakens Viewing Party at the Oxon Hill Library from 6:00 to 10:00 PM, and in Fort Meade, MD for the Cub Scout Holiday Party at the Argonne Hills Chapel Center.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Anaheim, CA for Star Wars Night with the Anaheim Ducks, and in Los Angeles, CA for the LA Clippers Game from 7:30 to 9:30 PM.
  • Star Garrison will be in Arlington, TX for Snowball Express, and in Dallas, TX for SPCA of Texas.
  • UK Garrison will be in Forfar for When You Wish Upon a Star at Glamis Castle from 11:30 to 2:00 PM.

December 12

  • Central Garrison will be in Waconia, MN for the Star Wars Party at Waconia Library, in Rochester, MN for Star Wars Night at the Rochester Public Library from 6:30 to 8:30 PM, and in Fargo, ND for the Cub Scout Pack Meeting Pack 229.
  • Central California Garrison will be in Sacramento, CA for Star Wars Night with the Sacramento Kings at Golden 1 Center at 7:00 PM.
  • Star Garrison will be in Montgomery, TX for the Montgomery High School Band Concert.

Next Databurst…December 13th.

*If you didn’t see the events listed for your garrison, send us an email at roqoodepot(at)gmail.com and let us know. We’re glad to add any we missed. For more info on the 501st Legion, be sure to check out their official website.