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 October 16th 2018: –
Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion events around the world from October 10 to 16th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.
- Central Garrison will be in Burlington, IA for Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Packing Party 2018 at First Christian Church.
- Central Garrison will be in St. Paul, MN for Social Science: Sci Fi Con at the Minnesota Science Museum.
- 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Collinsville, IL for Archon 42 at the Gateway Center from October 12 to 14th, and in Wichita, KS for the Jack O Lantern Spectacular at Botanica from 5:30 to 9:30 PM.
- Alpine Garrison will be at the Hawthorn Academy Fun Run from 8:00 to 10:00 AM, and at the Springville Library for Star Wars Reads Day from 6:30 to 8:30 PM.
- Garrison Tyranus will be in Kingsport, VA for Conapalooza from October 12 to 14th.
- Great Lakes Garrison will be in Kalamazoo, MI for KSO Empire Strikes Back.
- Old Line Garrison will be in Glenelg, MD for the High School Homecoming from 7:30 to 8:30 PM.
- Star Garrison will be in San Angelo, TX for San Angelo Comic Con 2018 from October 12 to 14th.
- UK Garrison will be in Glasgow for Science Lates 2018 at the Glasgow Science Centre from 6:00 to 10:30 PM.
- 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Wichita, KS for the Wichita Hydrocephalus WALK at Sedgwick County Park from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM, in Liberty, MO for Star Wars Reads Day at Mid Continent Public Liberty Branch from 10:30 to 11:30 AM, in Newton, KS for Star Wars Reads Day at the Newton Public Library from 1:30 to 6:30 PM, and in Topeka, KS for Ad Astra Kansas Space Celebration at Stoffer Science Hall from 5:00 to 8:30 PM.
- Alpine Garrison will be at the George E. Wahlen Veterans Tribute Run from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM.
- Austrian Garrison will be at Mühlviertel Mini Con from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
- Badlands Garrison will be in Grande Prairie, AB for LibriCon, and in Edmonton, AB for Eekfest 2018.
- Carolina Garrison will be in Greenville, SC for the Science, Myth, Imagination event at Roper Mountain Science Center from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, in Hickory, NC for Carolina Fan Expo at Select Sportsplex from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, in Charleston, SC for Star Wars Reads Day at Charleston County Public Library from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, and in Greensboro, NC for Star Wars Reads Day at Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Branch Library from noon to 1:00 PM.
- Central Garrison will be in Polk City, IA for Monster Dash 2018 at Polk City Square, and in Ashland, NE for Mid America Council Jubilee 2018 at Mahoney State Park.
- Central California Garrison will be in Sacramento, CA for Stage Nine Quarter Century Celebration from noon to 9:00 PM, and in Sacramento, CA for Star Wars Reads Day at South Natomas Library from 2:00 to 3:30 PM.
- Garrison Carida will be in Millersville, PA for the Millersville Community Parade from 8:00 AM to noon, and in Oaks, PA for Retrocon at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center from October 13 to 14th.
- Garrison Excelsior will be in Rochester, NY for ZooBoo at Seneca Park Zoo, and in Binghamton, NY for Halloween at Ross Park Zoo.
- Garrison Tyranus will be in Glen Allen, VA for Light the Night at Innsbrook’s North Short Commons, in Doswell, VA for ADA’s Tour de Cure at Meadow Event Park from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM, in Triangle, VA for Semper Force at the National Museum of the Marine Corps from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, in Woodbridge, VA for the 2018 CureSMA Walk-n-Roll at Garfield Highschool Track from noon to 4:00 PM, and in Fairfax, VA for Laurel Ridge Halloween Fundraiser from 4:00 to 9:00 PM.
- Great Lakes Garrison will be in Grand Rapids, MI for the Walk For Wishes, in Saginaw, MI for Saginaw Children’s Zoo Boo, in Lansing, MI for How-To Halloween, and in Flint, MI for Flint ComixCon.
- Japanese Garrison will be in Misato City for the Misato Halloween Festival 2018 at Dance Park from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
- Midsouth Garrison will be in Paducah, KY for Galaxy of Heroes Con at Traders Mall from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and in Clarksville, TN for the 7th Annual Community Cares Walk & Expo at Liberty Park from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM.
- Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Verona, NJ for Light the Night Walk at Verona Park from 5:00 PM till dark, and in Lakewood, NJ for ARC Walk at FirstEnergy Park from 9:00 to 11:00 AM.
- Oklahoma Garrison will be in Tulsa, OK for the Tulsa Air & Space Museum Halloween Party from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
- Old Line Garrison will be in Triangle, VA for Semper Force at the National Museum of the Marine Corps from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM, in Severna Park, MD for Star Wars Reads at Severna Park Community Library from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, and in Baltimore, MD for Ronald McDonald House Charities Activity Hour from 7:00 to 8:00 PM.
- Redback Garrison will be at Toowoomba East State School Fete.
- Star Garrison will be in Lubbock, TX for the UMC Hospital visit, in Lubbock, TX for Star Wars Reads Day, in Dallas, TX for Lone Star Rattlesnake Days, in Lubbock, TX for Nightmare on 19th St, in Lewisville, TX for Star Wars Reads Day at Lewisville Public Library, and in Lubbock, TX for Warriors for MHE Run.
- Timberline Garrison will be in Idaho Falls, ID for Star Wars Reads Day at Barnes & Noble from 2:00 to 3:30 PM.
- UK Garrison will be in Reading for Reading Comic Con at Rivermead Leisure Complex from October 13 to 14th, in South Shields for Mearfest North for Down Syndrome North East at The Queen Vic from 1:00 to 5:00 PM, and in Cardiff for the Ultimate Charity Movie Quiz at Woodville Baptist Church from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.
- Central Garrison will be in Rochester, MN for Bear Creek Walk and Roll at Apache Mall.
- Connecticut Garrison will be in Sharon, CT for the Sharon Volunteer Fire Department Annual Pancake Breakfast from 8:00 to 10:00 AM.
- Japanese Garrison will be in Okinawa Prefecture for MCCS Presents Comic Con Okinawa from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
- Garrison Excelsior will be in Guilderland, NY for Behind the Masks Costuming Talk at Guilderland Public Library from 1:30 to 3:00 PM.
- Garrison Tyranus will be in Virginia Beach, VA for Walk for Apraxia at Mt. Trashmore from 9:00 to 11:00 AM, and in Lexington, VA for the Lexington Science Festival and Maker Faire at Lexington Collaboratory from 2:00 to 5:00 PM.
- Star Garrison will be in Dallas, TX for Classic Car Trunk or Treat.
- Timberline Garrison will be at the Harrison Classic Kids Run from 1:00 to 4:00 PM.
- UK Garrison will be in Liverpool for Alder Hey Children’s Hospital 10K Charity Run at Croxteth Park from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, in Cardiff for the JDRF One Walk at SWALEC Stadium from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM, and in Bromley for SCIFI Bromley at the Bromley Civic Centre from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
- Garrison Carida will be in Harrisburg, PA for the D & H Make-a-Wish reveal.
- Japanese Garrison will be in Tokyo for the Greenbird Volunteer Cleanup at Kabukicho.
Next Databurst…October 17th.
*If you didn’t see the events listed for your garrison, send us an email at roqoodepot(at)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.