Databurst From The 501st – Events through to August 27th 2019

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 August 27th 2019: –

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion events around the world from August 21 to 27th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

August 21

  • Midsouth Garrison will be in Nashville, TN for the Make-A-Wish Reveal.

August 22

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Des Peres, MO for the St. Louis Crisis Nursery Celebrity Waiters Event at West County Center from 5:00 to 9:00 PM.
  • Garrison Excelsior will be at FanExpo Canada at the Metro Toronto Convention Center from August 22 to 25th.
  • Star Garrison will be in Irving, TX for Star Wars Under the Stars: The Empire Strikes Back.

August 23

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Gran Valley, MO for Grain Valley Family Fun Night from 6:00 to 8:30 PM.
  • Dune Sea Garrison will be in Glendale, AZ for the August Meet & Greet at State 48 Funk House from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Philadelphia, PA for Keystone Comic Con at the Pennsylvania Convention Center from August 23 to 25th.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Grand Rapids, MI for Movies on Monroe.
  • Japanese Garrison will be in Guinai City for the 36th Tainai Star Festival from August 23 to 24th.
  • Midsouth Garrison will be at Star Wars Night with the Johnson City Cardinals.
  • Star Garrison will be in Lubbock, TX for Hub City Comic Con from August 23 to 25th.

August 24

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Wichita, KS for PedalFest at Heartspring from 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM.
  • Alpine Garrison will be at George Says Cancer Sucks fundraiser from 9:00 to 11:00 AM.
  • Central Garrison will be in Minneapolis, MN for the Revenge of the Sith screening at The Parkway Theater from 5:45 to 7:00 PM.
  • Central California Garrison will be in Redding, CA for the Star Wars Marathon at Cascade Theatre from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
  • Cloud City Garrison will be in Salem, OR for Salem Movies in the Park at Riverfront City Park from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Dune Sea Garrison will be in Prescott, AZ for Gateway to Geekdom from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Oaks, PA for Robostock at the Greater Philly Expo Center from August 24 to 25th.
  • Garrison Corellia will be in Bridgeport, WV for Tabletop Appreciation Weekend at Four Horsemen Comics and Gaming from August 24 to 25th.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Grand Rapids, MI for Maker Faire Grand Rapids, in Midland, MI for the Colin Cantwell signing at Collector’s Corner, and in Highland, MI for Joe Kocur Celebrity Softball.
  • Ireland Garrison will be at Wexford Opera House for WexWorlds from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM.
  • Midsouth Garrison will be in Pigeon Forge, TN for the Great Smoky Mountain Jeep Invasion, and in Collierville, TN for Kickin it for Kathryn Kickball Tournament at Collier VFW Post 5066 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
  • Nordic Garrison will be in Göteborg for Echo Base Live: Scandinavia at Gothia Tennishall.
  • Oklahoma Garrison will be in Tulsa, OK for Tulsa Maker Faire at Central Park Hall from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and in Oklahoma City, OK for MiracleCon at OU Medical Center/Nicholson Tower from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Los Angeles, CA for the Puente Learning Center 2019 Back to School Bash from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM, in Los Angeles, CA for Musack’s Rock N’Roll Carnival from 3:00 to 6:00 PM, in Arroyo Grande, CA for the Star Wars: A New Hope screening at Clark Center for the Performing Arts from 4:30 to 6:00 PM, and in San Bernardino, CA for Star Wars Night with the Inland Empire 66ers at San Manuel Stadium from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.
  • UK Garrison will be in Cambridge for Cambridge Comic Con at Cambridge Junction from August 24 to 25th, in Cowes for FAN TC Con at Cowes Enterprise College from August 24 to 25th, in Paignton for Torbay Children’s Week Family SciFi Day at Paignton Green from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, in Gloucester for Gloucester Goes Retro at Parrot & Co from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM, in Amberdeen for Granite City Comic Con at Doubletree By Hilton from August 24 to 25th, in Farnborough for the Rogue One screening at Farnborough Business Park from 6:45 to 8:00 PM, in Doncaster for Summer In Space at Lakeside Village Outlet from 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM, in Milton Keynes for The National Museum of Computing STEM Bytes at Bletchley Park from 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM, and in Widnes for Tom Wilkinson VC Statue Appeal Family Fun Day at Birchfield Park Sports and Social Club from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
  • Wisconsin Garrison will be in Milwaukee, WI for the Make-A-Wish Walk for Wishes at Henry W. Maier Festival Park from 8:30 to 11:30 AM.

August 25

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Creve Coeur, MO for Tour De Fun at the Jewish Community Center from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Carlisle, PA at the Bosler Memorial Library from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.
  • Garrison Excelsior will be in Baldwinsville, NY for Baldwinsville Comic-Con.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Wyoming, MI for the Colin Cantwell signing at Goldmine Comics.
  • Ireland Garrison will be in Clogherhead for the Land of Legends 8K Challenge, and at The Jungle NI for Jungle NI Family Fun Day from noon to 4:00 PM.
  • Polish Garrison will be in Torun for Festyn Zakonczenie Lata.
  • Redback Garrison will be in Brisbane for Bridge to Brisbane 2019.
  • Timberline Garrison will be in Rimrock Auto Arena, MT for the Weird Al “No Strings Attached” Tour from 5:30 to 9:30 PM.
  • UK Garrison will be in Manchester for Kearsley & Ringley Conservative Club Funday from 2:00 to 6:00 PM

August 26

  • Central Garrison will be in Bismarck, ND for the Weird Al stage appearance at the Bismarck Event Center from 7:00 to 10:00 PM.
  • Midsouth Garrison will be in Nashville, TN for the GameStop Managers Show at Music City Center from August 26 to 27th.
  • UK Garrison will be in Epworth for the Bank Holiday Epworth Show at Epworth Show Ground from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM, in Petersfield for Force Festival IV from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and in Milton Keynes for TNMOC STEM Bytes at Bletchley Park from 12:30 to 2:30 PM.

August 27

  • Central Garrison will be in St. Paul, MN for the Weird Al Concert at the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand.
  • Japanese Garrison will be in Obanazawa City for the Hanagasa Obanazawa Festival.

Next Databurst…August 28th.

*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.