Databurst From The 501st – Events through to October 22nd 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 October 22nd 2019: –

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion events around the world from October 16 to 22nd. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

October 16

  • Danish Garrison will be in Middlefart, Denmark for Haunted from 7:00 to 10:00 PM.
  • Star Garrison will be at the League City Intermediate Star Wars Mini-Course.

October 17

  • Dutch Garrison will be in Utrecht at LEGO World from October 17 to 23rd.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Montgomeryville, PA for the 5th Annual PBGW Halloween Bash from 4:30 to 7:30 PM.
  • Midsouth Garrison will be in Knoxville, TN for Boo! at the Zoo from October 17 to 20th.

October 18

  • Central Garrison will be in Fargo, ND for Valleycon at Ramada Fargo from October 18 to 20th.
  • Garrison Excelsior will be in Rochester, NY for Scare-A-Con at the Rochester Riverside Hotel from October 18 to 20th.
  • Midsouth Garrison will be in Knoxville, TN for Fanboy Expo 2.0 from October 18 to 19th, and in Blaine, TN for SouthFest 2019 at The Landing from October 18 to 19th.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Santa Barbara, CA for the Boo at the Zoo at Santa Barbara Zoo from October 18 to 20th, in Bakersfield, CA for the McAuliffe Elementary School Carnival from 4:00 to 7:00 PM, in Santa Barbara, CA for Spooky Hallow STEAM Night at The Knox School of Santa Barbara from 5:30 to 7:30 PM, and in Chino, CA for the CIM First Annual Trunk or Treat from 6:30 to 8:30 PM.
  • Star Garrison will be in El Paso, TX for CARnEVIL.
  • Swiss Garrison will be in the KKL Lucerne for Star Wars in Concert – A New Hope.

October 19

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Kansas City, MO for Star Wars Weekend at the Kansas City Zoo from October 19 to 20th, in Chesterfield, MO for the St. Louis WALK to End Hydrocephalus at Chesterfield Central Park from 9:00 to 11:00 AM, in Clearwater, KS for Geek Con at Clearwater Public Library from 9:15 AM to 5:30 PM, and in Chesterfield, MO for the 3rd Annual Eat and Treat at Chesterfield Amphitheater from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
  • Alabama Garrison will be in Montgomery, AL for the Zoo Boo at Montgomery Zoo at 6:00 PM.
  • Atlantic Garrison will be in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island for PEI Fox Trot 2019 from 9:45 to 11:45 AM, in St. John’s, Newfoundland for Star Wars Family Night at AC Hunter Children’s Library Arts and Culture Centre from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island for Wishmaster Walk For Wishes at Queen Charlotte Armories from 1:00 to 2:00 PM.
  • Bluegrass Garrison will be in Louisville, KY for Trooping at Via Colori from October 19 to 20th.
  • Causeway Garrison will be in Belfast, Ireland for the MENCAP Superhero Walk at Ormeau Park from 6:00 to 9:00 AM.
  • Czech Garrison will be in Výstaviště Letňany for For Toys/For Games.
  • Japanese Garrison will be in Fussa, Tokyo fro Yokota Comicon from 2:00 to 6:00 PM, in Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture for the public display event at Naoetsu Port Chuo Pier Mines Wharf from October 19 to 20th, and in Kitakata City, Fukushima Prefecture for Aizu Shiokawa Balloon Festival 2019 at Gotenba Park Multipurpose Square from 6:30 AM to 5:30 PM.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Kalamazoo, MI for Geek Fest, in Lansing, MI for How-To Halloween, in Lansing, MI for Star Wars Reads Day, and in Byron Center, MI for Trunk or Treat.
  • Midsouth Garrison will be in Clarksville, TN for Floating Pumpkin Patch at New Providence Pool from 2:00 to 5:30 PM, in Chattanooga, TN for the Volkswagen Trunk or Treat from 3:00 to 7:00 PM, and in Memphis, TN for Memphis Comic Expo at Agricenter International from October 19 to 20th.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Wall Township, NJ for the Halloween Festival for Foodbank at Wall Stadium Speedway from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM, and in Verona, NJ for Light the Night at Verona Park from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.
  • Northern Darkness Garrison will be in Mishawaka, IN for the Michiana Down Syndrome Walk at Bethel College from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Washington D.C. for the Best Buddies Walk at the National Mall from 7:30 AM to noon, in Bowie, MD for the STEM Parade at Bowie State University from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, and in Ocean City, MD for Star Wars Reads Day at the Ocean City Library from 10:30 AM to noon.
  • Polish Garrison will be in Warsaw, Poland for the Rodzinny Kulturaki Festival.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Norco, CA for the Combat Cancer Walk at Norco College from 7:00 to 10:00 AM, in Bakersfield, CA for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s at The Park at River Walk from 8:00 to 11:00 AM, in Norwalk, CA for the City of Norwalk Arturo Sanchez Sr. Halloween Parade at Hermosillo Park from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, in Anaheim, CA for the Star Wars program at the Canyon Hills Branch Library from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, in Castaic, CA for SCVi Fall Festival from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, in Upland, CA for Dogtoberfest 2019 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM, and in Los Angeles, CA for Star Paws at La Restirada from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Star Garrison will be at the Autism Speaks Walk at UH, in Houston, TX for the Zoo Boo at the Houston Zoo, at the Sickle Cell Association For Texas Marc Thomas Foundation Walk, in Mesquite, TX for Pumpkinfest, in Houston, TX for Wings Over Houston 2019 from October 19 to 20th, in Arlington, TX for the DFW Unite for Bleeding Disorders 5K Walk, at LEGO Brick Fest Live from October 19 to 20th, and in Southlake, TX for the Southlake PDK Walk and Run.
  • UK Garrison will be in Stoke Gifford for Bristol Comic Con and Gaming Festival at the UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre from October 19 to 20th, in London for Kidtropolis at the ExCeL from October 19 to 21st, and in Nottingham for Nottingham Comic Con at the Nottingham Conference Centre from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
  • Wisconsin Garrison will be in Algoma, WI for the Algoma Halloween Walk at Algoma High School from October 19 to 20th, in Waukesha, WI for the Star Wars Activity Day at Waukesha Public Library from 10:00 AM to noon, and in Sun Prairie, WI for Star Wars Reads Day at the Sun Prairie Library from 10:30 AM to noon.

October 20

  • Alabama Garrison will be in Tuscaloosa, AL for Star Wars Reads Day at the Sylvan Learning Center at 2:00 PM.
  • Atlantic Garrison will be in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island for the 2019 PEI Marathon at the Belvedere Corner at noon, and at the Millennium Falcon Mountain Bike Flow Trail Grand Opening from noon to 4:00 PM.
  • Dune Sea Garrison will be in Tucson, AZ for the Walk for Wishes at the University of Arizona main campus Farmers’ Market from 8:00 to 10:30 AM.
  • Ireland Garrison will be at Glasnevin Educate Together National School for the Autumn Fair Fund Raiser.
  • Japanese Garrison will be in Nagaoka City, Niigata Prefecture for the Nakanoshima Industry Festival from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, and in Misato City, Saitama Prefecture for the Misato Halloween Festival from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Vineland, NJ for Vineland Public Library FANCon from 1:00 to 2:30 PM.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Northridge, CA for the Special Needs Resource Fair from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM, and in Sherman Oaks, CA for the Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce Street Fair from 1:00 to 4:00 PM.
  • UK Garrison will be in Faringdon for the Gideon Christie Charity Fundraising Auction at Fox & Hounds from 3:30 to 6:30 PM, in Newcastle Upon Tyne for Mearfest North for Downs Syndrome North East at Trillians Rock Bar from noon to 5:00 PM, and in Cardiff for The Best of John Williams at St. Davids Hall from 5:00 to 6:00 PM.

October 21

  • Japanese Garrison will be in Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo for the volunteer Green Bird Cleanup around Kabukicho from 7:00 to 8:00 PM.

Next Databurst…October 23rd.

*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.