EVENT: Crypticon Horror Convention

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Like horror?! Me too!!

Crypticon is happening: September 27–29 at the Hilton Double Tree in Bloomington, MN.

Activities include a make-up contest, kid’s costume contest, zombie prom, and a monster car show.

Guests include Troy Holbrook, Christopher Lutz, Dave Schrader, Eric Vernor/Corvis Nocturne, Patrick E. Flanagan, Rob Dilauro, and Doctor Ivan Cryptosis.

The group Scares that Care will have a table and will be accepting donations.

Cost: There are day passes for $20/30/15 pre-sale and $25/$35/15 at the door, and weekend passes for $50 pre-sale and $60 at the door. VIP tickets are $90 presale and $100 at the door.

Friday Schedule:
5:30 pm So You Want to be a Paranormal Investigator? By Jenny Gurney
6:00 pm Q & A Panel Featuring Sybil Danning (Panel Room)
7:00 pm Darkness Radio with Dave Schrader (Panel Room)
8:00 pm Haunting Experience Blood Run! Take a bus ride out to the Haunting Experience on Highway 61 (extra ticket required)
8:00 pm Hooded Beings, Ghost Eaters, Monsters, and More: True Stories of Astral Realm Oddities and Encounters presented by Phyllis Galde, Publisher of Fate Magazine, and Annie Wilder, author of HOUSE OF SPIRITS AND WHISPERS and TRUCKER GHOST STORIES (Panel Room)
9:00 pm Q & A Panel Featuring the Ladies of the Evil Dead Betsey Baker, Ellen Sandwiess, Thersa Tilly, and FX man Tom Sullivan (Panel Room)
10:00 pm Home Haunters Demo (Panel Room)
Saturday Schedule:
11:30 am Q & A Panel with Kathryn Leigh Scott
12:00 pm Scares that Care Silent Auction Starts! (Dealer Room 2)
12:00 pm Totally Exotic Presents – Creatures of the Dark (the untold story) Center Stage
1:00 pm Special FX Demo, Mask making with Christian Hanson (Center Stage)
1:00 pm – 4:00 PM Monster Car Show (Behind the main hotel lobby)
1:00 pm TBA (Panel Room)
2:00 pm Q & A Panel with Billy Dee Williams (Panel Room)
3:00 pm Horror/Sci-Fi Writers Panel with Rob Dilauro, Patrick Flanagan and Eric Vernor (Panel Room)
4:00 pm Q & A Panel with Christopher Lutz (Panel Room)
5:00 pm Q & A Panel with Dan Payne (Panel Room)
5:30 pm Scares that Care Silent Auction Ends! Please pickup and pay for (Dealer Room 2)
6:00 pm Paranormal Guest Dakota Laden (Movie Room)
7:00 pm Dealer rooms close
7:30 PM The Halloween Express Costume Contest with 4 categories. Creepy Kids, Creepy Sexy, Most Original and Movie/TV Character! Win Great Prizes! (Center Stage)
8:00 pm VIP Dinner Party (2nd Floor)
8:00 pm Classic Movie Monsters and Hammer Films Panel with movie historian Chris Costello (Panel Room)
9:00 pm Zombie Apocalypse Survival with Zombie Ammo (Panel Room)
10:00 pm FrightMares at Buck Hill Presents Zombie Prom (2nd Floor)
Sunday schedule:
12:00 pm Q & A Panel with TBA
1:00 pm Q & A Panel with Ted Raimi (Panel Room)
1:00 pm Sterling Supply and Halloween Express Present the 1st Annual Make-up Contest (Center Stage)
2:00 pm Q & A Panel with Derek Mears (Panel Room)
3:00 pm Q & A Panel with Don Coscarelli (Panel Room)
3:00 pm Judging of Make-up contest with Celebrity judges: Tom Sullivan and Christian Hanson (Center Stage)

… And don’t forget the CONsuites!

Register here!

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