Star Wars convention coming to Murphysboro, Ill. | Community Spirit
MURPHYSBORO, IL (KFVS) - The 5th Star Wars Convention is coming to Murphsyboro on Saturday, March 16th.
The convention will be held at the Davis McCann Center and will run 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission is free and regional dealers of memorobelia, collectibles, toys, games and comic books will be on hand. There will also be information available on pet adoption.
Starting at 11 a.m. at the Historic Liberty Theater in Murphysboro, there will be free pictures with costumed characters and at noon, the first showing of "Return of the Jedi" will be shown.
There will be a second picture session at 3 and a second showing of "Return of the Jedi" at 4.
Admission is by donation, $5 for adults, $3 for kids.
Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
All proceeds will benefit St. Francis Care and Wright-Way rescue no kill animal shelters.
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