Upcoming Events

More Events | Submit Event

Arkansas Geek Central is not associated with the below events unless otherwise noted.


StarBase McMath meeting Jan 21, 2015 (AR)

Posted on January 15, 2015
Filed Under Get Togethers & Meetings | Leave a Comment

StarBase McMath meeting
Location: Sidney S. McMath Library, 2100 John Barrow Road, Little Rock, AR 72204
Date: 2015-01-21
Start Time: 18:30
Visit Website: http://www.cals.lib.ar.us/events/default.aspx?id=11112
Description: A fun and informal club for all things Star Trek. From the Original Series to the new movies, join your fellow Trekkies for some great discussion. New members are always welcome.

Little Rock Comic Con May 16, 2015 (AR)

Posted on January 15, 2015
Filed Under Conventions | 4 Comments

Little Rock Comic Con
Location: Benton Event Center, 17322 Interstate 30, Benton, AR 72019
Date: 2015-05-16
Start Time: 09:00
End Time: 16:00
Visit Website: https://www.facebook.com/LittleRockComicCon
Description: Arkansas’ Original Comic & Toy Convention

Admission is $5.00

Guests:
Michael McConnohie
more TBA

VisionCon Feb 20-22, 2015 (MO)

Posted on January 15, 2015
Filed Under Conventions | Leave a Comment

VisionCon
Location: Radisson Hotel Branson, 120 South Wildwood Drive, Branson, MO 65616
Start Date: 2015-02-20
End Date: 2015-02-22
Visit Website: http://www.visioncon.net/
Description: Southwest Missouri’s Premier Gaming, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Media, etc. Convention

Guests of Honor:
Alaina Huffman
Gerry Kissell
Justin Achilli
Margie Vizcarra Cox
Michael Cox
Samantha Inuoe-Harte
Wrath James White

Welcomed Guests:
Big Damn Heroes Band
Cubbi Thompson
Mikey Mason
Shane Moore

Local Talent:
Janice Tremeear
Jennifer Sights
Kristy Murdaugh
Samuel Rikard

Ozark Mountain UFO Conference Apr 10-12, 2015 (AR)

Posted on January 15, 2015
Filed Under Conference | Leave a Comment

Ozark Mountain UFO Conference
Location: Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center, 207 W Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632
Start Date: 2015-04-10
Start Time: 08:00
End Date: 2015-04-12
End Time: 13:00
Visit Website: http://www.ozarkufoconference.com/
Description: The 28th Annual Ozark Mountain UFO Conference will take place from April 10-12, 2015 at the Inn of the Ozarks in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. More disclosure document studies, more stories of abductees, and more information revealed.

Conway Geek Breakfast Jan 29, 2015 (AR)

Posted on January 14, 2015
Filed Under Get Togethers & Meetings | Leave a Comment

Conway Geek Breakfast
Location: Bob’s Grill, 1112 Oak Street, Conway, Arkansas 72032
Date: 2015-01-29
Start Time: 07:00
End Time: 08:00
Visit Website: https://twitter.com/ConwayGeek
Description: Attendees congregate monthly over bacon, eggs and coffee to discuss social media, digital marketing, design, programming, and ways to better their communities.

RPL Geek The Library Mar 7, 2015 (AR)

Posted on January 14, 2015
Filed Under Events | Leave a Comment

RPL Geek The Library Mar 7, 2015
Location: Rogers Public Library, 711 S. Dixieland Road, Rogers, AR
Date: 2015-03-07
Start Time: 10:00
End Time: 16:00
Visit Website: http://www.rogerspubliclibrary.org/event/geekthelibrary-2
Description: Free and open to the public. Fun technology, things to see and do for all ages. 3D printing, face painting, gaming for kids big and small, recycling and so much more

 

(EDIT: Year Correction)

Anime Blues Winterfest Remix 3 Jan 17, 2015 (MS)

Posted on January 14, 2015
Filed Under Conventions | Leave a Comment

Anime Blues Winterfest Remix 3
Location: Landers Center, 4560 Venture Drive, Southaven, MS 38671
Date: 2014-12-17
Start Time: 09:00
End Time: 23:00
Visit Website: http://animebluesremix.com/
Description: For one day only, come out and celebrate everything anime! There will be a cosplay contest, panels, dealer room, and much much MUCH more!

Guests:
Chuck Huber
Jon Bailey

Conway Geek Breakfast Dec 18, 2014 (AR)

Posted on December 11, 2014
Filed Under Get Togethers & Meetings | Leave a Comment

Conway Geek Breakfast
Location: Bob’s Grill, 1112 Oak Street, Conway, Arkansas 72032
Date: 2014-12-18
Start Time: 07:00
End Time: 08:00
Visit Website: https://twitter.com/ConwayGeek
Description: Attendees congregate monthly over bacon, eggs and coffee to discuss social media, digital marketing, design, programming, and ways to better their communities.

 

Beer Brats & Bots Dec 13, 2014 (AR)

Posted on November 25, 2014
Filed Under Events | Leave a Comment

Beer, Brats, & Bots
Location: Launch Pad/Arkansas Innovation Hub, 201 East Broadway · North Little Rock, AR 72114
Date: 2014-12-13
Start Time: 09:00
End Time: 18:00
Visit Website: http://arhub.org/node/88
Description: A mind-blurring battle of brawn, brains, beauty and brilliance!

Are you brave, bold and bowerful? Ready to test your mad skills in a robot competition? You can be the robot command team! If you have what it takes, then step up and take your place among the gods: sign up your team for Beer, Brats and Bots at The Launch Pad, 201 East Broadway, North Little Rock.

Or watch the action, learn the ropes and celebrate the victors.

Teams of three can register for $50 per team. This fee includes beer and brats, of course, as well as bot training and T-shirts. Teams should arrive at 9 a.m. for robot training and readiness.

Then, the fun begins at noon when we open the doors to the public. Public admission is $10, and includes brats, beer, music and fun. Root beer will be available as well — this is a family-friendly event.

Meet the robots and their pilots. Learn about the CARL Bot’s movement and how you can participate. Have some brats, enjoy a beverage, get a chance to play with CARL and learn more about Arduino microcontrollers.

Then, prepare for for the first round of what will prove to be a series of epic battles: Two bots enter, one bot leaves!

The winner will receive a six-month team membership to The Launch Pad.

9 a.m.: Teams arrive
Noon: Public arrives
1 p.m.: Competition starts
3 p.m.: Awards ceremony
4 p.m.: Welcome to The Launch Pad, music, and socializing

Saturday, December 13, 2014 – 09:00 to 18:00

(From http://arhub.org/node/88)

Register as a team or attendee.

$10 per attendee
%50 for a team of 3 (includes t-shirts)

Arkansas Anime Festival Dec 12-14, 2014 (AR)

Posted on November 7, 2014
Filed Under Conventions | Leave a Comment

Arkansas Anime Festival (AR)
Location: Holiday Inn Convention Center, 1500 S 48th St, Springdale, AR 72762
Start Date: 2014-12-12
End Date: 2014-12-14
Visit Website: http://arkansasanimefestival.com/
Description: A2F will be having it’s next Anime Convention on Dec 12-14, 2014 that the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Springdale, AR
Guests: TBA

 

RiffTrax Live – Santa Claus Dec 4, 2014 (AR)

Posted on October 31, 2014
Filed Under Movies | Leave a Comment

RiffTrax Live – Santa Claus
Location: See Description for Theaters
Date: 2014-12-04
Start Time: 19:00
Visit Website: http://www.fathomevents.com/event/rifftrax-live-santa-claus
Description: You better watch out!

Fathom Events and RiffTrax.com® are thrilled to bring the magical wonderland known as K. Gordon Murray’s Santa Claus to select cinemas nationwide for the ultimate holiday riff LIVE on Thursday, December 4th at 7:00 p.m. CT!

Get your magic eye ready as Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, and Bill Corbett (also known as the stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000) present a jolly ol’ riff that will keep you laughing all holiday season long! This one-night event, broadcast from the Belcourt Theater’s magical crystal laboratory, will be your only chance to watch the guys riff this merry flick on the big screen, so move quickly and get your tickets now!

(From http://www.fathomevents.com/event/rifftrax-live-santa-claus/more-info/details)

Arkansas Theaters:
Breckenridge Village, Little Rock
Tinseltown Benton, Benton
Conway Cypress Point with XD, Conway
The Razorback Cinema, Fayetteville
Malco Ft Smith Cinema, Forth Smith

 

Happy Halloween!

Posted on October 31, 2014
Filed Under Geek Holidays | Leave a Comment

Halloween

Have a fun & safe geeky halloween!

Art Pop Comic Expo May 2-3, 2015 (AR)

Posted on October 28, 2014
Filed Under Conventions | 4 Comments

Art Pop Comic Expo
Location: Hilton Garden Inn, 2840 S Caraway Rd, Jonesboro, AR 72401
Start Date: 2015-05-02
Start Time: 10:00
End Date: 2015-05-03
End Time: 18:00
Visit Website: http://www.artpopcomicexpo.com/
Description: Arkansas Art Pop Comic Expo is a comic con designed by comic book creators for comic book creators. Come meet the best comic creators in the biz.

(from https://www.facebook.com/artpopcomicexpo/info)

Tickets:
Sat: $10
Sun: $10
2 Day Pass: $20
 Kids ages 12 and under get in free. 

 

SAU Game Tournament Nov 1, 2014 (AR)

Posted on October 24, 2014
Filed Under Events | Leave a Comment

SAU Super Smash Bros Melee Game Tournament
Location: Days Inn, 17701 Interstate 30 Benton, AR 72015
Date: 2014-11-01
Start Time: 12:00
End Time: 18:00
Visit Website: http://www.SAUmag.edu/Gaming
Description: SuperSmash Bros Melee Tournament By Southern Arkansas University
On Saturday, November 1, 2014
At Days Inn, 17701 I-30, Benton,AR
From 12 PM to 6 PM

Free Registration to Save Your Seat
www.SAUmag.edu/Gaming

RPL Geek The Library Nov 8, 2014 (AR)

Posted on October 22, 2014
Filed Under Events | Leave a Comment

RPL Geek The Library
Location: Rogers Public Library, 711 S. Dixieland Road, Rogers, AR
Date: 2014-11-08
Start Time: 9:00
End Time: 17:00
Visit Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/590819391026429/
Description: Free and open to the public. Fun technology, things to see and do for all ages. 3D printing, face painting, gaming for kids big and small, recycling and so much more

(from https://www.facebook.com/events/590819391026429/)

« go backkeep looking »