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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Dedicaton of the Festival

This year's Out-of-this-World Festival will be dedicated to three individuals who have recently gone on to the Final Frontier.

The first is Nick Winks...known for his contributions to local conventions like Marcon, Context and DeConpression.  He was a great friend and supporter of local fandom.

The second is Steve Glenn who was a true die-hard Star Trek fan. He and his wife were well known by the entire staff at Star Base and had been customers as long as anyone can remember. 

The third of course is Leonard Nimoy...our beloved Mr. Spock, one of the most popular characters in Star Trek history...

There will be a memorial display to remember and honor these 3 individuals, as well as other friends who have passed on. 

Friday, March 6, 2015

Local costume designer Scott Crawford joins the line-up for the Out-of-this-World Festival!  He will have Super Hero costumes on display for the event. Stop by his booth and find out more about his work.  You can also visit his photo galleries on his website at http://www.alienatedproductions.com


Scott as Captain Ohio
 

Monday, February 23, 2015

Live DJ and Karaoke





       The Out-of-this-World Fest will feature a live DJ and Karaoke brought to you by 
                         "BIG DOG ENTERTAINMENT"




Wednesday, February 18, 2015

4 Swords to do Encore Performance!

4 Swords
(Zelda Tribute Band)
 Performance from 12:30 - 1:30 PM
Saturday, May 2, 2015


We are pleased to announce that the Band 4 Swords will be making its second appearance at the Out-of-this-World Fest on Saturday, May 2.  The band, which plays rock versions of Sci-Fi , Legend of Zelda and Video Game tunes hails from Greenville, OH.  

Watch the video below of their performance at last year's festival!





Sam Nealeigh - Keyboard
Tyler Carter - Guitar
Zach Henninger - Guitar
Liam Henninger - Bass Guitar
Luke Nealeigh - Drums

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

New Art Exhibit Announced

Artist Sean Rinna will have his artwork on display at the Out-of-this-World Fest on May 2.  Sean hails from Detroit, MI and will soon be publishing his first comic book.


Visit Sean's Facebook Page

My name is Sean Rinna, I am from Detroit Michigan, after high school I worked in the film industry in California as a grip.  Then worked in Detroit as a grip as well. Shortly after I joined the Army and am currently in the reserves in Ohio.

Monday, February 2, 2015

Local Star Trek Fan Clubs

Several local Star Trek fan clubs will be on hand at the Out-of-this-World Festival with interesting displays, ship models and photo opportunities.  If you've been thinking about joining a club this is a great opportunity to meet members and learn about their organizations.  Many are involved in community service projects that help raise money for local charities.  Each club has a different focus for interests and activities,  from model building to gaming, to present day space exploration.  If you're seeking fun and fellowship please check out these groups!


The USS Asgard
A chapter of Starfleet International

For those who like Norse Mythology 
and building starship models. 

Stop by their booth for a photo op
with the viking ship! 


The USS Columbus
A chapter of Starfleet International

For those who are interested in NASA and current 
Space Missions.  This is a family friendly club 
involved in various community service projects.

Stop by their booth for a cool astronaut photo op!
The club is accepting donations to benefit
the Firefighters 4 Kids Toy Drive.


The USS Maximillian
 Independent Fan Organization

For those who enjoy gaming, playing retro video 
games, theme parties and watching classic Sci-fi
shows and movies.

Their booth will feature a tribute to
Lost in Space
celebrating its 50th  anniversary!

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Return of the Dalek!

We're pleased to announce that for the third year in a row the "Dalek" will be making an appearance at the Out-of-this-World Fest on May 2.   If you missed it the last few years, now is your chance to get that coveted photo op!

The Dalek's owner/creator is Ben Van De Weghe of the Dayton, OH area.

Monday, January 12, 2015

Danger! Danger Will Robinson!


 This event just keeps getting better and better!

 This is a photo op you won't want to miss!  Robb Lopaka and his life size replica of Robot B-9 from Lost in Space  will be on hand at the Out-of -this-World Fest!  Robb and family won the Audience Choice award at the Marcon 46 Masquerade for their portrayal of the Space Family Robinson. This year commemorates the 50th anniversary of the 1960's Lost in Space TV show!  Robb will also have some other cool props on display.  Be sure to bring your family and friends for a day of Sci-Fi fun!




                                                                     Robot B9 at Marcon 46 Masquerade

Friday, January 9, 2015

Local Musician to Entertain at Festival




We're pleased to announce that local musician Alan Reed, AKA Howlin' Alan Reed will be appearing at the Out-of-this-World Fest. Alan has played at various venues in the Columbus area.  Be sure to visit his website : http://www.bluesmanforhire.com/


Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Magic by Doug


Star Base Columbus is pleased to announce that local  magician Doug Price will be appearing once again at the Out-of -This-World festival.  Be sure to stop by and see what tricks Doug has up his sleeve this year!