Earlier today, LeakyCon announced their official programming for the convention set to take place August 9-12 at the Chicago Hilton.
Things tip-off Thursday, August 9 in the International Ballroom with the Opening Festivities at 6:00 p.m. and conclude on Sunday, August 12 at the Leaving Feast from 12:00 – 3:00 p.m., but there is plenty to do in between.
Our Harry Potter podcast, MuggleCast will be celebrating seven years of podcasting on Friday, August 10 from 1:00 – 1:50 p.m. on the Main Stage in the International Ballroom. Earlier that day in the Southwest Exhibit Hall, Andrew Sims, Eric Scull, Selina Wilken and myself will hold a meet-up with listeners. Stay tuned for additional information about us celebrating our seventh birthday throughout the weekend.
MuggleNet staffer Noah Fried will be hosting Exploring the “Controversial Theory” in a world post “Potter“ A close reading of Harry Potter in Northwest 5 from 3:00 – 3:50 p.m. on Friday, August 10.
And MuggleNet podcast Alohomora will be conducting two very special events, including a podcast of their own (date and time TBD), but for all the latest be sure to follow them on Twitter at @alohomoraMN!
There is much to see and do throughout the weekend, from Lit Track to the Esther Earl Rocking Charity Ball to StarKid to Wizard Wrock to Evanna Lynch calling her first ever Quidditch match, so be sure to head on over and check out the full schedule.