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Meet Your Favorite Characters! Celebration Event
November 9, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pmFree
Meet your favorite characters in real life! TAKE PHOTOS & COLLECT AUTOGRAPHS
Meet Pete the Cat, Sherlock Holmes, Elsa from Frozen, Gandalf, Curious George and Spiderman! Enjoy the Mad Hatter Tea Party, play a giant Chess Game, and go on a scavenger hunt. Don’t miss: face-painting, trivia contests and costume contests for all ages. $50 gift card grand prizes will be awarded in both a children’s and an adult costume category. All attendees will receive a free autograph book, while supplies last.
Attendees can take their own pictures with our costumed characters, who will appear throughout the afternoon, taking turns coming and going. Some characters may sign autographs or use their personal stamp to mark the autograph collectors’ books, some characters will have the help of an assistant!
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