Posted by Chris on April 9, 2012 at 09:17 AM CST

The Star Wars Grand Florida Alliance returns to Acme Superstore in Longwood, FL on Saturday, April 21st from 7:00pm to 10:00pm.


The physical address for the shop is 905 E. State Road 434, Longwood, FL 32750. If you have questions about directions, please call the store at (407)-331-0433.

Special Guests:

Official Topps Star Wars artist Tim Proctor will be on hand. He has been a sketch artist for Topps including The Clone Wars season 1 and 2 sets, The Empire Strikes Back 30th Anniversary set, Star Wars Galaxy 5, 6, and 7, with his art used on several base cards of the latter two. Lucasfilm recently announced that Tim has been chosen to create an official limited print for Star Wars Celebration VI, as he did for Celebration V. At Celebration VI he'll also debut his helmet specially designed for the As You Wish Helmet Project. This will be Timís third SWGFA event. Heíll be drawing sketches, accepting commissions, and will have sketch cards for sale.

Also attending is official Topps Star Wars and Indiana Jones artist Michael "Locoduck" Duron! Michael has created sketch cards for Star Wars Galaxy 4, 5, 6, and 7, three sets in The Clone Wars series, The Empire Strikes Back 3D set, as well as Indiana Jones Movie, Indy Heritage, and Indy Masterpieces trading cards. Michael also joined the SWGFA Fan Table at Celebration V. He'll be drawing caricatures and have original art available for purchase.

The 501st in Costume:

Members of the 501st Legion will be present and available for pictures. Pose with the Imperial forces and feel free to wear your favorite Star Wars costume, too!

Raffle to benefit the SPCA of Central Florida:

After a spectacular raffle last November we're back, this time raising funds for The SPCA of Central Florida. For the price of a ticket you'll have the chance to win some very cool prizes including toys, posters, autographed items, books and much more. Ticket prices will be - 1 for $1.00 or 6 for $5.00. 100% of the proceeds from the ticket sales will go to The SPCA of Central Florida.

Store Discount:

The good folks at Acme will be extending a 25% discount off of all Star Wars merchandise. And they've got quite a bit!

Food and Drinks:

ACME sells sodas, bottled water, candy and snacks but there will be no food onsite, so plan accordingly!

SWGFA Facebook Page:

There's a lot of activity on the Star Wars Grand Florida Alliance Facebook page. You can also RSVP to the social.

If you live in or around the Orlando area, stop by and support this local Star Wars event!
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