CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – Star Wars fans, you are invited to a special event happening this weekend at the Charleston County Library!
Stormtroopers, Tusken Raiders and R2D2 will invade the library’s Main Branch (68 Calhoun Street) for an afternoon of Star Wars-related fun for the entire family.
Bring a camera! Residents will be able to have their photo taken with characters from the Star Wars Universe.
According to a press release, members of the Carolina Garrison chapter of the 501st Legion, a volunteer international Star Wars costuming organization, will be dressed in lifelike gear.
Fans can also compete in a Jedi training obstacle course, enjoy target practice on Storm Troopers, visit the Jakku Junkyard, and take a break from the excitement with Yoda Soda and Wookiee Cookiees in the Teen Lounge.
A screening of “Solo: A Star Wars Story” will begin at 2 p.m.
Full list of events:
Star Wars Reads Day
Saturday, Oct. 13 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown Charleston: 843-805-6930
This event is free.
Charleston Symphony Orchestra Performance
11:15-11:45 a.m. and 12:45-1:15 p.m. in the Auditorium
11:45 a.m.-12 p.m.; 12:30-12:45 p.m.; 1:15-1:30 p.m. on the Second Floor
Costume Parade and Contest
12-12:30 in the Lobby
Star Wars Storytime
12:30-1 p.m. in the Children’s Storytime Room
“Solo: A Star Wars Story” Film Screening
2 p.m. in the Auditorium