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Weekend Update: Haan Mansion Plein Air Paint Out & LaffyCon!
Anyone can join in the fun! Register and bring your paints and canvas to paint your own masterpieces. Registered artists will be eligible for over $1500 in prizes. First prize is $750. Ribbons will be awarded for the best paintings by youth ages 17 and under. Stop by the Museum for a map of historic sites and locations where you can find artists hard at work on their new masterpieces. Artists will be painting on Thursday evening, from early morning to 5 p.m. on Friday, and until 2:30 p.m. on Saturday. Get to the Museum early on Saturday to get your first choice at the Artists Exhibit and Sale. Previously completed paintings will be available from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy light refreshments, meet the artists, and have a chance to buy newly completed works directly from the artists from 3 to 5 p.m. Help to recognize the winning paintings at the awards ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Works submitted for judging will be available for purchase after the judging is complete. See their website for more!Did you know that Lafayette has its own Comic and Pop Culture Convention?! Also starting this Saturday, June 30th, is the 4th Annual LaffyCon! Join the fun at Carnahan Hall in Market Square. It runs Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.! LaffyCon features vendors, artists & guests to get your spider senses tingling. Enjoy Vendors/Artists/Table Top Gaming, Comics, Cosplay, Panels and more! Enjoy Live Panels from Journey Into Comics! If you're interested in becoming a sponsor, vendor, artist or otherwise get involved, email the team at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please visit their website here for further information, such as tickets, schedules, etc.!