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Youth Activities

Comic Book Page

Costume Storytime

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Join us for Costume Storytime! In collaboration with Traverse Area District Library , C4 will be showcasing stories about heroes, in costume! With emphasis on creators at the con, including Corinne Roberts, Jim McClain, and Brad Gischia, and Michigan authors and illustrators, we have several times scheduled.

Saturday: 10:30AM, 12:30 PM, 2:30PM, 4:30 PM

Sunday: 11:30AM, 1:30PM, 3:30PM

Kids Crafts and Coloring

Kids Drawing

Immediately following storytimes, we will bring out the crafts! Join us for crown and mask decoration, and more!

All day, near the game room, we will have coloring pages available for little ones to let their creativity shine.

Student Artist Alley

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FREE to Middle and High School students, The Cherry Capital Comic Con Student Artist Alley is intended to encourage younger creators to showcase their art works. More Details

The application can be found here and will be accepted until April 30, 2023.

Sunday: Middle School 12 - 2 PM, High School 1 - 3 PM

Matthew Litchfield Memorial Kids Costume Contest

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Where all kids show off their hard work to bring to life their favorite characters. Judged by the Litchfield family along with members of our costume groups, with prizes donated by the 501st Legion Great Lakes Garrison and Rebel Legion Great Lakes Base. More Details


Sunday: 10:30AM


Daycare Center

Keep your little gamer entertained with large scale games for toddlers and preschoolers inside the game room.

Lego Free Building

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The amazing team at Alpine Brick Exchange will be hosting a Lego free build area in the Tower Prefunction section of the con. This is where the costume contest stage usually resides.

Kids of all ages will be able to build to their heart's content with a nearly endless supply of bricks to choose from!

If you love what you build, you can also take your creation HOME for just $10 per pound of Lego(minimum purchase of $10).

After you are done, be sure to check out Alpine Brick Exchanges booth on the show floor for more sets, minifigs, and so much more Lego! Who knows, you may even bump into a Lego Master at booth #1110!

Sunday: 11:30 AM - 4:30 PM

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