Superman Celebration Schedule of Events 2015

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2015 Schedule of Events
Thursday, June 11 through Sunday, June 14

  Thursday, June 11th  
Time   Event Location
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.   Americana Hollywood open, $5.00 general admission, kids 5 and under free with paid adult  
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.   Super Museum open, $5.00 general admission, kids 5 and under free with paid adult  
Noon   Information and Souvenir Booth open  Metro Tent
3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.   8th Annual Metropolis Superman Celebration Film Festival Screenings. Full schedule here. Baymont Theater
5:00 p.m.   Opening Ceremony and Skit Superman Square
5:00 p.m.   Sonshine Carnival opens 500 E. 5th Street
5:30 p.m.   Lois Lane and Helping Hands Award Ceremonies Metro Tent
6:00 p.m.   Gospel Music with Cross Harmony Metro Tent
6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.   Meet Superman Superman Square
7:00 p.m.   Superman Road Race Ft. Massac State Park
7:00 p.m.   7th Annual Super Friends Super Bowl(ing), Shoe Rental and 2 games are $8.00 per person Linwood Super Bowl
7:00 p.m.   Color Superman Posters Smallville Tent
7:00 p.m.   Gospel Music with The Whisnants Metro Tent
7:30 p.m.   Kids Karaoke  Smallville Tent
9:00 p.m.   Outdoor Theatre – SUPERMAN: The Movie, no admission fee, bring a lawn chair or blanket 8th and Market
  Friday, June 12th  
Time   Event Location
8:00 a.m.   Superman Fans Baseball Game, participants must sign release form Metropolis Sports Park
9:00 a.m. – Noon   Meet Stacy Haiduk, Diane Sherry Case and John Shea, photos available for purchase Autograph Zone
9:00 a.m. –  5:30  p.m.   8th Annual Metropolis Superman Celebration Film Festival Baymont Theatre
10:00 a.m.  – 11:30 a.m.   Meet Superman! Superman Statue
10:00 – Noon   Meet Jerry Lawler, photos available for purchase Autograph Zone
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.   Americana Hollywood open, $5.00 general admission, kids 5 and under free with paid adult  
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.   Super Museum open, $5.00 general admission, kids 5 and under free with paid adult  
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.   Artist Alley and Writer’s Way Open  
10:00 a.m.   Superman Radio Show, Live actors and sound effects Metro Tent
10:30 a.m.   Superman Homepage Meet and Greet Hardees
10:30 a.m.   “60 Seconds to be Super” Game Man of Steel Tent
11:00 a.m.   Illusionist Morgan Strebler The Man Who Bends Steel Metro Tent
11:00 a.m.   Puppetry for Television Workshop with Kevin Williams and Muley – Ages 13 and up Smallville Tent
11:00 a.m.   Freestyle Connection BMX bike show Man of Steel Area
11:30 a.m.   6th Annual Superman Supersite Meet & Greet Fat Edd’s
11:30 a.m.   “Fortress of Jellotude” eating contest  Man of Steel Tent
12 p.m.  – 4:00 p.m.   Hangout and play Video Games with Gamers Paradise Game Zone
12:00 p.m.   Super Silly Games, fun and prizes for all kids! Smallville Tent
12:00 p.m.   K9 Crew Trick Dog Show Man of Steel Area
12:15 p.m.   John Shea at the Superman Statue Superman Statue
12:30 p.m.   Q&A with John Shea Metro Tent
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.   Super City Crossfit Challenge, must register to participate, complete sequences to win prizes Man of Steel Tent
1:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.   Meet Jerry Lawler, photos available for purchase Autograph Zone
1:15 p.m.   Stacy Haiduk and Diane Sherry Case at the Superman Statue Superman Statue
1:30 p.m.   Q&A with Stacy Haiduk and Diane Sherry Case Metro Tent
2:00 p.m. – Dark   Helicoptor rides over Metropolis Baymont Theater Area
2:00 p.m.   Jason Lindsey with Hooked on Science Smallville Tent
2:00 p.m.   Freestyle Connection BMX bike show Man of Steel Area
2:00 p.m.   Swearing in Ceremony with Mayor Billy for Honorary Citizens of Metropolis Superman Statue
2:30 p.m. -6:00 p.m.   Meet Stacy Haiduk, Diane Sherry Case and John Shea, photos available for purchase Autograph Zone
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.   Meet Superman!  Phone Booth Photo Op Metro Chamber
3:00 p.m.   Superman Trivia with the Rinaldi’s Metro Tent
3:30 p.m.   Muley and Friends Puppet Show Smallville Tent
4:00 p.m.   Illusionist Morgan Strebler The Man Who Bends Steel Metro Tent
4:00 p.m.   K9 Crew Trick Dog Show Man of Steel Area
4:00 p.m.   Mario Kart Video Game Tournament (No admission fee) Game Zone
4:00 p.m.   Bring your Superhero collectibles to get graded and priced by Rick Frogge of Comic Buyers Guide Man of Steel Tent
4:00 p.m.   Kids Superhero Costume Contest Smallville Tent
5:00 p.m.   Comic Art Panel with Alex Saviuk and Kurt Busiek Metro Tent
5:00 p.m.   Sonshine Carnival 500 E. 5th Street
5:00 p.m.   Costume Parade, all ages, from Smallville Tent to Superman Statue.  Photo op at Statue  
5:30 p.m.   Freestyle Connection BMX Bike Show Man of Steel Area
5:30 p.m.   Wedding Ceremony of Ben Hester and Sarah Reed Superman Statue
5:30 p.m.    Superman vs Batman Tug of War Sign up, must sign a release, costumes encouraged Man of Steel Area
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.   Meet Superman! Superman Statue
6:00 p.m.   Sam Maronie, Author of “Tripping Through Pop Culture”, presents a program entitled “Comic Book Faces” Metro Tent
6:00 p.m.   8th Annual Metropolis Superman Celebration Film Festival – Top films screened with Award Presentation Baymont Theater
6:00 p.m.   Doors close at Artist Alley  
6:00 p.m.   The Great American Puzzler Team Competition, teams of four will compete for the quickest time to assemble a 1,000 piece Superhero puzzle Man of Steel Tent
6:00 p.m.   Kids Superhero Gameshow Smallville Tent
6:30 p.m.   Enjoy local musicians, Soul Bandits Man of Steel Tent
7:00 p.m.   USA Championship Wrestling with Jerry Lawler Ironfist Alley
7:00 p.m.   K9 Crew Trick Dog Show Man of Steel Area
7:30 p.m.- 10:30 p.m.   Join our totally 80’s Dance Party with Rubiks Groove.  Costumes optional, dancing required. Metro Tent
9:00 p.m.   Outdoor Theatre, Back To The Future,  No admission fee, bring a lawn chair or blanket Man of Steel Area
  Saturday, June 13th  
Time   Event Location
7:00 a.m.   Autograph Ticket giveaway, limit one ticket per person Autograph Zone 
7:00 a.m.- 8:00 a.m.   Save The Massac Breakfast with Superheroes – Session A. Adult Admission: $10, Kids: $8 Happy Hearts
8:00 a.m.   Kiwanis Superman Trek Bike Ride Fort Massac Park
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.   Save The Massac Breakfast with Superheroes – Session B. Adult Admission: $10, Kids: $8 Happy Hearts
9:00 a.m.  – 10 a.m.   Autograph Session A, Candice Patton and Caity Lotz.  Ticket required.  Photos available to purchase.  See schedule book for more information. Baymont Theater
9:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m.   Weigh In Superman Classic Push/Pull Competition Man of Steel 
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon   Meet Stacy Haiduk, Diane Sherry Case and John Shea, photos available for purchase Autograph Zone
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon   Meet Jerry Lawler, photos available for purchase Autograph Zone
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.   Autograph Session B.  Candice Patton and Caity Lotz.  Ticket required.  Photos available for purchase.  See schedule book for more information. Baymont Theater
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.   Americana Hollywood open, $5.00 general admission, kids 5 and under free with paid adult  
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.   Super Museum open, $5.00 general admission, kids 5 and under free with paid adult  
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.   Artist’s Alley & Writer’s Way open  
10:00 a.m.   Puppet Making Workshop with Kevin Williams and Muley – All Ages Smallville Tent
10:00 a.m.   Registration begins for 8 Ball Pool Tournament BooBoo’s, 318 Scott St
10:00 a.m.   Illusionist Morgan Strebler The Man Who Bends Steel Metro Tent
10:00 a.m.   Washer Pitching tournament Metropolis Girl Scout House
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.   “Meet Superman”  Superman Statue
10:30 a.m.   Freestyle Connection BMX bike show Man of Steel Area
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon   Warm up  Superman Classic Push/Pull Competition Man of Steel
11:00 a.m. – Dark   Helicoptor rides over Metropolis Baymont Theater Area
11:00 a.m.   Jason Lindsey with Hooked on Science.  Fun hands-on science experience for kids. Smallville Tent
11:15 a.m.   Candice Patton and Caity Lotz at the Superman Statue Superman Statue
11:30 a.m.   Q&A with Candice Patton and Caity Lotz Metro Tent
12:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.   Registration for Beautiful Baby pageant Smallville Tent Area
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.   Hangout and play Video Games with Gamers Paradise Game Zone
12:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.   Registration for Supergirl and Superboy pageant Smallville Tent Area
12:00 p.m.  – 10:00 p.m.   Sonshine Amusements opens, Bracelets: 1-5 p.m./6-10 p.m. 500 E. 5th Street
12:00 p.m.   Super Silly Games.  Prizes for everyone! Smallville Tent
12:00 noon   Superman Classic Push/Pull Tournament Man of Steel
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.   Meet Jerry Lawler, photos available for purchase Autograph Zone
1:00 p.m.  – 6:00 p.m.   Meet Stacy Haiduk, Diane Sherry Case, and John Shea, photos available for purchase Autograph Zone
1:00 p.m.   Super City 8 Ball Tournament begins Booboo’s, 318 Scott St
1:00 p.m.   Zumba on the Square Man of Steel Area
1:00 p.m.   Muley and Friends Puppet Show Smallville Tent
1:00 p.m.   Color a Cape with the Metropolis Planet Courthouse Lawn
2:00 p.m.   Superdog Show, enter your super favorite dog and help support Project Hope Smallville Tent
2:00 p.m.   Freestyle Connection BMX bike show Man of Steel Area
2:00 p.m.   Swearing in Ceremony for Honorary Citizens of Metropolis with Mayor Billy McDaniel Superman Statue
2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.   VIP Autograph Session with Candice Patton and Caity Lotz.  Ticket Required.  Photos available for purchase. Baymont Theater
2:30 p.m.   Superman Trivia with the Rinaldi’s Metro Tent
3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.   Check in for Beautiful Baby contest Smallville Tent
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.   Meet Superman!  Photo Booth Photo Op Metro Chamber  
3:30 p.m.   Enjoy Hero History III:  Spotlight on 1940, hosted by Brian Morris and joined by his Cosplay friends. Metro Tent
4:00 p.m.   Beautiful Baby Contest Smallville Tent
4:00 p.m.   Street Fighter Video Game Tournament (No admission fee) Game Zone
4:30 p.m. -5:30 p.m.   Autograph Session C.  Candice Patton and Caity Lotz.  Ticket required.  Photos available for purchase.  See schedule book for more information. Baymont Theater
5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.   Check-in for Supergirl & Superboy Pageant Smallville Tent
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.   Enjoy acoustic guitar and vocals of Metropolis native, Corey Evitts Metro Tent
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.   Super Cruise-In Classic Car Show Frank Farmer Chevrolet Parking Lot, 1551 E. 5th St.
5:00 p.m.   Illusionist Morgan The Man Who Bends Steel Metro Tent
5:00 p.m.   Bring your Superhero collectibles to get graded and priced by Rick Frogge of Comic Buyers Guide Man of Steel Tent
5:00 p.m.   Freestyle Connection BMX bike show Man of Steel Area
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.   Autograph Session D.  Candice Patton and Caity Lotz.  Ticket required.  Photos available for purchase.  See schedule book for more information. Baymont Theater
6:00 p.m.   Supergirl & Superboy pagaent  Smallville Tent
6:00 p.m.   Doors Close at Artist’s Alley & Writer’s Way  
6:30 p.m.   K9 Crew Trick Dog Show Man of Steel Area
7:00 p.m.   USA Championship Wrestling with Jerry Lawler Ironfist Alley
7:00 p.m.   Enjoy the sounds of Folk Music with the heart of Bluegrass with Cherish The Blue Metro Tent
7:00 p.m. doors open    Event 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.   Comedian Scott Long, Tickets may be purchased at the Metropolis Chamber of Commerce or at the door.  See schedule book for more information. Baymont Theater
8:30 p.m.   K9 Crew Trick Dog Show Man of Steel Area
9:00 p.m.   Save the Massac Benefit Auction. Tickets may be purchased at the Metropolis Chamber of Commerce or at the door.  See schedule book for more information. Baymont Theater
9:00 p.m.   Outdoor Theatre, Episodes of the television classics, Superboy and The Adventures of Superman.   No admission fee, bring a lawn chair or blanket Man of Steel Area
       
    Sunday, June 14th  
Time   Event Location
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.   Rotary Club Car Show Fort Massac State Park
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.   Artist Alley/Writer’s Way Open  
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.   Americana Hollywood open, $5.00 general admission, kids 5 and under free with paid adult  
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.   Super Museum open, $5.00 general admission, kids 5 and under free with paid adult  
10:00 a.m.   Community Worship Service with Clay Blankenbaker Metro Tent
10:00 a.m.   Freestyle Connection BMX bike show Man of Steel Area
11:00 a.m. – Dark   Helicoptor rides over Metropolis Baymont Theater Area
11:00 a.m.   “The Midwest in Panels” Documentary by Geekvolution Baymont Theater
11:00 a.m.   Kids Superhero Gameshow Smallville Tent
11:00 a.m.   K9 Crew Trick Dog Show Man of Steel Area
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.   Registration for MSC Heroes and Villain Costume Contest Autograph Zone
11:30 a.m.   Stump the Superman Expert Contest Metro Tent
12:00 p.m.   Freestyle Connection BMX bike show Man of Steel Area
12:00 p.m.   Kid’s Karaoke & Color a Giant Comic Smallville Tent
12:30 p.m.   Illusionist Morgan Strebler The Man Who Bends Steel Metro Tent
1:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.   Top Films and Special Selections from the Metropolis Superman Celebration Film Festival. Full screening schedule here.  Baymont Theater
1:00 p.m.   K9 Crew Trick Dog Show Man of Steel Area
1:30 p.m.   Parade of Characters!  Contestants in the MSC Heroes and Villain Costume Contest will parade down Market Street.    
2:00 p.m.   MSC Heroes and Villains Costume Contest Metro Tent
2:00 p.m.   Freestyle Connection BMX bike show Man of Steel Area
2:00 p.m.   Doors close at Artist Alley/Writer’s Way  
2:00 p.m.   Superman Scavenger Hunt  Smallville Tent
3:00 p.m.   K9 Crew Trick Dog Show Man of Steel Area
5:00 p.m.   Superman Celebration Closing Ceremony Superman Statue
7:00 p.m.   Super Reception for Josh and Kelley Boultinghouse Fat Edd’s Upstairs Party Room