The Roanoke Valley Comicon is on tomorrow at the Roanoke Civic Center. Comics, toys, games and special guests in the Exhibit Hall including local Star Wars Topps sketch card artist Jennifer DePaola. It's only five dollars for adults and kids under ten get in free. And if you are still wanting to dress the part, there will be a costume contest with judging beginning at 2:30.
The eleventh annual Smith Mountain Lake Fall Chili and Craft Festival happens tomorrow at Bridgewater Plaza. It's a full-day event featuring music, crafts and, of course, a competitive chili cook-off, with awards for Best Chili, People's Choice and Showmanship. Eleven 'til four, just follow your nose to Bridgewater Plaza at Smith Mountain Lake.
One of my earliest memories is of meeting Big Bird with my Mom at the old Lakeside Amusement Park when Sesame Street came to town. Well round up the toddlers because it's back this weekend at the Salem Civic Center. Shows today at 10:30 this morning at 6:30 tonight and four more performances over the weekend. Hit the Salem Civic Center's web site for times and ticket prices.