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Chapel Con Comic and Entertainment Festival

Albert Lea hosts the second annual 'pop culture convention.'

Posted: Sun Jul 22 20:44:35 PDT 2018
Updated: Sun Jul 22 20:44:36 PDT 2018

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albert lea seemed a little busier this weekend... that's because of the second annual chapel con comic and enterntainmen t festival ? held at the city arena. kimt news three's annalisa pardo stopped by today and tells us what the weekend event is all about.xxx when you walk into the doors of the albert lea city arena youre not just entering a pop culture convention, you're enering a whole new world. r2d2 beeps from r2?d2 to figurines, to celebrities, the 2nd annual chapel con comic and enterntianmen t festival its a one stop shop for all things nerd is a big hit... event organizer gilbert johnson calls it a pop? culture convention. yes there are commits here but it expands the gamet of tv, entertainment, movies bringing a few thousand guests to albert lea throughout the weekend. a lot of them, dressed up. today i have come as a scottish pirate something some might not understand. i know my family doesn't quiet get it. because they think im just being childish but i feel like this is better than going out every weekend. this is my hobby, this is my fun time this is my inner child exploring. everybody's got their thing. i don't get why people like golf. you chase a ball around. i'd rather do this than that. and event? goers say, it's about more than just the costumes. this is my favorite part about it: it's like a whole nother community walking into a whole nother family, everyone accepts you for what you're doing. meeting new people, meeting new people who are into the same kind of stuff that i am into,and introducing my friends to it who haven't been to a con before. (nat music) one of the most free places a tomorrow morning on kimt news three's daybreak... we take a closer look at the fesival's economic impact on albert lea.///
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