Star Wars fan groups set to invade NCC 2018!

We are pleased to welcome not one but two world renowned Star Wars fan groups to Nickel City Con this year! Both The 501st Legion and the R2-D2 Builders will be coming to town in just a few short weeks!

Garrison Excelsior is the Western New York chapter for the international Star Wars costuming organization The 501st Legion. The 501st Legion is known far and wide as the ‘Bad Guys Doing Good’ with almost 12,800 members worldwide. Garrison Excelsior makes appearances every week all across New York State. Learn more at or

The R2-D2 Builders Club is an international group of craftsman who have painstakingly replicated R2-D2 and other astromechs from the Star Wars universe. In fact, so realistic that some of our members droids can be seen in the newest Star Wars movies. Learn more at


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