In “Star Wars,” watch the Skywalkers, Leia Organa, Han Solo and their team fly across the galaxy fighting to defeat Darth Vader. Or if you are watching the new “Star Wars” movie, cheer on Rey and Finn as they fight the forces of evil and the newest “Star Wars” villain, Kylo Ren. “May the fourth be with you” as you have fun celebrating one of the greatest movies of all time at these Detroit area locations. On May 4, where will you be celebrating “Star Wars”?
Great Lakes Garrison
Motor City Comic Con
33228 W. 12 Mile Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
(248) 426-8059
www.greatlakesgarrison.com/index.php

On May 13, 2016, there will be a Star Wars Comic Con at Motor City Comics sponsored by the Great Lakes Garrison 501st Legion. Great Lakes Garrison is one of the best comic con shows. Meet every character. Get autographs. Feel like you are a part of Star Wars. This comic con is where the fantasy becomes a reality. Know your lingo, choose your costumes wisely, and go where no man has gone before.

Vault Of Midnight
219 S. Main St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 998-1413
www.vaultofmidnight.com

Get into the spirit of your favorite comic character at Vault of Midnight. Check the store’s event calendars to participate in the awesome comic shows coming up. Or stop by and shop for a new comic book. Find knick-knacks and gadgets to fill your awesome comic collections. Become part of this fun spirited and unique comic shop, and have fun shopping when stopping by.

The Toy Closet LLC
145 S. Livernois Road, Suite 176
Rochester, MI 48307
(248) 923-2401
www.thetoycloset.com

The Toy Closet LLC has been in business for over twenty years. Vintage, old-school, comic collectables can be found at this company. To purchase items, check out the website and order online, or on the weekends, stop by the Suburban Collection Showplace on Friday from 12:30 -7 p.m., Saturday 10:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Sunday 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. The owner of this company has been collecting since he was in junior high. It is his passion, his hobby and his career. He will help you track down whatever your comic need may be.

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Detroit Comics
23333 Woodward Ave.
Ferndale, MI 48220
(248) 548-2669
thedetroitcomics.wordpress.com

Having a comic book store that you can go to and feel accepted is important. Detroit Comics is not the standard comic store. Are you a beginner? Come in! Brian and Lori Kelly will help you feel welcomed and comfortable. Are you a comic expert? Set up games, meetings and events at the store to honor your favorite comic heroes. This is a clean environment with quality comics, entertaining trinkets and much more. Detroit Comics is a place to call home while getting your comic groove on.

Royal Oak Public Library
222 E. Eleven Mile Rd.
Royal Oak, MI 48067
(248) 246-3700
www.ropl.org

The Royal Oak Public Library is holding a small gathering on May 4 at 7 p.m. for Star Wars enthusiasts. Plan on joining in on Star Wars games. Test your knowledge during a game of trivia. If arts and crafts have your attention, plan on using your creativity to create Star Wars memorabilia. Dress in costume. Get in the spirit of Star Wars and listen to stories and then tell your stories too. It’s an exciting night. Just make sure to register before attending; there is only a limited number of openings available at this celebration.

Star Warss X-Wing
3120 Fairlane Drive
Allen Park, MI 48101
(313) 271-0688
stores.barnesandnoble.com

What better place to come than Barnes & Noble for a Star Wars Day! On May 4, 2016 at 7 p.m. there will be an event called Star Wars X-Wing. Children, teens, and adults are welcome to join. Celebrate Star Wars. Discuss your favorite characters. Play Star Wars X-Wing. Have a great time! All fellow Star Wars lovers will be at this event. When the games are all busy, have fun exploring Barnes & Noble for anything Star Wars related.

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