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One of a Kind Art Gallery presents SQUATCHCON: the first comic and arts convention to take place in Port Angeles. This inaugural event is a celebration of the weird, wild and wonderful art, culture, and legends that grow in the misty mountains of the Olympic Peninsula. Learn more at https://www.squatchconpa.com/

Squatchcon will feature an indoor/outdoor artist alley and maker’s market, spanning the first floor and covered parking area of the Port Angeles Wharf. Over fifty local artists, makers, collectors, authors, and vendors will be present, including OOAK’s April featured artist and SQUATCHCON Creative Director, Purity Milhouse. Attend on Saturday and Sunday to enjoy the Squatchcon laser tag course offered by Redline Laser Tag.

Other featured events include: a Cosplay Contest with prize packages for Best Overall Costume, Best Handmade Costume, and Best Cosplay 12 & Under. The Arcade at the Port Angeles Wharf will host MarioKart and Iceball Tournaments for adult and youth competitors.

Squatchcon will also include a full schedule of panels with special guests. On Friday, hear from professional local artists during our “Working as a Professional Artist Panel.” On Saturday, learn from local business owner Drew Schwab about how to open your own anime, comic, or collectibles shop in “So You Wanna Own an Anime Store.” Later in the day, catch cosplay and costume pros in our “Cosplay & Costume Panel.”

SQUATCHCON 2022 is presented in partnership with Anime Kat, Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts, Strait Up Magazine, Studio Bob, the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, and PA Panto.

View the full schedule of SQUATCHCON events, buy tournament tickets, and register for panels on the website.

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