This weekend is Con-G, the anime/manga convention which takes place in Guelph, ON.
This convention is a manga / anime focused event, very heavy on the community building with an assortment of events like J-Pop dance, Masquerade, Trivia and Games, overnight Anime.
There will be lots of cosplay! The guest list leans very heavy towards cosplay, and also includes nearly-local, two time Joe Shuster Award nominee, Lar deSouza of Looking For Group and Least I Could Do fame.
There is an Artist Alley, consisting of amateur cartoonists doing their thing and the retailers at this event include some internet based anime dealers, such as Funimation and Right Stuff!, as well as local brick and mortar comic/manga store The Dragon.
Saturday 9am – 10pm (Dance runs 10pm to 1am, some anime programming running overnight)
Sunday 9am – 4pm
Best Western Royal Brock Hotel & Conference Centre
716 Gordon Street
Guelph, ON N1G 1Y6
Thanks to Guelph guy Bryan Munn for the reminder.