KIDCON Panels and Programs for ConGlomeration 2019

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ConGlomeration’s 2019 KIDCON lineup includes:

  • Miniature-painting
  • Cosplay and costume workshops
  • Art programs
  • Cookie decorating
  • Puppets
  • Magic
  • Special programs with our Guests of Honor

The programs listed below will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville, KY during Easter weekend — April 19-21 — as part of ConGlomeration 2019.

If you want to spend an filled with kid-friendly fandom design specifically for kids 12 and under — ConGlomeration 2019 is the place to be.

Interested in more than just kid stuff? You can view our full program lineup here.


Want to spend Easter weekend indulging in family-friendly fandom? Register for ConGlomeration 2019!


Friday, April 19

“Filk Singalong”
12pm | Oldham
An introduction to filk music for the younglings. Learn various fandom songs and other silly stuff. Lyrics will be displayed on a projector with live musical accompaniment. All content will be G-rated.

“Miniature Painting for Kids”
2pm | Oldham
Your kiddo can enjoy painting a tabletop game miniature however they feel! All materials provided.

“Gaming for Kids”
4pm | Oldham
Come play! Kids can enjoy card and board games, as well as good old fashioned coloring.

“Royally Crafted”
5pm | Oldham
Come one, come all! Come and visit with princesses! Enjoy coloring, chatting, and other fun activities with some of our favorite royals! Hosted by Another Realm Costuming.

“Kids Foam Weapons”
7pm | Oldham
Alan White of Level Up Lightsaber Dojo adapts his foam “boffer” weapon demonstration for younglings and padawans, teaching the next generation how to combat-cosplay safely and stylishly.

“Kids Wing Zone”
8pm | Oldham
Quick and easy methods to build four types of kid-sized costume wings: Angel or Bird wings that are soft and light, Butterfly or Dragonfly wings that are shiny and fun, Fairy wings that are sheer for a fantasy look, and Bat or Dragon wings with a leathery web. The techniques used can be leveled up for more advanced cosplay. Supplies and volunteers are limited so while everyone is welcome, we would appreciate if the older kids helped the younger members complete their wings first.


Want to be make your younglings part of fandom? Register for ConGlomeration 2019!


Saturday, April 20

“Miniature Painting for Kids”
8am | Oldham
Your kiddo can enjoy painting a tabletop game miniature however they feel! All materials provided.

“Blind Draw”
10am | Oldham
Help! The interdimensional trap is not working correctly. It is no longer giving visuals. We need your help identifying what the trap might contain. 

“Olivander’s Workshop”
11am | Oldham
Get crafty and make your own wand! The young and young-at-heart are all invited to handcraft your own magic wand. All ages welcome, just please supervise your first-years.

“Alien Archaeology”
1pm | Oldham
Join the space science team and uncover alien artifacts sent in by the explorer team!

LARP: “Super Secret Spy Academy”
1pm | Jefferson
Someone has stolen the super secret plans for ConGlomeration 2020! If they can’t be found, there wont be a convention next year. ConGlom is looking for a few good spies to decode secret messages, lift fingerprints, solve puzzles, and track the criminals. Join Elder Entertainment and help us nab the culprit, recover the stolen goods, and save the con! This is a Kid-Friendly LARP for anyone between the ages of 8 and 13. Children as young as 6 are welcome if a parent wishes to register and play with them! Please note the game requires minimal reading abilities and focus. SSSA is being run by professional teachers/child care workers, and we look forward to spending time with your kiddos while you enjoy the con!

SNACK: “Cookie Decorating”
2pm | Hospitality Suite (626)
Come hang out with the ConSuite crew and decorate some cookies!

John Cowgell, AKA Pocket the Fool

“Make Puppets with Pocket”
3pm | Oldham
Come sit a spell with Pocket the Fool, and learn how to make your very own puppets, as well as how to operate them and make silly voices. All supplies will be included… except for imagination… you will have to bring that yourself. Special appearances by some of Pocket’s menagerie of puppets!

“Art Encounter with Winona Nelson”
4pm | Oldham
A hands-on hour of art with our Artist Guest of Honor Winona Nelson.

“Mundane Magic”
5pm | Oldham
Create your own “magic potion” from ordinary ingredients!

“Gaming for Kids”
7pm | Oldham
Come play! Kids can enjoy card and board games, as well as good old fashioned coloring.


Want to give your kids the gift of fandom? Register for ConGlomeration 2019!


Sunday, April 21

Magic wand

“Royally Crafted”
10am | Oldham
Come one, come all! Come and visit with princesses! Enjoy coloring, chatting, and other fun activities with some of our favorite royals! Hosted by Another Realm Costuming.


Want to share the joy of fandom with the next generation? Register for ConGlomeration 2019!


Programming questions?
Contact our Programming Directors [programming@conglomeration.info]