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Geekin' on 66

Get your nerd on at Geekin' on 66!  On Saturday September 2nd there will be a myriad of geektastic events right alongside the Water Street Market in downtown Wilmington, IL.

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Don't Miss the Gaming Goat (of Joliet) pop-up store featuring a Magic the Gathering tournament, a vendor that creates custom Harry Potter wands, table top board games at the Wilmington Library, face painting, and a photo opportunity with the Ghostbusters Hearse!

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The Wilmington Historical Museum will be converted into a classic arcade bringing you back to the days of Atari, pong, lost quarters and joystick jamming.

The Mar Theatre will be having a special showing of Star Wars A New Hope (only $1)!

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See all of the great costumes, from comics to anime, at this year’s Cosplay contest.  Come in a creative costume and win prizes including:  A Han Solo replica blaster, steam punk gear, Vinyl Pop figurines, Captain America action figure, and gift cards to Chic Geek & Antique of Wilmington, IL.

So much to see and do during this new and geektastic event on Historical Route 66!