August 7th, 2017 by Angela Hetrick
Star Wars Fans — Join us for a Free Day of Star Wars FUN.
The second annual Coventry Village Star Wars Day is happening Saturday, August 19th from 2 PM to Midnight in the Coventry Village neighborhood of Cleveland Heights. Most events are rain or shine.
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2 PM – 6 PM: Mobile video game truck, featuring all Star Wars video games. All games are free to play.(Location: Across from the main parking garage on Coventry Road)
3 PM – 5 PM: Complimentary Star Wars Style Face Painting & Henna. Location: Outside Key Bank (In the event of rain, will be moved to Piccadilly Artisan Yogurt)
3 PM – 5 PM: Dr.U.R Awesome Star Wars Day Bubble Party. Location: Pekar Park Courtyard at the corner of Euclid Heights Blvd & Coventry Road. (In the event of rain, join us inside Big Fun for a magic show)
3 PM – 4 PM: Blast A Trooper. Location: Coventry P.E.A.C.E. Park Your chance to blast a trooper with a nerf gun. $1 to play with 100% donated to Make-A-Wish. (In the event of rain at 3 pm, this event will be canceled)
3 PM – 6 PM: Photos with your favorite characters. Location: Characters roaming throughout Coventry Village. Photos are free. Costume characters will be accepting donations for Make-A-Wish. (In the event of rain, characters will take pictures with fans at Piccadilly Artisan Yogurt until rain stops)
4 PM: Star Wars Trivia –Location: Pekar Park Courtyard Test your knowledge for a chance to win Star Wars prizes & Coventry Village gift cards (In the event of rain, will be moved to B Side Lounge – all ages welcome.)
5 PM – 7 PM: Presentation with special guest David Robman. Location: Ensemble Theater. David Robman, a former employee of Industrial, Light, and Magic, served as an assistant cameraman during the production of Star Wars. Working with such legendary names in special effects as John Dykstra, Dennis Muren, and Joe Johnston, Robman was instrumental in bringing to life some of the film’s more infamous sequences. Hosted by Star Wars uber-fan and collector Bobby Sharp. (Ensemble Theatre is located in the Coventry PEACE Campus. Former Coventry School Building)
5 PM – 7 PM: Jedi Balloon Twisting Location: Outside Key Bank (In the event of rain, will be moved to Cleveland Candle Company)
6 PM – 8 PM: Star Wars Selfie Station Location: Coventry P.E.A.C.E Park (Courtesy of Artful Cleveland)
8 PM: Classical Revolution Cleveland Star Wars Tribute Concert. Location: Coventry P.E.A.C.E. Park. Classical Revolution Cleveland performing original classical arrangements of Star Wars music and Star Wars inspired music.
9 PM: Free Outdoor Movie: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Location: Coventry P.E.A.C.E. Park
10 PM: BarWars Bar Crawl: Location: Meet at Panini’s on Coventry @ 10 PM. Star Wars Themed Bar Crawl through Coventry Village. Come in Costume. Bring your lightsaber. Open to those ages 21+ with proper ID. Crawl Schedule: 10 PM: Panini’s Coventry | 10:20 PM: Seafood Shake| 10:40 PM: Bodega Coventry | 11:00 PM: La Cave du Vin | 11:20 PM: B Side Liquor Lounge | 11:40 PM: Whiskey Bar | Midnight: City & East Hookah Bar
Pekar Park Courtyard & PEACE Park are located at the corners of Coventry Road & Euclid Hts. Blvd in the Coventry Village neighborhood of Cleveland Heights.