Make a Weekend of It

Minneapolis is starting off the weekend on Thursday with a big event. Showing both Dr. Horrible and Serenity in one night! Starting at 8:30, this is perfect for anyone who has to work the next day. ;)
They continue the fun with both Friday and Saturday nights seeing the doors open at 11:00 p.m. with Serenity being shown at 11:30. There are raffles all three nights with great prizes to be had. The Riverview is a restored 1950's Art Deco theater and a treat just in itself.

Whedonfest is underway for another year, from Aug. 9-11th. A joint CSTS event with Browncoats from the Nashville, TN/Scotsville, KY area, this is a weekend of all things Whedony. Come for the day or the weekend. There are panels, games, an auction, a shindig with special guest Mikey Mason, Dr. Horrible, and of course, Serenity. Check the website for all the details. Online registration has closed but tickets are still for sale on site.

North Texas' eighth annual Can't Stop the Serenity shindig will take place at the historic Lakewood Theater in Dallas. The event will include screenings of Serenity and Dr. Horrible, a costume contest, evil laugh competition, Hero of Canton sing-along-world-record-breaking-attempt, raffles, prizes, live auctions and more! The new venue doesn't serve food but does feature a full bar, and there's a generous lunch break in the middle of the day. Guests can pack a lunch, or venture out to any one of half a dozen eateries within easy walking distance. Doors open at noon, Serenity will be shown at 4:30. Full information can be found at the website including the schedule, tickets, t-shirts and other details.

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Perth Takes Flight Aug. 3rd

For the first time since 2005, Serenity is back in a cinema in Perth! The Perth Browncoats hold their CSTS screening on Aug. 3rd followed by a now sold out Shindig.

There are discounted popcorn combos, a door prize, raffle, lucky dip bags & prize hampers. Costumes are encouraged, and there is a prize for the best dressed. The online auctions will end right before the movie starts, so that is your last and best chance to get the items you've been eyeing.

The shindig will have more auction items, raffles and bingo.

Will you be there to welcome back Serenity to the big screen?

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CSTS Travels the World

On Friday July 26, Halifax, Nova Scotia plays host to an Affilate event. At the lovely Museum of Natural History, the first two seasons of the Guild will be shown. Whether you are a fan of the funny Felicia Day or a true gamer, you'll enjoy her take on life in the gaming world. Take this opportunity to buy tickets for the Screening of Serenity in August. On Sunday, July 28, Raleigh is celebrating 8 years of running a Can't Stop The Serenity event. Still at the Raleighwood Cinema Grill, where they started, the evening promises to be great fun. As always, there will be a raffle before the movie and if you want to enter the costume contest, you might want to get there when the doors open at 6:00.But, if you haven't gotten your ticket yet, you are too late. Raleigh is SOLD OUT!

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Two cities, two countries, two continents, 3 great events

The New Melbourne Browncoats present Battle of the Geeks Two - an Affiliate event like no other, on Friday July 19th.

Not only will the questions be fun, but so are the people asking them. See the trailer below for a taste of who will be testing the participants' knowledge! First prize includes a double pass to Much Ado About Nothing.
Tickets must be purchased in advance.

On Friday and then again on Saturday, the NoVa Browncoats hold their annual Serenity Screening. Friday's event runs from 10:00 p.m. to 12:30 with Serenity, a Costume Contest, a silent auction & raffle.
Saturday will have that all that as well as a concert with Mikey Mason, & a showing of Dr. Horrible's Singalong Blog, all starting at noon.

New this year, the costumes can be anyone from the Whedonverse.

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From one U.S. coast to another with a stop in the U.K. along the way.

The Seattle Browncoats aren't content with doing a screening. They are doing two on the same day.
On Saturday July 13, the 2:00 matinee also features live entertainment in the form of Firebird's Children. The "Special Hell" evening screening at 7:00 has pre-movie entertainment from NERDprov, followed by the movie with texting-to-screen Hecklevision available to all cell phones present.

Both screenings offer raffles including one very special prize, a Seattle CSTS tote bag autographed by Nathan Fillion.
The screenings are in a new venue this year, the Central Cinema, which has a full restaurant and bar.
Tickets are selling fast so get yours while you can.

One of our most faithful sponsors, the podcast Sending a Wave is also supporting Equality Now in a more direct fashion by holding an Affilate Event on July 13. Plans are nicely fluid. There will be food, there will probably be viewing of something and then more food!

On Sunday, the PA Browncoats are having their 8th annual CSTS screening in Philadelphia. It's held at the Rotunda and admission is by a suggested donation of $10.00 in advance or $15.00 at the door.
As well as showing Serenity, there will be live music, trivia & raffles. Having raised over $2,000 for Equality Now last year, their goal is to increase that in 2013.

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Albuquerque “Independents Day” Screening

On Friday July 5th, the Albuquerque Browncoats have a CSTS event at the beautiful KiMo theater.

Doors open at 5:00 with great merchandise for sale including CSTS T-shirts, browncoat T-shirts and prints from local artists, cunning hats, notecards, lanyards, and origami firefly-class ship ornaments, to name just a few items. A live auction will follow the showing of Serenity, as will a shindig! Dr. Horrible will also be shown.

There is also a raffle and 'Verse costumes are encouraged for the evening.

Celebrate Independents Day with the Albuquerque Browncoats.


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