Saturday Schedule


Saturday, 9/14



SCARE-A-CON Psychic Fair Open

10:00am – 5:00pm – LaQuinta Inn & Suites


SCARE-A-CON Convention Hall Open

11:00am – 7:00pm – Turning Stone Event Center


SCARE-A-CON Film Festival

 11:00am – 7:00pm – Meadow Room & Cypress Room A – film showings throughout the day – specific schedule will be posted at screening rooms


Sessions & Panel Discussions:


 Free Board Game Play – Sponsored by Play the Game Read the Story

11:00am – 7:00pm – PTGRTS Booth – Come try out games you don’t normally see on the shelf in big box stores. Learn some new games or play an old favorite! We’ll have plenty on hand for you to try from our free game library


Scout Taylor-Compton Q&A

11:00am – 12:00pm – Cypress Room D – Present your questions to Scout in this special Q&A session


Paranormal Cousins: Growing Up Invetigating

11:00am – 12:00pm – Cypress Room E – What’s it like growing up in the midst of paranormal activity, and how does that lead you to the quest for answers? Join these R.I.P. founders as they discuss what they experienced, and how they use that knowledge in their investigations today, with: Dr. David De Prospero & Pete Leonard


Linda Blair Q&A

11:00am – 12:00pm – Main Stage – Let the questioning begin with this icon of horror


Classic Monster/Sci-fi Movies

12:00pm – 1:00pm – Cypress Room C – Some of the most treasured horror/sci-fi films were made before many of us were born. Discuss these classics, with: Doug Brode, Romeo Azar & David Skal


The Human Centipede Panel

12:00pm – 1:00pm – Cypress Room D – This film has left an uncomfortable mark in the minds of everyone who has seen it. Join Ashlynn Yennie, star of both The Human Centipede I & II and get her take in this Q&A, with: Ashlynn Yennie


Britt Griffith Presents Para 101

12:00pm – 1:30pm – Cypress Room E – Learn what makes the paranormal investigative world tick with Ghost Hunters star Britt Griffith. Some basics, and real-life examples complete this presentation, with: Britt Griffith


Tony Todd Q&A

12:00pm – 1:00pm – Main Stage – The Candyman is in the house, ask your questions


Play the Game Read the Story Magic Mini Masters ($10 entry – no cards needed)

12:00pm – PTGRTS Booth –  There will be 3 rounds of play. Each player will receive a new booster pack of Magic Core Set 2014 each round to blindly shuffle with 3 of each basic land and play 1 game of Magic. All players move on through all 3 rounds regardless of winning or losing. There will be random door prizes and a prize for the winner!


Horror TV

1:00pm – 2:30pm – Cypress Room C – Horror has taken on many forms on the small screen, some of the more notable efforts are The Addams Family, and The Munsters, and the more recent American Horror Story and The Walking Dead – join cast members from each as they take your questions and discuss their shows and their roles, with: Lisa Loring, Kylie Szymanski, Butch Patrick,  & Naomi Grossman


Lisa Marie Q&A

1:00pm- 2:00pm – Cypress Room D – A mainstay in many of Tim Burton’s films including Ed Wood and Mars Attacks!, ask Lisa the questions that have been on your mind all this time


Jake Busey Q&A

2:00pm – 3:00pm – Cypress Room D – With a well-known celebrity Dad, and a list of credits to himself, Jake takes your questions


Paranormal Groups & Investigations

2:00pm – 3:30pm – Cypress Room E – Presentation and Q&A with leaders and organizers of noted paranormal groups focusing on working with a group, or alone to achieve the best possible results, with: John Brightman (N.E.P.R.) , Scott Clark (Paracuse), Dr. David De Prospero (R.I.P) & Pete Leonard (R.I.P.)


TEOS Steampunk Fashion Show

2:00pm – 3:30pm – Main Stage – Steampunk. What is behind this increasingly popular COSPlay trend? Learn more about Steampunk and see some of the lastest Steampunk fashions during this presentation by the local group – Temporal Entities of Syracuse


The Blair Witch Project Reunion Q&A

2:30pm – 4:00pm – Cypress Room C – A landmark horror film introducing found footage style film making to the masses. Join two of the cast members as they share their experience in making this film while taking your questions, with: Heather Donahue & Michael C. Williams


Making the transition from non-horror, to horror

3:00pm- 4:00pm – Cypress Room D – Many actors have gotten their start in horror films, during this Q&A we hear from two that have made the transition into horror films, with: Priscilla Barnes, Britt Griffith, Fred “The Hammer” Williamson & Monique Parent


Deep Roy Q&A

4:00pm – 5:00pm – Cypress Room E – You’ve seen him something, probably a lot of somethings, learn from this prolific film star during this Q&A session


Mystery Science Theater 3000 “Mads” Reunion Panel

4:00pm – 5:30pm – Cypress Room C – The cult classic TV show MST3K is still enjoyed by millions of fans. For good reason. Hear all about it and get prespective from a star of an MST3K lampooned film, with: Trace Beaulieu , Frank Conniff & Robert Zdar


Halloween: Being Part of one of the most successful horror franchises

4:00pm – 5:30PM – Cypress Room D – Since the debut of the original in 1978, John Carpenter’s simple but terrorizing tale of Michael Myers has seen many sequels and many versions. Hear from some who have been involved, with: Scout Taylor-Compton & Kathleen Kinmont


Fred “The Hammer” Williamson Q&A

5:00pm – 6:00pm – Cypress Room E – From NFL star to movie star, The Hammer share his experiences with you in this discussion.


SCARE-A-CON ‘Gloom’ Championship sponsored by Play the Game Read the Story

4:00pm – PTGRTS Booth –  Family stressing you out? Get revenge in this twisted card game, where you win by making your “family” as unhappy as possible and then get them killed off! There will be free demos all day Friday and Saturday. Event starts at 4pm and is limited to maximum seating of event area.  Winner receives a $25 Play the Game Read the Story gift certificate to spend at our Main Store.


The People Under The Stairs Reunion Panel

5:30pm – 7:00pm – Main Stage – Several cast members shre their experiences and thoughts on this classic film, with: Sean Whalen, Brandon Quintin Adams, & Yan Birch


Film Makers’ Panel: From Big Ideas to Big Screen

5:30pm – 7:00pm –Cypress Room D – Anyone who has tried to beark into the film  making business knows it’s a maze. Whether acting, producing, financing, or directing, listen to some who have navigated it successfully, with: Ron Bonk, Mara Katria, Max & Britt Griffith


Zombie Apocalypse – Are You Prepared?

5:30pm – 7:00pm – Cypress Room C – Join the discussion as those in the “know” share their secrets on how to prepare for this day, with: members of the Zombie Research Society – Syracuse Chapter


Felix Silla Q&A

6:00pm – 7:00pm – Cypress Room E – “Cousin It” comes out from behind the hair and answers your questions.


World Premiere – Raptor Ranch

7:00pm – 9:00pm – Main Stage – details to come.


Film Makers’ Networking Mixer


7:00pm – 9:00pm – Turquoise Tiger at Turning Stone – Join other film making professions, producers, investors, directors, and more and exchange information while chatting about your craft. A must for anyone attending SCARE-A-CON looking to get into the film making business


SCARE-A-CON Zombie Bash Kick-off Party

7:00pm – 9:00pm – Event Center Atrium – This is the start of the climax of the weekend. A party to remember forever. Zombie make-up encouraged and provided by our expert artists. This party is all ages and will feature music and horror movie trivia from DJ Stay Gold.


SCARE-A-CON Zombie Bash

9:00pm – ? – Event Center Atrium – The zombie party continues in this exclusive club with live music from Pop Rox! This adult party is 18 & over only, and costuming and dancing are encouraged.

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