Lafayette Mini-Con - Sept. 30, 2023 at the Lafayette Public Library

Lafayette Mini-Con 2023

Thank You for Joining Us in 2023!

Lafayette Mini-Con 2023

Saturday, September 30, 2023 | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Lafayette Public Library, 775 W. Baseline Rd., Lafayette, CO 80026

  • Live Action Role-Playing Duels
  • Science Exploration
  • New Choose-Your-Own Adventure Game
  • Video Game Library and Gaming Area
  • Cryptid Arts and Crafts
  • Panels and Workshops
  • Prop and Costume Design
  • Drag Queen Storytime with Shirly Delta Blow

Lafayette Mini-Con was a FREE family-friendly event that was open to the public.

Attractions at Lafayette Mini-Con

Live Action Role-Playing Duels: Renaissance Adventures will host thrilling foam sword duels that transport participants into the world of live-action role-playing.

Kids with foam swords

Cryptid Arts and Crafts: Craft your own cryptid creatures and take a picture of of them in a unique habitat you choose!

Science Exploration: The Colorado School of Mines will delve into the scientific wonders behind iconic pop culture elements such as the Mandalorian’s armor, Thor’s hammer, and Captain America’s shield. Hands-on science experiments will engage participants in learning.

Discovering science with the Colorado School of Mines and Pop Culture Classroom. Discovering science with the Colorodo School of Mines and Pop Culture Classroom

Panels and Workshops: Immerse yourself in enlightening discussions and workshops, including Fantasy World Building and Map Making, Halloween Costume Planning, Drawing Cartoon Animals, How to Draw Cool Characters, and Pixel Art Tutorial. 

A Brand-New Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Celebrate the power of storytelling and become a part of the tale! Create a character, and immerse yourself in a text adventure with multiple story paths and endings.  

Photo: a young adult reads text on a tablet device.  (Photo: Annie Spratt, UNSPLASH)
Students in costume and cosplay at a Pop Culture Classroom event

Prop and Costume Design: Tomorrow Makers Studios‘ student filmmakers will show off their hand-crafted props and costumes in the library’s maker space, sharing insights into their creative process. 

Drag Queen Storytime Drag Queen Storytime: Beloved local family entertainer Shirley Delta Blow invites families to come dressed in their finest! Drag Queen Storytime captures the imagination .

Drag Queen Storytime with beloved local family entertainer Shirley Delta Blow.
Gaming Zone

Video Game Library and Gaming Area: Have fun gaming and make new friends!

Made possible by the support of
Friends of the Lafayette Library

Friends of the Lafayette Library Foundation

Lafayette Mini-Con Partners