Locally, make plans to go to First Sunday
which falls on May 1st at the Lake Geneva Games
store. They are located at 918 S Wells St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147 and their phone number is (262) 885-1515. The event runs from Noon until 9 pm and is mostly about pickup boardgames though planning particular games is certainly encouraged. Sign up for this event and discuss it further on Facebook here
. There will also be a Burlington Gameday scheduled for the Fourth Saturday, May 23rd, with details at the Burlington UCC Game Day group on Facebook here
. It will be held in Burlington, WI at the Plymouth UCC space, taking place from approximately 11 am to 5 pm. All are welcome! The Third Sunday
, May 17th, features A Gathering of Gamers
set up by the South Lakes Area Gamers here
. The event takes place at the Pizza Ranch in Elkhorn, WI, and requires a $12 fee for the all you can eat pizza and fried chicken buffet (salad bar, soft-serve ice cream machine, etc.) plus unlimited soft drinks and coffee from 11 am to 8 pm. Great deals and great gaming for all!
Don't forget that at the end of this month and beginning of May is Little Wars, the Midwest HMGS event of the year. It runs from April 29 – May 1 at the Westin Hotel in Yorktown Center, Lombard, IL. This is one of the top, if not THE top, event for wargaming in the Midwest every year. More information can be had on their Facebook event page here
and the HMGS website here
Toward the end of May over the Memorial Day weekend, May 27th thru 30th, that's Friday thru Monday, you can visit the Nexus Game Fair at the Hyatt Regency in Milwaukee. Every kind of gaming will see great representation at this convention so check them out. Details can be found here
News of Conventions and Gamedays as well as pictures
from those I have attended and games I have played.
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