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Meeker Street Nerd party
Feb 26 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Meeker Street Nerd party 

Saturday February 26, 2022 

4:00 PM – 8:00 PM 

 

 

 

  The Kent Downtown Partnership is excited to announce the Meeker Street Nerd party February 26, 2022, from 4-8 pm.   

There is nothing wrong with being a nerd!  In fact, nerds are smart, creative, and unique individuals. Downtown Kent has number of “cool nerd” businesses that embrace this unique culture and are not afraid to show it! 

Release your inner nerd! 

The Nerd Party promotes downtown local, small businesses by highlighting nerd culture at this event. Small businesses on W. Meeker will host local makers, artists, and authors who specialize in nerd culture, science fiction, fantasy, horror, books, games, toys, and more. 

Retro Emporium: Vintage to modern Pop Culture shop specializing in vintage 80s/90s collectibles and retro-themed goods. 

Pager Turner Books: Nerd culture store offering sci-fi, fantasy, mystery, movies, video games, comics, and more. 

Big Wu Fitnesswill be hosting Sea LUG, a Seattle based group of Lego brick enthusiasts.  

The Lego creations are large and elaborate, often taking hundreds of hours to create, and will be on display at this location 

Sweet Themes Bakeryfeaturing sweet nerd-themed treats and hosting Cosplay costume contest 

Cosplay Contest: Grand prize $100Dress up as your favorite character, enter contest at Sweet Pied Piper Pub Trivia and special Nerd drink specials 

 Themes BakeryNOTE:  Proof of vaccination/negative Covid test required 

FEATURED ARTISTS: 

Justin Olson – aka JBoom – sketch artist, art animation 
Andy LeRoy – sci-fi, toys and comic art 

Bruno Pags – fantasy, vampire, werewolves’ art 

PTB Comics & Manga will be hosting a Dungeons & Dragons panel with guests from the early days of TSR 

More to come!  

This is a FREE event, RSVP requested; please visit downtownkentwa.com to register. 

 

Covid Requirements: All attendees must always wear masks and follow the Washington state covid guidelines. 

 

This event is brought to you by the Kent Downtown Partnership, a 501c3 non-profit organization, Page Turner Books & Retro Emporium Kent.