An official Star Wars party

Join the fun at a Star Wars party at 2 p.m on Saturday, July 31, at Blue Ridge Books. The bookstore in Waynesville is one of only 70 in the United States hosting a 2010 DK Star Wars Event. The party is co-sponsored by the DK publishing company.

The event will include games and crafts for children, a trivia contest for all ages, free Star Wars souvenirs for the first 100 participants, and a costume contest. Star Wars prizes will be given for contest winners and there will be a raffle for other Star Wars prizes. The highlight of the event will be a special appearance by several members of the 501st Legion, a costuming organization formed in 1997. Be sure to bring a camera. 828.456.6000.

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