If Your Favorite Amarillo Event Isn’t Happening, Make Your Own
I came across something today that made me do a double-take. One, because of the name. It is definitely an attention grabber. Two, because it's a DIY event in place of ones we came to expect.
Enter Curb A Con in Amarillo. It's a do-it-yourself comic con in a person's driveway. Yes, a comic convention is being held, in Amarillo, in someone's driveway.
And apparently, it has been successful enough to warrant having more.
2nd Annual Curb A Con; a Driveway Comic-Con
This year we're getting the 2nd Annual Curb A Con. According to the event's description, it was started in 2020 (which checks out if you do the math) when all of the "cons" in the area had to be canceled due to the pandemic.
Not being content with just waiting it out for a year and hoping for the best, the husband-wife duo of Clemmons Comics & Crafts decided to have their own event; in their driveway. The first event was successful enough that they did it again later in the year.
This year, in their driveway and front yard, there will be vendors and artists from around the Amarillo area. It isn't all just comic books. There are all kinds of craft vendors that will be there too.
Curb A Con is also putting it out there that we can also expect prizes for cosplay. Just imagine being one of the neighbors with me for a second. It made me giggle too.
Don't Take "No" For an Answer; Do It Yourself
Down to brass tacks, this is freaking awesome. I love seeing things like this. While the pandemic has upended some of our favorite events, there are those of us out there taking matters into our own hands. Hats off to Curb A Con.
For more info on Curb A Con, follow this link. It will be June 19 from 12 PM to 6 PM, and it's free to attend.