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Thursday, June 9

Time Event Location
7:00 AM Super Museum open, $5.00 general admission, kids 5 and under free with paid adult (Closes at 10 PM) Super Museum
10:00 AM Americana Hollywood open, $5.00 general admission, kids 5 and under free with paid adult (Closes at 5 PM) American Hollywood
4:00 PM Greater Metropolis Convention & Visitor's Bureau Booth Opens (Until 9 PM) GMCVB Booth
5:00 PM Sonshine Carnival opens 500 E. 5th Street
5:00 PM Opening Ceremony and Skit Superman Square
5:30 PM Lois Lane and Helping Hands Award Ceremonies Metro Tent
6:00 PM Gospel Music with Jerason Dean Metro Tent
6:00 PM Meet Superman (until 6:30 PM) Superman Square
6:00 PM 9th Annual Metropolis Superman Celebration Film Festival  (until 10 PM) Baymont Theater
7:00 PM Superman Road Race Ft. Massac State Park
7:00 PM 8th Annual Super Friends Super Bowl(ing), Shoe Rental and 2 games are $9.00 per person* Linwood Super Bowl
7:00 PM Gospel Music with The Whisnants Metro Tent
7:00 PM Color Superman Posters Smallville Tent
7:00 PM Corey Evitts and Revolver Man of Steel Tent
7:30 PM Kids Karaoke  Smallville Tent
9:00 PM  Outdoor Theatre - MSC Tribute to Jack Larson and Yvonne Craig -  Adventures of Superman, Episodes - Czar of the Underworld, The Perils of Superman, and Tomb of Zaharan;Batman, Episodes - Enter Batgirl, Exit Penquin and Ring Around The Riddler - No admission fee, bring a lawn chair or blanket 8th and Market

Friday, June 10

Time Event Location
7:00 AM Super Museum open, $5.00 general admission, kids 5 and under free with paid adult (Closes at 10 PM) Super Museum
10:00 AM Superman Radio Show, Live actors and sound effects Metro Tent
10:00 AM Meet Superman! (Until 11:30 AM) Superman Statue
10:00 AM Meet Marc McClure, Jon Schnepp and Holly Payne, photos and dvds available for purchase (Until Noon) Autograph Zone
10:00 AM Meet Jerry Lawler, photos available for purchase (Until Noon) Autograph Zone
10:00 AM 9th Annual Metropolis Superman Celebration Film Festival (Until 5 PM) Baymont Theatre
10:00 AM Americana Hollywood open, $5.00 general admission, kids 5 and under free with paid adult (Closes at 5:00 PM) Americana Hollywood
10:00 AM Artist Alley and Writer's Way Open (Closes at 6:00 PM) Artist Alley
10:30 AM Superman Homepage Meet and Greet* Hardees
10:30 AM "60 Seconds to be Super" Game Man of Steel Tent
11:00 AM Freestyle Connection BMX bike show Man of Steel Area
11:00 AM Illusionist Morgan Strebler The Man Who Bends Steel Metro Tent
11:00 AM Puppet Making Workshop with Kevin Williams and Muley - All Ages Smallville Tent
11:00 AM Greater Metropolis Convention & Visitor's Bureau Booth Opens (Closes at 9 PM) GMCVB Booth
11:30 AM 7th Annual Superman Supersite Meet & Greet* Fat Edd's
12:00 PM Comics Workshop with Josh Elder Man of Steel Tent
12:00 PM Super Silly Games, fun and prizes for all kids! Smallville Tent
12:30 PM Q&A with Jon Schnepp and Holly Payne  Metro Tent
1:00 PM Meet Jerry Lawler, photos available for purchase (Until 5:30 PM) Autograph Zone
1:30 PM "Superhero Serial" eating contest  Man of Steel Tent
1:30 PM Swearing in Ceremony with Mayor Billy for Honorary Citizens of Metropolis Superman Statue
2:00 PM Artist Panel with Jon Bogdanove and Rick Burchett Metro Tent
2:00 PM Freestyle Connection BMX bike show Man of Steel Area
2:00 PM Jason Lindsey with Hooked on Science Smallville Tent
2:30 PM The Great American Puzzler Team Competition, teams of four will compete for the quickest time to assemble a 500 piece Superhero puzzle Man of Steel Tent
2:30 PM Meet Marc McClure, Jon Schnepp and Holly Payne, photos and dvds available for purchase (Until 6:00 PM) Autograph Zone
3:00 PM Meet Superman!  Phone Booth Photo Op (Until 4 PM) Metro Chamber
3:00 PM Program with Writer, Josh Elder Metro Tent
3:30 PM Muley and Friends Puppet Show Smallville Tent
4:00 PM Superman Trivia with the Rinaldi's Metro Tent
4:00 PM Kids Superhero Costume Contest Smallville Tent
5:00 PM 9th Annual Metropolis Superman Celebration Film Festival - Top Films highlights with Award Presentation Baymont Theater
5:00 PM Sonshine Carnival opens 500 E. 5th Street
5:00 PM Costume Parade, all ages, from Smallville Tent to Superman Statue.  Photo op at Statue
5:00 PM Super Cruise-In Classic Car Show (Until 9:00 PM) Washington Park
5:30 PM Freestyle Connection BMX Bike Show Man of Steel Area
5:30 PM Superman vs Batman Tug of War Sign up, must sign a release, costumes encouraged Man of Steel Area
5:30 PM Superman Collectibles Meet and Greet* Central Hall
6:00 PM Doors close at Artist Alley Artist Alley
6:00 PM Kids Superhero Gameshow Smallville Tent
6:00 PM Meet Superman! (Until 7:00 PM) Superman Statue
6:30 PM The Death of Superman Lives - What Happened Film Showing followed by Q&A with Jon Schnepp and Holly Payne- CONTENT ADVISORY. Baymont Theater
6:30 PM Open Mike Night (Until 8:30 PM) Man of Steel Tent
7:00 PM USA Championship Wrestling with Jerry Lawler Ironfist Alley
7:00 PM Superman Collectibles Auction* Central Hall
7:30 PM Join our totally 80's Dance Party with Rubiks Groove.  Costumes optional, dancing required. (Until 10:30 PM) Metro Tent
8:30 PM Metro Rock n Retro rock band and classic video game competition Smallville Tent
9:00 PM Outdoor Theatre: Big Hero 6,  No admission fee, bring a lawn chair or blanket Man of Steel Area
* Indicates Independent Events 

Saturday, June 11

Time Event Location
7:00 AM Autograph Ticket giveaway, limit one ticket per person, while quantities last Metro Chamber  
7:00 AM   Save The Massac Breakfast with Superheros (Until 10 AM) Happy Hearts
7:00 AM   Super Museum open, $5.00 general admission, kids 5 and under free with paid adult (Closes at 10 PM) Super Museum
8:00 AM Kiwanis Superman Trek Bike Ride Fort Massac Park
9:00 AM Autograph Session A, Peter Facinelli and Mehcad BrooksTicket required.  Photos available to purchase.  See schedule book for more information. (Until 10 AM) Baymont Theater
9:00 AM Weigh In Superman Classic Push/Pull Competition (Until 11:00 AM) Man of Steel 
10:00 AM Washer Pitching tournament Metropolis Girl Scout House
10:00 AM Discussion of history of Batman & Superman, hosted by Brian K. Morris and joined by his Cosplay friends. Metro Tent
10:00 AM Puppet Making Workshop with Kevin Williams and Muley - All Ages Smallville Tent
10:00 AM "Meet Superman"  (Until 11:00 AM) Superman Statue
10:00 AM Autograph Session B.  Peter Facinelli and Mehcad BrooksTicket required.  Photos available for purchase.  See schedule book for more information. (Until 11 AM) Baymont Theater
10:00 AM Meet Michael Landes, Marc McClure, Holly Payne and Holly Payne, photos and dvds available for purchase (Until Noon) Autograph Zone
10:00 AM Meet Jerry Lawler, photos available for purchase (Until Noon) Autograph Zone
10:00 AM Americana Hollywood open, $5.00 general admission, kids 5 and under free with paid adult (Closes at 5 PM) Americana Hollywood
10:00 AM Artist's Alley & Writer's Way open (Closes at 6 PM) Artist Alley
10:30 AM Freestyle Connection BMX bike show Man of Steel Area
11:00 AM Jason Lindsey with Hooked on Science.  Fun hands-on science experience for kids. Smallville Tent
11:00 AM Warm up  Superman Classic Push/Pull Competition (Until Noon) Man of Steel
11:00 AM USAA Arm Wrestling Tournament Weigh In (Until 3 PM) Man of Steel
11:00 AM Greater Metropolis Convention & Visitor's Bureau Booth Opens (Closes at 9 PM) GMCVB Booth
11:15 AM  Peter Facinelli and Mehcad Brooks at the Superman Statue Superman Statue
11:30 AM Q&A with Peter Facinelli and Mehcad Brooks Metro Tent
12:00 PM Super Silly Games.  Prizes for everyone! Smallville Tent
12:00 PM Superman Classic Push/Pull Tournament Man of Steel
12:00 PM Registration begins for 8 Ball Pool Tournament Boo's, 318 Scott St
12:00 PM Registration for Beautiful Baby pageant (Until 3:45 PM) Smallville Tent Area
12:00 PM Registration for Supergirl and Superboy pageant (Until 5:45 PM) Smallville Tent Area
12:00 PM Sonshine Amusements opens, Bracelets: 1-5 PM/6-10 PM (Closes 10 PM) 500 E. 5th Street
1:00 PM Super City 8 Ball Tournament begins Boo's, 318 Scott St
1:00 PM Color a Cape with the Metropolis Planet Courthouse Lawn
1:00 PM Muley and Friends Puppet Show Smallville Tent
1:00 PM Meet Jerry Lawler, photos available for purchase (Until 5 PM) Autograph Zone
1:15 PM Michael Landes and Marc McClure at the Superman Statue Superman Statue
1:30 PM Q&A with Michael Landes and Marc McClure Metro Tent
2:00 PM Freestyle Connection BMX bike show Man of Steel Area
2:00 PM Superdog Show, enter your super favorite dog and help support Project Hope Smallville Tent
2:30 PM Swearing in Ceremony for Honorary Citizens of Metropolis with Mayor Billy McDaniel Superman Statue
2:30 PM VIP Autograph Session with Peter Facinelli and Mehcad Brooks.  VIP Ticket Required.  Photos available for purchase. (Until 4 PM) Baymont Theater
2:30 PM Meet Michael Landes, Marc McClure, Jon Schnepp and Holly Payne, photos and dvds available for purchase (Until 6:00 PM) Autograph Zone
3:00 PM Superman Trivia with the Rinaldi's Metro Tent
3:00 PM Check in for Beautiful Baby contest (Until 3:45 PM) Smallville Tent
3:00 PM Meet Superman!  Photo Booth Photo Op (Until 4:00 PM) Metro Chamber  
4:00 PM Beautiful Baby Contest Smallville Tent
4:00 PM Autograph Session C.  Peter Facinelli and Mehcad BrooksTicket required.  Photos available for purchase.  See schedule book for more information. (Until 5 PM) Baymont Theater
5:00 PM Freestyle Connection BMX bike show Man of Steel Area
5:00 PM Illusionist Morgan The Man Who Bends Steel Metro Tent
5:00 PM Check-in for Supergirl & Superboy Pageant (Until 5:45 PM) Smallville Tent
5:00 PM Autograph Session D.  Peter Facinelli and Mehcad BrooksTicket required.  Photos available for purchase.  See schedule book for more information. (Until 6 PM) Baymont Theater
6:00 PM Supergirl & Superboy pagaent  Smallville Tent
6:00 PM Doors Close at Artist's Alley & Writer's Way Artist Alley
6:00 PM Leonard The Band Man of Steel Tent
7:00 PM Comedian Ron Placone, Tickets may be purchased at the Metropolis Chamber of Commerce or at the door.  Doors open at 6:30 PM. Admission: $20. (Includes admission to Save the Massac Benefit Auction.) Baymont Theater
7:00 PM USA Championship Wrestling with Jerry Lawler Ironfist Alley
7:00 PM Enjoy the sounds of Lew Jetton and 61 South Metro Tent
8:00 PM Save the Massac Benefit Auction. Tickets may be purchased at the Metropolis Chamber of Commerce or at the door.  See schedule book for more information. Baymont Theater
9:00 PM Outdoor Theatre: Spiderman 2.   No admission fee, bring a lawn chair or blanket Man of Steel Area
11:00 PM The Death of Superman Lives - What Happened Film Showing - CONTENT ADVISORY Baymont Theater

Sunday, June 12

Time Event Location
7:00 AM Super Museum open, $5.00 general admission, kids 5 and under free with paid adult (Closes at 10 PM) Super Museum
8:00 AM 30th Annual Metropolis Rotary Club Super Car Show (Until 5:00 PM) Fort Massac State Park
9:00 AM USAA Arm Wrestling Tournament Weigh In (Until 10:30 AM) Baymont Theater
10:00 AM   Artist Alley/Writer's Way Open (Closes 4:00 PM) Artist Alley
10:00 AM   Americana Hollywood open, $5.00 general admission, kids 5 and under free with paid adult (Closes at 5 PM) Americana Hollywood
11:00 AM Freestyle Connection BMX bike show Man of Steel Area
11:00 AM   Registration for MSC Heroes and Villain Costume Contest (Until 1:00 PM) Autograph Zone
11:00 AM   Greater Metropolis Convention & Visitor's Bureau Booth Opens (Closes 4 PM) GMCVB Booth
11:00 AM Stump the Superman Expert Metro Tent
12:00 PM Illusionist Morgan Strebler: The Man Who Bends Steel Metro Tent
12:00 PM Kid's Karaoke & Color a Giant Comic Smallville Tent
12:30 PM USAA Arm Wrestling Tournament begins.  Spectator Admission: $5 Participant Registration: $25 per division Baymont Theater
1:00 PM Freestyle Connection BMX bike show Man of Steel Area
1:30 PM Parade of Characters Man of Steel Area
2:00 PM MSC Heroes and Villain Costume Contest Metro Tent
2:00 PM Superman Scavenger Hunt  Smallville Tent
3:00 PM Freestyle Connection BMX bike show Man of Steel Area
5:00 PM Superman Celebration Closing Ceremony Superman Statue
7:00 PM Special Screenings:  Festival Director's Choice from the Metropolis Superman Celebration Film Festival Baymont Theater

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