Â Â Â Â Â The third annual NEA Game Fest will be heldÂ Oct. 18-20Â at the Hilton Garden Inn in Jonesboro. All proceeds raised by the event will benefit The Children’s Shelter in Walnut Ridge.
Â Â Â Â Â This tabletop gaming convention offers board games, role playing games, miniature games and collectable card games amongst other activities. The event will feature a large library of board games that can be played at any time as well as many scheduled events, including tournaments, to participate in.
Â Â Â Â Â NEA Game Fest will have over $3,000 in giveaways and prizes. There will also be a silent auction with many gaming items available at the event.
Â Â Â Â Â The convention will openÂ at 9 a.m., Friday, Oct. 18, and runÂ until 5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 20.Â While some features, such as the games library, vendors and concessions will close at night, there will be some space available for open gaming at all hours of the convention.
Â Â Â Â Â Badges are available for purchase atÂ neagamefest.comÂ for $20 each. Child badges, ages 10-15, are $5, and children, 9 and under, are free. Adult badges purchased at the door will be $25 if available.
Â Â Â Â Â NEA Game Fest is hosted by the NEA Gamers Guild. For more information, visitÂ neagamefest.com, like NEA Game Fest on Facebook or join the NEA Gamers Guild Facebook group.