Upcoming Events
Fri., 8/29: Chicago White Sox Night (Chicago, IL)
The long awaited Chicago White Sox Star Wars Night is here

Sat., 8/30: Wedding Event (Orland Park, IL)
Top Secret

Sat., 8/30: Kane County Cougars Star Wars Night (Geneva, IL)
Come on out for another night of baseball with the Kane County Cougars and the MWG

Sat., 8/30: Marshall County Blueberry Festival (Plymouth, IN)
The Northern Darkness Garrison was invited back to the Marshall County Blueberry Festival and have extended an invitation to the MWG

Sat., 9/6: Birthday Party (Normal, IL)
Top Secret

9/7: Bone Marrow Drive (Peoria, IL)

9/7: Misericordia Family Fest (Chicago, IL)

9/7: Autism Speaks Picnic (Chicago, IL)

9/12: Legoland Discovery Center (Schaumburg, IL)

9/13: Pumpkin Festival Parade (Morton, IL)

 
Legion News
ANOVOS Costumes and the 501st
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/ANOVOSAnnouncement-554px_zps6d6671f7.jpg You've likely seen the new Star Wars costumes coming from ANOVOS , and there are a lot of questions regarding what will be "501st...

In Memoriam: Andreas Möller SL-2677
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/AndreasMoumlllerSL-2677EternalLegionnaire554px_zps30045f4d.jpg Andreas as Darth Vader, shaking the hand of 501st Honorary Member Anthony "Move Along" Forrest. Andreas...

Honoray Member: Confirmed! Jaime Hyneman joins the Legion
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/Jamie-Hyneman_zpsf3642594.jpg Back in 2009, a plan was set in motion to induct the Mythbusters , Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, as Honorary Members of the Legion. Five years...

In Memoriam: Lance Starmer SL-2640
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/ELLanceStarmer_zpscab8fd94.jpg Lance Starmer, SL-2640 of the 501st Legion, passed away on the 5th of June, 2014. Lance joined the 501st in 2000, as a member of the Empire City...

The 501st Legion and the Expanded Universe
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/EUAnnouncement-CloneEmperor-widescreen_zps3d1a2230.jpg New developments at Lucasfilm regarding the continuity of the Star Wars galaxy have cast some doubt on the future of...

In Memoriam: Taggart Cline TI-7430
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/taggart-banner_zps0b21741d.jpg Taggart Cline (TI-7430 of Wisconsin Garrison) passed away on the 12th of May, 2014. Holding dual memberships with the ??501st? and Rebel...

In Memoriam: Heidi Peterson TI-1938
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/EL_Heidi_2014RSS_zps2dc68bc0.jpg Heidi N. Peterson, TI-1938 of 501st Legion?s Old Line Garrison, passed away on the 10th of April, 2014. A long time member of our costuming...

501st Mission Spotlight: Star Wars Day, Rome
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/RomeatNight_zps2e2ea0b8.jpg After two months of planning, more than 100 members of Italica Garrison assembled at the Roman Colosseum for "Star Wars Day." Joined by...

In Memoriam: Scott Rose TK-346
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/ScottRose554crop_zps1c975961.jpg Scott Rose, TK-346 of the Legion's Neon City Garrison , passed away on the morning of April 20th, 2014. Formerly a member of the Georgia...

The Empire's Finest: Unveiled!
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/501st2014Vadermasthead-7_6875_zps83893819.jpg The 501st Legion is proud to reveal the first image in our new " Empire's Finest ," ad campaign! Developed over the last...

 
Neighboring Units
Wisconsin Garrison
Wisconsin

Bloodfin Garrison
Indiana

Midsouth Garrison
Kentucky & Tennessee

Central Garrison
N. Dakota, S. Dakota, Minnesota, & Iowa

70th Explorers Garrison
Kansas & Missouri

Northern Darkness Garrison
Northern 22 counties of Indiana

Nar Shadaa Base
Rebel Legion - Wisconsin & Illinois

 
Event Calendar
NOTE:
  • An event only appears on the calendar below once it has been confirmed and all details set. Days that appear to be free below may already have events in the planning stages under way.
  • At least a month's advanced notice is appreciated for event planning. As a reminder, we are not professional entertainers or actors and all of our activities are done on a volunteer basis only.
  • Even with a free day and sufficient advanced notice, we cannot guarantee availability for events, again due to the fact that we are all volunteers who do this in our spare time.
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Direct link to topic thread on our forum. Most are restricted to 501st/Rebel Legion members only due to private planning details. Members must log onto the forum to view the topic thread.
Private events include birthday parties, weddings, and other events not open to the public for drop-ins. Forum topics may contain address and contact information of private parties, and as such, a direct forum link is not provided for security purposes.

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Events for May 20, 2012

High School Band Concert :: Dixon, IL

Dixon High School is having their final concert of the year and are planning to include the Star Wars marches as their grandiose finale. The band director has asked for a few members of the MWG to attend
May ToyCon Show :: Bridgeview, IL

This year is a 20 year celebration of Toy Con and at the May show they are having a special "Star Wars" show.
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