Mr. Hush Weekend of Fear convention invades Wilkes-Barre
It seems that Infect Scranton is no longer the only horror convention in NEPA.
The Mr. Hush Weekend of Fear Part II was just announced today, a three-day celebration of horror, sci-fi, and pop culture planned for Sept. 5-7 at The Woodlands Inn and Resort (1073 Hwy 315, Wilkes-Barre). The event is named after “Mr. Hush,” the cult horror film written and directed by con organizer David Madison. (The trailer can be viewed below.)
Celebrities scheduled to appear include Brian O’Halloran (Dante in “Clerks” and “Clerks II”, “Mallrats,” “Vulgar”), Kane Hodder (Jason Voorhees in “Friday the 13th Parts 7-10”, “Hatchet”), Fred “The Hammer” Williamson (NFL legend, “From Dusk Till Dawn,” “M*A*S*H”), Steve Dash (Jason Voorhees in “Friday the 13th Part 2”) in his last convention appearance, Stephen Geoffreys (Evil Ed in “Fright Night,” Hoax in “976-EVIL”), Harrison Page (“Sledge Hammer!,” “Lionheart,” “CPO Sharkey,” “JAG”) in his first convention appearance, Robert Bruce (AMC’s “Comic Book Men”), Scott Schiaffo (“Clerks,” “Vulgar”), Jim Krut (“Dawn of the Dead”), and Gene Snitsky (former WWE Superstar). Additional guests will be announced as they are confirmed.
Autograph and vendor room hours are Friday 5-10 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-7 p.m., and Sunday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Special events and film screenings are to be announced.
Admission is $20 for a one-day pass and $40 for a weekend pass. Children 10 and under are free with a paying adult. Tickets are available at The Woodlands or can be purchased online with a credit card or PayPal at mrhush.net. If the event does not sell out in advance, tickets will be available at the door.
A special Weekend of Fear room rate is available by calling the resort directly at 570-824-9831. Vendor tables are available for a discounted rate if reserved before Aug. 1.
More details and an updated guest list can be found on the convention’s website and Facebook page.