Monday, August 14, 2017

Announcing the Annual Fall Cartooning Weekend Sept. 29-30, 2017 in Lincoln, NE

NOTE: Info about the event has also been posted on our chapter Facebook group. You can also follow our chapter on Twitter to see member tweets and general retweets of interest to cartoonists. 

It's time again for our far-flung NCS chapter to gather for our annual cartooning weekend! 

We will be inviting the public to join us at the Univeristy of Nebraska Love Library for a great lineup of speakers including John Hambrock (syndicated cartoonist, "The Brilliant Mind of Edison Lee"), Tom Kerr (illustrator/cartoonist), and for the keynote, political illustrator Steve Brodner.
John Hambrock
Tom Kerr 
Steve Brodner
The weekend will also include a chapter meeting (NCS members only) and lots of socializing over meals and drinks (open to NCS members and anyone interested in joining the NCS). 

FRIDAY, Sept29:
7:00pm - Gather in bar at The Graduate hotel (formerly Holiday Inn) (google maps) to meet, greet, drink.

SATURDAY, Sept. 30:
8:00am - Breakfast at The Graduate hotel (google maps)

10:00am - Head for Love Library on UNL campus (google maps) for NCS chapter meeting. (NCS members only)

10:30am - View exhibit of new comic work by chapter member Bob Hall on second floor of library. (Open to the public).

11:00am - Lunch @ Nebraska Student Union

1:00pm - Return to Love Library for featured speakers
Tom Kerr, John Hambrock, Steve Brodner. (Open to the public).

3:00pm - Annual chapter raffle.

5:30pm - Walk from hotel to nearby restaurant (to be announced) for drinks and dinner.

Following dinner we’ll sample the offerings of some of the
drinking establishments in Lincoln’s Haymarket area.

SUNDAY, Oct. 1:
8:00am - Breakfast at The Graduate hotel (google maps)

Heading for home

A block of rooms is available for chapter members at Lincoln's newest hotel, The Graduate (formerly the downtown Holiday Inn). The hotel is a short walk to Love Library, as well as a multitude of restaurants and drinking establishments. Book before Sept. 8 and get a special room rate of $119 per night.

To make room reservations:

The Graduate
141 N. 9th. Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
Ask for the special room rate for The National Cartoonists Society.

We hope to see you there!

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