On May 4 the Museum celebrates everything Star Wars with family programs including lightsaber shows and training by the Saber Guild, wildly energetic music by the 8-Bit Brass Band, roaming R2-D2s and the 501st Garrison Titan Star Wars cosplayers, Star Wars collections of STARS Seattle, and a presentation by Star Wars artist Kevin Graham. Visitors are encouraged to come in-costume. Programs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; all are free for Museum Members and included with Museum admission.


8-Bit Brass Band

11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

8-Bit Brass Band is the cosplaying party band specializing in video game tunes, anime anthems, movie mashups, and fandom favorites, celebrating everyone’s inner nerd on the streets and stages of Seattle and way beyond.

Saber Guild 
12-12:45 p.m., 3-3:45 p.m. Lightsaber training sessions

10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. 10-minute battle demos

Saber Guild is a not-for-profit, LucasFilm-recognized Star Wars costuming group that specializes in choreographed lightsaber shows. They perform to raise money for charity and share the love of Star Wars.

Kevin Graham Artist Presentation and Demonstration – 2 p.m.

Kevin Graham will talk about his time as a professional artist for Disney and Star Wars, followed by an art demonstration.

Exhibitors – 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Seattle Area LEGO® Users Group (SEALUG)

Pacific Northwest R2 Builders Club

STARS Seattle Star Wars collectors

501st Garrison Titan cosplayers