A quick note for those who might be interested, Opus Fantasy Arts Festival begins this weekend and runs through Sunday eve. If you enjoy fantasy art or writing this is the place for you. There is a large selection of events and workshops as well as Gothic and Celtic music being played throughout weekend and fighting demos will go on as well, both hand to hand and sword. I will be attending the fest with my wife and will be looking forward to meeting anyone that wants to drop by. Opus is at a new site this year, at the Hyatt Hotel in the tech center. Festival, Also if any are interested the costume tract is also wonderful to watch when they do their demos and masquerade contest Saturday night. I also know that there will be live action role playing will be going on for those who enjoy the hunt. The Avistrum Academy of Sorcery based on the Harry Potter series, will be conducting classes and host a Dark Wizards Ball Saturday night. Lastly there will be a Horror Con at the Marriott Hotel in the tech center, just a block away for those interested in haunted house design, this is a national convention and gives wonderful ideas for Halloween. So come out and see us, we would love to see you.