Upcoming Events
Fri., 10/24: Fantasticon (Milwaukee, WI)
After years of hoping, waiting, and praying... Milwaukee finally has it's own con! The con is called FANTASTICON and will be held at the Crowne Plaza Airport Hotel the weekend of Oct 24-26, 2014.

Sat., 10/25: Wheaton Haunted House Flea Market (Wheaton, IL)
The Garrison has been invited every year as we are a big draw bringing locals into the flea market, and we are invited back this year.

Sat., 10/25: Halloween Party (Joliet, IL)
It's a Halloween party for a local KSKJ lodge, come on out and troop.

Sun., 10/26: Miller Park Zoo (Bloomington, IL)
The Mando Mercs and Midwest Garrison have been invited once again to Miller Park Zoo's halloween festivities

Sun., 10/26: Chicago Toy Show (St. Charles, IL)
This is a toy show in the Western suburbs of Chicago that has been running twice a year for 40 years.

11/1: Second Annual MWG Bonfire/Cookout (Arcola, IL)

11/15: Best Day Evuh Gala (Woodridge, IL)

11/15: Fight 4 Chris (Glen Ellyn, IL)

11/27: Thanksgiving Day Parade (Chicago, IL)

12/21: Family Pops Concert (Joliet, IL)

 
Legion News
The 501st Legion Trooper of the Month for July 2014
We had three nominees for Legion Trooper of the Month for July 2014, and each of them has gone above and beyond the call of duty. Andrew Kudryavtsev, TK-25007 of the Russian Outpost was nominated for designing and building a professional-grade, Death...

In Memoriam: Scott Smith TI-42167
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/ScottSmith-554crop_zpsc86446ae.jpg Scott "Cajunwolfe" Smith, IC-42167 of the 501st Legion?s Bast Alpha Garrison, passed away on the 5th of October, 2014. His...

501st Mission Spotlight: Induction of TI-77400
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/PeterAllen-Line-up_zpsbd695349.jpg What started out as a simple request to have someone recognized as an honorary member of the New England Garrison quickly evolved into...

The 501st Legion Trooper of the Month for June 2014
In June, we had two Legion Trooper of the Month nominees: Thomas Gardner of Carolina Garrison and Jody McQuarters of the Midwest Garrison . Both troopers have been instrumental in long-term planning for major events within their units. It's this kind...

The 501st Legion Trooper of the Month for May 2014
The 501st had no less than six nominees in May for Legion Trooper of the Month! Showing the great breadth of the Legion's good influence across the world, the runner-up nominees were: Fabrizio Prosperi, TR-5055 , of Belgium: FanWars Garrison; Jay D....

In Memoriam: Barbara Pallor TI-1729
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/BarbaraPallor-crop554_zps3de45cde.jpg Barbara ?Bärbel? Pallor (TI-1729) of the 501st Legion?s Austrian Garrison, passed away on the 17th of September, 2014. Formerly a...

The 501st Legion Trooper of the Month for April 2014 is...
April had two great nominees for Legion Trooper of the Month, both of whom have lent their time and skill toward helping new members complete their costumes and achieve their dreams of joining the Fighting 501st: Brian Robinson, TK-2918 of Garrison...

The 501st Legion Trooper of the Month for March 2014 is...
...Stew Salyer, TK-8814 of the Midsouth Garrison! Stew went above and beyond the call of duty in March by heading up a new "Disco Blast-a-Trooper" project for the MSG. Stew purchased all the equipment for the set, built it in his own time...

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...

 
Neighboring Units
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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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