2 nd & Charles in Hoover, Alabama is giving customers the ultimate Star Wars and gaming experience during a Star Wars Day Celebration special event. Between 2 and 4 pm on Saturday, May 2, customers can show off their fandom by entering a costume contest dressed as their favorite Star Wars character, test their Star Wars knowledge with a trivia contest and participate in many other Star Wars activities for adults and kids.

Winners of the costume and trivia contests will win Star Wars merchandise and 2 nd & Charles gift cards. Customers will also be able to get Star Wars posters and DK Bookmarks while supplies last.

Customers looking for a great photo opportunity will be excited to know that Chewbacca and a Storm Trooper will be at the event as well as an eight foot Millennium Falcon replica.

As part of the Star Wars Day celebration, 2 nd & Charles is also launching "The Arena," a gamer's paradise where players can learn, compete and trial new games. "The Arena" contains two gaming stations, each with an 80" HDTV screen and two club chairs. One area will have a Playstation 4 and the other will feature a Wii U.

Along with the Star Wars and gaming festivities, 2 nd & Charles is making May 2 "Free Comic Book Day" at the Hoover store. Customers will be able choose from a wide selection of their favorite comics and take one home for free. To enhance the event experience, Yogurt Mountain and Magic 96.5 will be on-site and live music starts at 4 pm.

"We know our customers are passionate about Star Wars, gaming and comics. The combination of the three is going to make for a fantastic event," said Eric Bishop, Vice President of 2 nd & Charles. "With the upcoming release of 'The Force Awakens' excitement among Star Wars fans is at an all-time high. We are also excited that gamers will be able to try their favorite games and show off their skills in "The Arena." We cannot wait for Saturday!"

The in-store event will have something for Star Wars fans of all ages, including a kid's trivia contest, a Death Star Final Battle Maze activity, Darth Maul coloring sheet, Princess Leia activity sheet and more.

On top of all the in-store happenings, 2 nd & Charles is also giving away a Star Wars prize pack on Facebook. To enter, look for the post on the 2nd & Charles Facebook page. The prize pack includes many Star Wars fan favorites including Ultimate Star Wars, LEGO Star Wars in 100 scenes, the LEGO Star Wars Character Encyclopedia and more.

The 2 nd & Charles in Hoover, Alabama is located at 1705 Montgomery Hwy, Hoover, Ala. 35244.

Leading up to the release of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, fans can search for their favorite Star Wars items at their local 2nd & Charles store.

About 2nd & Charles

2nd & Charles specializes in trading used books, audio books, CDs, DVDs, video games, game systems, vinyl records and accessories. Stores buy and sell based on the condition and popularity of the product.

For more information, visit  www.2ndandcharles.com.

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