Star Wars Day comes to Winterhaven with special guests
WINTERHAVEN, Calif. (KYMA, KECY) - If you're a fan of the "Star Wars" franchise, then you are in for a treat.
On Saturday, February 4th, the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area (ISDRA) will co-sponsor a Star Wars Day event; located at Buttercup Ranger Station in Winterhaven, 6808 Gray's Well exit, off of Interstate 8.
In addition, LANDS will welcome two special guests: artist Lee Kohse and Stephen Costantino. Kohse provided artwork for the franchise while Costantino played a Gammorean Guard in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi.
Castantino will also discuss what it was like to have filmed "Return of the Jedi" on the Imperial Valley set in 1982.
Furthermore, the event will start at noon and various activities, include a fan art exhibit, will run until 4:00pm. Following that will be an hour-long Q&A session with Kohse and Costantino. Then at 5:00pm will be a showing of Return of the Jedi.
If you want to read more about the event, or more about the special guests, then read the press release below.