Each year, the Science Museum of Minnesota holds a Star Wars Day, and it’s always a huge hit with families! The 501st Legion and Rebel Legion make appearances, and since I’m not yet a member of the 501st Legion, I volunteered as a handler. Specifically, I was a handler for Chewbacca, my fellow costumer Paul’s newest costume. It was definitely a learning experience for both of us, but it was really fun! I have never seen kids get so excited over a costume. It was like walking around with a celebrity.
If I get 501st approval this year, then next year I get to be part of the troop for this event!