Saturday, August 7, 2010
Live! Update From NWA Fanfest 2010
It's late here in Charlotte, but Fanfest just gets better and better as the hours and days go by. Fans have been reliving great times and creating new ones since Thursday afternoon when Fanfest officially opened.
Thursday evening was highlighted by a quick meet and greet with Jim Ross, a chance to try out his sauce on various food items, as well as question and answer sessions with the legendary Mr. Wrestling II and the always bombastic Jim Cornette.
Friday's activities included the first autograph and photo op sessions as well as the opening of the vendor floor. Keeping in the spirit of this blog, many of the items purchased will be included in entries following Fanfest. One item can already be seen in the accompanying photos. The tie worn by yours truly is from the wrestling wardrobe of Mr. Cornette himself.
Friday night was the annual Hall of Heroes banquet and induction ceremony which is always a highlight of the weekend. Seeing Greg and Johnny Valentine, Billy Robinson, Danny Hodge, Mr. Wrestling I & II, Reggie Parks, and Joe Blanchard inducted into the NWA Hall of Heroes was a real treat. Being joined at the banquet by my friend Tammy "Sunny" Sytch made that treat all the sweeter.
Tomorrow and Sunday hold many more great times to be had and more memories to be made. Keep it locked here on the blog for further photos and updates!