The Results Are In: Second Harvest Food Drive

February 7, 2023 Joey

Thank you to everyone who brought a canned good or donated cash to our food drive at our 2023 Muggles Market: Love and Plunder. We dropped off our items to Second Harvest Food Bank of the Metrolinas on Monday morning, and we tipped the scale at 952 lbs. In addition, $1,471 […]


Worth A Million Words! Geek Gala and Muggles Market Photos are Up!

November 14, 2018 Joey

The pictures are here!  The pictures are here! Thanks to everyone who came out to our 2018 Muggles Market and Geek Gala.  With your help, we raised $2,631 for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption at this year’s Geek Gala.  The Muggles Market was excited to donate 429 lbs. worth […]


Let the Quest across the Queen City begin!

November 3, 2018 Joey

We are so excited to announce open season on this year’s Geek Gala Quest! Six new locations have joined our ranks to bring you geeky questing for the chance at amazing prizes! Entry into the Gala Quest is FREE and open to the public. Click here to download!–>2018 Gala Quest […]


Wanted: Performance Geeks! Reward: $200 Cash Prize

July 18, 2018 Joey

Our Geeks Got Talent! Contest is back – and this year the grand prize is $200 cash! For a little more about it – please watch this video: Performers also get a discounted ticket to the Geek Gala – so for 5 minutes work, you can save $25 off the […]



December 8, 2017 Joey

Luke had Yoda. Leia had Obiwan. Who is your greatest mentor? In STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI, each main character trains under and relies on a mentor when learning their skill sets. Tell us about about someone who has had a tremendous impact in your life. We will be picking 3 […]


2018 Geek Gala Theme Announced! Plus Early Bird Special!

November 23, 2017 Joey

We are so excited to announce our 2018 Geek Gala theme and scheduled activities – make sure to click over to our Geek Gala page to see what it’s all about! Here’s a sneak peek at this year’s special guests! And because we are just so excited – we are […]


Family Holiday Photo Contest: Daddy’s Home 2

November 7, 2017 Joey

We’re partnering with Paramount Pictures’ latest film DADDY’S HOME 2 on a Family Holiday Card competition! Dig up your best family holiday photo (or take a new one), and email it to us! When you do, you will be entered to win movie swag and passes to see the film […]


Geek Gala Takes to the Soundwaves!

September 25, 2017 Joey

Thanks to the Francene Marie Show for allowing Founder/Organizer Joey Starnes to come and talk about The Geek Gala, Muggles Market, and the need to support locally. To hear her interview – listen here free!


Geek Gala Donations! Unboxing Videos #1 & 2

August 17, 2017 Joey

As the Geek Gala gets closer and closer every day – we over at Geek Gala HQ are excited about all the packages we’ve been receiving!  We wanted to share with you some of the awesomeness we’ve gotten so far – and let you share in the “feels like Christmas” […]


Valentine Wolfe: New Music Project Kickstarter!

July 18, 2017 Joey

Musical group Valentine Wolfe  are long-time friends of the Charlotte Geeks and past performers at our Geek Gala.  And last week they announced that they have a new project underway and a kickstarter has been started.  As of the time of this article, they have already reached the halfway point […]

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