Announcing Our DisneyanaMania 2015 Schedule - July 15 through 19, 2015


Hello Folks,
With DisneyanaMania 2015 just one week away, we are very excited to announce more details on our special line-up of presenters and events (tentative schedule, subject to last minute changes):
Wednesday evening, July 15, 2015
6:00 to 10:00 p.m. 
Welcome Dinner:  Celebrating Ryman Arts
Joseph Yakovetic and others
You will have the opportunity to meet many special guests at your table as we celebrate the Ryman Arts program. The Ryman Arts program provides scholarships and art supplies to help foster young artists for years to come. Our Welcome Dinner and auction help to raise funds for this worthy cause. More details at
Thursday morning, July 16, 2015
9:15 to 10:00 a.m.
30 Years of the National Fantasy Fan Club - Disneyana Fan Club
Charter Club Members
With the start of our 2015 Convnetion, we kick-off the end of our 30th Anniversary Celebration with a group of folks that started it all with more than just a mouse.
Join us as we remember with our original Charter Member, their memories of how our club began and the many conventions, activities, events and friendships that resulted from that first club meeting 31 years ago.
10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Memories of Moose: Growing Up With The Shermans
Robbie Sherman
Robbie Sherman, son of Robert B. Sherman, return to our stage with more memories of growing up with his dad and his uncle (Richard M. Sherman), the famous Sherman Brothers songwriting team.
Also, be prepared for a surprised presentation for our 30th Anniversary Celebration!
12 Noon to 2:30 p.m.
Disneyana Fan Club's Legends Luncheon
Joe Lanzisero and Dick Nunis
Please join us, as we once again honor the men and women who made lifetime contributions to the Disney Legacy. Meet the magic makers and the newest members to our DFC's Disney Legends, as they share their stories, talk about their work and take us behind the scenes of Disney magic.
3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
"Six Degrees of Separation From Walt"
Dennis Tanida
Dennis, who has presented many times at our conventions, returns with another behind-the-scene look at the design and creation of another piece of Disney Magic.
4:15 to 5:15 p.m.
"Title To Be Announced"
David Koenig
David, Disney Historian and the author of the "Mouse Tales" series, will take the stage with more tales about Walt's original Magic Kingdom and the many Cast Members who has been creating the magic for 60 years
5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Local Chapter Reception
Gary Des Combes, Vice President of Chapters
At this reception, which is open to ALL Disneyana Fan Club members, we honor our local chapters' "Member of the Year" and highlight how our chapters has been celebrating Walt's legacy for the past 30 years.
6:30 to 10:00 p.m.
Hospitatlity Suite
Stop by and visit with other members or pick up a light snack and a refreshment at our hospitatlity suite.
Friday, July 17, 2015
Enjoy a day at the Disneyland Resort on Disneyland's 60th Birthday!
Disneyana Fan Club's
Foot Rally
In honor of Disneyland's 60th Birthday, we have created a 60-question foot rally that covers both Disneyland and Disney California Adventure that will challenge anybody who dare to take it
(No other convention events are planned. Separate admission tickets to the resort are required for entry to Disneyland or Disney California Adventure.)
Saturday morning and afternoon, July 18, 2015
9:15 to 10:15 a.m.
"To Be Announced"
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Design Panel
With another behind-the-scene look at the design and creation of another piece of Disney Magic, we present a panel of designers who worked with creating the magic.
1:15 to 2:15 p.m.
Interview With A DFC's Disney Legend
Bill "Sully" Sullivan
Please join Allan Halcrow, our Legends Chairperson, as he sit down with our 2007 Disneyana Fan Club's Disney Legend, Bill "Sully" Sullivan. Sully has been with Disneyland since the first week that the park opened and worked his way up to operations of Disneyland and later, Walt Disney World. It will be a special birthday treat for us to hear about the Magic Kingdom from a Cast Member that was there 60 years ago.
2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Haunted Mansion Holiday
Brian Sandahl
With another behind-the-scene look at the design and creation of another piece of Disneyland Magic, we present Brian Sandahl, who work with creating the magic every Halloween with the Haunted Mansion Holiday.
3:45 to 4:45 p.m.
Disney Family Feud
Todd Regan and Hastin Zylstra
Think you know Disneyland better than your peers? We’ll celebrate Disneyland’s 60th by making you the star of our very own Disneyana production, brought to you by our friends at MiceChat. Join Hosts Todd Regan and Hastin Zylstra as they take us into the worlds of yesterday, tomorrow and fantasy! Prizes will be awarded to the winning teams.  
6:30 to 10:00 p.m.
Our Celebration Banquet
Paula Singman Lowery
You are cordially invited to Royal Ball and banquet, as we celebrate the 65th anniversary of Cinderella with one of our charter member. Paula will reminance about the DFC's beginnings as well as the history of Walt Disney's Cinderella.
Also, we'll have a costume contest, entertainment, and a great time as we conclude our 31st convention and our 30th Anniversary celebration!
Sunday July 19th, 2015
Disneyana Colectibles Show and Sale
And, you can hunt for your missing glass slipper, search for an eligible maiden or find that special Disney items at our "All Disneyana Collectibles Show and Sale" with the largest collection of Disneyana memorabilia available from our huge gathering of vendors. 
It’s all happening at the Wyndham Hotel - Anaheim / Garden Grove, located at 12021 Harbor Blvd, Garden Grove, CA 92840
Read all about it!
We have created a special DisneyanaMania edition of our Disneyana Dispatch Newsletter highlighting some of our past presenters and a peek of a few presenters who will be at this year's convention. You can download the newsletter here.
Need a coupon?
Don't forget to take this one for $1.00 off regular general admission for the whole family and friends! Kids can also attend for free (ask for details.) Disney Cast Members can also receive the $5.00 admission price with Cast ID, too!
Need a hotel room?
Time is running out to take advantage of the Wyndham's special rate for all our DisneyanaMania guests and Show and Sale attendees. You can find more details at our website by clicking here.
Opportunity Drawing 2015
Whether you can make it to the DisneyanaMania Convention 2015 or not, you can still be part of the fun. This year’s Opportunity Drawing offers four fantastic items. Here’s the good news. You don’t have to be present for the drawing to win.
All you have to do is download an Opportunity Drawing form, fill in your name and address and the number of tickets you want for each item. Then return the form with your check to the address on the form. Tickets are only $1.00 each. All ticket requests must be postmarked by June 30, 2015.
To find out more information on each items, including the DisneyanaMania 2015 Conventioneers Only item, and to also download the form, please go to:
Good Luck!!