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Sci-Fi Central

Saturday, October 9, 2021  •  10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Spend a day exploring science fiction and pop culture at Science Central! Our annual mini-convention gives visitors the experience of a major convention in a family-friendly atmosphere. Enjoy cosplayers, photo opportunities, presentations, and more!

This year's theme is space travel.


  • Ages 3 and up: $10
  • Ages 2 and under: Free
  • Science Central Members: Free


DSC 0135cropA variety of presentations will be held throughout the day at Sci-Fi Central:

10:30 a.m. -- Local members of the 501st Legion, a worldwide Star Wars costuming group, will talk about the group's mission.

11:15 a.m. -- The builders of an R2-D2 replica will discuss how they brought the famed Star Wars droid to life.

12:00 p.m. -- NASA educator Charles White will share information about NASA's Space Launch System, the rocket created to facilitate a new era of human exploration.

12:45 p.m. -- The Summit City Cause-Players will provide tips on how to enjoy the hobby of cosplaying while sticking to a budget.

Cosplay Contest

Science Central visitors are encouraged to come in costume and participate in the Sci-Fi Central Cosplay Contest!

The contest will be judged in two age divisions: 16 years and younger and 17 years and older.

Click here to sign up. Click here for the rules.

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