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
A 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.
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.