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First-ever comic con held at Hard Rock

Hard Rock Hotel and Casino's SciFi-Fantasy Con takes place Friday, Sept. 29, through Sunday, Oct. 1.

Calling all SciFi-Fantasy fans: Hard Rock Hotel and Casino's first-ever Comic Con event is scheduled for this weekend.

"Celebrity guests, comics, superheroes, parties, authors, artists and more! Come out to this one-of-a-kind event!" states the Hard Rock SciFi-Fantasy Con 2017 Facebook page.

The event begins on Friday, Sept. 29, with a 2 p.m. "Early Bird" opening followed by a Kickoff Party in the venue's Vinyl Room at 7 p.m.

Saturday's lineup includes panels such as Strong Women of SciFi & Fantasy, The Weapons of SciFi, The Worlds of Trek, SciFi on Television, The R&R Show and Culture, Myth and Cosplay.

The first full-day of the SciFi-Fantasy Con also features workshops such as Special Fx Makeup, SciFi Sunts and advice on writing science fiction novels.

The event concludes on Sunday, Oct. 1, with panels on Ship Wars and The Anthropology of Science Fiction, as well as a cosplay contest (held at 3 p.m.) and Steam House Entertainment Indie Film Festival screenings.

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One-day tickets cost $12.50, a weekend pass costs $20 and entry to the Kickoff Party (which includes a weekend pass) is $50. Purchases are conducted through the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino website (www.hardrockcasinolaketahoe.com).

Learn more about the event online at http://www.steamhousecoffeeco.com.

Hard Rock is located at 50 U.S. 50 in Stateline.

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If you go …

What: SciFi-Fantasy Con 2017

When: Friday through Sunday, Sept. 29 – Oct. 1

Where: Hard Rock Hotel and Casino

Tickets: $12.50-$50

Info: http://www.hardrockcasinolaketahoe.com

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