Whether you'd like to learn about drones, watch a horror movie or find out how to build armor from a cosplay professional, the Treasure Valley Comic Con is your one-stop shop. Drop by the Nampa Civic Center for the launch of its inaugural comic con with celebrity visits, author meet and greets, artist booths and more. Attendees 18 and older can enter the costume contest for a chance to win $200 to spend at Boise costume shop The Reveal. A pint-sized costume contest and gaming brackets offer prizes to keep the kiddos entertained. Expect autographs and photos ops with gaming, cosplay and screen stars like Margot Kidder, Cooper Andrews, Randy Havens and more, and enjoy a day—or full weekend—of indulging in pop-culture fun.
July 7, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; July 8, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; July 9, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., FREE-$62. Nampa Civic Center, 311 Third St. S, 208-468-5555, treasurevalleycomiccon.com.