Around the Tiers: RoberCon

By Haley Burton

September 25, 2013 Updated Sep 25, 2013 at 11:29 AM EST

Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Roberson Museum and Science Center will host RoberCon, its first ever Science Fiction Convention, on Sunday, September 29 from 9 a.m. through 4 p.m.

Admission Badges to RoberCon are on sale. Click here for tickets.

Ticket information:
General admission - $10
Students 12 and under - $7
Roberson Members - $5

RoberCon will feature a special guest appearance by Anne Serling, daughter of "The Twilight Zone" creator, Rod Serling.

She will appear at RoberCon from 1 to 3 p.m. offering a reading of her book "How I Knew Him: My Dad, Rod Serling."Serling will also participate in an audience question and answer session and sign and sell copies of her book.

More than 20 business vendors and fan froups representing SciFi, fantasy, games, videos, comics, podcasts, art, steampunk, costuming and more will take part in the event at Roberson.

RoberCon guests will be able to interact with vendors and fan groups, participate in a costume contest, enjoy multiple gaming opportunities, experience 17th Century battle and have access to Roberson's various exhibits.

There will also be panel discussions relating to local film making, SciFi literature, costume building, Star Wars, Star Trek, Doctor Who and the legacy of Rod Serling and "The Twilight Zone."

Special demonstrations will also take place in Roberson's Digital Planetarium throughout the day.