Photos by Melissa Welliver

So you weren’t able to make it to San Diego for Comic-Con this year? No worries. Let the con come to you. Your buddies at the Crocker Art Museum (216 O St., Sacramento) have got you covered. This year’s installment of CrockerCon (the only ArtMix event open to art lovers of all ages) will feature more than 50 vendors, cosplay groups, live art, podcasts and art activities. You’ll also be able to rock out to Be Brave Bold Robot and Sleeprockers and enjoy drink specials (if you’re of age, of course). All of this geek culture-fueled fun goes down from 6–9 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13. Adult tickets are $10 for members, $20 for non-members and kids under 5 are free. You can learn more by focusing your trusty web-abled device toward

**This write-up first appeared in print on page 9 of issue #273 (Aug. 29 – Sept. 12, 2018)**