Friday through Sunday
Set your expectation level to fun as ValleyCon 39, a celebration for all things sci-fi and fantasy, takes over the Doublewood Inn, 3333 13th Ave., S., Fargo. The three-day pop culture extravaganza features actors Chase Masterson ("Star Trek: Deep Space Nine") and Zoie Palmer ("Lost Girl"), authors Alan Dean Foster and C.E. Murphy and illustrator Christopher Jones. The three-day festival also includes the Fargo Fantastic Film Festival, panel discussions and displays of manga and other animation, books, comics and game vendors, gaming contests, a costume contest and more. Go to www.valleycon.com for tickets and more information.