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Barnes and Noble hosts Get Pop – Cultured, a nationwide celebration of popular entertainment that runs now through August 10 with a variety of special events at participating stores. 

Frozen Friday: Cool Off with Olaf is this Friday, August 1, starting at 7 pm. There will be special appearances by your favorite characters from Frozen, a sing-along, crafts and more.

Saturday, August 2, starting at noon is Marvel Day honoring Marvel’s 75th anniversary.  Come as your favorite character, make some art and join in all the fun. 

Next Thursday, August 7, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will be the featured attraction just in time for the movie’s release on August 8. Storytime and other activities start at 11 am.

All the events above take place at Barnes and Noble in Weberstown Mall. For more information about Get Pop – Cultured activities call Barnes and Noble at (209) 472-1885.

Finally, StocktonCon is fast approaching.  Don't miss your chance to experience Comics, Card Games, Video Games, Cards, Anime, Manga, Science Fiction, Toys, Television, Movies and outstanding San Joaquin Valley artists all in one place, the Stockton Arena.

StocktonCon takes place next weekend, August 9 and 10.  Hours are 10 am - 5 pm on Saturday and 10 am - 4 pm on Sunday. Two-Day Passes are available at a special pre-sale price of $15.  Individual day tickets will be $12 at the door, and two-day passes will be $20 at the door.  Both Two-Day Passes and Single-Day Passes are currently on sale at the Stockton Arena box office located at 248 W Fremont Street, Al’s Comics at 1847 Pacific on the Miracle Mile, Grapevine Comics and Cards at 9299 Thornton Road and JNA Collectibles at 821 W Fremont. Part of the proceeds from StocktonCon benefits local charities.  For more info about the event, visit http://stocktoncon.com/