August And September Star Trek Conventions and AppearancesPosted by T'Bonz - 31/07/12 at 03:07 am
There will be sixteen conventions, shows or appearances in August and September that feature actors of interest to Star Trek fans. This listing of conventions and shows features actors from all of the televised series and several of the Star Trek movies.
August will be a busy month for conventions. The month will begin with Shore Leave 34, which will be held Aug 3-5 at the Hunt Valley Marriott near Baltimore, Maryland. In attendance at Shore Leave 34 will be Kate Mulgrew and LeVar Burton.
Shore Leave will include writing workshops, stargazing, a Meet the Pros party where Star Trek author guests will sign autographs, a game room, photo ops and fan panels.
Next up is the Official Star Trek Convention, to be held from Aug 9-12 at the Rio Suites Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Plenty will be in attendance at this convention, including: William Shatner, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew, Scott Bakula, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, Ron Moore, Michael Dorn, Colm Meaney, Ben Vereen (Edward La Forge), LeVar Burton, Marina Sirtis, Gates McFadden, John de Lancie, Diana Muldaur, Walter Koenig, George Takei, Nichelle Nichols, Grace Lee Whitney, Rene Auberjonois, Ethan Phillips, Tim Russ, Roxann Dawson, Robert Beltran, Connor Trinneer, Dominic Keating, Robert Picardo, David Gerrold, David Livingston, Ira Steven Behr, Brannon Braga, Rod Roddenberry, Jacqueline Kim (Demora Sulu), Robin Curtis, Eric Menyuk (The Traveler), Chase Masterson, Anthony Montgomery, Robert Duncan McNeill, Garrett Wang, Armin Shimerman, Max Grodenchik, Aron Eisenberg, Casey Biggs, Jeffrey, Combs, J G Hertzer, Robert O’Reilly, Alexander Enberg (Vorik) and more.
The Mid-Atlantic Nostalgia Convention will be held from Aug 9-11 at the Marriott Hotel in Hunt Valley, MD. In attendance will be James Darren and Sherry Jackson (Andrea).
From Aug 9-12, Wizard World Comic-Con will be held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill. In attendance at Wizard World Comic-Con will be William Shatner, Scott Bakula, and Avery Brooks.
Another convention will be held in Chicago from Aug 10-12, the Flashback Weekend Chicago Horror Convention, which will take place at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare in Rosemont, Ill. In attendance will be Tony Todd and Jeffrey Combs.
On the same date, Space City Con will be held at the Westin Galleria Convention Center & Hotel in Houston, Texas. In attendance at Space City Con will be Nichelle Nichols.
Next will be the Fan Expo Canada, to be held from Aug 23-26 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Canada. In attendance at Fan Expo Canada will be Sir Patrick Stewart.
Wrapping up August will be Dragon*Con, held in Atlanta, Georgia. In attendance at Dragon*Con will be Michael Dorn, Jonathan Frakes, Saul Rubinek, Sir Patrick Stewart, Tim Russ, Garrett Wang, LeVar Burton, Nichelle Nichols, Robert Picardo, and Connor Trinneer.
September starts off with The Hollywood Show, which will take place September 7-9 and will be held at the Hilton Rosemont O’Hare Airport Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois. In attendance at The Hollywood Show will be: Sally Kellerman, Gary Lockwood, BarBara Luna, and Bill Mumy.
The star-studded Walter Koenig Star Celebration will be held from September 8-12, with events at Grauman’s Egyptian Theater and the Beverly Garland Hotel in Hollywood, California. In attendance at Koenig’s Star Celebration will be: Walter Koenig, Leonard Nimoy, Nichelle Nichols, Grace Lee Whitney, Marina Sirtis, Alan Ruck, Armin Shimerman, Tim Russ, Gary Graham, J.G. Hertzler, Wil Wheaton, Jack Donner, Larry Nemecek, Malachi Throne, Richard Herd, Lawrence Montaigne and more.
Next up is Con X, which will take place September 14-16 at the Ramada Conference Center in Kansas City, Missouri. In attendance at Con X will be: Walter Koenig, Denise Crosby, and Bob Gunton (Captain Benjamin Maxwell).
On that same weekend, the Montreal ComicCon will be held at the Palais de Congres in Montreal, Canada. In attendance at Montreal ComicCon will be: Sir Patrick Stewart, William Shatner, Malcolm McDowell, Wil Wheaton, Brent Spiner, and John de Lancie.
EP-CON will take place September 15-16 at the El Paso Convention Center in El Paso, Texas. In attendance at EP-CON will be Jeffrey Combs, Marina Sirtis and Tony Todd.
Roc Con will be held September 21-23 at the Mainstreet Armory in Rochester, NY. In attendance at Roc Con will be the two Klingons, J.G. Hertzler and Robert O’Reilly.
Next up is Wizard World Ohio Comic Con, to be held Sept 28-30 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. In attendance will be William Shatner.
Wrapping up September will be Trek-Gate To Your Star, which will be held September 29-30 at the Renaissance Hotel Düsseldorf in Düsseldorf, Germany. In attendance will be: Julie Caitlin Brown and Connor Trinneer.