The Star Trek Association of Towson, Inc. will be hosting its 34th annual SHORE LEAVE convention on the weekend of August 3-4-5, 2012 at the Marriott's Hunt Valley Inn just north of Baltimore, MD.
SHORE LEAVE is a 3-day festival that seeks to honor the past, celebrate the present, and dream about the future, all in the company of a few thousand of your closest friends.
This year's guest stars include KATE MULGREW, LeVAR BURTON, RYAN ROBBINS, THOMAS DEKKER, MUSETTA VANDER, and JANE WIEDLIN. Additionally, SHORE LEAVE features special appearances by many noted sci-fi and fantasy authors, artisans, and local scientists who will give presentations on the latest discoveries from the world of science fact.
Special events include guest autograph and Q&A sessions, guest photo opportunities, an Art show and Auction, a Saturday night dance, Friday night meet-and-greet with authors and scientists, fan panel discussions, workshops, weekend-long gaming, video presentations, comedic skits, a huge costume contest/masquerade event, filksinging, science presentations, special children's-themed programming, and much more!
Pre-registration closes on June 15th. At-the-door registrations will be available at the convention, but at higher prices. Hotel may already be sold out...be sure to check their website...but several other quality choices are available in immediate area.