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  1. Dallas Fan Days will be held at the Irving Convention Center in Irving, Texas from October 19-21, 2018 . https://www.dallasfandays.com/en/home.html Corbin Bernson: Q2, TNG John de Lancie: Q,TNG / DS9 / VOY Jennifer Morrison: Mrs. Kirk,ST XI Karl Urban: Bones McCoy, ST XI-XIII
  2. Destination Star Trek will be held at the NEC in Birmingham, England from October 19-21, 2018. http://www.destinationstartrek.com/ Star Trek guests scheduled to attend include: William Shatner: James Kirk, TOS / ST I-VII Kate Mulgrew: Kathryn Janeway, VOY Nichelle Nichols: Uhura, TOS / ST I-VI Walter Koenig: Pavel Chekov, TOS / ST I-VI Vaughn Armstrong: Admiral Forrest, ENT Rene Auberjonois: Odo, DS9 Ira Steven Behr, Casey Biggs: Damar,DS9 Jayne Brooke, Mary Chieffo, Jeffrey Combs: Brunt / Weyoun, DS9 / Shran, ENT Nicole De Boer: Ezri Dax, DS9 Jonathan Del Arco: Hugh, TNG Michael Dorn: Worf, TNG / DS9 / ST VII-X Aron Eisenberg: Nog, DS9 Terry Farrell: Jadzia Dax, DS9 Max Grodenchik: Rom, DS9 Martha Hackett: Seska, VOY Sonita Henry, Jason Isaacs, Alice Krige: Borg Queen, VOY Cirroc Lofton: Jake Sisko, DS9 Chase Masterson: Leeta, DS9 Gates McFadden: Beverly Crusher, TNG / ST VII-X Kenneth Mitchell, Robert O’Reilly: Gowron, TNG / DS9 Andrew Robinson: Garak, DS9 Jeri Ryan: Seven of Nine, VOY Camille Saviola: , Armin Shimerman: Quark, DS9 Alexander Siddig: Julian Bashir, DS9 Marina Sirtis: Deanna Troi, TNG / VOY / ST VII-X Nana Visitor: Major Kira, DS9 David Zappone.
  3. The Edmonton Expo, will be held at the Edmonton Expo Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada from September 21-23, 2018. https://www.edmontonexpo.com/en/home.html Mark Sheppard: Brent Spiner: Data, TNG / ST VII-X Karl Urban: Bones McCoy, ST XI-XII
  4. MegaCon Tampa Bay will be held at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida from September 21-23, 2018 . https://www.megacontampabay.com/en/home.html Star Trek guests scheduled to attend include: John de Lancie: Q,TNG / DS9 / VOY Michael Dorn: Worf, TNG / DS9 / ST VII-X Christopher Lloyd: Kruge, ST III Marina Sirtis: Deanna Troi, TNG / VOY / ST VII-X
  5. Dragon Con 2018 will be held at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Hilton Atlanta, the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, the Sheraton Atlanta, and the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta, Georgia from August 30-September 3. http://www.dragoncon.org/ Star Trek guests scheduled to attend include: Mary Chieffo: L'Rell, DIS John de Lancie: Q, TNG / DS9 / VOY Jason Isaacs: Lorca, DIS Walter Koenig: Pavel Chekov, TOS / ST I-VI Robert Duncan McNeill: Tom Paris, VOY Kenneth Mitchell: Kol, DIS Ethan Phillips: Neelix, VOY
  6. Thanks AlterEgo! I thought the prices for some of the Discovery actors was high - Green-Martin $100, Jason Isaacs $80, etc. considering the series is just in its first year. We now just buy general weekend tickets, a reserved seat would be nice but not much closer than general admission, plus you can move around since they shift the stage setup around. Only stood in one huge line. I did meet some nice people in line. And we took time to see a magic show and play pinball at the Pinball Hall of Fame (soon to close) :(
  7. Fan Expo Canada will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada from August 30-September 2. https://www.fanexpocanada.com/en/home.html Star Trek guest scheduled to attend include: Gary Lockwood: Gary Mitchell,TOS pilot 2 Christopher Lloyd: Cdr. Kruge, ST III Jennifer Morrison: Winona Kirk, ST 2009 Chris Sarandon: Maratus Mazur, DS9 Mark Sheppard: Leucon, VOY William Shatner: James Kirk, TOS / ST I-VII Wallace Shawn: Grand Negus Zek, DS9
  8. Well I made it there and back in one piece! I say that after having a car accident three days before STLV, which may have colored my experience a bit, still being a bit sore and stiff. Overall I had fun. Top experiences were meeting Doug Jones, Jason Isaacs, Joe Piscopo, talking with TOS actors Phil Adams, Phil Morris, Kellie Flanagan: & with Jennifer Edwards, Bertilla Damas; hearing Famke Janssen, The band Sons of Kirk - which was outstanding!, and hearing the many fine panels, particularly the DS9 ones. Slightly disappointing was the autograph with Famke - very fast and a bit impersonal, the huge number of DIS guests, some asking quite a bit of $ for autographs, and DIS somewhat stealing a little of the thunder for the DS9 anniversary, the fact that the DIS emblem was out in the front photograph area - and not a generic Star Trek one, and minor quibbles (not tribbles!) with moderators Spelling (laughed to much at own jokes), and Lovely Chase (Who came out very high pitched each time). I also wished there had been a guest or two from the reboot movies - which I have finally accepted and embraced after Star Trek Beyond. It was barely mentioned just by one moderator and one guest. I did pass the personal milestone of reaching over 200 different actor's autographs at this convention. (I rarely do photo-ops) I also never attended one full program in any other venues than the main stage. Other concerns: the Con continues to be more expensive each year, I don't see why it can't go back to 4 days - 5 is Exhausting, especially for fans who watched the original series in Real Time, there were NO lunch breaks - there have been in the past., and I heard a rumor that Creation is going to demand more for tables in the dealers room, which could affect attendance or prices. Finally I was accused of cutting in line for a photograph by a Creation person - and that really ticked me off! Despite the fun times, the negative have me strongly considering not going again next year, particularly if it becomes mainly an advertising campaign for DIS (Discovery) - rather than equally celebrating all the separate series more equally., with emphasis on significant anniversaries. Time will tell....
  9. Fan Expo Boston will be held at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston, Massachusetts from August 10-12. . https://www.fanexpoboston.com/en/home.html Famke Janssen: Kamala, TNG Christopher Lloyd: Kruge, ST III Jennifer Morrison: William Shatner: James Kirk, TOS / ST I-VII Wallace Shawn: Grand Nagus Zek, DS9 Brent Spiner: Data, Lore, TNG / ST VII-X
  10. Star Trek Las Vegas 2018 will be held at the Rio Suites Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada from August 1-5, 2018 https://www.creationent.com/cal/st_lasvegas.html William Shatner: James Kirk, TOS / ST I-VII George Takei: Sulu, TOS / ST I-VI Nichelle Nichols: Uhura, TOS / ST I-VI Walter Koenig: Pavel Chekov, TOS / ST I-VI Kate Mulgrew: Kathryn Janeway, VOY Terry Farrell: Jadzia Dax, DS9 Jeri Ryan: Seven of Nine, VOY Colm Meaney: Miles O'Brien, TNG / DS9 Brent Spiner: Data, TNG / ST VII-X Marina Sirtis: Deanna Troi, TNG / ST VII-X Michael Dorn: Worf, TNG / DS9 / ST VII-X Levar Burton: Geordi LaForge, TNG / ST VII-X Jonathon Frakes: Will Riker, TNG / ST VII-X Gates McFadden: Beverly Crusher, TNG / ST VII-X Armin Shimerman: Quark, DS9 Rene Aberjonois: Odo, DS9 Nana Visitor: Major Kira, DS9 John de Lancie, Q, TNG / DS9 / VOY Denise Crosby: Sela / Tasha Yar, TNG Sonequa Martin-Green: Michael Burnham, DIS Jason Isaacs: Capt. Gabriel Lorca, DIS Doug Jones: Saru, DIS Raain Wilson: Harry Mudd, DIS More to come
  11. Star Trek Las Vegas 2018 will be held at the Rio Suites Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada from August 1-5, 2018 https://www.creationent.com/cal/st_lasvegas.html William Shatner: James Kirk, TOS / ST I-VII George Takei: Sulu, TOS / ST I-VI Nichelle Nichols: Uhura, TOS / ST I-VI Walter Koenig: Pavel Chekov, TOS / ST I-VI
  12. Raleigh Supercon will be held at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, North Carolina from July 27-29, 2018. https://raleighsupercon.com/ Star Trek guests scheduled to attend include: Michael Dorn: Worf, TNG / DS9 / ST VII-X Walter Koenig: Pavel Chekov, TOS / ST VII-X William Shatner: James Kirk, TOS / ST I-VII
  13. Estes Park Comic Con will be held at the Estes Park Event Complex in Estes Park, Colorado from July 13-15, 2018. https://www.estesparkcomiccon.com/ Star Trek guests scheduled to attend include: Ethan Phillips: Neelix, VOY Robert Picardo: EMH Doctor, VOY Tim Russ: Tuvok, VOY
  14. Florida Supercon will be held at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from July 12-15. 2018. https://floridasupercon.com/ Star Trek guests scheduled to attend include: Jonathan Frakes: Will Riker, TNG / STVII-X Gates McFadden: Beverly Crusher, TNG William Shatner: James Kirk, TOS / ST I-VII
  15. Shore Leave will be held at the Delta Hotels Baltimore in Hunt Valley, Maryland July 6-8, 2018. https://www.shore-leave.com/ Star Trek guests scheduled to attend include: Aron Eisenberg: Nog, DS9 Chase Masterson: Leeta, DS9 William Shatner: James Kirk, TOS / VII-X