Baltimore residents are you ready to journey down the rabbit hole into pop culture fun? Well get ready, Shore Leave 40 is taking place on July 6-8, 2018 at the Delta Hotels Baltimore on 245 Shawan Road in Hunt Valley, Maryland.
Special guests attending the convention include William Shatner (Star Trek), Ming-Na Wen (Agents of SHIELD), Shawn Ashmore (X-Men), Allison Scagliotti (Warehouse 13), Alex Mallari Jr. and Melissa O’Neil (Dark Matter), Aron Eisenberg and Chase Masterson (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), Michael Okuda (Star Trek: The Next Generation), Denise Okuda (Threshold), Rigel Ailur (The Patel Family Chronicles), Lorraine Anderson (Coffin Bones), Derek Tyler Attico (Gods of Justice), Diane Lee Baron (Gal Wonder), T.A. Chafin (Starlog), John Coffren (Full-Throttle Space Tales), Russ Colchamiro (Finders Keepers), Greg Cox (War for the Planet of the Apes), Kathleen David (Doctor Who: Quality of Leadership), Peter A. David (New Frontier), Keith A. DeCandido (Thor: Dueling with Giants), Mary Fan (Artificial Absolutes), Kelli Fitzpatrick (The Sunwalkers), Michael Jan Friedman (Ghost Hunting), Dave Galanter (Crisis of Consciousness), Phil Giunta (Testing the Prisoner), Robert Greenberger (Hellboy II: The Golden Army), Glenn Hauman (Farscape), Heather E. Hutsell (The Case Files), Amy Imhoff (The X-Files), Jim Johnson (Potomac Shadows), and David Mack (Star Trek Destiny).
During the show, attendees can enjoy Writing Workshops for Young Adults with Robert Greenberger, Aaron Rosenberg, Peter David, Russ Colchamiro, Michael Jan Friedman, Glenn Hauman, Mary Fan, and Kelli Fitzpatrick. As well as panels on Writing Historical Fiction with Howard Weinstein, Richard White, and Steve Wilson. The show will also feature a basic self-defense workshop, stargazing with local amateur astronomers, and a decked out Masquerade party.
The con is running Friday 9 AM to 8:30 PM, Saturday 9 AM to 6 PM, and Sunday 9 AM to 3 PM. One-day passes are $40 for Friday, $75 for Saturday, and $45 for Sunday. A full weekend pass is available for $95, while children under 5 are admitted for free.
For more information on the upcoming convention, or to purchase tickets, visit shore-leave.com.