2 Dear Fellow Fans the August 2, 2015 Shore Leave update.
New for this year, we're offering two "first of their kind" events:
- A Special Effects Makeup Workshop, led by professional
makeup artist Raven Stormbringer.
- A Henna and Glitter Body Art Workshop, led
by henna artist Shirley Donahue.
31 The SciFi Diner talks about Shore Leave.
The Collective's Make It and Take It" Model Building Workshop
returns for Shore Leave 37!
New for Shore Leave 37, we've added a Belly Dancing Workshop.
Schedules for the Science, Teen,
and Children's programming tracks are now available.
The Photo Ops schedule is also available.
More to come.
29 Two new events have been added:
Name That Episode - Can you identify classic Trek episodes? and
The Shore Leave Amusement Arcade - your favorite classic amusement park games.
25 We're pleased to announce the 2015 edition of
The Shore Leave Alternative Film Festival.
Make all of Time and Space your backyard and come back with the photos to prove it, all courtesy of
The TARDIS Photo Booth.
23 During an interview
with the Baltimore County Public Library, guest Robert Greenberger had some very kind words to say about Shore Leave.
22 We regret to announce that due to professional commitments, Aaron Ashmore
has canceled his appearance at this year's Shore Leave.
Taking his place is Roger R. Cross, known for his roles as
Dark Matter's Six, Arrow's Det. Lucas Hilton; Continuum's Travis Verta;
24's Curtis Manning, and many more.
His price for Photo Ops is $45. If you have purchased a
photo op single or combination with Aaron Ashmore, you will be contacted in the next several days about an
exchange or a refund.
17 Welcome to science guests
Mark "Indy" Kochte,
Noam Izenberg, and
Carey M Lisse.
We regret to announce that Paul Abell will be unable to attend this year's convention due to a professional scheduling conflict.
You can now make an appointment in advance
to donate during the Blood Drive.
11 By popular demand, the Bunny Masquerade returns
for another year. And don't forget the Masquerade for Humans too!
The 2015 Charity Auction will benefit the
Warrior Dog Foundation,
Support Military Working Dogs,
Habitat for the Chesapeake,
No Kid Hungry, and, in honor of Leonard Nimoy, the
10 Early Registration ends on July 15!
3 Trek Today has a nice
write-up on this year's convention.
2 Anyone care for a nice spot of tea?
30 Science guest Larry Hubble is joining this summer's line-up.
29 Are you a prospective writer age 12-19? Do we have a workshop for you! The Crazy 8 Team have developed
a series of short (1-hour)
writing workshops just for you! (details)
26 Author Stephen Kozeniewski is joining this summer's guest line-up.
Don't miss out on this summer's selection of interesting workshops.
Meet the Pros is now up to
thirteen book premieres!
24 Did you know that we also offer a Science Programming track?
We regret to announce that due to professional commitments, Andrew McDonald has had to cancel his Shore Leave 37 appearance.
18 Save the Date! Shore Leave 38 will be July 15 - 17, 2016.
17 Authors Susanna Reilly and Michael Critzer
are the newest additions to the #ShoreLeave37 guest line up.
We're quite excited that this year's Meet the Pros event will include
eight book launches.
8 Don't miss out on the chance to have a professional photo taken
with your favorite stars
, including a newly available combo with Jamie Murray
and Aaron Ashmore.
The Shore Leave Blood Drive will take place
on Sunday, August 9 from 10:30am to 4:00pm. To be eligible to donate, you must not have given blood
after June 14.
Author guest Susan Olesen is returning for Shore Leave 37.
The dealers room is sold out for additional dealers tables, but be sure to
check out who's coming and all the wonderments they're bringing.
4 Our room block at the Hunt Valley Inn is sold out (just the room block, not the convention).
Please view our list of alternate hotels for a list
of other accommodations in the area.
Bring your fabric, trim and other fannish stuff to the Fannish Flea Market.
31 Joining this summer's science line-up is:
Also joining us are authors:
Mary Louise Davie,
Richard C. White,
Daniel Patrick Corcoran,
Charles E. Gannon,
Mary Fan, and
20 Joining us this summer for Shore Leave 37 is media guest
25 We're pleased to announce three new additions to our guest line up. Joining us this summer are
Tony Curran, and
We regret to announce that Shawn Ashmore has canceled his appearance at this summer's convention due to professional commitements.
23 Attention Dealers: Garden Room tables are sold out,
a limited number of tables are still available
in other locations.
13 We're pleased to announce additional actor guests
David Nykl and
29 Welcome back to returning guests
Joseph F. Berenato,
Andrew McDonald, and
Scott Pearson; and
hello to first-time Shore Leave guest
27 We're excited to announce that Pangaea
will premiere during our Meet the Pros event. The anthology includes cotributions by
Michael Burstein, Adam-Troy Castro,
Peter A. David,
Michael Jan Friedman,
Paul Kupperberg, Kelly Meding,
Aaron Rosenberg, Lawrence M. Schoen,
Dayton Ward, and
24 The Shore Leave committee is thrilled to announce our first actor guests for Shore Leave 37.
Joining us this summer will be John Barrowman and brothers
Shawn Ashmore and
Aaron Ashmore. More actor guests will be announced as they are confirmed.
13 Joining us this summer:
Christopher L. Bennett
Peter A. David
Keith R.A. DeCandido
Michael Jan Friedman
John Jackson Miller
Steven H. Wilson
The Boogie Knights
12 Stop by and visit our table this weekend at Farpoint!
4 Dealer's Room tables are available.
4 Registration for Shore Leave 37 is now open.
31Presenting the winners of the Shore Leave 36 Bunny Masquerade.
4 Thank you to all the guests, participants, volunteers, and attendees who helped
make Shore Leave 36 a success. We're looking forward to another great convention
next August and hope you can make it.