Shore Leave, A fan run Science Fiction Convention
2 New for this year, we're offering two "first of their kind" events:
- A Special Effects Makeup Class, led by professional makeup artist Raven Stormbringer.
- A Henna and Glitter Body Art Workshop, led by henna artist Shirley Donahue.
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.
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.
We regret to announce that Paul Abell will be unable to attend this year's convention due to a professional scheduling conflict.
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 COPD Foundation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
31 Joining this summer's science line-up is: Jerry Feldman. Also joining us are authors: Melissa Scott, Mary Louise Davie, Bob Jones, Jim Johnson, Leona Wisoker, Kelly Meding, Richard C. White, Daniel Patrick Corcoran, Charles E. Gannon, Darla Vasilas, Steve Vasilas, Martin Berman-Gorvine, Mary Fan, and TJ Perkins.
20 Joining us this summer for Shore Leave 37 is media guest Rekha Sharma.
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.
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, Russ Colchamiro, Peter A. David, Michael Jan Friedman, Robert Greenberger, Glenn Hauman, Paul Kupperberg, Kelly Meding, Aaron Rosenberg, Lawrence M. Schoen, Geoffrey Thorne, Dayton Ward, and Kevin Dilmore.
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:
12 Stop by and visit our table this weekend at Farpoint!
4 Dealer's Room tables are available.
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.