Shore Leave 42 July 9 - 11, 2021
Delta Hotels Baltimore in Hunt Valley, Maryland

Looking for Shore Leave 41.5? The Virtual Experience continues....

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Brandon Routh Superman Return's Clark Kent
Arrow's Ray Palmer/The Atom
Chuck's Daniel Shaw
Appearing Sat. and Sun July 10-11th Only!
Alex Kingston Doctor Who's River Song
Arrow's Dinah Lance
Discovery of Witches' Sarah Bishop
Brent Spiner ST:TNG's Lt. Cmdr Data
Warehouse 13's Brother Adrian
Threshold's Dr. Nigel Fenway
Appearing Sat. and Sun July 10-11th Only!
Gates McFadden Star Trek: TNG's Dr. Beverly Crusher
Marker's Kimba
Hunt for Red October's Caroline Ryan
Denis Lawson Star Wars' Wedge Antilles
Bleak House's John Jarndyce
New Trick's Steve McAndrew
Adam Baldwin Firefly's Jayne Cobb
Chuck's John Casey
The Last Ship's XO Mike Slattery
Jewel Staite Firefly's Kaylee Frye
Stargate: Atlantis' Dr. Jennifer Keller
The L.A. Complex's Raquel Westbrook
Appearing Sat. and Sun July 10-11th Only!
Robert Duncan McNeill Star Trek: Voyager's Lt. Tom Paris
Chuck's Operative
24's FBI Agent
Appearing Sat. and Sun July 10-11th Only!
BarBara Luna Star Trek's Marlena
Buck Rogers' Koori
Zorro's Theresa Modesto.
Eddie McClintock Warehouse 13's Pete Lattimer
Supergirl's Col. James Harper
Agents of SHIELD's Vin-Tak.

Latest News!

October

12 Registration for Shore Leave 42 is now open.

September

29 We're excited to announce the Virtual Masquerade, Part 2: The Halloween Edition, online on Saturday, October 24 at 1:00 PM.

Entries are due by Monday, October 12, 2020. See the masquerade page for details.

August

2 The Delta Hotels Baltimore Hunt Valley is now taking reservations for Shore Leave 42 in July of 2021.

July

5 The schedule is now available.

June

10 A statement on Black Lives Matter.

May

15 We're pleased to announce that all guests who had previously confirmed for Shore Leave 42 have agreed to reschedule their appearances to 2021.

April

25 Pre-registration for Shore Leave 42 is closed and will re-open in October. Anyone who has already registered for Shore Leave 42 will have the option to transfer their registration to 2021 or request a refund. All current registration holders will receive an email within the next week with instructions on how to request a refund.

11 Don't miss out on the Shore Leave Art Show.

March

14 Please read this important update regarding the corona virus pandemic. (The convention is still on.)

February

21 We're excited to announce Shore Leave 42 actor guests:

  • Brandon Routh, known for his roles as Superman Return's Clark Kent, Arrow's Ray Palmer/The Atom, and Chuck's Daniel Shaw.
  • BarBara Luna, known for her roles as Star Trek's Marlena, Buck Rogers' Koori, and Zorro's Theresa Modesto.
  • Eddie McClintock, known for his roles as Warehouse 13's Pete Lattimer, Supergirl's Col. James Harper, and Agents of SHIELD's Vin-Tak.

19 Please join us in welcoming:

18 We are now accepting ads for the Shore Leave 42 program book. Don't miss out on the chance to promote your organization.

17 Ante up for the Eleventh Annual Robbie Greenberger Memorial Texas Hold-em Poker Tournament by making a donation to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. (see page for details.)

16 We are now accepting vendor room applications.

15 Please join us in welcoming:

9 Please join us in welcoming:

January

15 We're excited to announce Shore Leave 42 actor guest:

  • Brent Spiner, known for his roles as ST:TNG's Lt. Cmdr Data, Warehouse 13's Brother Adrian, and Threshold's Dr. Nigel Fenway.

Gates McFadden and Brent Spiner will each sign one item for no additional charge during the official autograph sessions on Saturday and Sunday.

5 Our hotel is sold out. (Only the hotel, not the convention.) A waiting list is available. In the meantime, you may wish to make arrangements to stay at one of the other hotels in the area.

December

18 We're excited to announce Shore Leave 42 actor guests:

  • Alex Kingston, known for her roles as Doctor Who's River Song, Arrow's Dinah Lance, and Discovery of Witches' Sarah Bishop.
  • Gates McFadden, known for her roles as Star Trek: TNG's Dr. Beverly Crusher, Marker's Kimba, and Hunt for Red October's Caroline Ryan.
  • Robert Duncan McNeill, known for his roles as Star Trek: Voyager's Lt. Tom Paris, Chuck's Operative, and 24's FBI Agent.

14 You'll likely want to watch this spot in case of upcoming guest announcements....

November

26 We're excited to announce Shore Leave 42 actor guests:

  • Jewel Staite, known for her roles as Firefly's Kaylee Frye, Stargate: Atlantis' Dr. Jennifer Keller, and The L.A. Complex's Raquel Westbrook.
  • Adam Baldwin, known for his roles as Firefly's Jayne Cobb, Chuck's John Casey, and The Last Ship's XO Mike Slattery.

7 We're excited to announce our first actor guest for Shore Leave 42:

  • Denis Lawson, known for his roles as Star Wars' Wedge Antilles, Bleak House's John Jarndyce, and New Trick's Steve McAndrew.

October

14 Preregistration is now open.

1 Registration opens Columbus Day, October 14, 2019.

July

Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who helped make such a wonderful weekend - the guests, the volunteers, and most particularly, our attendees.

We should do this again next year!

(Learn more about the Star Trek Association of Towson)

Shore Leave takes place every summer at the Delta Hotels Baltimore, located at 245 Shawan Rd., Hunt Valley, MD 21031

Shore Leave 42 will include:

Writing Workshops: Learn how to improve your writing from some of your favorite writers. Past panels have included writing about the non-fictional part of Trek; How to express point of view in your story; The trials and tribulations of being a writer and more.

Stargazing: View the planets, stars and galaxies that are visible from the Baltimore area.

Meet the Pros Party: Join our author guests for Shore Leave's autograph party. Be sure to meet the authors of the latest Pocket Book Trek or SF release.

Game Room: The Shore Leave game room offers many actitivies including Role Playing Games, Collectible Card Games, Miniature War Games, and more!

Photo Ops: Get your photo taken with your favorite stars and get the photos back in time to get them signed without the need to leave the hotel!

Fan Panels: We're always looking for ideas for fan-led panels and people to lead them. If you have suggestions for a panel, please Let us Know.

We now have an announcements e-mail list for all the latest news. Instructions on how to subscribe and unsubscribe are only a click away!

If you would like to be on our mailing list (specify email, snail mail or both), please contact us.

In memory: Richard Herd

We are saddened by the passing of Richard Herd. A prolific actor, Herd's numerous credits include both Star Trek the Next Generation's Klingon L'Kor and ST:Voyager's Admiral Paris, V's Supreme Commander, and Seinfeld's Mr. Wilhelm among others. He was a guest at Shore Leave 22 in 2000 and again at Shore Leave 24 in 2002.

Richard Herd passed away on May 26, 2020 at the age of 87.

In memory: René Auberjoinois

We're saddened by the passing of René Auberjoinois. Auberjoinois was a prolific actor with more than 200 credits to his name, but was perhaps best known as Benson's Clayton Endicott III and Deep Space Nine's Constable Odo. In 1993 he was a guest at Shore Leave 15 and again in 1996 at Shore Leave 18.

René Auberjoinois passed away on December 8 at the age of 79.

In Memory: Aron Eisenberg

We are saddened by the passing of actor Aron Eisenberg. Eisenberg was known to his fans for roles in The Liars' Club, Playroom, appearances on The Secret World of Alex Mack, Wonder Years, and of course, as Nog from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. In 2018, he was a guest at Shore Leave 40.

Aron Eisenberg passed away on September 21, 2019 at the age of 50.

In Memory: Barbara March

We are saddened by the passing of actress Barbara March. March was best known by her fans for her portrayal of Lursa in Star Trek: The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, and the movie Generations. In 1999, she was a guest at Shore Leave 21.

Barbara March passed away on August 11, 2019 at the age of 65.