June 3, 2019

Dear Fellow Fans,

We would like to provide an update on Shore Leave 41, our guests, planned programming, and other topics of interest.

When: 12-14 July 2019

Where: Hunt Valley Inn Marriott Delta, 245 Shawan Road, Hunt Valley, MD 21031

Web: www.shore-leave.com

Actor Guests:

Michael Shanks, Lexa Doig, Anson Mount, Ethan Peck, Nichelle Nichols, John Glover, Erica Durance, Aaron Ashmore, Laura Vandervoort, and Alex Mallari Jr.


All photo-op photos will be taken on Saturday. The following photo-ops are available:

Single Actor Photo-Ops Prices

Combo Photo-Ops Prices

(All prices are per print. Multiplepeople may appear in a single photo, however there will only be one print per photo-op ticket.)


Erica Durance,Aaron Ashmore, and Laura Vandervoort will each sign one item for no additional charge during the Official Autograph Sessions on Saturday and Sunday. One Photo Ops photo may count as your free item. Additional items to be signed, in addition to photo op pictures, will be priced at the guest's listed autograph price. Please read the Autograph Policy on our web site for full details on the official autograph sessions and autograph line.

All actors will be at their tables signing autographs during the weekend. It is our current understanding however that these guests prices will be:

Prices are subject to change at the guests' discretion.

Special Behind-the-Scenes/Tech/Science Guest:

Mark Sumner (Disney Imagineer)

Writer Guests:

Danielle Ackley-McPhail, Rigel Ailur, Lorraine Anderson, Derek Tyler Attico, Diane Lee Baron, Christopher Bennett, T.A. Chafin, John Coffren, Russ Colchamiro, Greg Cox, Kathleen David, Peter David, Keith DeCandido, Mary Fan, Kelli Fitzpatrick, Michael Jan Friedman, Dave Galanter, Phil Giunta, Robert Greenberger, Glenn Hauman, Kim Headlee, AndrewHiller, Heather Hutsell, Amy Imhoff, Jim Johnson, David Mack, Mike McPhail, KellyMeding, Susan Olesen, Joshua Palmatier, TJ Perkins, Roberta Rogow, Aaron Rosenberg, Jenifer Rosenberg, Hildy Silverman, Dayton Ward, Laura Ware, Howard Weinstein, Richard White, and Steven H. Wilson.

All writer guests, including science writers David Batchelor, Stephanie Slater, Timothy Slater, and RayVillard, will be at the Meet-the-Pros Party on Friday night from 10pm to midnight.

Science Guests:

David Batchelor, Wayne Bird, Charles Blue, Kenneth Carpenter, Kelly Fast, Jerry Feldman, Lindley Johnson, Stephanie Slater, Timothy Slater, Ray Villard, Ariel Vitali, Brent Warner, and C. Alex Young.

Science programming will take place as always Friday evening 6-10pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am to 1pm.

Artist Guest:

Todd Brugmans (program book cover, badge design, and shirt design).

Performing Guests:

The Boogie Knights and Luna-C

Other Program Participants:

The TARDUS Photo- Booth, Vic's Place, and many more.


We have an almost sold-out vendorroom with a wide variety of goods. Many of our vendors are participating inprogramming, such as workshops and demonstrations involving belly dancing, make-up, juggling, jewelry and costuming, fine metalwork, and much more. Please read the Vendors Page on our website for all the details.


The Emporium table at the bottom of the escalator will have this year's Shore Leave shirts and many other Shore Leave goodies for sale.


The deadline for advance registration is June 15, 2019. At-the-door registration will be available at the convention at the following prices:

  • Weekend: $100 (Active Military receives a $10 Discount [ID required])
  • Friday Only: $40
  • Saturday Only: $75 (includes Masquerade and Ten-Forward)
  • Saturday Evening Only: $20 - For admission to Masquerade (viewing attendance) and Ten Forward only. To participate in the Masquerade you must have at least a full Saturday membership.
  • Sunday Only: $45
  • Teen (13-17): $55
  • Youth (5-12): $20
  • Children (under 5): Free with paying adult
  • Supporting (non-attending) Membership: $10

On-site registration hours are:

  • Fri from 9 AM to 7 PM
  • Sat from 8 AM to 5 PM
  • Sun from 9 AM to 1 PM

Other Information:

We will have our usual full tr acks of programming, the masquerade, the art show, the blood drive, the food drive, charity auction, a fan film track , science programming, children's and teen programming tracks, workshops, and other special events. Please visit our volunteer page if you'd like to volunteer at the convention.

Shore Leave 41 Free Workshops (more may be added):

  • Writing Workshop for Young Adults
  • How Clothes Make Characters: Intersection of Writing & Cosplay
  • Puppy Parenting 101
  • Writer Beware
  • Basic Self-Defense 101
  • Belly Dancing
  • Drawing Star Wars Characters
  • Stargazing/Sungazing
  • Star Trek Adventures
  • Wibbly Wobbly Timey Wimey Clocks
  • 3 Art Workshops

Check the website for details on these workshops.

Additional Notes

If you intend to play in the Robbie Greenberger Memorial Texas Hold'em Tournament, and have made or will make an online donation (www.lls.org), please contact Poker Tournament Chair. On behalf of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and Shore Leave41, thank you for your support.

Our room block at the Delta Hotels Baltimore Hunt Valley is sold out (just the room block, not the convention).Please view the list of alternate hotels on our website for other accommodations in the area.

The pool will be open Thursday through Sunday 9am until midnight.

Food hours in the hotel (restaurant/café/bar) are:

Cinnamon Tree Restaurant


Polo Bar

7/11 Thurs.

6:30am - 2pm

6:30am - 5pm

5pm - close

7/12 Fri.

6:30am - 2pm, 5pm - 9pm

(dinner buffet, 5 - 9, $25.95)

6:30am - 8pm

12pm - close

7/13 Sat.

6:30am - 2pm, 5pm - 9pm

(breakfast buffet, 6:30 - 10:30, $17.95)

(lunch buffet, 12 - 2, $20.95)

(dinner buffet, 5 - 9, $25.95)

6:30am - 8pm

12pm - close

7/14 Sun.

6:30am - 2pm

(brunch buffet, 8 - 2, $23.95)

6:30am - 7pm

12pm - close

If you have any questions about the convention, please visit the web site's contacts page to find the appropriate department.

Keep checking our web site for updates. You can also find us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram! You can help us spread the word by re-tweeting our tweets and sharing our Facebook posts on your pages.

We hope to see you all in July!


Your Shore Leave 41 Convention Committee


PS. Do you want to be part of the action? Join our parent organization, The Star Trek Association of Towson, and becomepart of the Shore Leave team. Check out statclub.org on the web, and email the membership chair for information.

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