Creation Entertainment’s Official Star Trek Convention takes place May 4-6th, just outside Philadelphia, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.
Similar to this year’s Las Vegas convention, Creation is promoting their East Coast convention as a celebration of Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s 25th anniversary. The guest list consists of TNG cast members, including Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton, Hallie Todd and Eric Menyuk. Other Star Trek alimni; Tim Russ, Suzie Plakson, Gary Graham, Robin Curtis and Chase Masterson will also be on-hand.
All of the guests will appear on stage throughout the weekend and will be available for photos and autographs.
A variety of weekend packages are currently available, with prices ranging from $10 to $30 for general admission all the way up to $379 for a “Gold Weekend” pass.
Read our coverage from Creation’s 2011 East Coast Star Trek convention in Parsippany, New Jersey with William Shatner, Nichelle Nichols, Rene Auberjonois and Michael Dorn.
Full schedule of events:
Friday, May 4, 2012
10 am to 1:30 pm Vendors Room Set-Up/Vendors Only
1:30 pm to 7 pm Vendors Room Open
1:30 pm to 2:10 pm Pre-Registration for Gold Weekend Patrons, not a necessity, just a convenience. You can register any time registration is open.
2:10 pm to 2:30 pm Pre-Registration for Preferred Weekend Patrons, not a necessity, just a convenience. You can register any time registration is open.
2:30 pm to 7 pm Registration Open for all
3 pm to 7 pm Theatre Open with guest appearances by Suzie Plakson, Hallie Todd, Robin Curtis, Eric Menyuk and Richard Arnold. Autographs will continue beyond 7pm, please plan accordingly.
9:30 pm Friday Night Gold Exclusive Cocktail Party, the first drink is on us! Featuring Gary Graham, Tim Russ, Hallie Todd, Eric Menyuk, and Robin Curtis.
Saturday, May 5, 2012
9:30 am to 10 am Vendors Room Set-Up/Vendors Only
10 am to 6 pm Registration and Vendors Room Open for all
10:30 am to 6 pm Theatre Open with guest appearances by Sir Patrick Stewart, Tim Russ, Gary Graham and Richard Arnold. Star Trek: TNG, The Spoof with Eric Menyuk and Robin Curtis, Morgan Gendel’s “Journey to the Inner Light”. Trivia and Costume Contest (with special extra prize for best TNG costume). Autographs continue way past 6pm, please plan accordingly.
9:30 pm Tim Russ and Band! Complimentary for Gold Weekend Patrons (keep your same seats), for others tickets available at the door for $15 general admission.
Sunday, May 6, 2012
9:45 am to 10 am Vendors Room Set-Up/vendors Only
10 am to 5 pm Registration and Vendors Room Open for all
10:30 am to 6 pm Theatre Open with guest appearances by Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton, Chase Masterson and Richard Arnold.
To purchase tickets, visit Creation Entertainment.
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