If you live anywhere near the Houston area or you plan on traveling through next weekend (August 2-4), then you might wanna read on for details about the upcoming Space City Con. The NerdFu crew will be covering this one live from the event, but there’s nothing quite like being at the show yourself.
Dates: Friday (Aug 2) – Sunday (Aug 4)
Location: Houston Marriott Westchase (MAP)
Prices: 3-day Adult ($45), Student ($35), Youth ($18), Kids 9 & under (FREE)
** Individual day passes are available – Fri: $20, Sat: $30, Sun $25
For Star Trek, Stargate Atlantis and Power Ranger fans, there are many opportunities for autographs and photos, but the fun doesn’t stop there. Space City Con has a huge lineup of stars from varying shows, movies and video games PLUS artists galore.
We can’t list them all here (the list is just that big) but here are a few highlights to pique your interest. You can head on over to the Space City Con website for more details.
Jewel Staite (Firefly, Stargate Atlantis)
Sylvester McCoy (Doctor Who, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug)
Walter Koenig (Star Trek)
Tim Russ (Star Trek: Voyager)
Robert Picardo (Stargate, Star Trek: Voyager)
John de Lancie (Star Trek TNG, Breaking Bad)
Torri Higginson (Stargate Atlantis)
Catherine Sutherland (Power Rangers)
Jason David Frank (Power Rangers)
In addition to the guests and panels that will be going on throughout the weekend, Space City Con will also host a few large events for fans to enjoy.
D&D Next – Bruce Cordell and Robert Schwalb will update Houston fans on the progress of the next iteration of the world’s most popular RPG. There will also be game sessions for players to try the new system and see what progress has been made in the design.
Star Trek Tribble Warfare – 14 Tribbles are “hiding” at Space City Con and it is up to you to find them. Join a group and let the hunt begin. The person who finds the 14th Tribble will win a very special prize.
MORE, MORE, MORE
We’ve just provided you with an appetizer of information here. If you’re interested in what you’ve seen so far, then head on over to the Space City Con official site and read on.