By: Michael Lail | Category: Other | Issue: June 2010
William Shatner will be one of the featured stars at the 21st annual Trek Expo in Tulsa.
The 21st annual Trek Expo will be held on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 25-27 at the John Q. Hammons UMAC Center, 6836 S. Mingo in Tulsa. The 11th annual “Supper With The Stars,” benefiting Tulsa Boys’ Home, will be held Saturday night, June 26, as part of Trek Expo.
This super-convention that features television and movie actors, authors and artists is among the largest in the region. It is where movie and television fans meet their favorite stars. Celebrities autograph photographs and memorabilia for fans, chat with attendees, and share their career histories. In addition, many exhibitors offer thousands of TV, movie and music collectibles for sale.
William Shatner (“Star Trek,” “Boston Legal”), Adam West (TV’s “Batman”) and Laura Vandervoort (“Smallville,” “The Dresden Files”) are among the featured stars this year.
Also featured are: Michael Dorn (“Heroes,” “The Outer Limits”), Sally Kellerman (“M*A*S*H*,” “Back To School”), Gary Lockwood (“2001: A Space Odyssey”), Keir Dullea (“2001: A Space Odyssey”), Dean Stockwell (“Quantum Leap”), Joel Gretsch (“CSI: Miami,” “Burn Notice”), Eddie McClintock (“Bones,” “Warehouse 13”), Mark Sheppard (“Chuck,” “24,” “Medium”), Robert O’Reilly and J. G. Hertzler (“Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”), Anne Lockhart and Herb Jefferson Jr. (“Battlestar Galactica”), Garrett Wang (“Star Trek: Voyager”), Tom Kane (“Clone Wars”), Matthew Wood (“Star Wars”), Peter Mayhew (“Star Wars”), R.A. Jones, Glen Sixbury, Selina Rosen, and Michael Vance (writers), and Keith Birdsong (cover artist).
Photographs from past conventions may be viewed at www.Starbase21OK.com.
“Supper With The Stars” will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday. Most of the celebrities participate, chatting with and often dancing with those attending. Advance or at-the-door tickets for the supper are $25, and all proceeds from the meal will be donated to Tulsa Boys’ Home.
Special reserve seating tickets that guarantee an autograph with guest stars are available. For more information or for tickets, contact Michael Lail at Tulsa Boys’ Home, (918) 245-0231 or eat0@eau0eav0eaw0, call Starbase 21 at (918) 369-0650, or go to www.trekexpo.net.
Tulsa Boys’ Home was founded in 1918 as the first boys’ home in Oklahoma. The agency helps 11 to 18 year old boys with emotional, behavioral and substance abuse problems, and serves about 174 boys each year. It is a United Way agency located in West Tulsa County on 158 acres at 2727 S. 137th W. Ave. in Sand Springs.