We went to Calgary this past weekend and attended the Calgary Expo, basically it was a gathering of mostly comic related people with smattering of Sci-Fi type TV show actors. We had a pretty good time, the first day was a little gong show-ish due to a large number of people (like 50,000) all showing up at the same time.
The principle cast of Star Trek TNG was in attendance, Shaun and I had our photo taken with Patrick Stewart - that was neat, but I look stunned - I wasn't ready for the picture lol. If I ever get another opportunity I will be better prepared ha ha.
I got autographs from Amanda Tapping (Stargate SG1 & Sanctuary) and Adam Baldwin (Firefly/Serenity, Chuck). Both were amazing, friendly and wonderful - will do that again! My husband got autographs from Lance Hendrikson (Millenium, Alien), Robert Englund (Freddy Krueger), Christopher Heyerdahl (Stargate Atlantis, Supernatural, Sanctuary, Twilight - Eclipse & BD2). I tossed around getting his too, he was SUPER friendly and because he's relatively unknown his lines were short, but in the end Adam Baldwin got my money lol.
We had a wonderful time, this was my first experience with this type of crowd, I'm not an all out there geek - yeah I watch a few sci-fi tv shows, but not about to get all dressed up and all out there lol. Shaun wants to go to the San Diego Comic Con now (Lord help me....lol).
One funny thing that happened - there was a person dressed as Toothless from the movie How to Train Your Dragon and as we were walking by, I patted his head and told him he was cute and he jumped on me and started nuzzling my neck - almost like a cat. It was hysterical and the most memorable part lol. Yup I got snogged by a dragon ha ha ha.
Anyways, I got my geek on this weekend and had an absolute blast