In my last blog post, I listed some science fiction conventions in Virginia. This blog will cover conventions I know about in North Carolina. I don't plan on listing conventions in other states because I'm not as familiar with them, so feel free to comment and share some that you know.
Some science fiction conventions in North Carolina are:
StellarCon 35 (www.stellarcon.org)
March 4-6, 2011 Best Western High Point Hotel, High Point, N.C.
Notable guests: New York Times bestselling author Todd McCaffrey and Baen Books author Larry Correia (This year's notable guests were New York Times bestselling authors Aaron Allston and Michael Stockpole, and Hugo winning author Timothy Zahn)
Reserve before Jan. 1: $25; after Jan. 1: $30; $35 at the door
ConCarolinas 2011 (www.concarolinas.org)
June 3-5, 2011
Charlotte Hilton University Place, Charlotte, N.C.
Notable guests: author Harry Turtledove
Rates: $30 before March 7, then $35 until May 16; $40 at the door
Held Aug. 5-8, 2010 (next date unknown)
Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, N.C.
Notable guests: author and editor Eric Flint, Baen Books publisher Toni Weisskopf, and Best Fanzine Hugo winner Juanita Coulson
Rates: $95-$140; $50 Saturday only