CL's Dragon*Con events guide (1)

Spread out over four hotels with more than 35 different areas of interest and hundreds of scheduled events and activities, it’s nearly impossible to navigate Dragon*Con, Atlanta’s four-day sci-fi and fantasy convention, without some help.

That’s where we come in. We culled through the four-day schedule and found the best events Dragon*Con has to offer. So no matter if you’re a noob or just clueless about what to do, here’s your list of can’t-miss Con.


Trek Trak presents Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner

Trekkers will have to be at their Starfleet best when they come face to face with Captain James T. Kirk, aka William Shatner, and his Vulcan BFF Mr. Spock (Leonard Nimoy) in the flesh. 10 a.m. Atrium Ballroom, Marriott Marquis, 265 Peachtree Center Ave.

Book Swap for Early Birds

Got a stash of interstellar adventures or been looking for a tome or two on wizardry to complete your collection? Check out the annual book swap that kicks off Friday afternoon. 2:30 p.m. Greenbriar Room, Hyatt Regency, 265 Peachtree St.

"Squidbillies" Panel

Want to know what makes Early Cuyler tick, or why Sheriff Todd has such a soft spot for the calamari brood? Get your answers about Adult Swim’s animated redneck serial and more from the show’s creators and voice actors. Signing session follows. 4 p.m. Centennial I Ballroom, Hyatt Regency, 265 Peachtree St.

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