Oscar-Winning Actor Appears at Dallas Sci-Fi Expo

By Dulce Hernandez
|  Friday, Feb 7, 2014  |  Updated 3:36 PM CDT
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Hollywood legend Richard Dreyfuss will be one of dozens of celebrities attending this weekend's Sci-Fi Expo at the Irving Convention Center.

The Oscar-winning actor will be participating in a question and answer panel on Saturday.
Other actors, including Karl Urban from Star Trek and Stephen Ammell from The CW-TV hit series Green Arrow will also be present.

Many of the stars will be available for autograph and photo sessions with fans, for a price.

Aside from the celebrity guests, the expo has a number of other attractions scheduled. On Saturday night, both adults and kids can compete in a costume contest. If dressing up isn't  your style, special effects makeup workshops will be offered to all those who are interested on both Saturday and Sunday.

The event will also have a cosplay red carpet, hundreds of vendors and exhibitors. To see the full schedule, click here.

In recent years, attendance at the Dallas Comic-Con events has skyrocketed. Last year, 15,000 people were expected at the Sci-Fi Expo;  with that in mind, attendees are recommended to arrive early.

The Dallas Comic Con's Sci-Fi Expo will take place at the Irving Convention Center at 500 W. Las Colinas Boulevard in Irving between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday and between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Tickets are $35 on Saturday and $25 on Sunday, or two-day passes can be purchased for $55. The box office will be open two hours before show time on Saturday, and one hour before show time on Sunday.  

Children ages 5 to 12 are only $5; kids underneath 4 are free. Parking is $5 and shuttles are available for those who need assistance and are parked in extended lots.

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