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A big sci-fi weekend

Klingons, Vulcans, Jedi Knights and other popular science-fiction characters will converge on Salt Lake City this weekend for the first-ever Mountain-Con Science Fiction Celebration.

The one-day event runs Saturday from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. at Salt Lake City Airport Hilton Hotel, 5151 Wiley Post Way.

Featured guests include actors Vaughn Armstrong ("Star Trek: Enterprise"), Rena Owen ("Star Wars: Episode III — Revenge of the Sith"), Craig Richard Nelson ("Star Trek: The Next Generation"), Bill Blair ("Babylon Five") and William Sargent (the original "Star Trek" television series), as well as novelist Dave Wolverton and the musical act Switchblade Kittens.

Mountain-Con will also feature game rooms, a dealers room and a Klingon "jail and bail."

Tickets are $20, $10 for children 3-12. For a complete schedule of events, visit