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ConGregate 9

July 14-16, 2023 | Downtown Marriott & The Embassy Suites | Winston-Salem, NC

Hawaiian Shirt Friday (Memorial)

Each year, Congregate remembers contributors that we have lost from the science fiction and fantasy world. The tradition began in memory of Aaron Allston, who was well known for his love of Hawaiian shirts.

We encourage everyone to wear a Hawaiian shirt on Friday of the convention, in honor of:​

Hawaiian Shirt picture

  • Rebecca Balding
  • Greg Bear
  • Robbie Coltrane
  • Kevin Conroy
  • Albert E. Cowdrey
  • Ned Dameron
  • Lenny Von Dohlen
  • Eric Flint
  • Jason David Frank
  • Ken Gentile
  • Barbara Haldeman
  • Anne Heche
  • Dorothy J. Heydt
  • Angela Lansbury
  • Leslie Jordan
  • Michael Kopsa
  • Tom Maddox
  • Matthew Mather
  • Olivia Newton-John
  • Nichelle Nichols
  • Wolfgang Petersen
  • Maureen Kincaid Speller
  • Peter Straub
  • Bruce Taylor
  • Joe Turkel
  • David Warner