Festival Held in Honor of Star Trek in Iowa

By: KGAN / CBS
By: KGAN / CBS

Star Trek fans from around the world descended on Riverside, Iowa - the fictional future birthplace of Captain James T. Kirk- this weekend (6/28 and 6/29) for Trek Fest 29.

Riverside, Iowa, which bills itself as the "Future Birthplace" of Star Trek Captain James T. Kirk, played host a "Trek Fest." (Courtesy: KGAN/CBS)

Star Trek fans from around the world descended on Riverside, Iowa - the fictional future birthplace of Captain James T. Kirk- this weekend (6/28 and 6/29) for Trek Fest 29.

The Star Trek convention, which celebrates all the different Star Trek franchises, features a broad range of events, including trivia, costume contests, and swap meets.

Trek Fest also raised money for the Riverside Area Community Club, which sponsors local youth outreach programs.


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