Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Events

Events List Navigation

April 2018

Swap Meet

April 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Espresso

Clean out your costume and prop trunk to make room for new creations. This is not a time for selling your crafts and wares. This is a friendly swap to find last minute costume extras. Morgan Holtz hails from the Appalachia. A good natured fun seeker captain of small band of crafty sorts, who knows…

Find out more »

Opening Ceremonies

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Patriot South (Main Stage)

Meet the guests of the 2018 International Steampunk Symposium.

Find out more »

Beard & Mustache Contest

April 27 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Patriot North

Whiskers are amazing, and if you’ve got glorious whiskers of any sort, this is the place to show them off! Judges will be choosing winners in the categories of: Best Mustache Best Mustache/Beard Combination Best Themed Whiskers Anything goes in terms of creativity and decoration! This will not be a grooming competition—instead, contestants should have…

Find out more »

Steampunk Costuming 101

April 27 @ 8:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Terrace

Your guided tour through the basics of beginner costumes. We will explore the various archetypes, male & female, associated with Steampunk, break down their costumes and offer suggestions where to get these pieces inexpensively. Edwina Tweed has been a Steampunk enthusiast since 2009 and a costumer for over 3 decades. Switching to more historical costuming…

Find out more »

History and Technology of Airships

April 27 @ 8:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Salon D

Airships. How do they even work? Dirigibles are a fixture of steampunk literature, but what does it really take for them to fly and how did a century of technological development get them there? From the Montgolfier Brothers to Ferdinand von Zeppelin, from Ben Franklin’s airship commandos to luxury liners of the sky, from triumph…

Find out more »

Writing Relay

April 27 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Espresso

“Creativity without discipline will struggle, creativity with discipline will succeed.” ― Amit Kalantri Anyone can write, but can you write as part of a team? Finally, an Olympic event for writers and anyone with a creative drive. Teams of three will come together and compete in a timed competition to produce the most creative and engaging…

Find out more »

Dressed to Kill: The Role of Women’s Dress in Gender, Performance, and Power

April 27 @ 9:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Salon C

It is easy to look back on Victorian dress in admiration and enjoy copying the fashions from the past today. However, women’s dress has always in some way been political, reflecting norms, constraints, and idealizations of women from the time. This presentation will include a brief history of women’s dressing trends in the nineteenth-century with…

Find out more »

Supernatural Heroes and Villains

April 27 @ 9:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Salon D

A roll call of not just superheroes and villains, but supernatural heroes and villains, fictional and historical. With the theme of this coming heroes and villains, in this panel we get a tour comic book, and pre comic book (serial, penny dreadful) supernatural heroes and villains, fictional, and some historical ones as well. Robert Scott,…

Find out more »

Mixology 101/210 (21+)

April 27 @ 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Patriot North

Join Calamity Labs on an introductory journey into the art of cocktails! See how we make both classic and new libations! We'll share information on how we stock our own bars. There will be an Q and A section of the panel for you to ask your own burning booze questions! Attendees must be 21+…

Find out more »

Intercourse Over Four Sets of Corsets: Writing Victorian Erotica (18+)

April 27 @ 11:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Salon D

What was sex really like during the Victorian era? And does it matter? Join us for a look at sexuality with an eye toward writing and consuming steampunk erotica. (Please note that this panel is clearly of an adult nature and attendees must be 18+) Bay Gaillard is a steampunk costumer, an author of speculative…

Find out more »
+ Export Events