Steamy Swap Meet. Hosted by Tank. An early bird swap meet in the Blue Ash room on Friday from 4PM to 6PM for an exchange of last minute costumes, props, and oddities.
How to Punk Your Steam: Make it Supernatural. Presented by Phoebe Darqueling. Even though they were riding the coattails of the Enlightenment, the 19th century saw an increase in reports of werewolves, doppelgangers, and other things that go bump in the night. In an age of reason, how did people fall for it?
Of Aether and Alchemy. Presented by Phoebe Darqueling. Steampunk writers love to create things like aether-powered airships and make their villains into alchemists, but with little understanding of where aether theory even came from or how the Victorians thought it worked.
Twain Against Humanity. Presented by Quine Brengle. Mark Twain tells “the damned human race” what he really thinks.
Mixology 101/210 (21+). Presented by Calamity Dawn, Dorian Bridges, and Odetta von Kasek. A look into making fabulous cocktails!
O Gothic Novel! Presented by Leanna Renee Hieber & Cherie Priest. A discussion about the beloved, the beleaguered, the magnificent and sometimes ridiculous Gothic Novel. Come on, you know you want to run away from a huge dark mansion in your nightgown. Let’s talk about it.
LGBTQ in Science Fiction and Fantasy. Presented by Diana Pho. In recent years, queer characters are becoming more prevalent in science fiction and fantasy, but we still have a long way to go.
Short Fiction. Presented by Sarah Hans and Maurice Broaddus. Is there a Steampunk short story in you waiting to get out?