Weekend Recommendations – February 27th, 2015

It’s time for your weekly report of where we’re going to be this weekend, or where we wish we could be . . .

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Friday, February 27th, 2015

Feb. 27th at 3PM to March 1st at 6PM – Atlanta Marriott Century Center, 2000 Century Boulevard NE, Atlanta Georgia 30345

AnachroCon, founded in 2009, is the premier place in the Southern United States for people to celebrate Historical Reenacting, Alternate History, Steampunk, Sciences, Horror, Etiquette & Indulgence, Fashion, Fabrication, Literature & Media, Costuming and socialize with people of like minds. We strive to bring you the best possible guests and experts in their respective fields so that you may leave the convention relaxed, educated, entertained and wanting more!

We are much more than a science fiction convention. If you enjoy Steampunk Neo-Victorian fashions, Historical Reenacting, Time Travel stories, Classic Horror & Science Fiction, The History Channel, The Discovery Channel, The Learning Channel or Esoteric studies then you will find programming of interest at AnachroCon.

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Shumatsucon 15 Banner

Feb. 27th at 10AM to March 1st at 6PM – Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center, 100 Green Meadows Dr S, Lewis Center, Ohio 43035

Shumatsucon is an all encompassing convention for Western and Eastern Animation, Gaming, Comics, Television, and Film taking place in Columbus, Ohio.

Things you can expect at Shumatsucon 2015:

Two incredible dances, a huge concert featuring some of the best musical acts we know, a giant arcade and gaming experience, an extravagant cosplay masquerade, Cosplay Foam Fighting, Grand Ninja Tournament, Karaoke, The Cosplay Triathlon, 21+ Kigurumi Party, Martial Arts Demonstrations, Live Action Mario Party: After Dark, Whalementals, some great people, pretty cool staffers, a friendly and inviting atmosphere, and so much more that it will make you go “what no way”.

Things you cannot expect at Shumatsucon 2015:

A bad time, uncool people, I don’t know probably bear attacks? Yeah, I’d say the chance of bear attacks is pretty low.

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Saturday, February 28th, 2015

9AM to 8PM – Madisonville Recreation Center, 5320 Stewart Ave, Cincinnati, Ohio 45227

Come join the Baron and Baroness of Fenix in celebrating the impending end of the long cold Winter. There will be a day of tournaments, classes, and entertainment.

There with be Heavy, Fencing, and Youth Combat, A and S Classes, Gambling, Dancing, and more throughout the day.

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1PM to 4PM – Beavercreek Golf Club, 2800 New Germany-Trebein Rd, Beavercreek, Ohio 45432

Looking to add grace, style and drama to your dance? Improve your posture and presence in class and on stage by learning to understand ballet and theatrical terms and modified movements. Cross training will strengthen your Belly Dancing while remaining authentic and true to traditional form. New to Ballet and theatre? That is ok! This class is geared for Belly Dancers.

Bronwen will teach an entrance choreography for Belly Dance that incorporates what we have learned. Please bring dance footwear or socks and a veil.

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Feb2815 Games and Gears Banner

5PM – Arcade Legacy, 662 Cincinnati Mills Dr, Cincinnati, Ohio 45240

It is about that time again. When Airship Centroid gathers to get dressed up and play some video games. As always mention you are with the event to get the special rate of $7 for unlimited game play. Although steampunk attire is not required it is encouraged. One other note this is a family friendly event.

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So there’s where we’ll be, or wish we could be if we weren’t already where we were . . . or something like that. Either way, have a great weekend 🙂

As our humble website continues to grow and reach many people beyond Cincinnati and Ohio, we’d like to include more events in our Weekend Recommendations series. If you have a Steampunk, geeky, or “alternative” event that you would like us to consider for our recommendations, it’s simple, just make sure to send me, Aloysius Fox, an invitation on Facebook, or CONTACT US with details and links.

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