Maker Faire Bay Area offers a look at big Burning Man projects, many with steampunk appeal
One benefit of attending Maker Faire Bay Area is that you get to see large-scale Burning Man projects without the need to trek to Black Rock Desert. Some have become steampunk icons. This is Part One of our Maker Faire coverage.
The first-ever Aethertopia in Tampa promises to celebrate the “Genius of Steampunk Makers”
For two days this summer, a steampunk city will rise in Tampa as Aethertopia makes its debut July 7-8 at the Florida State Fairgrounds. “We are attempting to build a 50,000-square-foot movie set,” the organizer says.
A steampunk con raises funds for breast cancer screening and education in West Virginia
Many steampunk events raise money for charity, but few are as tied to their cause as Vandalia-Con, slated for May 25-26 in Parkersburg, WV. Now in its fifth year, it was founded by a steampunk fan who works to save women from breast cancer.
Two self-confessed “steampunk geeks” will host Cog County Faire V in Montello, Wisconsin
Carnival games, a Victorian swimsuit competition, and a Steamboat Regatta are among the highlights of the Cog County Faire, June 1-3 at the White Lake Beach Resort in Montello, Wisconsin.
The Southern Steampunk Expo in Gulfport, Miss., will offer photo ops on real movie sets
Steampunks on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and beyond can pose for photos in authentic movie sets this weekend, as the Southern Steampunk Expo comes to Gulfport, Miss. The New Orleans Steamcog Orchestra will also be there.
A report and photo gallery from the 2018 International Steampunk Symposium
The International Steampunk Symposium has been running steadily since 2012, and it's become one of the major steampunk events in the Midwest. What makes a con are the people, and this one is a caring, inclusive, and welcoming event.