Tuesday, January 25, 2011


Greetings everyone!

Thank you to all of you who joined us for the Midwinter Fling which was a roaring success.
The next thrilling steampunk event at the Academy Theatre is STEAMFest! Complete with music, costumes, plays, contests, vendors, and more. But, since that is not until April 8-9, you might want to get your dose of steampunkery from AnachroCon: February 25-27th. AnachroCon is the place in the South for science fiction, alternate history, history, and the most amazing costumes you'll ever see. Some of the featured events and visitors are Steampunk Boba Fett; historical reenactors J.D. Sutton, Bill Pacer, Scott Hodges; musicians The Extraordinary Contraptions and The Vauxhall Garden Variety Players; and The Gaslamp Gala, a neo-Victorian Dance, offered by the Artifice Club, who recently brought us the Mechanical Masquerade.

You do not want to miss this exciting weekend full of information and entertainment!

Visit www.anachrocon.com for pricing, location, and a full list of performers and events.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Good News for All

New Year's Greetings,

I hope you are all well and not too tired out from New Year's celebrations to join us for the Midwinter Fling. It is only four short days away! I have a few last moment announcements to make in regards to the Fling: Sadly, the Thimblerig Circus will no longer be joining us, but instead we will have the talented Jennifer Teeter: Ukelele playing singer-songwriter! We will the the fantastic art of Jason Thomas, and the possibility of a Victorian wrestling match.

I also have some exciting news of a personal nature: At last, after all these weeks of waiting, my brother has finally repaired the time machine! He will be able to come for me within a couple of days, then the two of us will embark on a tour of Europe before heading home. I look forward to seeing him again and introducing him to all the wonders of 2011.

Enjoy the Midwinter Fling, one and all,

Caroline Francesca DeFontaine
4th of January, 2011