Steampunk at Beakerhead

Note the Steampunk events are listed below, the Date and time above is for ALL of Beakerhead.
Sorry for the confusion.

Calling all Cogs!

Join fellow Steampunks for a chance to really show off our stuff at  Beakerhead. Various events are scheduled with some Steampunk specific activities. The current program is up at Beakerhead's website so check it for the latest details. 

These are the currently scheduled Steampunk activities:

Thursday September 12:

The current plan is to meet at the mechanical horse beside the Saltlik Restaurant on 8th Ave downtown between 4:00 and 5:00pm then we will head off down the mall and hang about in Olympic plaza to show off how AWESOME Steampunks are! Hazel Grey will be performing with us as we wander.
From 6:00pm on we will be gracing the lobby of the Jack Singer Concert Hall followed by the Premier Performance of the new season of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra.

If you want to see the CPO preview performance tickets are available from the CPO
http://tickets.cpo-live.com/ord...

There are lots of free things happening at the Plaza that night too if you don't want to go to the CPO.

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Afternoon Saturday September 14

Mass Steampunk photo shoot at the Raygun Gothic Rocket in Victoria Park.

1325 - 1st Street SW, Calgary, Alberta, Calgary, AB
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Join your fellow Steampunks for a photo Shoot at the Raygun Gothic Rocket in Victoria Park Wear your explorers gear if you like and help us blast off for adventures. 

Tally Ho wot!

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Evening Saturday September 14

We will be gathering for a Steampunk Rendezvous at Olympic Plaza between 8:00 and 9:00pm Saturday evening.

Join your fellow Steampunks for a wonderful evening of technological and artistic wonder in the heart of downtown Calgary during Beakernight!

Take in the sights, sounds and wonder that is Beakerhead's major Saturday evening event.

After 9:00pm we will wander between the three venues at which Beakerhead events are running downtown.

There will lots of opportunities to show off our finery and creations!

Details on Beakernight can be had here:

http://beakerhead.org/event/beakernight/



For example here is some of things we can wander to.

"A nine-foot tall laser cat, gigantic musical tesla coils that shoot bolts of lightening 35 feet long, heavy metal robot bands, interactive LED installations, live music, three-storey tall 3D projections, art cars, fire!"

Beakernight is where Calgary lets loose with outdoor and indoor installations, dance parties, performances, and massive science experiments.

Help us add Steampunk creativity and magic to this major event.

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Also note that the Maker Fair event is running on this weekend as well at ACAD. Check out the separate event listing for the Maker Faire tables.

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  • Deanne R.

    I had so much fun at Beakerhead. Great to see us all out in costume.

    September 16, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    This whole weekend was amazing! Great visibliity for steampunks in Calgary, too, with a number of spontaneous photo-mobs whenever a group of us stopped walking for a moment.

    September 15, 2013

  • Christine H.

    So many wonderful things! I can't wait to see what next year brings.

    September 15, 2013

  • Kevin J.

    A fantastic and wonderful event!
    Great Steampunk presence at this world class event!

    September 15, 2013

  • Sarafina K.

    SOOOOOOOOOOOOO much fun!

    September 15, 2013

  • Kevin J.

    Fantastic evening with 22 fine Steampunks!
    Amazing sights, sounds and images.
    Thanks for helping to add some Steampunk magic to Beakernight!
    Once the event is officially past please post your pictures so we can share them with the rest of the group!

    1 · September 15, 2013

  • Stewart M.

    Had an awesome time tonight, The photo shoot was a blast and I got to go on stage with Arc Attack! *SQUEE*!!

    1 · September 15, 2013

  • Kevin J.

    Hope to see everyone out at the Rocket this afternoon for the photoshoot. Looks like it is going to be a great day for pictures.

    If what we saw last night is any indication, tonight at the Rendezvous in Olympic Plaza we will be seeing some amazing stuff!

    Why not bring something that lights up to compliment your Steampunk finery. Let's add our Steampunk class to Beakernight!

    September 14, 2013

  • Kevin J.

    Fantastic "flannery" along Stephen Ave, with the mellow tunes and beautiful voices of Hazel Grey, and our mobile faux steam powered "Chaise Whiz". We definitely elevated the class of the proceedings. Our mingling session in the lobby of the Jack Singer was a great too. Thanks to all the cogs who came out!

    Join your fellow cogs this evening (Friday) for an hour from 7:00pm to 8:00pm in the Lobby of the Jack Singer for a chance to win a pair of tickets for the main event at Jack Singer tonight, which includes Chris Hadfield!

    SASS has a pair of tickets for this event and we will be drawing for them in the lobby of the Jack Singer at 7:30 tonight. We'll put all the names of the Steampunks who are there in my tophat for the draw.

    Then we can go for a wander in the plaza. Looks like it will be a fine evening.

    I hope to see you there.
    K

    September 13, 2013

  • Penny Y.

    I'll be a little late as well. WIll call you on your devices when I get there, around 4:50 ish??

    September 12, 2013

  • Alex N.

    I'm going to be 1h late

    September 12, 2013

  • Kevin J.

    If you get down to the horse outside the Saltlik much after 4:00pm and don't see anyone around, call my cellphone[masked] and I'll let you know where we a have currently wandered off too.
    Looking forward to seeing everyone this afternoon!

    September 12, 2013

    • Jess W.

      Note Kevin's cell running low on juice - here's my cell:[masked]-5550. Jess

      September 12, 2013

  • Kevin J.

    Hey folks
    We are still planning on being at the Mechanical Horse beside the Saltlik at 4:00pm.
    101 8 Ave SW

    I hope to see as many of you as can make it out.
    Bring your cameras there will be some fantastic displays along the avenue!

    1 · September 11, 2013

    • Karen S.

      I will be assembling and ironing my outfit today. Can't wait

      1 · September 12, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'll be volunteering at this event! So excited! Glad to see that there will be some Steampunk flare! :)

    1 · September 12, 2013

  • Simone 'Bronwyn' Haywood- B.

    I will be there thursday and saturday

    September 10, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Ooh, unfortunately I cannot. I have to work during the day.

    September 10, 2013

  • Deb Smeaton R.

    Am I reading this correctly that there IS a Steampunk gathering at Olympic Plaza at 10AM tomorrow. To do what? We r free Wed AM and that is all for this week. Pls clarify. Thx.

    September 10, 2013

    • Kevin J.

      No that is not correct.
      The events are listed in the description.
      The first event is the Thursday evening 4:0opm to 6:00pm on Stephen Ave Mall.
      The other two are the Photoshoot on Saturday at 4:00pm at the Rocket and the Rendezvous at 8:00pm in Olympic Plaza.

      September 10, 2013

  • Kevin J.

    Here is an idea for the Saturday evening Rendezvous in Olympic Plaza, bring things that light up!
    I had a blast last year at Nui Blanche with my "Blade Runner" Umbrella :-)

    September 10, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      That's a great idea! I may have some small glowsticks somewhere that coincidentally match my theatre-going outfit.

      September 10, 2013

  • Katherine

    I'm in for Saturday night and am looking forward to meeting as many of you as possible! :)

    September 9, 2013

  • Katherine

    Since my family from England are visiting, I'm going to have to pass on this one. I'll see you at the fair!

    September 9, 2013

  • Penny Y.

    I am hoping to come to the Thursday event. Is anyone going to the concert?

    September 8, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      About 8 people I know, including me, are going to the concert in costume.

      September 9, 2013

  • Sarafina K.

    I'm going to do my best!
    I still need to see what I'm working that day.
    But I'd LOVE to be there for this!!!

    September 8, 2013

  • Andrew N.

    I will just be there on the Thursday

    September 6, 2013

  • Christine H.

    I'll be there on Saturday, hopefully with my brother too :)

    September 6, 2013

  • Kevin J.

    Hey folks
    Remember there are THREE events listed here so make sure you check all three.
    When you RSVP please indicate which of the three you will be attending.
    Hope to see lots of CSA Cogs out for Beakerhead!
    Also even if you can't make any of the three Steampunk specific events, why not wear your Steampunk gear to any Beakerhead events you do go to.

    September 6, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'll be at work during the week, but I'll be there on Saturday.

    September 5, 2013

  • Alex N.

    I'll try to be there

    September 4, 2013

  • Deanne R.

    I'll be there for the photo shoot. Sounds like fun!

    September 3, 2013

  • Kevin J.

    I will be at the Steamup tonight if you have any questions or need more information.

    September 3, 2013

  • Kevin J.

    The fantastic duo Hazel Grey, ie Peter and Zanna Justine, will be performing with us as we do our walkabout!

    Stephen Ave will be full of displays and other goodies between 4:00 and 6:00 and we will try to get to as many as we can to a show off our style and attract some attention!

    August 31, 2013

  • Kevin J.

    If you want to see the CPO preview performance tickets are available from the CPO
    http://tickets.cpo-live.com/ordertickets.asp?p=1044&backurl=%2FDefault.asp%3FSearchMonth%3D%26monthsubmit%3D%26SearchText%3D%26Go.x%3D%26Go.y%3D%26pg%3D1%23abc
    There are lots of free things happening at the Plaza that night too if you don't want to go to the CPO.

    August 31, 2013

  • Alex N.

    ill try to get the day off

    August 29, 2013

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