New Meetup: Capricon 30

From: Leane
Sent on: Friday, January 29, 2010 7:03 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for The Chicago Sci-Fi/Fantasy Meetup Group!

What: Capricon 30

When: Thursday, February 11,[masked]:00 PM

Where:
Westin Northshore
601 N Milwaukee Ave
Wheeling, IL 60090
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Capricon, a fan-run sf convention in Wheeling, IL, will be celebrating their 30th year. It runs Feb 11-14. On Thursday the 11th, things start happening about 4pm. On Sunday, things wrap up around 3pm. Events and games and panels and parties run late into the night on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Guests of Honor are:
Frederik Pohl (author)
Spider and Jeanne Robinson (authors) *
Robert J. Sawyer (author)
Lucy Synk (artist)
Alice Bentley (fan)

Special Guests are:
Gene Wolfe (author)
delphene woods (artist/fan)
Lawrence Watt-Evans (author)
Bill Higgins (fan/science)
Becky Thomson (fan)
Jim Landis (science)
Phoenix (fan)
Joseph "Uncle Vlad" Stockman (fan)
David Abzug (fan)

*Note: Spider and Jeanne will not be able to personally attend due to Jeanne's illness. Special video links to a few select items are being planned.

Pre-register for the full weekend by January 31 for $55; the cost goes up to $70 at the door for the full weekend.

Go to Capricon's website for more information. The event schedule is now available!

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/chicago-sci-fi-fantasy-group/calendar/12463280/

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