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Programming and Merchants from previous years.

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2016

Entertainment | Merchants

2017

Announcements | Merchants

Entertainment  | Goblin Market | Nightshade Society | Steampunk’d!

Mummy Unwrapping

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A classic Victorian event! A rich personage would ship a mummy from Egypt and then invite his friends to help unwrap it. You see, the Ancient Egyptians didn’t just wrap the mummy in plain cloth; Secreted away in the wrappings were perfumes, religious scriptures, trinkets, and jewelry—exotic prizes for guests to take home! As the […]

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Steampunk QuickDraw Competition

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Care to test your skills against the fastest shooters in the East? Then we challenge you to a duel! Bring your Nerf-style single action pistols to the QuickDraw Competition and face off one-on-one in a duel to the death! Competitors face off in single elimination rounds until a winner is declared. Prizes awarded to the […]

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Dr Andy’s All-Night Retro Theater

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Dr Andy’s All-Night Retro Theater If you’ve attended a Jeff Mach Event in the last 8 years, you’ve no doubt encountered everyone’s favorite Special Event Operations Mercenary Group, CIRCUIT SIX.  Late Saturday evening, C6’s own Commander will take control of the Embassy Stage and invite night-owls, insomniacs, and eccentric cinemaphiles to sit back and share the joy […]

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The Steampunk Social

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PRICES ARE $29 RIGHT NOW; THEY GO UP TO $35 ON MAY 4TH!  GET YOUR TICKETS NOW: just head to the ticket page! Our famous two-hour open bar! Socialize with VIPs, event creators, artists, and others!  Including members of Steampunk’d, Jeff Mach, Professor Donelly, the cast of Absynthia, and many others! Meet new people! Have a […]

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IronBlood Armory

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Smithy J Ritchie, from parts unknown (Mass), showing the young and old the traditional techniques for hammering steel into whatever their hearts may desire, along with some copper smelting as well if you ask him nicely. Come watch him re-forge old tools and railroad spikes into wind chimes, blades, artwork, and what have you, in a […]

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Cybertron Dance Party, VampireFreaks

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VampireFreaks – Cybertron Dance Party – Steampunk Edition VampireFreaks brings you NYC’s infamous gothic-industrial CYBERTRON dance party, which has been going strong for 14 years.  They danced your panties off at Dark Side Of The Con,  and they’re ready to rock at SPWF. DJ’s Jet and Shadownightz transform the goblin market into a clubnight and […]

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Books & Chocolate

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Books & Chocolate a.k.a. Who is Chef Alex LeBeau of LeBeau Chocolates? Get the scoop from author and Chocolatier Nikki Woolfolk as she reads from MISE EN DEATH, book 1 from the Steampunk Culinary Mystery series due out later this year. Stay for a Q & A and win a chance to taste artisan chocolates […]

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Steampunk Eddie

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Edward Thayer (known as) “Steampunk Eddie” and winner of GSN’s reality TV show “Steampunk’d” and took the title of “Top Steampunk Maker” in the country. His art work has been sold internationally to well-known software companies such as “Cap Gemini”. Although Ed is famous for his “steampunk” influenced style, he has over 30 years experience in the custom […]

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D.A.R.Karaoke

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Do you like singing? If you do, you’ll want to get your karaoke on at Raith Kell’s D.A.R.Karaoke show. With “Discord and Rhyme Karaoke,” Raith is ready to give you your musical fix at The Steampunk World’s Fair. Sing your favorite songs, show off your chops, and have fun. Even if you don’t sing, come […]

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Steampunk As Metaphor

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Samantha Stephenson, singer and percussionist of the globetrotting Steampunk Folk Cabaret duo Frenchy and the Punk, will be conducting a panel on reinventing your life Steampunk-style. Samantha has been touring with Frenchy and the Punk for over 10 years. Her path to her present life was not a direct one. She not only has experience […]

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Boy Andersen: Bootblack

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Bootblacking is the art and service of the care and maintenance of leather and rubber boots, shoes, clothing, and accessories. It is often more massage than “”shoe shine.” Boy Andersen is a gender-dyslexic bootblack who learned how to clean bridles and saddles long before he was greasing up leather clothing and boots. She is the Mid-Atlantic […]

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Victor Von Voltage’s Electric Snake Oil

The Professor bring his extensive collection of actual period electotherapy devices, with demonstrations of their use: Violet ray generators from the 1890s- 1950s. Electreat electrical induction massagers. Shock boxes and other samples both sensual and shocking. This presentation is in the form of a period lecture the type given by itinerant academics and gentlemen adventures. […]

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Lenino’s Rabbit Candy Jar

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Lenino is a musical storyteller, writer and explorer who was born in the Caribbean and has lived in New York City all his “adult” life. He is an engineer, playwright and self-taught piano player. He is a jack of all trades, a post-modern renaissance man. Lenino’s songs represent episodes where characters face fears facetiously. He […]

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This Way to the EGRESS

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Since their start in 2008, EGRESS has been told to find a box in which they could fit themselves; however, one needs a rather large box to fit six musicians—and their array of accordions, tubas, guitars, trombones, pianos, and drums. So they haven’t bothered trying and instead they move forth doing what they do best; […]

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Chelsea Goodwin

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A favorite at Steampunk in the Catskills, Chelsea Goodwin hosts the radio show “In Goth We Trust”. She shows old horror films with comic commentary, introduces other acts and judges fashion shows, trivia contests, etc. She also plays piano/keyboard and sings funny songs as well as covers. Chelsea Goodwin will be the MC for this […]

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Sideshow Spectacle with Lady Younglove & The Witch Doctor

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Steel your hearts and behold Mademoiselle of Mayhem, Damsel of Danger, The Indestructible Krystal Younglove along with Christopher the Witch Doctor – presenting classic side show performances to strike to your very core. Fire manipulations to amaze the eyes and mind. And stilt walking?!

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Ego Likeness

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Ego Likeness was created in 1999 by artist Steven Archer, a DC native, and writer Donna Lynch in Baltimore, Maryland. Taking their name from Frank Herbert’s classic science fiction novel ‘Dune’, the band began as an experimental/ dark trip hop project. A demo called ‘Songs From a Dead City’, recorded on a four track, was […]

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Ashley Lauren Rogers

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Ashley Lauren Rogers is a playwright, stand up comic, and transgender rights advocate. She is an alumni of the Kennedy Center playwright intensive, with shows produced in New York City (Stage Left Studio, MITF, The Brick) and Theatre To Go in Melrose MA. She is also a recipient of ACM Award for Comedy Video writing […]

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