Participatory Workshop

Steampunk Poetry Slam

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Come and join the three round third annual Steampunk poetry slam! Bring your original poetry and your performance chops. Bring your judgemental markers and 3×5 cards. Bring your hands to clap and your voice to cheer for your favorites! Please fill out this form if you’re interested in participating in the Poetry Slam this year!

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Shoestring Scientists

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Shoestring Scientists is a group of hobbyist makers and creators with a diverse skillset who enjoy building and teaching others how to get started with their own projects. Shoestring Scientists focuses on hands-on building to teach people that it’s okay to experiment, have fun, and get their hands dirty. Don’t miss our many shows, which […]

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Mme. Greenwood’s Art Salon


The Salon, amusing and educating, is a gathering of like-minded individuals to discuss poetry, literature, or the visual arts. With models, still-lives, coaching and activities, Mme. Greenwood invites you to join our hands-on Art Salon, and let loose your Creative Soul. (You are encouraged to bring your own art supplies.) Mme. Greenwood’s Anatomy for Artists […]

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Steampunk’d Stars at SPWF!

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You’ve seen the TV show…now meet some of the contestants in person! Stoking The Fires of Inspiration, The Steampunk World’s Fair is thrilled to welcome the inspiring talents of Steampunk’d judges and contestants… Check back as we add more guests and surprises! Thomas Willeford Thomas Dean Willeford is a steampunk writer, artist, and maker. He is […]

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Chronicles of Rowanon


Chronicles of Rowanon is a steampunk-fantasy LARP, short for Live Action Role Playing Game, that is based in New Jersey. Our players create characters, dress like those characters, and then become those characters at our three-day weekend events. LARPing is a great activity for all ages and walks of life, so grab your swords and […]

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Game Room


The Foam Brain Games hosts the Game Room – come play games! We have a large library of games to play. Open Gaming: Your convention badge and ID is your key to a variety of fun and exciting gaming all weekend long! Lending library opens when the convention opens and ends each night 30 minutes […]

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Workshops with The Dance Mistress, Lady De L’Etoile


Have you ever wished you could tread the Light Fantastic? Dancing was considered an important social skill in Victorian Times, and Lady De L”Etoile , Dance Mistress, is delighted to return to SPWF with waltz and tango workshops . Come alone or partnered and learn to steam up the dance floor! Learn to Waltz Workshop […]

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