craft

Maker Faire Bay Area

May 19th-21st 2017

San Mateo, CA 94403

85 mi

Maker Faire is a two-day, family-friendly event that celebrates the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) mindset. For creative, resourceful people of all ages and backgrounds who like to tinker and love to make things. So much to see, you will need 2 days to see it all!

craft, technology

[tweet] Maker Faire website

science fiction

BayCon

May 26th-28th 2017

Santa Clara, CA 95054

89 mi

SF Bay Area’s longest running Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention.

fantasy, science fiction

[tweet] BayCon website bayconnews on Twitter

steampunk

Clockwork Alchemy

May 26th-29th 2017

San Jose, CA 95110

89 mi

Ah, the Age of Steam! The splendor and science! The opulence and adventure! For one glorious weekend, the temporal rifts tying San Jose, California, to a World That Might Have Been and indeed, to alternate worlds beyond, shall be opened for a grand meeting of minds and hearts. Join the adventure of Clockwork Alchemy at the San Jose DoubleTree Hotel during Memorial Day Weekend, May 26–29, 2017. All are welcome! Come steam explorers and mad scientists! Come naval officers and airship pirates! Come monster hunters and vampires! Even Dieselpunks, Edwardians, Neo-Victorians, Burners, and dandies! Be you a colorful rogue or a refined lord or lady, your destiny calls. Engineers, shovel in more coal; clockmakers, set your alarms; inventors, present your extravagant contraptions!

animation, anime, comics, computer, cosplay, costume, craft, dance, fan, fantasy, feminist, geek, historical, music, pirate, roleplaying game, science, science fiction, space western, steampunk, technology, twitter, victoriana

[tweet] Clockwork Alchemy website clockwrkalchemy on Twitter Clockwork Alchemy Facebook

anime

FanimeCon

May 26th-29th 2017

San Jose, CA 95110

89 mi

FanimeCon is the largest anime convention in Northern California, immersing over 10,000 attendees in the world of Japanese animation and related arts. Anime fans can rejoice as Fanime offers a chorus of different events, including live concerts, engaging panels, thrilling competitions, non-stop video screenings of anime and Asian cinema, plus guests of honor from around the world. Its a non-stop symphony of epic proportions, so register now!

anime, art, cosplay, dance, karaoke, manga, martial arts, music, roleplaying game

[tweet] FanimeCon website fanimecon on Twitter FanimeCon Facebook

roleplaying game

KublaCon

May 26th-29th 2017

Burlingame, CA 94010

85 mi

Four days of family gaming fun in the San Francisco Bay Area! Featuring: Collectible card games; Classic and modern board games; Role-playing games; Games for Young Players; Childrens Room; Miniatures; Special events; Special Guests; Demonstrations; Game flea market; Huge Exhibit hall/dealers room; Prizes; Auction Mania!

board game, card game, fantasy, geek, larp, miniatures, roleplaying game

[tweet] KublaCon website kublacon on Twitter KublaCon Facebook

furry

Biggest Little Fur Con

Jun 1st-4th 2017

Reno, NV 89595

111 mi

Furry convention in Reno, Nevada. Many things to do inside the con, and many more things to do outside the con too!

art, board game, card game, cosplay, costume, dance, furry, video game

[tweet] Biggest Little Fur Con website BiggestLittleFC on Twitter Biggest Little Fur Con Facebook

computer

WWDC

Jun 5th-9th 2017

San Jose, CA 95113

89 mi

The Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) provides developers and IT professionals with in-depth technical information and hands-on learning about the powerful technologies in iPhone OS and Mac OS X from the Apple engineers who created them.

computer, geek, technology

[tweet] WWDC website

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