Boskone 49 -- Feb. 17-19 - Westin Waterfront, Boston, MA by Daniel Dern
(Boskone 17 February 2012 / ) - Guest of Honor: John Scalzi
Official Artist: Daniel dos Santos
Special Guest: Toni Weisskopf
Featured Filker: Tricky Pixie (S. J. Tucker, Betsy Tinney and Ben Deschamps)
NESFA Press Guest: Jerry Pournelle
Hal Clement Science Speaker: Bruce Schneier
Boskone is a regional science fiction convention, which features: exciting exhibits, inspiring events, an acclaimed program that encourages members to interact with an impressive array of well-known participants in the field.
Our innovative no-boundaries layout is designed to stimulate conversation between friends (old and new), and support the warm family-friendly community. Join us as we explore the worlds of the human imagination—all served up with a dash of whimsy!
Boskone is brought to you by the New England Science Fiction Association. NESFA has frequent meetings and maintains a clubhouse and library in Somerville. Stop by our Web site for more information—visitors encouraged! (see review)
MystiCon - Feb. 24-26, 2012 - Roanoke, Virginia. by
( 24 February 2012 / ) - The original MystiCon, which took place over July 4th weekend in 1980 was considered a cook big party by most, but has recently been revived to take place in our favorite convention location of Roanoke, Virginia, at Tanglewood Holiday Inn - the location and time of years fans, family and friends alike have come to rely on for an awesome weekend of SciFi, Fantasy adn Horror.
This revampment of the convention was started in 2010 with a collection of cool zany and passionate people that wanted to keep the family-friendly traditions of open gaming, enjoyment of different works, arts, imaginations and comraderee any Con-goer will surely enjoy! Want to know Who's Who behind the scenes? Visit our website (see link above) (Source: )
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