Archive for the ‘Outings’ Category

May Steampunk Luncheon and Apocalypse


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Enjoy lunch and a trip down Fury Road. The tea at the Geek Bar will start earlier than previous months, running from noon to 3 on May 16, 2015. Some may call it lunch. Later risers may call it brunch. …

April Steampunk Tea Party


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According to the Dictionary of Proverbs by way of Wikipedia, March winds and April showers bring forth May flowers. The flowers have not bloomed yet, so escape the wind and rain with a nice cuppa at the Geek Bar’s …

More Tea, Dears?


Tea Time Jan 2014

The Steampunk Tea Time at Geek Bar Beta in December was a success. The next one will be on January 17, 2015, at 3pm, and it will be an ongoing monthly event!

After the steampunks dissipated from December’s tea, staff …

A Steampunk Tea at Geek Bar


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‘Tis the season to enjoy tea with friends! …Or so the saying goes. Luckily, there is a great option for we geeky steampunks this December.


The event was a roaring success, with steampunks joining us from the city and …

A Steampunk Christmas Carol Staged Reading



It’s that special time of year for eggnog, staying in to watch a show, and getting all steamed up for the holidays. What better way to celebrate the turning of the year than with shows and stories we love, with …

Steampunks Invade the White City



The Friends of the White City and the Jackson Park Advisory Council run free Columbian Exposition walking tours. Steampunk Chicago encourages you to join a tour on Saturday, September 20, 2014, from 11am to 1 pm.

The tour will cover:…

Steampunk Day at the Field Museum


fb-banner-01 Steampunk Chicago is pleased to present in partnership with Chicago’s Field Museum Magic of the Midway, celebrating their 1893 World’s Fair exhibit!

Calling all steampunks in, around, and beyond Chicago! Come to the The Field Museum for a one

Steampunks to Gear up at Chicago’s Airship Harbor



Steampunks are used to dressing up, going antiquing, and having adventures, and often dancing into the night. Seldom though do we meet up over drinks and coffee, share ideas, tell stories, and keeping things moving in the scene. That’s why …

Red-Letter Nights at Rouge


RougeIn a Facebook post, man about town Rory AquaBear Sunderland wrote, “In this day and age how do you put Steampunks, Dieselpunks, Cyberpunks, Goths, Hipsters, Preps, Stuggles (Steampunk + Muggles…yes I just made it up), Bro’s, Gypsyunks, and Carnies in …

The White City Then and Now


Postcard 1Due to a host of scheduling issues, it took months for me to finally go to The White City Then and Now tour at Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry. There was only one tour per month. I was …