Archive for the ‘Soiree’ Category

Lockport’s Great Midwestern Ballyhoo



Lockport’s Great Midwestern Ballyhoo, their Summer Art Series, wraps up their third annual Steampunk Weekend on September 24th and 25th. There will be a music fest, high tea, popup shopping and a scavenger hunt.

The music fest features Steam …

Tea and Geek Love


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Things were looking a little hairy for the monthly Steampunk Tea Party at Geek Bar Beta. Purse strings were tightening. Financial difficulties loomed. However, community and private support have provided tenability for the bar and future tea parties.

Fleet Admiral …

FTW – New Chicago “Barcade” Embraces Steampunk



“Barcades” have become a real hit in Chicago as of late and as of Friday June 5th a new one has opened that takes a bit of a different twist.  Instead of bearded hipsters and retro-arcade games, FTW (For The …

Carnivale Delirium IV and So Much More!


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This Friday we entreat you to return to our spectacular fall event – Carnivale Delirium!  Our giant yearly show is upon us again, and don’t miss out!

This year we welcome back Eric Stern, front man of Vagabond

Have A Happy Father’s Day at Watch Chains and Lace


Pleasant Home north facade Darris Harris

At Watch Chains and Lace, you can look forward to tea and good food, games and friendly conversation, music, historical tours of the beautiful Pleasant Home located at 217 Home Avenue in Oak Park, and Steampunk-inspired wares. Join us for …

Come to the Old-Timey Salon April 6!



Yes come out tomorrow for our old timey salon! Come experience the Victorian salon like they used to do it! Friends, merriment, beverages, music and pleasure.

NEBBIA GALLERY 902 N California!

Come as you are of course, but we encourage …

Family Friendly Steampunk in an Old Mansion


Bring the family to Oak Park this Sunday August 14th for magic, music, tea, lawn games, fashion and fun! Steampunk Chicago is proud to present our monthly summer outing, Watch Chains and Lace.

High Tea is from 4PM – 5PM,

Sunday’s a Good Day to be a Steampunk in the Chicago Area


Pocket Guide to Hell Tours and Reenactments invites you back in time for “Like a Secondhand Sea,” on Sunday, July 15 from 12-2:00 PM at the park across from the River East Arts Center (corner of Illinois and McClurg Ct).…

What I learned at World Steam Expo III


World Steam Expo, or as “we people” like to call it “WSX”, ended a couple of weeks ago and I must say it was a wiz-bang of a time!

Though not quite as tight as previous years …

A TON Of Stuff For the Discerning Event-Goer This Week & Weekend!


Gearbox Fantastique II

My my what a week ahead of us we have!  With the ever broadening array of things to do both vintage, retro, and steampunk, how can one decide?  Well, we’re here to help you!

The Classic Remastered “A Trip To