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ConVolution 2014 Sched

Attention all incoming Halfway Station visitors: Be prepared to dock early at the station on Friday, September 26th! Opening Ceremonies commences at 1pm; our programming then goes into warp speed with no less then seven panels scheduled for the 2pm hour. Have you had a chance to peruse the schedule at ConVolution 2014 Schedule There’s …

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Faces of the Forest workshop with The Frouds, picture courtesy of C. Sessarego.

Workshops

We know that one of the best ways to learn is by doing. Our workshops are a key element in providing you with opportunities for education while still having fun. You can attend a workshop for free, or for a small materials fee, you can take home a new creation of your own. This page has a listing of previous events, and is updated as we confirm new workshops for the upcoming year.

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Gaming - Gypsy

Gaming

Our gaming room offers a variety of scheduled events, including the Charity Munchkin Tournament, live-action Angry Birds, nightly LARPs, and game publisher demos. It also serves as a casual space for those who wish to borrow a game from our lending library, or to organize a group to play a game of their own.

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Short Film Festival

Convolution is pleased to host the premiere of the Silicon Valley Science Fiction Short Film Festival on Saturday, September 27.  The Festival will feature films from across the breadth of the science fiction genre. Trophies will be given for Best Film, Best Director, Best Effects, and Best Animation, as well as an Audience Award. Submissions …

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Pro Social - Table Decoration

Special Events

Dances, mixers, and other major events are for making new friends and spending time with our guests. This is the perfect occasion to put on a costume or dress up to meet like high society. Many of our events have charitable giving opportunities such as Second Harvest and the Charity Casino.

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Play Zone

At Convolution we try to offer activities for the whole family to enjoy.  Play Zone is designed for our younger members, age 12 and under. Play Zone Hours The Play Zone will be open the following hours: Friday: 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM Saturday: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM Sunday: 10:00 AM to Noon In …

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Masquerade, Cosplay & Costuming

This year we will have our first ConVolution Masquerade and we hope you plan to attend. It is Saturday night so plan to get your best outfit out on our stage to show off your craftsmanship and ingenuity! Click below to find out the rules and guidelines! Don’t feel like you want to walk the …

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Music

Convolution will continue and expand our tradition of music programming. In addition to concerts we will have an open filk room for people to gather, enjoy their favorite songs, and learn new ones.

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Program Suggestions

We have closed suggestions for new programming or guests for 2014.  Thank you to everyone who helped us build the convention with their ideas.  We have many great ideas and are working to put together the best convention program possible. If you would like to be or suggest a guest next year or have an …

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