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


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


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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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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At Con-Volution we offer activities for the whole family to enjoy. PLAYZONE is designed for our younger members, age 12 and under. In addition to games and toys for free play, there will also be a variety of fun activities, including art projects, hands on science experiments, and other exciting events! PLEASE NOTE: Playzone is not a …

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Images from Convolution's inaugural masquerade in 2014.

Masquerade / Costume Contest

Costume is more than just clothing. It is more than just sewing. It may include prop-building, puppetry or other non-traditional techniques.  It may include scavenging or purchasing pieces to put together in a specific way.  Do you have a costume you’d like to show off?  There are many opportunities during Con-Volution, from the hotel halls …

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Music & Dance

Con-Volution has enjoyed the presence of several musical performers and groups in prior years. 2015’s primary musical guests are Bonnie Gordon and Xander Jeanneret of the nerd-centric parody band THE LIBRARY BARDS, who will be performing at Saturday night’s DIPLOMAT’S BALL, and Maya & Jeff Bohnhoff, filkers extraordinaire. — And there are even more chances in our schedule …

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Program Suggestions

Our list of Program Participants for Con-Volution 2015 is now complete, and the Programming Schedule is currently being finalized. If you would like to suggest a topic, workshop, presentation or guest for Con-Volution 2016 — or have an idea so amazing that we should think about shoehorning it in to this year’s programming — please …

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