Twinkle Light Parade – December 1, 2012

Our next CosPlay ABQ event is almost here! Saturday, December 1, 2012, we will be exploring the Twinkle Light Parade route, steampunk-style, in Nob Hill! Get all the details on the facebook event page:

More about the parade:

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Steampunk Spectacular In Madrid

Reminder: CosplayABQ’s very first play date is this Saturday! ***A couple changes on meeting locations…

We will be meeting outside The Engine House Theater (next to and behind The Mine Shaft) at 3pm (in full steampunk attire) for the Scavenger Hunt, which will take us intrepid explorers all about the town of Madrid! The Scavenger Hunt will begin promptly at 3pm (everyone gets the list at the same time). Get there a little sooner to sign in at the reg table, which will be in our space in front of The Engine House Theater. (That’s also where the merchants will be set up!)

Following the hunt, at 4pm, we gather (again, outside The Engine House Theater) for group photos (those in steampunk garb only). There will be both amateur and professional photographers on hand. Everyone is encouraged to bring their cameras and take as many photos as they’d like throughout the event.

After the photo shoot, we break for dinner. Let’s all head back to The Mine Shaft (we’re going to make the owner really happy this weekend!) and have a group dinner there! (In our steampunk threads–how cool is that?!) Here’s The Mine Shaft’s Menu:

[Just called The Mine Shaft to be sure they will have the full dinner menu Saturday night (they will) and that they can accommodate a large group of us for dinner (they can!). When we gather for the photo shoot, I'll find out how many want to do dinner and will give them the number then.]

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First Cosplay ABQ Event: Steampunk Spectacular November 3, 2012

Join Cosplay ABQ as they venture into the east mountains for a day of exploration and hunting for artifacts and treasure. The theme of the day is steampunk. Be a part of creating this unique atmosphere and dress in your best steampunk gear.

The day begins at 3 pm with a scavenger hunt, and culminates in the gathering of the adventurers at the Tavern for feasting and merriment.

For your enjoyment, acts from far and near have gathered to take you to another place and time in The SteamPunk Spectacular. This neo-vaudeville show is filled with dancers and artists and is sure to entertain and delight the senses. The show starts at 7pm in The Engine House Theater.Tickets for the show are $10, $8 for those in costume. Costume is not required to attend the show. There is no charge to attend the Cosplay ABQ Playdate.

Please consider bringing a new or gently used coat to donate to “A New Mexican In Need” this winter.

Schedule Of The Day ~ Saturday, November 3, 2012:
3 pm – Scavenger hunt and meet up at The Mine Shaft Tavern
4 pm – Large scale photo shoot for Cosplay ABQ (in costume)
After the photo shoot: Break for Dinner (Let’s all meet up at The Mine Shaft!)
7 pm – SteamPunk Spectacular! – Vaudeville Show
9 pm – After Party at the Tavern

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