NYC Steampunk Social Calendar

  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sun, May 7
    The Steampunk World's Fair
    an event that needs no introduction
    Radisson Hotel, Piscataway, New Jersey
  • Mon, May 8
  • Tue, May 9
  • Wed, May 10
  • Thu, May 11
  • Fri, May 12
    Edgar Allen Poe Festival
    performance of Poe classics and works by authors inspired by him, tickets: $24.00
    7:30 p.m
    St. John's Sanctuary, 81 Christopher Street, Manhattan
  • Sat, May 13
    Watch City Festival
    free, all-day, outdoor steampunk festival on the Common
    10:00 p.m
    610 Main Street, Waltham, Massachusetts
    The Grand Victorian Tea
    turn-of-century tea party, with finger sandwiches, scones and fancies, in the museum's private garden, with garden games and portraits, tickets $40.00
    4:00 p.m
    Mt. Vernon Hotel Museum, 421 East 61st Street, Manhattan
    Edgar Allen Poe Festival
    performance of Poe classics and works by authors inspired by him, tickets: $24.00
    7:30 p.m
    St. John's Sanctuary, 81 Christopher Street, Manhattan
    Drink & Draw
    life drawing with live models over drinks at the Way Station, $10.00 and one-drink minimum
    3:30 p.m
    683 Washington Ave, Brooklyn
  • Sun, May 14
  • Mon, May 15
  • Tue, May 16
    Secret Science Club
    microbiologist Martin Blaser on "Marvels of the Microbiome," tickets: $15.00
    7:30 p.m
    Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway, Manhattan.
    Edgar Allen Poe Festival
    performance of Poe classics and works by authors inspired by him, tickets: $24.00
    7:30 p.m
    St. John's Sanctuary, 81 Christopher Street, Manhattan
  • Wed, May 17
  • Thu, May 18
  • Fri, May 19
  • Sat, May 20
    Shillelagh Seminar with Maxime Chouinard
    learn the centuries-old art of Irish stick fighting, no experience necessary, tickets $30.00 advance, $40.00 at the door
    1:00 p.m
    Cap21 Studios, 18 West 18th Street, Room 601, Manhattan
    Viking Fest
    reenactors, replica Viking ship, displays, demos, combat, treasure hunt, Scandinavian food and crafts
    10:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m.
    Owl's Head Park. 53 68th Steet, Brooklyn,
  • Sun, May 21
    Pouring Green-Wood
    tasting of hard cider made from the cemetery's apples, tickets: $25.00-$30.00
    11:00 a.m.
    Museum of Interesting Things Secret Speakeasy
    History of Photography and Film theme, tickets: $10.00
    6:00 p.m
    The Loft, 177 Prince Street, 3rd Floor, Manhattan
    Green-wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street, Brooklyn
  • Mon, May 22
  • Tue, May 23
  • Wed, May 24
  • Thu, May 25
    Happy Hour at Lillie's Irish Victorian
    , socialize with other history buffs in a special reserved section, free, RSVP requested.
    6:30 p.m.
    13 East 17th Street, Manhattan
  • Fri, May 26
  • Sat, May 27
  • Sun, May 28
  • Mon, May 29
    Memorial Day Concert
    Featuring the ISO Symphonic Band, free admission, RSVP requested.
    2:30 p.m.
    Green-wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street, Brooklyn
  • Tue, May 30
  • Wed, May 31
  • Thu, June 1
  • Fri, May 28
  • Sat, May 29
  • Sun, May 30
    Manhattanhenge at the Hayden Planetarium
    Astrophysicist Jackie Faherty explains the history and astronomy behind this fascinating phenomenon, tickets: $12:00-$15.00
    7:00 p.m
    enter at 81st Street, Manhattan
  • Mon, May 31
  • Tue, June 1
  • Wed, June 2
  • Thu, June 3
  • Fri, June 4
  • Sat, June 5


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