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Special Events


The Heinlein Society     The Balticon Blood Drive in cooperation with The Heinlein Society

BSFS Books for Kids seeks book donations all year round! Drop off books appropriate for ages 11 to 18 at the Volunteers' Desk and we'll see that they find their way to a Baltimore City School library!


Swing Dance with Iver Cooper and Macia Litt! Friday 8:15 PM

Time Travelers' Ball with Leigh Alexander and Lady Ozma! Friday 10PM

Medieval Dance with Patches! Live music! Saturday 4PM

Contra Dance with Kristin Seibert! Live music! Sunday 4PM

Masquerade! Saturday, doors open at 8PM

Dr. Horrible Shadowcast! Saturday after the masquerade, est midnight

The Unusual Suspects! Sunday 1PM

Sassafrass! Sunday 2:30 PM

Sunday Night Film Festival! Sunday, doors open at 7PM

Special Events Schedule

Book and Podcast Launch Schedule

Concert and Dance Schedule

Kaffeeklatsche Schedule

LARP Schedule


Kaffeeklatsches

Monday May 25, 2015

Come and kibitz with our authors and special guests. The sign up sheets for Monday morning Kaffeeklatsches are at our Information Desk, located outside the Dealer's Room. Each group has limited seating, so sign up right right away!

   9:00  AM  Kaffeeklatsche with Jack McDevitt McCormick Suite
(50 minutes)
  10:00  AM  Kaffeeklatsche with Compton Crook Award Winner McCormick Suite
(50 minutes)
  11:00  AM  Kaffeeklatsche with Ruth Sanderson McCormick Suite
(50 minutes)
  12:00  PM  Kaffeeklatsche with Jo Walton McCormick Suite
(50 minutes)
   1:00  PM  Kaffeeklatsche with Erica Neely McCormick Suite
(50 minutes)
   2:00  PM  Kaffeeklatsche with Charles Gannon McCormick Suite
(50 minutes)

These times are still subject to changes.


Baltcion 49 Special Events Schedule

Friday, May 22, 2015

  8:00  PM Balticon 49 Opening Ceremonies, 32nd Compton Crook Award ceremony, and 2014 Heinlein Award ceremony. Valley Ballroom
(1 hour)

Master of Ceremonies: Mark Van Name


  9:00  PM Friday Face Time: Meet the Guests Reception Con Suite
(2 hours)

Take us up on an opportunity to mix and mingle with program participants and the Guests of Honor. All program participants and Balticon members are invited to attend.

9:00 PM
Teen Dance Party Garden Room
(1 hour, 30 minutes)

FOR FANS AGES 13 TO 19 ONLY. Dance to the music of DJs Daniel Hack & Friends.

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10:00  PM Friday Face Time: Meet the Scientists Parlor 1041
(1 hour, 30 minutes)

Meet, mix and mingle with Baltcon 49's Science Program Participants. There will be cheesecake.

10:00  PM Dancing in the Gears Steampunk Ball Valley Ballroom

At Attention! All aeronauts, aethernauts, lady and gentleman adventurers, mad scientists, inventors, and other Steampunks and neo-Victorians! Join us at 10 pm Friday night at for a time-traveling formal evening at the Steampunk Ball! Become part of the living clockwork of Victorian and Victorian-inspired set dances and spin madly with your partner to romantic waltzes and lively polkas. No previous experience is needed; all dances will be taught by dance mistress Susan de Guardiola. Music will be an eclectic mix of modern and nineteenth century. Steampunk, neo-Victorian, or Victorian costume encouraged and admired but not required. Airships and time machines should be parked outside the ballroom. No sabers, ray guns, or clanks permitted on the dance floor.

11:00 PM
Balticon University Dance Party Garden Room

FOR FANS AGES 18 TO 25 ONLY. Dance to the music of DJs Daniel Hack & Friends.

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Saturday, May 24, 2014

9:30  AM Costume Friendly Tech Workshop Valley Ballroom

Costumers and masquerade competitors, come get some tips from the tech crew and learn how to get the most out of what they can do for you!


Monday May 28, 2013

10:00  AM FTV-11. Film Festival Winners and Coming Attractions Garden Room

If you missed the Sunday Night Short Film Festival, this is your chance to come and see the Directors Choice and Audience Choice Live Action and Animated Film Winners. The screening of the winners will be followed by Coming Attractions - Lance Oszko spends hours trolling the internet and talking to film distributors to find entertaining trailers to share with us for soon to be released independent and commercial films from around the world.


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Book Launch Events

Join publishers, editors and authors as they celebrate the release of their latest works. (See the map on the back of your program grid for room locations - the Garden Room and Parlor 1041 are on the lobby level and Parlor 3041 is on the 3rd floor. Look for directional signs on white grids in the hallways.)

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Concerts and Other Musical Opportunities

Balticon 49's concert listing can be found here.


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LARP (Live Action Role Playing) Schedule

All Weekend Live Action Role Playing (LARP) (Various Locations)

LARP Registration is $10 per person (covers the cost of materials). All skill level of players welcomed! "Come for the fun...Stay for the mayhem!" The LARP details and description can be found on the Exhibits and Functions page.

Friday, May 23, 2014

  5:00  PM Until 9:00 PM  LARP Registration(Across from Progam Participant Check-In)

Saturday, May 24, 2014

  9:00  AM Until 10:45 PM  LARP Registration (Across from Progam Participant Check-In)

11:00  AM LARP Opening Ceremonies (Pimlico Room)

  1:00  PM LARP play (Con Suite — at the back)

Sunday, May 25, 2014

10:00  AM LARP play (Con Suite — at the back)

Monday, May 26, 2014

10:00  AM LARP Closing Ceremonies (Pimlico Room)

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