Showing posts with label steam punk ren faire weekend. Show all posts
Showing posts with label steam punk ren faire weekend. Show all posts

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Bristol Renaissance Faire Braced for Steampunk Invasion This Weekend

Polish your goggles and grab your gears.   It's time for the annual Steampunk weekend at Ren Faire July 21 & 22!   Check out ChiIL Mama's coverage from last year's Steampunk Invasion by clicking the link right here.
Steampunk Weekend 2011-Photo Filled Recap


Steampunk Invasion - July 21 and 22, 2012
Where do steam, gears and inventions ahead of their time fit in to the
Renaissance? Just ask any apprentice of Leonardo DaVinci and you’ll see
how the consummate Renaissance man paved the way for this
outside-the-box invasion.

Green Fairy

Absinthe Cocktail Bar (July 21 & 22)
Explore the delicious art of sublimation with six exclusive Absinthe cocktails
this weekend only. The bar will be moving to shadier grounds this
year. Stay tuned for the final location!


Steampunk Promenade Contest - Saturday July 21, 2012 - Globe Stage - 5:30pm
All the aetherometers point to a glorious stroll this Saturday. Polish
your combobulator pistol and tighten your high-altitude airship
goggles. Whether you're the legionnaire, the engineer or the clockwork
servant, we're looking for the best man, woman and couple to win prizes
in gold coin.  Cheerio!


The "Fantasy Facial Hair" Contest - Sunday July 22, 2012 - Globe Stage - 5:30pm
You are not too lazy to shave. You are preparing for Bristol's manliest
competition to date. Bristol invites men (and ladies!) everywhere to
join us for our fantasy facial hair competition to win prizes, the
adoration of the women and the envy of the men.

How to Enter:
It is FREE to enter the competition. Come to the Globe Stage
at 5:30pm. Entrants will be invited on stage by category. Each entrant will
have a brief moment to take center stage and showcase their "hair". A
winner will be chosen from each category by our panel of judges. All 6
champions will receive a prize worthy of their dedication to the contest.
Rules: You may only enter one category.
Best Fake (This is the only category where
synthetic hair is accepted. All other categories are for naturally grown facial
Best Shaped / Waxed
Vividly Colored
Ultimate Adorned
Full Beard Freestyle (aka Beard Topiaries)
International Historical (see graphic below for qualifying styles)

Historical Styles

Check out Steampunk Chicago right here, for more steampunk events, fashion, music, books, film and fun!!   Here at ChiIL Mama/ ChiIL Live Shows we've thoroughly enjoyed shooting a ton of photos and videos at steampunk shows like steampunk burlesque extravaganza, Carnivale Delirium at Reggie's Rock Club here.   

Check out these photos from Steampunk Thursdays that ran briefly at Elate and have now turned into a jazz night.

We've still got lots more to come.   Check back here like we vote in Chi, IL...early and often, for more steampunkery fun. 

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