Alternate and Historical Fiction

From travel and time, to spies and pirates, to all things past and neverwas

The Alternate and Historical Fiction Track is the destination for all things bygone and never was. It covers everything from fan discussions of period films and tv, speakers on overlooked history and society milestones, to even demos of period costuming techniques.
There is fun for all who fancy festive frolics through factual and fictional former times. The flux capacitor is set to give a peek into the past and future: fan panels on shows like Our Flag Means Death and The Gilded Age; maker panels on recreating vintage hair, makeup, and fashion; historical dives into spiritualism, powerful women, sea shanties, and even the cults of our beloved Dragon Con itself!

To engage more in our Track, be sure to join us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

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Spoiler Alert
This year, we have a lot of panels, games, contests, and events in the works. Keep your eyes on our social media for announcements and details but here are a few things you can look forward to:
Our last Hamiltunes Singalong
A make and take panel where you create your own Teapot Racer & the Splendid Teapot Race
The Return of the Tea Duel
Panels on Outlander, the Gilded Age, Our Flag Means Death, and Vikings: Valhalla
Period costuming, makeup, and budget-friendly outfits
How to make old-fashioned sodas, deep dives into the history of women, spies, and spiritualism panels
The return of our Charity programming: the Timely Escape room
And
This year, the Temporal Ball is back– prefaced by the ever-popular ballroom dance class!

We’ll have events across hotels and the good ol’ interwebs will take us through the ages with both in-person programming and virtual events to enjoy both at the con AND before. More details on pre-con online happenings can be found across our social media channels.

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