2010 Parties, Shout-outs, Lost & Found

  • Parties
  • Shout-Outs
  • Lost & Found

  • Parties

    FRIDAY:

    Brobdingnagian Bards Reunion Rave
    Calling all Nagians! Reunion rave concert for the Brobdingnagian Bards! Renaissance faire demigods and filkers extraordinaire, the Brobdingnagian Bards, will reunite for one more glorious show of Celtic clout at Dragon*Con. For nearly a decade, the pantless pair have piped and posed, performed and prosed audiences around the world. Join dynamic divos Marc Gunn and Andrew McKee as they raise their kilts one more time for their Nagian fans. Fri 7PM, International North (Hyatt)

    Dragon*Con Furry Meet & Greet
    Come join Badwolf and the Georgia Furs for the Dragon*Con Furry Meet & Greet! Furries, come join the fun. Are you Fur-Curious? Come down and ask questions and find out what being a furry is all about! Fursuits, ears, collars, tails, and paws welcome and encouraged! Cash bar. More info, contact Badwolf at 770-365-4378 or check the Georgia Fur's website. Fri 8PM, 10th Floor (Marriott)

    An Evening in Bree
    The Tolkien Track party. Fri 8:30PM, Centennial I (Hyatt)

    Sherrilyn Kenyon's Dark Hunters Party
    Compete for prizes and a chance to be a character in one of Sherrilyn Kenyon's upcoming books. The grand prize winner will be featured in her newsletter and on her website. Fri 8:30PM, Int'l South (Hyatt)

    Stargate Multiverse Track Party and Charity Event
    The SGMT First Annual Track Party is also the first Charity Fundraiser of the weekend. Pick up a Butterfly Gate and help wallpaper the Track Room! Come alone or grab some friends for a costumed green screen GatePic.  Have Pierre Bernard, Jr., sketch your autographed custom portrait.  The Dragon*Con Charity Staff will be on-hand to collect all donations, and all proceeds will benefit the Georgia Chapter of the Lupus Foundation. Fri 8:30PM, Capitol Ballroom (Sheraton)

    Hanny & the Mystery of the Voorwerp
    The worldwide release of the comic, Hanny and the Mystery of the Voorwerp!  Presented by the Space Track. Music, prize giveaways, dress like a Voorwerp costume (may we suggest something green!?) contest,  and even some space science! Fri 10PM, Crystal Ballroom (Hilton)

    Zombie Prom
    Miss prom the first time around? Or just disappointed by the lack of an undead horde amidst the streamers? Well here's your chance to do it all over again! Join the Apocalypse Rising Track, DJ Minkey Doodle, and special guests as we shake, shamble, and creep the night away. Fri 10PM, Peachtree Ballroom (Westin)

    SATURDAY:

    Super Mega Joint Fark/Reddit Party
    Special guest singer-songwriter Marian Call will be playing a set just for us, a funky acoustic all-ages-friendly show featuring humorous and moving original songs, plus some creative and unexpected cover tunes. Come dressed as a Klingon for a kiss from Drew. Sat 1PM, Main Lobby (karaoke stage area) (Hilton)

    Shag-themed Party at the Georgia Aquarium
    Dragon*Con invites you to celebrate the inaugural appearance of pop icon Shag at this year's show by joining us for a Shag-themed party at the Georgia Aquarium.  There will be music by the Cemetery Surfers, limbo, and surprises as we swing the night away, Shag-style. Break out your best vintage lounge-wear and join us! $17 in advance; $20 at the door. The Aquarium will have a table set up outside of Convention Registration at the Sheraton for those wishing to pre-register.  Shuttle bus available. Sat 7PM (special appearance by Shag at 9PM), Georgia Aquarium.

    The Gather Square
    Bring your tambourines and dancing shoes to the Pern Track party—Emerald Rose returns! Sat 8:30PM, Vinings (Hyatt)

    Dragon*Con Gathering of Heroes
    Come and celebrate with your fellow adventurers at the MMORPG Track party.  Whether you are a Stormtrooper, Dragon Slaying Knight, Klingon Warrior, Pirate, or Superhero, there's an MMO and a party made just for you. We'll have two DJs spinning dance music starting at 10:00 and ending "until." Costumes welcome, but not required. Sat 10PM, Capitol Ballroom (Sheraton)

    Last Party on Alderaan
    Let's party like it's the end of the world at the Star Wars Track party! Sat 10PM, A601-602 (Marriott)

    Mighty Fine Shindig
    Don your best duds and shine up your boots for the Whedon Universe Track party because we are going to party like its 2499! Sat 10PM, Peachtree Ballroom A-F (Westin)

    A Night at the Winespring Inn
    The Wheel of Time Track's annual party.  We'll have dancing, games, and live performances by the Gypsy Nomads and Pandora Celtica. Sat 10PM, Regency V (Hyatt)

    Rainbow Flag Party
    Hosted by Outlantacon and the Brit Track, it's like being at the best dance club with no cover charge! Come celebrate all that is queer in fandom at Dragon*Con's biggest party, this year even bigger in the Sheraton's 4000 sq ft Atlanta Ballroom. Plenty of room to get your groove on with a cash bar and light nibbles. The party to be at for the queer geek community and straight allies alike. Sat 10PM, Atlanta (Sheraton).

    Star Trek Party
    You are cordially invited to attend an evening of deceit, treachery, and murder. A neutral zone dispute has led to a Federation Conference. Sat 10PM, Grand Ballroom A-F (Sheraton).

    SUNDAY:

    Legend of the Seeker Consuite Party
    See the "Sword of Truth" exhibit with fan art and posters inspired by the book series on display. S1 and S2 episode videos will play during the party, plus fan videos. Door prizes/giveaways:

    • Richard's necklace
    • Legend of the Seeker soundtrack (iTunes redemption code)
    • iTunes cards with Season 1 premiere episodes "Prophecy" and "Destiny"
    • And possibly other small swag

    And, of course, food items offered by the awesome Hospitality Suite folks: spice soup, rice, and a venison chili. Plus ice cream! Sun 2PM, Rooms 223/226 (Hyatt).

    The Bronze Birthday Bash
    Join the Whedon Track in celebrating Tara Maclay's birthday party at Sunnydale's only nightclub, The Bronze. Sun 8:30PM, International D (Westin)

    The Grand Pirate and Time Travelers Ball
    Presented by the Alternate History Track with guests Extraordinary Contraptions, Emerald Rose, Lost Boys (unplugged), Thimblerig Circus, Gypsy Nomads, and DJ Doctor Q. Sun 8:30PM, Peachtree Ballroom (Westin)

    Yule Ball
    Come in your Hogwarts finery, or whatever you're currently wearing. We'll dance the night away and announce the winners of the YA Lit Costume Contest. Sun 8:30PM, Grand Ballroom (Sheraton)

    OutWorlders Dragon*Con Party
    Come join OutWorlders for their annual Dragon*Con room party and learn about Atlanta's science fiction, fantasy, and horror fan group that supports and promotes gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender themes within these genres. Sun 9PM, Room 1806 (Hyatt)

    Kingdom of Loathing Party
    Calling all Accordion Thieves! Show up for the KoL costume contest, stick around for nerdy music, games, and a chance to meet the developers! Show up promptly at 10PM for the costume contest and free food and beverages! Guests over 21 stick around after the costume contest for free booze and gaming and schmoozing with the developers! Sun 10PM, Savannah (Sheraton)

    The Last Hurrah! A Dragon*Con 2010 Farewell
    Celebrate your 2010 convention experience with a send-off party, Dragon*Con style! Hosted by Chris Gore and featuring music, a cash bar, prizes, and surprises. Sun 10PM, Regency VI-VII (Hyatt)

    MONDAY:

    Dead Dragon Party
    Alas, all good things must come to an end. Join us as we bid farewell to our Pern friends—until next year! Mon 1PM, Vinings (Hyatt)


    Shout-Outs

    Happy Birthday to The Navigator!
    You are my inspiration, my heart and soul, my one and only! Have a Great Day from your Sunshine.
    —Angela

    To My Husband, Stephan
    Happy 10(b) year anniversary! Thank you for exploring new worlds with me!
    —Cheryl

    Get Better Soon Endnull!
    Sorry you had to call it an early night due to a migraine on Saturday!
    —Strixus

    Happy 40th Birthday CJ Biro
    —Lisa Lombardi

    Happy Birthday to the Best Hubby Ever!
    I Love you Dan!
    XOXO, Amanda

    To My Husband, Ryan!
    Woohoo! Our 3rd Dragon*Con! My bffe Wicked Jenny and Michael, Jeff, Walt, Bryant, Chris, and family and Demetrie and his lady! Have a great Con everyone! Love you guys!
    —Evil Brina

    To My Girlfriend of Two and a Half Years
    Kerry Anne Richmond, will you marry me?
    —Michael Paul Blanton

    To Chris Ceraolo, Dragon*Con Dragonista, in a Hospital in FL
    I missed our annual talk-n-ride from the airport to the hotel on Wed. Chris, you are missed and loved and in Atlanta in Spirit!... Dove
    —Lauren

    Welcome Niiki to Your First Con!
    It only took 18 years to get here. We love you and have fun.
    —Beth and Tom Suitt

    Happy B-day Meagan!
    Scubba Steve, happy (early) anniversary, 2 yrs. and going strong 🙂
    —Joanna

    Steven, I'm so happy to guide you through your 1st D*Con!
    Can't wait to go to many more with you.
    —Love, Sara

    (zaghareet!!!) Shout out to the Silk Road Track Crew- Yolanda!
    Can't wait to see you! And waving to the ATLrs&Texans! Hi Heather! Hi Kira! Hi Ziah! Hi Majda!
    —Andye (Atlanta African Asian Exchange)

    A Great Big Shout-out and Hug to the Dragon*Con Office Staff
    Brenda, it will be over soon, I promise. Tony, you have been a godsend to Brenda at the office. Chip, make sure that they both stay in line. You all are the unsung heroes of the con!
    —John T.

    Desi and Jason
    Looking forward to seeing the Ghost Hunters with you on Sunday!
    —Love, Jared

    To Our cousin, Jared
    Our future Ghost Hunter in training! We love you, Jared, and can't wait to see you this week!
    —Desi and Jason

    Happy Dragon*Con, Guys!
    Hi, Erika, Gabby, Mindy, and Sarah! I love you guys and am so excited to be spending five fun-filled days with you. It'll be EPIC! Bam said the lady!
    —Melanie L.

    Happy birthday Ann Marie, and Happy Anniversary!
    You are truly the love of my life and I'm so glad we're doing "this" together.
    —James

    Sara: Happy 2nd Dragon*Con
    Will you be my heterosexual life partner? <3
    —Beth

    Thank You For Being My Knight in Slightly Dented Armor
    Shane, a year ago today I met you at Emerald Rose's Evening at Bree concert. Now you are my husband. I love you! Also, thanks Dragon*Con for helping us find each other!
    —Tyra

    Happy Birthday Eugenia Martin!
    We all love you!
    —Christine

    For PJ
    I can't wait to see the best con in the U.S. through your virgin eyes!
    —Diva

    Happy 11th Birthday Elijah!
    May the Force always be with you, and may your Magic always shine. Much Love and Happy Dragon*Con!
    —Granny Anomar

    Greetings to My Children, Desiree and Jason Jackson
    Can't wait to hang out with my two favorite sci-fi geeks again this year.
    —Love and kisses, Mom

    Happy birthday Eelem!
    —Love, Balenya

    Thank You Sarabeth
    For two wonderful years! Only Dragon*Con could bring two crazy people like us together!
    —Russell Cash

    Joni, So Happy You're Getting to Be at D*Con This Year
    —Muerandah d'Acre

    Congratulations!
    To Lisa Iriarte, the grand-prize winner of "The Pyr and Dragons Adventure" 5th Anniversary Essay Contest, who is here at Dragon*Con for the first time as part of her prize. Happy 5th Anniversary to Pyr!

    Happy Birthday Bev Kodak!
    —Love, Your Many Fans

    To Corrine and Ryan
    Thanks for being such good friends! Happy Dragon*Con!
    —Evan


    Lost & Found

    FOUND: Red fox stuffed animal with green, orange, and white striped poncho.  Found in Centennial I after opening ceremonies. Come to Hyatt security to reunite fox and owner.

    LOST: Autographs: John DiMaggio Aquaman pic, Futurama cast pic, both with "To Tyler" on them. Also a black Samsung cellphone. If found, call room 429 Hilton PLEASE!

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