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HDS Convention News

HDS Con Tea Dueling

Vivian M. Dare and her Thévandères will be hosting Tea Dueling in the Comstock Mercantile during the following hours:  Friday, 2-3 pm and 4-5 pm; Saturday 11-12 am and 3-4 pm; and Sunday 10-11 am and 2-3 pm.

Random duels may be convened at any time, as may a spot of tea and relaxing conversation.

Please Note:
All times and locations subject to maintenance of current timestream and dimension by HDS. Neither Vivian Dare nor her partnering TVD’s may be blamed, scolded maimed, nor mangled for the marring of one’s attire due to a loss of bisquit integrity resulting from a splodge during a duel. Tea duelling is at one’s own risk and should be engaged in only by those who are aware of and ready to accept the potential perils.
Vivo ut Serviam

Vivo ut Serviam


HDS Con Meet & Greet

Friday, March 18
6:00 – 8:00 pm

Come meet the Teachers, Lectures and Special Guests that will be at the High Desert Steam Con.

  • Special Guest, Ave Rose, Artist & Maker
  • Special Guest, Doctor Phineas T. Kastle, Gentleman Extraordinaire
  • Dawn Devine, Author, Costumer, Belly Dancer, Historian & Artist
  • Killbuck, Artist, Illustrator & Fabricator
  • Featured Maker, Sidney Eileen, Artist, Seamstress & Craftswoman
  • Aether Brigade, Toppy & Mina, Comedians & Artists
  • Star Wars Steampunk Universe Crew, Award winning Costume Designers & Cosplay
  • Jack Tittiger, maker of fantabulous contraptions
  • And much, much more….

This is a free event!!!

Please RSVP via the FaceBook event!

We will be serving appetizers with a no host bar.
Come join the fun!

Get your tickets now

Tickets are selling fast so remember to get your tickets soon. Preregistration end March 1, 2016. On site ticket will be available at a much higher rate.

After seeing all the wonder things we have planned, many airships are charting their course to the Silver City Airdrome (aka the Sparks Nugget Casino resort) for this years High Desert Steam Con. Check out all of the wondrous things we have planned for you.


Special Guest

Check out all the special guests that are coming to this event this year.

  • Ave Rose
  • Aether Brigage’s Toppy and Mina
  • Dawn Devine
  • Doc Phineas
  • Killbuck
  • Sidney Eileen
  • Star Wars Steampunk Universe

Look for these people and all your Steampunk Friends at Friday night’s Meet and Greet from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.