In Times to Come
Please report any errors, and any relevant events which are not listed but are in or near New England or otherwise of interest to NESFA® members, to calendar@nesfa.org.
In addition to the activities listed here, some NESFA members gather at the clubhouse almost every Wednesday evening to work, socialize, and play games (usually Dominion). The building is almost always open between 6 pm and 10 pm on Wednesday evenings, and often later.  When the weather is inclement, please call 617-625-2311 to make sure that there are people at the clubhouse before showing up.
The dumpster will be emptied every two weeks on Mondays. 
Please leave a clear path to the dumpster, and plenty of clear space around it on pickup days.
Upcoming dumpster pickup dates are Nov 27, Dec 11 & 25, Jan 8 & 22, Feb 5 & 19, Mar 5 & 19, Apr 2, 16, & 30, May 14 & 28, Jun 11 & 25, Jul 9 & 23, Aug 6 & 20, and Sep 3 & 17.
The clubhouse will be cleaned by professional cleaners on the first Friday of every month.
Please schedule your activities so as not to interfere with their work.
Upcoming clubhouse cleaning dates are Dec 1, Jan 5, Feb 2, Mar 2, Apr 6, May 4, Jun 1, Jul 6, Aug 3, Sep 7, and Oct 5.
NESFA events are highlighted like this.
Non-NESFA events at the clubhouse are highlighted like this.
Extraordinary and exceptional events, dates, and reminders are highlighted like this.

Aug 12–Nov 26, 2017 It's Alive!, Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA.

Nov 17–19, 2017 SFContario 8 in Toronto, ON.

Nov 17–19, 2017 DerpyCon 2016 in Morristown, NJ.

Nov 18, 2017 Game Day noon to midnight at the clubhouse.

Nov 18, 2017 Annual Doctor Who Extravaganza, all day at Annie's Book Stop of Worcester.

Nov 21, 2017 The Book Shop Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club book discussion, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: The High Crusade by Poul Anderson.

Nov 24–26, 2017 Loscon in Los Angeles, CA.

Nov 24–26, 2017 Chessiecon 2017 in Baltimore, MD.

Nov 25, 2017 Turkey Fest Movie Day, noon to whenever, at the clubhouse.

Nov 26, 2017 Other Meeting, 2 pm, at Robert Luoma's house in Newton, MA.

Nov 27, 2017 NANOWRIMO write-in, 7 pm to 10 pm at the clubhouse.

Nov 29, 2017 Smofcon 35 work session 7:30 pm at the clubhouse.

Nov 30, 2017, Nominations close for TAFF 2018 westbound race.

Dec 0, 2017 (This is actually Thursday, November 30—This is the December meeting.)
NESFA Reading Group, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.

Topic: Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman.

Dec 1–3, 2017 Smofcon 35 in Boston, MA.

Dec 1–3, 2017 AnonyCon 2017 in Stamford, CT.

Dec 3, 2017 Boston Toy Show in Dedham, MA.

Dec 8–10, 2017 Anime USA 2017 in Washington, DC.

Dec 9, 2017 Game Day noon to midnight at the clubhouse.

Dec 9, 2017, 2 pm, MASSFILC meeting in Arlington, MA.

Dec 9–10, 2017, 2 pm, Boston SouthCoast Comic Con & Anime Fest in Hanover, MA.

Dec 17, 2017 (date changed from Saturday) Boskone and Business Meetings, 1 pm and 2 pm, respectively, at the clubhouse.

Dec 18, 2017 Arisia corporate meeting, 7:30 pm at the clubhouse.

Dec 19, 2017 The Book Shop Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club book discussion, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: The Atrocity Archives by Charles Stross.

Dec 21, 2017 Monthly Dr. Who Talk, 7 pm at Annie's Book Stop of Worcester.

Dec 23–25, 2017 nth Annual Bah Humbug Game Festival noon (except 2 pm on Sunday) to midnight at the clubhouse.

Dec 27, 2017 IM collation, 6 pm, at the clubhouse.
Deadline for submission of Skylark ballots.

Dec 30, 2017 Media Day, 2 pm to whenever, at the clubhouse.

Dec 31, 2017 Other Meeting, New Year's Eve Pot Luck Party, and Sharon's birthday party at Sharon Sbarsky's home in Arlington, MA.


Jan 5, 2018 NESFA Reading Group, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: Rendezvous with Rama by Arthur C. Clarke.

Jan 6, 2018 (Saturday) Boskone and Business Meetings, 1 pm and 2 pm, respectively, at the clubhouse.

Jan 7, 2018 Tentative Arisia work session all day at the clubhouse.

Jan 12–14, 2018 MarsCon in Williamsburg, VA.

Jan 12–15, 2018 Arisia 2018 in Boston, MA.
There will be a Boskone party at Arisia.

Jan 16, 2018 The Book Shop Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club book discussion, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.

Jan 17, 2018 IM collation, 6 pm, at the clubhouse.

Jan 20, 2018 Game Day noon to midnight at the clubhouse.

Jan 21, 2018 Tentative Other Meeting, 2 pm, location TBD.

Jan 27, 2018 Media Day, 2 pm to whenever, at the clubhouse.

Jan 27, 2018, 2 pm, MASSFILC meeting in Arlington, MA.

Feb 2, 2018 NESFA Reading Group, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: TBD.

Feb 4, 2018 Boskone and Business Meetings, noon and 2 pm, respectively, at the clubhouse.

Feb 9–11, 2018 Farpoint 24 in Hunt Valley, MD.

Feb 9–19, 2018 43rd Boston Science Fiction Film Festival & Marathon in Somerville, MA.

Feb 11, 2018 IM collation and Boskone preparation work session, 1 pm until we're done, at the clubhouse There are many tasks; please come and help.

Feb 14, 2018 Truck loading, 6 pm at the clubhouse.

Feb 15, 2018 Truck unloading, 3 pm, at the Westin Waterfront in Boston, MA.

Feb 16–18, 2018 Boskone 55 at the Westin Waterfront in Boston, MA.
Guest of Honor: Mary Robinette Kowal
Official Artist: Marianne Plumridge   Hal Clement Science Speaker: Catherine Asaro
Special Guest: Craig Miller   NESFA Press Guest: Nat Segaloff
Young Adult Guest Author: Tamora Pierce

Feb 16–18, 2018 Katsucon 2016 in National Harbor, MD.

Feb 18, 2018, 3 pm, MASSFILC meeting at Boskone 55 at the Westin Waterfront

Feb 19, 2018 Truck loading, 9 am at the Westin Waterfront in Boston, MA.

Feb 19, 2018 Truck unloading, 1 pm at the clubhouseCall the clubhouse at 617-625-2311 before coming.

Feb 20, 2018 The Book Shop Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club book discussion, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.

Feb 22–25, 2018 TotalCon 32 in Marlborough, MA.

Feb 22–25, 2018 Intercon R in Warwick, RI.

Feb 23–25, 2018 Anthro New England in Boston, MA.

Mar 2, 2018 NESFA Reading Group, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: TBD.

Mar 3, 2018 Game Day noon to midnight at the clubhouse.

Mar 4, 2018 1 pm to 6 pm, Boskone 55 Debriefing at the clubhouse.

Mar 9–11, 2018 HELIOsphere in Tarrytown, NY.

Mar 9–11, 2018 FOGcon 8 in Walnut Creek, CA.

Mar 11, 2018, 2 am EST, beginning of daylight saving time; set clocks forward to 3 am EDT, so that you won't be late for the business meeting.

Mar 11, 2018 Business Meeting, 2 pm EDT, at the clubhouse.

Mar 17, 2018 Game Day noon to midnight at the clubhouse.

Mar 20, 2018 The Book Shop Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club book discussion, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.

Mar 24, 2018 Media Day, 2 pm to whenever, at the clubhouse.

Mar 25, 2018 Tentative Other Meeting, 2 pm, location TBD.

Mar 30–Apr 1, 2018 Minicon 53 in Bloomington, MN.

Mar 30–Apr 1, 2018 Anime Boston in Boston, MA.

Apr 5–8, 2018 Pax East in Boston, MA.

Apr 6, 2018 NESFA Reading Group, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: TBD.

Apr 13–22, 2018 Cambridge Science Festival in Cambridge, MA.

Apr 17, 2018 The Book Shop Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club book discussion, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.

Apr 20–22, 2018 RavenCon in Williamsburg, VA.

Apr 20–22, 2018 FilKONtario 28 in Mississauga, ON, CA.

Apr 28, 2018, 11 am to 4 pm, AvonCon in Avon, CT.

May 4–6, 2018 Zenkaikon 2018 in Lancaster, PA.

May 4–6, 2018 Corflu 35 in Toronto, ON, CA.

May 11–13, 2018 Marcon in Columbus, OH.

May 11–14, 2018 Outlantacon / Gaylaxicon 2018 in Atlanta, GA.

May 11–14, 2018 Costume-Con 36 Ports of Call in San Diego, CA.

May 17–20, 2018 SFWA's Nebula Conference in Pittsburgh, PA.

May 18–20, 2018 Nauticon in Provincetown, MA.

May 25–27, 2018 ConQuesT in Kansas City, MO.

May 25–28, 2018 Balticon 52 in Baltimore, MD.

May 25–28, 2018 WisCon 42 in Madison, WI.

Jun 1–3, 2018 ConCarolinas in Charlotte, NC.

Jun 8–10, 2018 AnimeNEXT 2018 in Atlantic City, NJ.

Jun 15–17, 2018 Nantucket Book Festival in Nantucket, MA.

Jun 21–24, 2018 PortConMaine 2018 in Portland, ME.

Jun 22–24, 2018 Fourth Street Fantasy in Minneapolis, MN.

Jun 23–24, 2018 MASSive Comic Con 2018 in Worcester, MA.

Jul 4–8, 2018 Westercon 71 in Winchester, CO.

Jul 6–8, 2018 InConJunction in Indianapolis, IN.

Aug 13–16, 2018 Worldcon 76, the 76th World Science Fiction Convention, in San José, CA.

Sep 1–8, 2018 The Scribbler's Ink UK Retreat in the Royal Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, UK.

Sep 14–16, 2018 Albacon 2018 in Albany, NY.

Nov 1–4, 2018 World Fantasy Convention 2018 in Baltimore, MD.

Nov 4, 2018, 2 am EDT, end of daylight saving time; change clocks backward to 1 am EST.

Nov 16–18, 2018 Philcon in Cherry Hill, NJ.


Feb 15–17, 2019 Boskone 56 at the Westin Waterfront in Boston, MA.

Mar 22–25, 2019 Costume-Con 37 in Danvers, MA.

Jul 4–7, 2019 Westercon 72 in Layton, UT.

Jul 18–21, 2019 MISTI-Con 2019 in Laconia, NH.

Aug 22–24, 2019 Titancon/Eurocon 2019 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.