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 Oct 2, 16, & 30, Nov 13 & 27, Dec 11 & 25, Jan 8 & 22, Feb 5 & 19, Mar 5 & 19, Apr 2, 16, & 30, May 14 & 28, and Jun 11 & 25.
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 Oct 6, Nov 3, Dec 1, Jan 5, Feb 2, Mar 2, Apr 6, May 4, and Jun 1,
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.

Sep 15–Oct 14, 2017 Richard Powers: Flights of Fancy, exhibition at Baldwin Hill Art & Framing in Natick, MA.

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

Sep 22–24, 2017 FenCon XIV in Irving (DFW airport), TX.

Sep 22–Oct 29, 2017 The Korshak Collection at the Stamford Museum in Stamford, CT.

Sep 23, 2017 Boston Festival of Indie Games at M.I.T. Johnson Athletic Center in Cambridge, MA.

Sep 24, 2017 Other Meeting, 2 pm, at the Broomhead/Szczesuil residence in Littleton, MA.

Sep 27, 2017, 6 pm, Deadline for submission of nominations for the Fellowship of NESFA.

Sep 29–Oct 1, 2017 Archon 41 in Collinsville, IL.

Sep 29–Oct 1, 2017 Monster-Mania Con in Hunt Valley, MD.

Sep 30, 2017, 1 pm to 3 pm, Performer and author Jenny Allen recites from her essay collection Would Everybody Please Stop? at Annie's Book Stop of Worcester.

Sep 30–Oct 1, 2017 RoberCon 2016 in Binghamton, NY.

Oct 5, 2017, 7 pm to 9 pm, Author Event: Ann Leckie at Pandemonium Books & Games in Cambridge, MA.

Oct 6, 2017 NESFA Reading Group, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: Jack of Shadows by Roger Zelazny and For Want of a Nail by Mary Robinette Kowal.

Oct 6–8, 2017 Capclave 2017 in Gaithersburg, MD.

Oct 6–8, 2017 CONtraflow VII in Kenner, LA.

Oct 7, 2017 Game Day noon to midnight at the clubhouse.

Oct 8, 2017 Special NESFA Reading Group Media Day, noon to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.

Oct 12–15, 2017 Passport to Murder in Toronto, ON, CA.

Oct 13–15, 2017 Falcon 2017 in Stamford, CT.

Oct 13–16, 2017 Boston Terror 'Thon in Somerville, MA.

Oct 13–15, 2017 Another Anime Convention 2017 in Manchester, NH.

Oct 14, 2017 Media Day, 2 pm to whenever, at the clubhouse.

Oct 14, 2017, 2 pm, MASSFILC meeting in Waltham, MA.

Oct 15, 2017 Boskone and Business Meetings, 1 pm and 2 pm, respectively, at the clubhouse.

Oct 17, 2017 The Book Shop Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club book discussion, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: The Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee.

Oct 18–22, 2017 IlluxCon XI in Reading, PA.

Oct 19, 2017 Monthly Dr. Who Talk, 7 pm at Annie's Book Stop of Worcester.

Oct 21, 2017 Game Day noon to midnight at the clubhouse.

Oct 21, 2017, 11 am to 7 pm, Paraween in Salem, MA.

Oct 21, 2017, 10 am to 4:30 pm, Guilford Comic Con in Guilford, CT.

Oct 24, 2017 Arisia corporate meeting, 7:30 pm at the clubhouse.

Oct 25, 2017 IM collation, 6 pm, at the clubhouse.

Oct 27–29, 2017 Furpocalypse in Cromwell, CT.

Oct 27–29, 2017 Bakuretsu Con 2017 in Colchester, VT.

Oct 28, 2017, 10 am to 5 pm, Boston Book Festival in Copley Sq., Boston, MA.  NESFA will participate.

Oct 29, 2017 Halloween Party Open House and Other Meeting, 4 pm to 7 pm, at the clubhouse.

Nov 2–5, 2017 World Fantasy Convention 2017 in San Antonio, TX.

Nov 3, 2017 NESFA Reading Group, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: Nexus by Ramez Naam.

Nov 4, 2017 Game Day noon to midnight at the clubhouse.

Nov 5, 2017, 2 am EDT, end of daylight saving time; change clocks backward to 1 am EST, so that you won't be too early for the meetings this afternoon.

Nov 5, 2017 Boskone and Business Meetings, 1 pm and 2 pm, respectively, at the clubhouse.

Nov 7, 2017 Fellowship Banquet and NESFA's 50th anniversary dinner, 7 pm, at some place yet to be determined.

Nov 10–12, 2017 Philcon in Cherry Hill, NJ.

Nov 10–12, 2017 TusCon 44 in Tucson, AZ.

Nov 10–12, 2017 Crime Bake 2017 in Woburn, MA.

Nov 10–12, 2017 Rhode Island Comic Con in Providence, RI.

Nov 11, 2017 Media Day, 2 pm to whenever, at the clubhouse.

Nov 15, 2017 IM collation, 6 pm, at the clubhouse.

Nov 16, 2017 Monthly Dr. Who Talk, 7 pm at Annie's Book Stop of Worcester.

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 30, 2017 (Thursday, December 0—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 8–10, 2017 Anime USA 2017 in Washington, DC.

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

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

Dec 18, 2017 F.A.N. Group Meetup, 7 pm, at the Avon Free Public Library .

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.

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

Dec 31, 2017 Other Meeting and New Year's Eve Pot Luck Party, location TBD


Jan 5, 2018 NESFA Reading Group, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: TBD.

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

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

Jan 12–15, 2018 Arisia 2018 in Boston, MA.

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

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

Feb 4, 2018 Boskone and Business Meetings, 1 pm 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 Boskone preparation work session, 1 pm until we're done, at the clubhouse There are many tasks; please come and help.

Feb 16–18, 2018 Boskone 55 at the Westin Waterfront in Boston, MA. <
Guest of Honor: Mary Robinette Kowal
Official Artist: Marianne Plumridge-Eggleton   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 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 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.

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

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 2018 (actual dates to be announced) Corflu 35 in Toronto, ON, CA.

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

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 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.


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.

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