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 3, 17, & 31, Nov 14 & 28, Dec 12 & 26, Jan 9 & 23, Feb 6 & 20, Mar 6 & 20, Apr 3 & 17, May 1, 15, & 29, and Jun 12 & 26.
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 7, Nov 4, Dec 2, Jan 6, Feb 3, Mar 3, Apr 7, May 5, and Jun 2.
NESFA events are highlighted like this.
Non-NESFA clubhouse events are highlighted like this.
Extraordinary and exceptional events, dates, and reminders are highlighted like this.

Sep 5–Oct 25, 2016 Leonard Nimoy: Unseen exhibit in Northampton, MA.
Reception Sep 9, 6 pm–8 pm

Sep 25–Oct 1, 2016 Hubweek 2016 — A Festival For The Future in Boston, MA.

Sep 30, 2016 Deadline for submission of entries for the Short Story Contest.

Sep 30–Oct 2, 2016 Monster-Mania Con 35 in Hunt Valley, MD.

Sep 30–Oct 2, 2016 CONtraflow VI in Kenner, LA.

Sep 30–Oct 2, 2016 Archon 40 in Collinsville, IL.

Sep 30–Oct 2, 2016 EerieCon 18 in Grand Island, NY.

Oct 1, 2016, 11:59 pm, Viewing of Can't Stop the Serenity at the Coolidge Corner Theater in Brookline, MA.

Oct 7–9, 2016 Capclave 2016 in Gaithersburg, MD.

Oct 7–9, 2016 Gaylaxicon 2016 in Minneapolis, MN.

Oct 8, 2016 Game Day noon to midnight at the clubhouse.

Oct 9, 2016 Boskone and Business Meetings, 1 pm and 2 pm, respectively, at the clubhouse.

Oct 13–16, 2016 Boston Terror 'Thon in Somerville, MA.

Oct 14–16, 2016 Anime Convention 2016 in Manchester, NH.

Oct 15, 2016 Boston Book Festival in Copley Sq., Boston, MA.  NESFA will have a booth.

Oct 15, 2016, 2 pm, MASSFILC meeting in Waltham, MA.

Oct 16, 2016 Media Day, 2 pm to whenever, at the clubhouse.

Oct 17, 2016 F.A.N. Group Meetup,
Discussion topic: Graphic Novels, 7 pm, at the Avon Free Public Library.

Oct 18, 2016 The Book Shop Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club book discussion, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: City of Stairs by Robert Jackson Bennett.

Oct 19, 2016 IM collation, 7 pm, at the clubhouse.

Oct 19–23, 2016 IlluxCon 2016 in Reading, PA.

Oct 20, 2016 Monthly Dr. Who Talk, 7 pm at Annie's Book Stop Of Worcester.

Oct 21, 2016 NESFA Reading Group, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: A Night in the Lonesome October by Roger Zelazny.

Oct 21–23, 2016 Anime USA 2016 in Washington, DC.

Oct 21–23, 2016 Super Megafest Comic Con in Marlborough, MA.

Oct 22, 2016, 10 am to 4:30 pm, Guilford Comic Con in Avon, CT.

Oct 22, 2016, 11 am to 7 pm, Paraween in Salem, MA.

Oct 27–30, 2016 World Fantasy Convention 2016 in Colombus, OH.

Oct 28–30, 2016 Furpocalypse in Cromwell, CT.

Oct 28–30, 2016 Bakuretsu Con 2016 in Colchester, VT.

Oct 28–30, 2016 Falcon 2016 in Stamford, CT.

Oct 29, 2016 Game Day noon to midnight at the clubhouse.

Oct 30, 2016 Halloween Party Open House and Other Meeting, 4 pm to 8 pm, at the clubhouse.

Oct 31, 2016 Horror Movie Marathon, noon to whenever, at the clubhouse.

Nov 5, 2016 Indie Game Day noon to midnight at the clubhouse.

Nov 6, 2016, 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 meeting this afternoon.

Nov 6, 2016 Boskone and Business Meetings, 1 pm and 2 pm, respectively, at the clubhouse.

Nov 11–13, 2016 TusCon 43 in Tucson, AZ.

Nov 11–13, 2016 Crime Bake 2016 in Dedham, MA.

Nov 12, 2016, 2 pm, MASSFILC meeting in Arlington, MA.

Nov 14, 2016 F.A.N. Group Meetup,
Discussion topic: Monsters and Villians, 7 pm, at the Avon Free Public Library.

Nov 15, 2016 The Book Shop Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club book discussion, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: Wool by Hugh Howey.

Nov 16, 2016 IM collation, 7 pm, at the clubhouse.

Nov 17, 2016 Monthly Dr. Who Talk, 7 pm at Annie's Book Stop Of Worcester.

Nov 18, 2016 NESFA Reading Group, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: The Medusa Chronicles by Stephen Baxter & Alastair Reynolds.

Nov 18–19, 2016 SFContario 6 66/100 in Toronto, ON.

Nov 18–20, 2016 Philcon in Cherry Hill, NJ.

Nov 18–20, 2016 DerpyCon 2016 in Morristown, NJ.

Nov 19, 2016 Game Day noon to midnight at the clubhouse.

Nov 25–27, 2016 Starship Loscon in Los Angeles, CA.

Nov 25–27, 2016 Chessiecon 2016 in Baltimore, MD.

Nov 26, 2016 Turkey Fest Movie Day, 11 am to whenever, at the clubhouse.

Nov 27, 2016 Other Meeting, 2 pm, hosted by Dale Farmer at the Residence Inn in Dedham, MA.

Dec 2–4, 2016 Smofcon 34 in Rosemont, IL.

Dec 4, 2016 Boston Toy Show in Dedham, MA.

Dec 9–11, 2016 AnonyCon 2016 in Stamford, CT.

Dec 10, 2016, 2 pm, MASSFILC meeting in Arlington, MA.

Dec 11, 2016 Boskone and NESFA Business Meetings, 1 pm and 2 pm, respectively, at the clubhouse.

Dec 13, 2016, 7:30 pm, Arisia division head meeting at the clubhouse.

Dec 12, 2016 F.A.N. Group Meetup,
Discussion topic: Dr. Strange, 7 pm, at the Avon Free Public Library.

Dec 15, 2016 Monthly Dr. Who Talk, 7 pm at Annie's Book Stop Of Worcester.

Dec 16, 2016 NESFA Reading Group, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.

Dec 20, 2016 The Book Shop Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club book discussion, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.
Topic: The Gunslinger by Stephen King.

Dec 21, 2016 IM collation, 7 pm, at the clubhouse.

Dec 24–25, 2016 5th Annual Bah Humbug Game Festival 2 pm to midnight at the clubhouse.
Bring your own food on the 25th; there may be nowhere to buy any locally. .

Dec 31, 2016 Tentative Other Meeting and New Year's Eve Party, place TBD.

Jan ?, 2017 Winter Weirdness in Barre, VT.

Jan 13–15, 2017 MarsCon in Williamsburg, VA.

Jan 13–16, 2017 Arisia 2017 in Boston, MA.

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

Jan 19–22, 2017 Anthro New England in Cambridge, MA.

Jan 20, 2017 NESFA Reading Group, 7 pm to 10 pm, at the clubhouse.

Feb 9–12, 2017 Intercon Q in Warwick, RI.

Feb 10–18, 2017 Boston Science Fiction Film Festival & Marathon in Somerville, MA.

Feb 17–19, 2017 Boskone 54 at the Westin Waterfront in Boston, MA.
Guest of Honor: Brandon Sanderson
Official Artist: Dave Seeley   Hal Clement Science Speaker: Milton Davis
Special Guest: Maryelizabeth Yturralde   NESFA Press Guest: Ken MacLeod 
Featured filkers: The Fabulous Lorraine & Lojo Russo

Feb 17–19, 2017 Katsucon 2016 in National Harbor, MD.

Feb 17–19, 2017 Farpoint 24 in Timonium, MD.

Feb 23–26, 2017 TotalCon 31 in Marlborough, MA.

Mar 10–12, 2017 HELIOsphere in Tarrytown, NY.

Mar 10–12, 2017 FOGcon 7 in Walnut Creek, CA.

Mar 12, 2017, 2 am EST, beginning of daylight saving time; set clocks forward to 3 am EDT.

Mar 17–19, 2017 I-CON 32 in Brentwood, NY.

Mar 31–Apr 2, 2017 Albacon 2017 in Albany, NY.

Mar 31–Apr 2, 2017 Anime Boston in Boston, MA.

Apr 7–9, 2017 Lunacon 2017 in Westchester, NY.

Apr 14–16, 2017 Minicon 52 in Bloomington, MN.

Apr 14–17, 2017 Cambridge Science Festival in Cambridge, MA.

Apr 14–17, 2017 Innominate (68th) Eastercon 2017 in Birmingham, UK.

Apr 20–24, 2017 Costume-Con 35 in Mississauga, ON, CA.

Apr 21–23, 2017 FilKONtario 27 in Mississauga, ON, CA.

Apr 28–30, 2017 Zenkaikon 2017 in Lancaster, PA.

Apr 28–30, 2017 RavenCon, including Fan Historicon, in Williamsburg, VA.

Apr 28–30, 2017 Malice Domestic 29 in Bethesda, MD.

Apr 28–30, 2017 Corflu 34 in Woodland Hills, CA.

May 12–24, 2017 Marcon in Columbus, OH.

May 18–21, 2017 SFWA's Nebula Conference in Pittsburgh, PA.

May 18–22, 2017 MISTI-Con 2017 in Laconia, NH.

May 19–21, 2017 Nauticon in Provincetown, MA.

May 26–28, 2017 ConQuesT 48 in Kansas City, MO.

May 26–28, 2017 Anime North in Toronto, ON, CA.

May 26–29, 2017 WisCon 41 in Madison, WI.

Jun 2–4, 2017 ConCarolinas in Charlotte, NC.

Jun 9–11, 2017 AnimeNEXT 2017 in Atlantic City, NJ.

Jun 22–25, 2017 PortConMaine 2017 in Portland, ME.

Jul 1–4, 2017 Westercon 70 in Tempe, AZ.

Jul 5–9, 2017 Dexcon 20 in Morristown, NJ.

Jul 6–9, 2017 NorthAmeriCon '17, the 12th North American Science Fiction Convention (NASFiC) in San Juan, PR.

Jul 28–30, 2017 What the Fur VIII in Pointe Claire, QC, CA.

Aug 9–13, 2017 Worldcon 75, the 75th World Science Fiction Convention, in Helsinki, Finland.

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


Feb 16–18, 2018 Boskone 55 at the Westin Waterfront in Boston, MA.

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

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

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

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.