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Friday, October 27
 

4:00pm MDT

Trivia for Chocolate
Come and test your knowledge and be rewarded with chocolate! Trivia for all ages.

Participants
avatar for Meg Ward

Meg Ward

Active Track Coordinator, MileHiCon
Meg Ward is a longtime science fiction enthusiast whose hobbies include roller derby, beer brewing, cryptography, convention running, and fiber arts. She resides in Denver with three cats, two geeks-in-training, and an equally geeky husband.


Friday October 27, 2017 4:00pm - 4:50pm MDT
Chasm Creek B Second Floor

5:00pm MDT

Improvocation
Prepare to launch yourself into three days of creativity and camaraderie. Listen carefully and follow the directions for Poison Eye, Enemy Defender, and the ever-popular and goofy Bunny-Bunny-Bunny.

Participants

Friday October 27, 2017 5:00pm - 5:50pm MDT
Chasm Creek B Second Floor

6:00pm MDT

Float-illa Building
Come prepare your ship for the annual MHC float-illa. Our MC will be on hand to give tips and tricks and answer questions.

Participants

Friday October 27, 2017 6:00pm - 7:50pm MDT
Chasm Creek A Second Floor

8:00pm MDT

Talespinner: Stories with Danyda Feldman
Feel free to wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal to listen while Danyda spins tales sure to delight all ages.

Participants

Friday October 27, 2017 8:00pm - 8:50pm MDT
Chasm Creek A Second Floor

9:00pm MDT

14th Annual MHC Critter Floatilla
Cheer on the diminutive but determined competitors as they hit the pool. See how well—and quickly— cardboard can float.

Participants

Friday October 27, 2017 9:00pm - 9:50pm MDT
Other
 
Saturday, October 28
 

9:00am MDT

Coloring for All Ages
Come start your morning off with a little coloring! Materials will be provided.

Saturday October 28, 2017 9:00am - 9:50am MDT
Chasm Creek B Second Floor

10:00am MDT

Junkyard Derby!
Take "Junkyard Wars" and a pinewood derby, mix 'em together, and you get the Junkyard Derby! Kids will have 1 hour to build a junk car out of parts we supply in a bucket (we will supply wheels and axles) weighing no more than 8 oz. They will then compete

Saturday October 28, 2017 10:00am - 11:50am MDT
Chasm Creek B Second Floor

10:00am MDT

Writing Steampunk: A Primer for Beginners
Come explore the always fantastic, often humorous, sometimes bizarre, and occasionally disturbing world of retro-futurism, speculative science fiction, and the Victorian era. Learn how you can use history’s facts and fantasies along with the past’s imagin

Participants
avatar for Richard Blake

Richard Blake

Founder & Flunky, STEMpunkED
A child since birth, Richard provides full time care and part time frustration to two amazing children and one wonderful wife from his centrally located Colorado home. Through his micro-business STEMpunkED he develops and delivers innovative STEM+Arts programs that engage modern STEM... Read More →


Saturday October 28, 2017 10:00am - 11:50am MDT
Chasm Creek A Second Floor

1:00pm MDT

The Art & History of Computing: From Before the Abacus to Beyond AI
Starting with a 20,000 year old baboon fibula, we’ll follow the progression of beads to cogs, tubes to silicon, and quantum particles to what lies beyond. We’ll explore the history of computing, work together to imagine the unexpected futures that may be

Participants
avatar for Richard Blake

Richard Blake

Founder & Flunky, STEMpunkED
A child since birth, Richard provides full time care and part time frustration to two amazing children and one wonderful wife from his centrally located Colorado home. Through his micro-business STEMpunkED he develops and delivers innovative STEM+Arts programs that engage modern STEM... Read More →


Saturday October 28, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm MDT
Chasm Creek B Second Floor

2:00pm MDT

Belly Dance Workshop
Join the unique creatives of Apsara for a brief bellydancing workshop.

Participants

Saturday October 28, 2017 2:00pm - 2:30pm MDT
Chasm Creek B Second Floor

2:00pm MDT

Tea Dueling with the Messrs. Brazee-Cannons
Tea dueling is the art of gracefully dunking a tea biscuit into a "Cup of Brown Joy," soaking it for five seconds, and then lifting it and cleanly "nomming" on it—all without dripping tea, losing biscuit fragments into the tea or on the table, and doing s

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avatar for Ian Brazee-Cannon

Ian Brazee-Cannon

Writer, film maker
I am a writer, film maker, game designer and podcast.


Saturday October 28, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm MDT
Con Suite

2:30pm MDT

Kids Wand Making & Facepainting
Create your own wand from available supplies. Finish up with face painting at 4 pm and a parade through the con … or on stage before the masquerade! Are you an astronaut, an animal, an alien, or other fantastical creature? Add face painting to your costu


Saturday October 28, 2017 2:30pm - 4:00pm MDT
Chasm Creek A Second Floor

3:00pm MDT

Apsara Bellydancing Performance
From traditional Middle Eastern dance to quasi-burlesque, Apsara brings a fresh perspective to an ancient art form. Through precision, creativity, and joy, this avant-garde performance troupe aims to entertain and inspire audiences.

Participants

Saturday October 28, 2017 3:00pm - 3:30pm MDT
Atrium Stage Central Second Floor Atrium

3:00pm MDT

Critter Crunch Showcase
Planning to compete tomorrow and want to show off your machine today? Thinking ahead to MileHiCon 50 and want to talk to Critter builders for tips? This is the program for you?

Participants

Saturday October 28, 2017 3:00pm - 3:50pm MDT
Chasm Creek B Second Floor

4:00pm MDT

Write a Story with Dreaming Robot Press!
Write a story with Dreaming Robot Press! Have you ever wanted to see yourself in a science fiction adventure? Ever thought you'd like to write a science fiction story yourself? Join Sean and Corie of Dreaming Robot Press for a fun round of choose your o

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avatar for Elin Wyn

Elin Wyn

Cat herder, word wrangler and short on sleep.


Saturday October 28, 2017 4:00pm - 4:50pm MDT
Chasm Creek B Second Floor
 
Sunday, October 29
 

9:00am MDT

Coloring for All Ages
Come start your morning off with a little coloring! Materials will be provided.

Sunday October 29, 2017 9:00am - 3:00pm MDT
Chasm Creek A Second Floor

11:00am MDT

Celtic Knotwork
Come for a lesson in Celtic knotwork drawing techniques.

Participants
AF

Arlen Feldman

Arlen Feldman is a software engineer, and co-founder of Cherwell Software, one of the leading service desk products in the world. Now semi-retired, he is also a technical adviser, computer book author, maker, costumer, and a semi-professional dilettante.


Sunday October 29, 2017 11:00am - 11:50am MDT
Chasm Creek B Second Floor

11:00am MDT

Paper Rockets
Join Danyda Feldman as we create paper rockets from ordinary household materials and launch them into flight. Suitable for all ages—with assistance. Bring your imaginations and get ready to soar.

Participants

Sunday October 29, 2017 11:00am - 12:50pm MDT
Atrium Stage Central Second Floor Atrium

12:00pm MDT

Weaving For Kids
Come learn about the process of weaving in an interactive forum.

Participants
RK

R. K. Hageman

Rhonda K. Hageman is a local ESL instructor, spinner, weaver, and writer. She is working on a series of academic murder-mystery novels set in a mythical college town in the mountains of central Colorado, where the amateur sleuth/protagonist is the newest professor in the history department... Read More →


Sunday October 29, 2017 12:00pm - 1:50pm MDT
Chasm Creek B Second Floor