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Wanted: Steampunks and Temporal Voyagers!
MORRISTOWN, NJ – Calling all Steampunks and lovers of history to a weekend-long immersion festival…in the mid 1880s. Be prepared to experience a rare opportunity to use a unique blend of history and science to walk through time. You only need to imagine a world much different from what we know; a world of machines, gears, and springs powered by steam. This is International Steampunk City: Steampunk at Speedwell, an event set in a time period of unknown origins at Historic Speedwell in Morristown. All experienced Steampunks and history lovers, or those who want to attend and be amazed at this growing in popularity event, can enjoy this truly exceptional weekend-long festival on Saturday, October 12 and Sunday, October 13 from 12 noon to 6 p.m.

Historic Speedwell invites you to sample the latest advance in temporal exploration, capable of bringing your favorite moments in time directly to you. To truly experience this immersion opportunity to its fullest, enjoy one-of-a-kind shopping experiences, take part in the varied discussions and workshops, and watch the demonstrations of crafts and trades. There are musicians, performers, and entertainers. This is an event not to be missed by any respectable adventurer, anachronologist, or temporal voyager! Arrive at registration wearing your favorite Victorian or Steampunk day-wear.

Admission to this one-of-a-kind event is $8 for adults, $7 for senior citizens, $5 for children 4-16, children under 4 are FREE. For more information or preregistration, call 973 285-6550. Historic Speedwell is located on 333 Speedwell Avenue in Morristown.