The Brass Screw Confederacy, a steampunk event, will transform Port Townsend back to its Victorian roots with more than a few fantastical twists. The Brass Screw Confederacy’s High Command describes steampunk as “drawing from a Victorian foundation, it mingles history and elements of science fiction.” June 7-9. 2013 is the Brass Screw Confederacy‘s “Maiden Voyage.” The weekend will be filled with creative costumes, cabaret, artistic inventions, magic lantern shows, sorcery, games, and live entertainment spanning from local bands to a real flea circus.
Some events are open for all ages including the steampunk fashion show, Brass Screw Chautauqua with late night movies and live entertainers, Bazaar of the Bizarre, and Zombie Hunt. Whistle Stop Toy Shop will be the headquarters for the event’s signature game Airship Apprentice.
The Pope Marine Building will be home for Brass Screw Confederacy’s live entertainment such as independent films, lectures on historical airships and submarines, a flea circus, and a show of steampunk sorcery. Continue reading