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A Few More Updates

Here is the PDF verison of the program book as two page spread or Single page layout

Reminder Pre-registration ends at midnight, July 26 after that point registration will go up by $20 to the at the door price, so save money and register now.

Here is a copy of our 2013 Dining Guide.

Pre-ordering of shirts has closed there will be shirts available at the convention.

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We are also looking for suggestions for guests for future conventions. Please contact us if you have have someone in mind.

A programming schedule is available. Registration for classes has started.


What: MuseCon3

When: August 2-4, 2013

Where: Westin Chicago Northwest, Itasca, IL

With our Guest of Honour:
    Seanan McGuire

Plus: Special Guests:

dot Amy McNally
dot Masters of Lightning and their Musical Tesla Coils!
dot Sharon Winsauer also known as CrazyLaceLady
dot Elise Matthesen

Find Your Muse at MuseCon

A weekend of classes and hands-on workshops on all things creative!

Celebrate Creativity!

A weekend-long convention for artists, musicians, inventors, gadgeteers, makers, tinkerers, and creative people of all ages.

First, you will need to register for the convention (see the registration page for details).

dot Spend an entire weekend mingling with creative people
dot Attend as many of the free classes & workshops you can fit into your schedule
dot The ability to register for exclusive limited enrollment sessions (subject to availability)**
dot Access to vendors specializing in tools, supplies, and handcrafted goods
dot "MuseCon Munchies" -- free food and beverages in our hospitality suite all weekend long

Some of what you might see, learn or try at a MuseCon:

       dot Basic electronic tinkering (blinkies!)
dot Knitting, Crochet
dot Leatherworking
dot Chain Maille
dot Music, music and more music
dot Using Software
dot Paperwork
dot Beading & Jewelry
dot Working with Electroluminescent (EL) wire
dot Drama and Improvisation
dot Paint war-gaming miniatures
dot Stained Glass
dot Dancing - Swing and Khaleeji (belly)
dot Vocal workshops
dot Costuming & sewing
dot LEGOs! (for grownups too!)

**Some classes have limited space or include materials charges.

Stay with us at the Westin!

Don't want to miss any of the fun or deal with traffic every day? Join us and stay at the Westin Chicago Northwest, in Itasca, Illinois. Reserve your hotel room early, and don't forget to request the special MuseCon room rate. See the hotel page for more information.

MuseCon is an activity and fund raiser for MuseCon Inc., a non-profit organization under 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. Proceeds from MuseCon go to support assorted educational somethings. Donations to MuseCon, Inc. are considered tax deductible. Please note that only the amount above and beyond the amount paid for service or items is tax deductible. The price of membership to MuseCon is not deductible. Direct donations (cash or merchandise) are considered to be deductible according to the IRS. Please keep this in mind as you complete your taxes.
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