April 20 to 21, 2024

DoubleTree
Baltimore North/
Pikesville

Tell-Tale Steampunk

Schedule

Friday Night Happy Hour (free to entry for everyone!)

Join our vibrant community for an unforgettable evening at our free happy hour event on Friday, April 19th at 7 pm! Dive into the enchanting world of Steampunk as we gather together to celebrate creativity, camaraderie, and good times. Prepare to be delighted by live music that will transport you to another era, marvel at […]

Nat 20- Dice Making (Part One)

Workshop Room

This is an exciting new class where you can learn how to create your own dice for table top gaming! The molds are hand-made by Kristen Neathery and available for purchase after the class if you so desire. You can learn different pouring techniques for different looks and effects with combinations of alcohol inks, mica […]

Sold Out $60.00

Needling With Deadly Intent – Poisons of Arthur Conan Doyle

Each guest will receive an embroidery kit with everything they need to create this pattern made exclusively for Tell Tale. Nanci will give instruction on the stitches needed to complete the design. With addition times to sit and stitch through out the weekend. Nanci will give additional ideas on how to display your finished piece.

Tea & Tarot with The Baroness

Embark on a mystical journey through time and tradition with The Baroness Alexandria in an enchanting exploration of tea leaves and tarot – an ancient practice known as Tasseography or Tasseomancy. Derived from the French word 'tasse,' meaning cup, and the Greek root 'mancy,' signifying divination, this art offers a fascinating glimpse into the unseen. […]

Leather Pouch Making Workshop

Workshop Room

I am very pleased to announce that TellTale Steampunk has given Starboard Sky Industries permission to do a hands on leather pouch making panel at this year's convention! The date and time of the class are still TBD. We will have a minimum of 1 hour to complete our pouches. Although the general public will […]

Sold Out $45.00

Build Your Own Dice Tower

Workshop Room

"It really is elementary my dear Watson..." Construct your very own Dice Tower using this custom Kit created by Gadgetometers. These functional Dice Towers are perfect for your personal gaming or as a gift for fellow gamers who can use them on their next gaming adventures. Choose from the default castle tower pictured above, or […]

Get Tickets $25.00 9 tickets left

Victorian Cane Defense

Main Ballroom

A primer on the use of the cane as a defense in the Victorian era. Victorian Cane Defense with Kevin M Houghton 2:45 - 3:45 pm

Fashion Promenade and Challenge

Have you spent months putting together the perfect outfit? Strut your stuff at our Fashion Promenade and be the envy of all Steam Punks by winning Tell Tale’s Fashion Challenge. Remember—just because you didn’t make your outfit does not mean it isn’t super fabulous. Join the Baroness as she leads a stroll through the festival […]

“Just A Minute” at Tell-Tale Steampunk

Josh Widdowson will guide four panelists through a game of verbal dexterity and improvisation as they speak on various topics for sixty seconds at a time. The problem is that the panel must refrain from hesitation, repetition or deviation. The game sounds impossibly simple, but when you try to play it, it's simply impossible! Panel […]

Copper Flower Workshop

Learn to design, cut, texture, color, and assemble a copper flower (planned flower is a peony but may be subject to change for time constraints) Copper Flower Workshop w/Samantha Elliott from Metal Mixologist

Handmade Small Chore Broom Workshop

Make a small chore broom for all your tiny cleaning needs: keyboards, tabletops, counters, etc. Add a cute steampunky charm to the handle if you desire. Hang it from your belt and be prepared for all emergency cleaning situations.

Get Tickets $17.00 9 tickets left

Seance with Paranormalist Vince Wilson

Paranormalist Vince Wilson is the #1 Authority in the US on séances and paranormal entertainment and a recognized international expert on the supernatural. You will feel the presence of spirits from the past!

Night Watch Paradox

The musical equivalent of reading “Treasure Island,” Night Watch Paradox brings the audience along on a participatory journey of musical performance and storytelling as they travel in their imaginary, steam-powered airship through time and space.

Bearded Lady Meet Up and Free Flea Market

Join the illustrious League of Bearded Ladies for a morning meetup! All are welcome, ladies, gents, theys and thems...just make sure to wear your facial follicles proudly. Natural or nonnatural beard are welcome, we do not discriminate! Plus, you can promenade and peruse at a Free Flea Market! Bring items to share with the community. […]

Fun with Electronics

Professor Moriarty's Office (Panel room #1)

The panel begins with an introduction into basic electronic tools and techniques. The remainder of the panel focuses on repurposing electronics from inexpensive toys and decorations to add LED lights and easily-programmed LED arrays to props and costumes.

Intro to Victorian Hair Art & Tutorial

Participants be introduced to a brief history of Victorian hair art, types of Victorian hair art, and then will be guided on how to make some of the flowers found in Victorian hair wreaths using the gimp work/wire work method. After creating a sprig of hair flowers, they will then be guided on using them […]

Nat 20- Dice Making (Part Two)

This is an exciting new class where you can learn how to create your own dice for table top gaming! The molds are hand-made by Kristen Neathery and available for purchase after the class if you so desire. You can learn different pouring techniques for different looks and effects with combinations of alcohol inks, mica […]