Special Events

A collection of events so special that we had no choice but to call them "Special Events".

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Historic Lingerie Fashion Show

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Feb. 7, 2016, noon - 12:30 p.m.
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Our good friend Bill has a remarkable collection of vintage lingerie from the 1940s to 1960s.

On Saturday, Feb. 6 a carefully curated selection of his items will be on display in the Exhibit Hall near our Costume Exhibit. This mini-museum includes foundation garments of all sorts, plus related ephemera like advertisements and catalogs.

On Sunday, Feb, 7 the collection comes to life at 12:30 p.m. with a fashion show of vintage and historic pieces on the stage of the Exhibit Hall!

We are looking for models!. Because there are a limited number of historic pieces, and because they are of specific sizes, models are going to need to go for a fitting in Waltham prior to the event. For more information, contact the organizer, Bill.


Miss Mina's Tea Party

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Miss Mina Murray,
Feb. 7, 2016, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
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Enjoy an oasis of gentility to re-charge your batteries as we approach the end of another great BurlExpo!

Snack on tiny tea cakes and cucumber sandwiches while sipping burlesque-inspired teas courtesy of our sponsorJacqueline Hyde!


Shopping!

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Feb. 6, 2016, noon - 8 p.m. Feb. 7, 2016, noon - 8 p.m.
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Shop 'til you drop at our hand-selected vendors!

The Athenaeum

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Feb. 6, 2016, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Feb. 7, 2016, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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New this year! Why have a library when you can have an Athenaeum? Our collection of original and reproduction books and magazines are a treasure trove of information.

Open in the lounge from 10:00am to 6:00pm on Saturday and Sunday, this resource is open to anyone with access to the Conference.


The Game Room

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Scarlett Letter,
Feb. 6, 2016, 11 p.m. - 2 a.m.
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The Game Room offers guests a chance to snack, sip cocktails, and socialize over popular games like Cards Against Humanity, Get Dr. Lucky, or Apples to Apples.

Overseen by our Game Warden, Scarlett Letter, the Game Room is a quieter (but equally exciting!) alternative to our post-Main Event Pool Party,


The Pool Party!

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Feb. 6, 2016, 11 p.m. - 2 a.m.
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Starting right after The Main Event! The wettest you will get at the Expo!

Food, friends and chlorine! Take a swim with everyone or just hang out at the poolside and listen to our house surf band, The Wave Riders! It's a great time and it goes until late!

Don't forget your blue wristband!