Special Events

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

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Volunteer shift available Feb. 12, 2017, noon - 1 p.m.

Did you know that Scratch was opening a small theatre? Well, he is — and it's not very far from the hotel! It's called The Thalia after the Greek muse of comedic theatre.

He'll take a small group of people over to the theatre via hotel shuttle for a whirlwind tour. We'll leave the hotel just after noon and be back before the 1:00 p.m. classes start.

Because the shuttle only hold 11 passengers, we're asking people to sign-up in advance. The sign-up sheet will be at the registration desk.

Volunteer shift available Feb. 12, 2017, 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

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!

Volunteer shift available Feb. 11, 2017, noon - 6 p.m.
Volunteer shift available Feb. 12, 2017, noon - 6 p.m.

Shop 'til you drop at our hand-selected vendors!
Volunteer shift available Feb. 11, 2017, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Volunteer shift available Feb. 12, 2017, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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.

Volunteer shift available Feb. 11, 2017, 11 p.m. - 2 a.m.

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, E

Feb. 12, 2017, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

The Old Howard Troupe’s eight veteran artistes are dedicated to bringing the old English music hall back to life for the enjoyment of modern audiences. We take our name from the most famous theater in Boston’s Scollay Square — the Howard Athenaeum, affectionately known the world over as “The Old Howard.”

Our costumes span the music hall era, from over-the-top Victorian to late Edwardian, and our songs are classics from the music hall stage.

We earnestly invite you to sing along on the chorus and hope you enjoy our vintage entertainment, including the world-famous Kazorchestra!

Volunteer shift available Feb. 11, 2017, 11 p.m. - 2 a.m.

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!