Clockwork Alchemy Postponed to 2021

Message from the Chairs: It is with heavy hearts that, in accordance with the public health guidelines of San Mateo County and the Governor’s Office of California regarding the spread of COVID 19, we must announce the cancellation of Clockwork Alchemy 2020 (March 20-22, 2020).   We dearly love our CA Family and we must do…

Clockwork Alchemy 2020/2021 Artist’s Bazaar Vendors List

The artists of the Clockwork Alchemy Artist’s Bazaar bring a spectrum of hand-crafted magic to fans and shoppers each year. This year, the convention has been postponed to 2021, and as appreciation for the hard work and achievement it took to pass the juried application process, all artists are automatically accepted for Clockwork Alchemy’s 2021…

Clockwork Alchemy 2020 Streaming Concert – YouTube Streams

Thank you for attending our concert. See the recorded performances below. Lobby Chathttps://youtu.be/ZugaObBZQ6U Now Playing: Lee Pressonhttps://www.leepresson.com/https://www.patreon.com/leepresson Aaron Shay Dogwood: https://youtu.be/XejYEy1H4aMBandcamp: https://dogwood.bandcamp.com Paypal: dogwoodmusicmaker@gmail.com CashApp: $LazarusRise Sarah ShayBandcamp: https://dogwood.bandcamp.com Paypal: dogwoodmusicmaker@gmail.com CashApp: $LazarusRise https://sarahshay.bandcamp.com/ https://www.sarahshay.com https://www.patreon.com/SarahShay https://www.patreon.com/PilotHouse Unwomanhttps://www.unwoman.com/ https://www.patreon.com/unwoman Nathaniel JohnstoneMy Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/nathanieljohn… My Bandcamp: https://nathanieljohnstone.bandcamp.com/ Crystal Bright:Venmo – @crystalbrightmusic Paypal – paypal.me/crystalbrightmusic Patreon –…

Online Streaming Concert this Saturday!

Once upon a time a strange man wielding an accordion, a massive wheeled bicycle, and an outsized sense of joy invaded Clockwork Alchemy. This was Strangely Doesburg, and we’ve never let him go. Thank you for attending our concert. See the recorded performances below. Lobby Chathttps://youtu.be/ZugaObBZQ6U Now Playing: Lee Pressonhttps://www.leepresson.com/https://www.patreon.com/leepresson Aaron Shay Dogwood: https://youtu.be/XejYEy1H4aM Bandcamp:…

Change or Cancel Your Hyatt Reservation

Did you reserve a room for Clockwork Alchemy 2020? If you now need to cancel your reservation, you can change or cancel your reservation without penalty as long as you do it more than 48 hours in advance of the scheduled start of your stay. To find your room and modify your reservation, click here….

Crystal Bright and the Silver Hands, Musical Guests

If you’re not getting enough accordion and saw in your music, have we got a a treat for you! Returning to Clockwork Alchemy 2020 is Crystal Bright and the Silver Hands! Award winning singer/songwriter, ethnomusicologist, composer, multi-instrumentalist, Crystal Bright, has played over 1000 shows from Canada to San Diego, Florida to Seattle since 2010. Bright…

Aaron Shay, Musical Guest

Returning to Clockwork Alchemy in 2020 is Aaron Shay. Maybe you heard songs from his album “Apocalypse Stories” last year. If you didn’t catch him before, this is your chance to enjoy the fun! Sci-fi singer-songwriter Aaron J. Shay is a balladeer who blends old-world banjo twang with modern melancholy. His performances are highly interactive…

Sarah Shay, Musical Guest

Returning to Clockwork Alchemy this year is Seattle musician Sarah Shay! Check out her tracks on Spotify here and enjoy the ukulele fun! Sarah Shay is a writer, musician, and podcaster from Seattle. She plays nerdy songs on ukulele about dead poets, time travel, and fictional hobos, which are usually funny but sometimes sad. She…

Reading the Clock: A Primer on Steampunk Literature

Reading, Writing, and Wrenching with Words Say you’re new to this Steampunk thing, and looking to broaden your horizons. Or maybe you’ve been around the globe on an airship adventure, but you’re curious about what others in the brass and goggles set may get up to of an evening. Look no further than the pages…

How Does One “Do” Steampunk – Getting Started with Steampunk Costuming

Our age of steam and enlightenment has brought luxurious textiles and everyday conveniences to the masses, allowing our Steampunk aficionados at Clockwork Alchemy to adorn themselves in a variety of silks, taffetas, brocades, and delicate laces. Others find appeal in hand-tooled leather, sturdy armor, impeccable tweed, and plenty of brass. This aesthetic is achieved with…

Clockwork Alchemy Moves Cautiously Forward Amid COVID-19 Concerns

The Con Chairs and board of Clockwork Alchemy would like to reassure our guests that the convention is still on, and there are are no plans to cancel the event. The safety of our guests is paramount to us. We will be taking precautions to ensure a fun and safe event for all attendees. Clockwork…

Dancing to the Tick of the Clock – How Steampunks Blow off Steam

By Sabrina L. Nelson for Clockwork Alchemy Have you ever wondered what Steampunks do after a long day of monster hunting, tinkering in the lab and tea dueling? We dance the “Concentric Gears Waltz” of course! Dance is a featured event at Clockwork Alchemy and we can’t think of anyone more capable of both teaching…