If you’re planning to attend CopperCon in September at Mesa’s Windemere Hotel and buy your membership before May 31, you will be entered into a drawing for two free memberships and three free nights at the hotel during the sci-fi convention.
Memberships cost $35 until April 30 and go up to $45 after that. For more information, visit http://www.coppercon.org.
World Fantasy Award-winning author Stephen R. Donaldson (The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant) leads the field of celebrity guests. Others include Bram Stoker Award-winning authors Weston Ochse (Scarecrow Gods) and Yvonne Navarro (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and author, editor and astronomer David Lee Summers, in addition to more than 50 other authors, media experts, artists, musicians, scientists and costumers. Other activities include guest panels, presentations and workshops; a charity benefit auction; a masquerade; art, costuming and fighting demonstrations; gaming of the LARP and console variety; author readings and concerts; a water pistol war; a robotics exhibition; model rocketry; dancing; a Star Trek exhibit; and, or course, a dealers’ room.