Saturday, 11:00 am

 

Millinery Make-N-Take

with Steampunk Aficionado

Ms. Sam Walker

 

Learn to make a darling Steampunk hat

that you'll be proud to wear! Several different hat styles and themes to choose from and the hat is yours to keep!

 

$15.00 per person, limited seating, make

your reservations ASAP!

Saturday, 1:00pm

 

19th Century 3D

and Stereoviews

with Frank Elmore

 

Frank has been collecting Victorian stereoviews and producing his own 3D movies and videos for 30+ years. His expert knowledge of how to shoot three-dimensional still and moving pictures will fascinate and inspire you to begin your own 3D adventure!

 

Seminar is FREE and will be held at the Hannibal History Museum, 200 N. Main Street.

Click photo to visit Frank Elmore's 3D YouTube Channel

Saturday, 2:00pm

 

Mark Twain Tells

Tales of Tesla

with Jim Waddell

 

Mark Twain was fascinated with inventions and inventors and visited his good friend Nikola Tesla in Tesla's famous New York laboratory often. Hear Twain's recollections of his interactions with Tesla and his "electrifying" experiments!

 

Jim Waddell brings over 30 years of professional experience to bear in his portrayal of the celebrated writer.  His credits as Mark Twain include the Opryland Convention Center in Nashville, the Royal York in Toronto, and the Transworld Dome in St. Louis. He has also performed aboard the Delta Queen, Mississippi Queen, and American Queen Riverboats, as well as radio and television.

 

Seminar is FREE and will be held at the Hannibal History Museum, 200 N. Main Street.

Saturday, 2:30pm

 

Creating Steampunk Weaponry

with Dale Griffitts

 

In this seminar you'll hear how to take

modern-day Nerf guns and repurpose

them into Neo-Victorian futuristic

weapons of destruction -- well, as much

destruction as foam bullets can inflict!

Dale will also be our Master of Ceremonies

for the Nerf Dueling competition on The

Great Midway.

 

Seminar is FREE and will be held at the Hannibal History Museum, 200 N. Main Street.

Saturday, 3:00pm

Sunday, 3:00pm

 

"Titanic: The Steampowered

Marvel of the Edwardian Era"

with Ken Marks

 

When Titanic sank in April of 1912, she took with her the unbridled enthusiasm and invincibility of the Gilded Age, signaling the end of the American Industrial Resolution. Hear the amazing story of the construction and destruction of the world's largest steampowered man-made moving object, RMS Titanic by author, curator of the Molly Brown Birthplace and Museum and founder of the Hannibal History Museum, Ken Marks.

 

Seminar is FREE and will be held at the Hannibal History Museum, 200 N. Main Street.

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Hannibal, MO 63401

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