GBACG Calendar


Safari at the San Francisco Zoo

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

Come tour the Serengeti with our band of intrepid Steampunk / Victorian / Edwardian explorers. We’ll stalk big game and picnic.
Ticket Price: $


GBACG Workshop: Mechanical Wings

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Come join us as we make a small pair of moving wings! These can be used as part of a small dragon or butterfly or whatever else your imagination desires. Students will learn about electric servos, control rods, pin joints and more and get hands-on experience playing with the parts. Students will go home with a working pair of electric powered wings that they can decorate as desired. Small dragon not included.
Questions? Email .


Hobbit Potluck Picnic

Sunday, September 21st, 2014

Come celebrate Bilbo’s eleventy-first birthday in Hobbitton, also known as Red Morton Community Park in Redwood City. All hobbits, elves, dwarves and humans welcome.
Ticket Price: $


Costume Salon: Victorian

Sunday, October 5th, 2014

Join us for potluck tea snacks, socializing, and sharing resources. Theme appropriate books, patterns, garments, or projects also welcome. Our Salons are free and no dress-up is required. If you'd like to attend, email .


GBACG Lecture Series #2

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Please join us for GBACG's second Sunday lecture as we listen to the wisdom of an expert in the field of costuming. This lecture is free to all GBACG members.


On the Road

November 8th, 2014

Don your 1950's best and come howl with the beatniks as we explore North Beach on a walking tour that includes the Beat Museum, City Lights Bookstore, and more.
Ticket Price: $-$$


GBACG Workshop: Quilled Ribbon Trims with Nancy Nehring

Saturday, November 15th, 2014

Learn to make 15 different trims based on pleating and folding ribbon. Trims are ideal for garment edgings, hat bands, accessories, jewelry and home decor.
Questions? Email .


GBACG goes to Dickens

Saturday, December 6th, 2013

The GBACG goes to the The Great Dickens Christmas Fair. Visit with friends and make merry in Dickens' London with our annual GBACG meet-up. We'll meet up at various locations throughout the day and admire each others costumes, meeting old friends and making new.
Ticket Price: $


New York Society Holiday Tea

Saturday, December 27th, 2014

Mrs. Astor and Mrs. Vanderbilt invite the cream of New York society to their holiday tea. We’ll enjoy a sumptuous tea, sparkling wine, holiday cheer, and the very best possible company in the incomparable Garden Court. Costume: daywear, 1870-1889.
Ticket Price: $$$$


Costume Salon: Topic, TBD

Sunday, January 11th, 2015

Join us for potluck tea, snacks, socializing, and sharing resources. Theme appropriate books, patterns, garments, or projects also welcome. Our Salons are free and no dress-up is required. If you'd like to attend, email .


GBACG Open House

Saturday, January 17th, 2015

We invite all our Members, Non-members, and Sister Organization Members to join us for our annual meeting where we highlight upcoming events, raffle costume items, present a fashion show, and other fun stuff. Meet your board members, see old friends, and so much more.


GBACG Lecture Series #3

Sunday, February 8th, 2015

Location and topic TBD. Come learn from an expert in our field.


Dr. Who Who-Dunnit Murder Mystery

TBD, but sometime in 2015

Come join us at the San Jose Science Museum for an evening of murder and mayhem, time-travel style.
Ticket Price: $$$$


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