GenCon Events


Last updated: May 2013

Watch this space for updates in 2014!

Speed Dating: This event caused a GEEK WEDDING in 2012!

Time: 2 hours

Description: Find love at GenCon? We had a love connection last year! Meet up to 20 geek singles in this fast & fun event for ages 21-35, and 30+. You’ll have 3-5 minutes to chat with each single. Mark your sheet YES or NO and the next morning, we’ll email you with your mutual YES matches!

Be punctual: If you arrive more than ten minutes later than start time, we will be unable to accommodate you.

Sold out? We almost always have 1-2 people who are no-shows. We will take people on a first-come, first-served basis who have generic tickets.

Geek Dating Advice Q&A

Time: 1 hour
Description: E. Foley of has been helping geeks find love since 2008. She’s got answers for just about any questions you might have about dating, online dating, writing a great profile, getting more responses to emails, first dates, and more. Stop in any time during this hour with your question – even if it’s to write it down and receive your personalized answer via email later.

NEW! Introduction to Fair Isle Knitting: Dice Bag

Time: 2 hours

Materials Provided

Skills required: Comfortable with the knit stitch

In this class, you’ll learn the basics of fair isle (or stranded) knitting, which is a method of integrating 2 or more colors in the same row. We’ll be knitting a small dice bag. You’ll be able to choose from several colorwork patterns or design your own if you’re feeling adventurous! Overachievers can proceed into designing a custom Christmas stocking. All materials will be provided.