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'Kin-Meet at PantheaCon - Room 320
This is the SF Bay Otherkin Meetup's eighth annual special event at PCon!
We welcome otherkin and those who are friendly to us. Otherkin, or otherkind, are those people whose sense of essential self is other-than-human, especially beings of myth, spirit, or magic. It's OK if you don't use or didn't know the word "otherkin(d)". If you use another term like faeborn or changeling or mythfolk, or simply call yourself an elf, dragon, angel, elemental, or what-have-you, or if you are a therian or similar who would just like to hang out with some otherkin -- you're welcome too!
Sincere people with good intentions only, please. It's okay to just be curious, but this meetup is a safe space for otherkin and is not a place for attacks or argument.
We have music, snacks and drinks, books, a pretty slideshow, Discord chats, buttons and badge ribbons, and our traditional game of Cards Against Humanity later in the evening. Some alcoholic beverages are available only for those age 21+ with valid photo ID (we card and stamp hands at the door). Please bring your own reusable cup! If you would like to bring food or drink to share, please provide a list of ingredients (for those with allergies or other dietary needs), and be prepared to take away any amount that is not consumed.
Donations of a few dollars towards the cost of food, drink, and swag we provide for the meetup are greatly appreciated! :)
There may be unaccompanied minors present at this event. The meetup is generally 18+ for our regular events, but at PantheaCon we draw from the general con population, which includes minors. Plan for yourself accordingly.
You do not have to be registered for PantheaCon on Saturday to come to this meetup. It is held in a private guestroom and no con badge is required to enter. However, if you are not attending the con and are considering driving just to come to the meetup, be aware that the hotel charges $24 for self-parking and it will be very difficult to find a space on Saturday night. This year the hotel does not have access to the usual overflow lot of the office buildings further down Gateway Place. According to this post from February 12 on the PantheaCon Facebook group, some overflow parking will be available across Gateway Place, but further details have not been posted as of this writing. You might be able to get away with short-term parking in the restaurant/office park on Technology Drive, since many of those businesses are closed on Saturday evening. Other options could be getting a rideshare, or taking light rail to the Metro/Airport VTA station; from there you can walk 0.6 miles, or catch the free SJC Airport Flyer which goes past the Doubletree. (See the VTA's website and the section for the Extended Stay America on the PantheaCon transportation page , which describes the route.)
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last updated 02/12/2019