You will be ready for a break and a little fun after all those workshops, seminars and business meetings. Below are some activities and events that take place at the hotel. For more fun ideas, see 2014 Convention Tours, the Recreation Zone, and the agendas of the many affiliates and groups for more mixers, luncheons and parties.
Saturday, July 12
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM: Star Trek Fan Club $20 ($22), Kathryn Johnson’s Suite
Fun, food, music, raffle and prizes! Play Let’s Make a Deal and Family Feud, while sampling Dianna Troy's chocolates. Silent auction of sci-fi collectables and non-sci-fi gifts. Bring items to stump the Let's Make a Deal judge.
8:00 PM – 11:00 PM: Nevada Welcome Party $12 ($15), Top of the Riv North
Sin City Sock Hop: Crazy socks optional! Enjoy a variety of music played by a D.J. There will be plenty of partners if you wish to dance the night away! Cash bar, snacks and door prizes.
Sunday, July 13
12:15 PM: Sports Fanatics’ Luncheon $18 ($20), Capri 114
Need your sports fix? Come join your fellow sports lovers for a ballpark meal. Speakers: Staci Mannella, Paralympic Alpine Skier, Randolph, NJ; Duke Sims, retired Major League Baseball Player, Las Vegas, NV.
3:00 PM: Newsreelers’ Get Together, $10 ($15) Skybox 201
Thursday, July 17, Grande H
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM: 12 Years a Slave Described! $5 ($5)
2014 Academy Award winner for best film. In the pre-Civil War U.S., Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty and unexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles to stay alive, and retain his dignity. His chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.