Want to try your hand at sci-fi costuming, or just get a peek at other's handiwork? Most conventions take place in spring and summer, but there are regional events throughout the year. Try one of these upcoming conventions, all popular with members of the International Costumers' Guild:


INTERNATIONAL

World Con

Where: Montreal, Quebec

When: Aug. 6-10, 2009

More Info: worldcon.org/


NATIONAL

Costume Con

Where: Timonium, Md.

When: May 1-3, 2009

More Info: www.costume-con.com/cc27/INDEX.HTM


CENTRAL

Mile-Hi Con

Where: Denver

When: Oct. 24-26

More Info: www.milehicon.org/


WEST

Orycon

Where: Portland, Ore.

When: Nov. 21-23

More Info: www.orycon.org/


EAST

Arisia

Where: Cambridge, Mass.

When: Jan. 16-19, 2009

More Info: 2009.arisia.org/