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September 20

1 attending
2 maybe
SAT
25
Oct
BAHFest West
BAHFest (the Festival of Bad Ad Hoc Hypotheses, as shown on Metafilter) has an event in SF this year: BAHFest West. [more inside]
San Francisco, CA at The Castro Theatre, 7PM by jcreigh - 0 comments

0 attending
0 maybe
SUN
21
Sep
Last Minute Las Vegas?
Any interest in a last-minute Las Vegas meetup, tomorrow night, around 7 p.m.? [more inside]
Las Vegas, NV at Hash House a Go-Go, 7PM by WidgetAlley - 0 comments

September 19

8 attending
12 maybe
Toronto Quarterly Meetup
Torontonians! It's been 2 months since we last met up, we should do it again! EDIT: please chime in if you can't do Friday the 3rd but can do Saturday the 4th, or vice-versa, as discussed in the comments. Thanks! [more inside]

4 attending
6 maybe
flex in NYC
I'll be visiting gaspode Oct. 18-21 & would love to meet up with NYC MeFites again. So how about Saturday night, October 18th? I'm open to suggestions for venue.

September 17

0 attending
4 maybe
FRI
19
Sep
Star Trek: TNG Happy Hour, Round 8!
Boldly continuing with Star Trek: TNG episode showings at the Black Cat on Fridays! This week's episode, "The Big Goodbye", traps in the crew in the holodeck for 1940s gangster fun! [more inside]
Washington, DC at The Black Cat, 7PM by warm_planet - 0 comments

September 16

3 attending
1 maybe
Octoberfest Dachshund Racing in Huntington Beach
Every Sunday in October, Old World Village in Huntington Beach, puts on the sport of kings: Dachshund Racing! The races run from 3 PM to 4 PM. I propose Metafilters from far and near meet up at around 1 PM for sausages and beer. We'll carefully discuss the merits of the fine wiener dog athletes and then cheer them on. I'm not exactly sure, but I think the entry fees total out to $2. [more inside]

0 attending
3 maybe
SUN
28
Sep
The Fisher King - UPCA screening
The 'Classic NY Movies with Lin-Manuel Miranda' film series at the United Palace of Cultural Arts theater continues, starting with The Fisher King. Doors open at 4pm, movie starts at 5pm, followed by a Q&A with screenwriter Richard LaGravenese at 7:15. This is a no-charge screening.
New York, NY at United Palace Theatre, 4PM by oh yeah! - 0 comments

September 15

5 attending
9 maybe
WED
24
Sep
The return of the son of the weekly meetup
We're trying to get these going again. Clandestino, you know it, you love it (or at least find it mildly interesting).
New York, NY at Clandestino, 7PM by Hactar - 6 comments

September 14

2 attending
1 maybe
THU
25
Sep
Tacoma Regular?
EDIT: The Hub, Tacoma, 5:30 PM on Thursday 25 Sep. I'd like to propose the next installation of the Tacoma Meetup Series for this week, at The Mix, The Hub, or possible kid-friendly third location. [more inside]

9 attending
2 maybe
WED
17
Sep
Pumpkin Spice Trivia
The candy corn is in the supermarket, the pumpkin spice is back in the coffee shops, and the buses are clogged with students, so that must mean it's fall. Enjoy a pumpkin beer (or not) while you plumb the depths of your knowledge on DQ shake flavors, pop music, and occasionally sports this Wednesday at 7:30 at Geeks Who Drink trivia at Joe Sent Me, Cambridge.
Cambridge, MA at Joe Sent Me, Cambridge, 7:30PM by DiscourseMarker - 10 comments

September 12

3 attending
6 maybe
SAT
4
Oct
Mo dumplings, fewer problems
I want to have a meetup at Dumpling Galaxy since it sounds delicious. With our powers combined, we can try some of their 100 dumplings (here are 33 examples). [more inside]
New York at Dumpling Galaxy, 2PM by ferret branca - 18 comments

3 attending
2 maybe
SAT
4
Oct
The Great Chicago Fire Festival
"In partnership with the City of Chicago and the Chicago Park District, Redmoon Theater presents The Great Chicago Fire Festival, celebrating Chicago’s epic resurgence and strength after the Great Fire of 1871, and the grit of its people that propelled us forward to build anew." [more inside]
Chicago, IL at Chicago River, 6PM by bibliogrrl - 5 comments

September 11

0 attending
1 maybe
SAT
13
Sep
I am become the singer of songs…
I haven't posted a show here in a while, but this one's kind of a big deal! My new team, Shiva†, is making their debut with two other new teams (and two established ones) at the Queen's Secret Improv Club. [more inside]
New York at The Queen's Secret Improv Club (at the Secret Theater), 7PM by Eideteker - 0 comments

7 attending
10 maybe
SAT
4
Oct
His thoughts were red thoughts and Misfish are coming to DC!
His thoughts were red thoughts and Misfish are coming to DC in early October so we're having a meetup! It will be at Bier Baron in Dupont starting in the late afternoon and continuing until we all leave. Hope to see you there!
Washington, DC at Bier Baron, 4:30PM by Mrs. Pterodactyl - 5 comments

September 10

6 attending
0 maybe
SAT
20
Sep
Terror Behind The Walls Philly Meetup
Philly! We haven't had a meetup in forever. Let's all get scared in a haunted prison. [more inside]
Philadelphia, PA at Eastern State Penitentiary, 10:30PM by Diskeater - 5 comments

10 attending
3 maybe
WED
17
Sep
St. Louis!
Hi everyone! I was thinking it was high time we did another meetup, and I was thinking maybe we could do it at this new lovely bar that just opened in my neighborhood. I'm talking about Tick Tock, which opened maybe two weeks ago. It's got lots of space, a good selection, and is right next to Steve's Hot Dogs.
St. Louis, MO at Tick Tock Tavern, 7PM by likeatoaster - 15 comments

September 8

0 attending
0 maybe
SAT
13
Sep
New Barbarians 3.0 by La Pocha Nostra
Guillermo Gómez-Peña and his radical performance art group La Pocha Nostra are hosting a "extreme fashion show and photo performance karaoke" with participants of a week-long performance workshop - including yours truly! Tickets are available here for $10 each and you are more than encouraged to dress up.
San Francisco, CA at Fleet Room, Fort Mason Center, 8PM by divabat - 0 comments

5 attending
6 maybe
SUN
14
Sep
Movies at the Brattle on Sunday?
The Brattle Theater has a really good set of movies coming up this Sunday, 2014/9/14: Sunset Boulevard at 1:00, Chinatown at 3:15 (these two can be seen as a double feature), Los Angeles Plays Itself at 6:00, and Repo Man at 9:30. Does anyone want to go see any of these movies in particular? I saw that Los Angeles Plays Itself was scheduled and was primarily interested in that, but I'd be happy seeing any of these, really. If you want to go, leave a comment saying what movie you'd like to see! EDIT: We're seeing Los Angeles Plays Itself at 6:00 on Sunday. See you all there!
Cambridge, MA at Brattle Theater, 6PM by Rustic Etruscan - 24 comments

3 attending
13 maybe
SAT
27
Sep
Occidental Oktoberfest
Occidental Brewing is having their annual Oktoberfest, want to get some beer and german food? [more inside]
Portland, OR at Occidental Brewing Company, 1PM by Secretariat - 12 comments

September 7

3 attending
5 maybe
THU
18
Sep
So far, so lovely
So, I've arrived in Madison (thanks for all the helpful answers to my Ask!) and I was wondering if anyone wanted to have a meet-up over a beer or two. I don't have a time or place in mind but somewhere near the university would be most convienient for me. Date-wise I was thinking sometime in the next couple weeks. Update: Thursday, 18 September, 4:30, at The Mason (416 S Park Street). I'll update next Thursday with how you can recognize me.
Madison, WI at The Mason, 4:30PM by hydrobatidae - 21 comments

5 attending
2 maybe
TUE
9
Sep
Second Second Tuesday Lunch-Up
This one is for phunniemee: Cafecito at 26 East Congress (Please let me know if you meant the one at 7 N Wells--I don't think you did--and I'll fix it). Shall we take our lunches to Grant Park or Pritzker Park? [more inside]
Chicago, IL at Cafecito, 1PM by crush-onastick - 9 comments

10 attending
5 maybe
SUN
28
Sep
Miniature Golf at Eagle Landing
Join us for some miniature golf at Eagle Landing! [more inside]
Happy Valley, OR at Eagle Landing Golf Course, 3PM by Sibrax - 16 comments

September 5

5 attending
3 maybe
SUN
7
Sep
Lunch on the 7th, Brooklyn?
Hello, MetaFilter! I'll be popping by Brooklyn from the 6th to the 11th of this month, and I wonder if anyone would care for a quick lunch meet-up (let's say on Sunday the 7th) with me, Mrs quidnunc and the quidnunc baby (him name: quark). Somewhere nice in Williamsburg or thereabouts may be easiest, and a pub is always an option if drunch is better than lunch. Or an afternoon cocktail or tea party, or whatever. Or feel free to tell me where to go, either literally or figuratively. [more inside]
New York at Fourth avenue pub, Brooklyn., 3PM by the quidnunc kid - 40 comments

September 4

1 attending
0 maybe
TUE
23
Sep
Melbourne Fringe: WHO ARE YOU SUPPOSED TO BE
WHO ARE YOU SUPPOSED TO BE is my romantic comedy for nerds that premiered at Edinburgh Fringe in 2013 - and later played in London. Melbourne Fringe will be its Australian debut. Starring Rob Lloyd (Who Me, The Science of Doctor Who) and Jennifer Lusk. Come along and see a story about fans, fandom and how our passions can bring us together and sometimes push us apart. From Sept 23 to Oct 5, 8pm (every night except Mon 29). Cheap Tuesdays, 2-for-1 Wednesdays. Group discount. http://www.melbournefringe.com.au/fringe-festival/show/who-are-you-supposed-to-be/ [more inside]
Melbourne, Australia at The Owl and Pussycat, 8PM by crossoverman - 0 comments

4 attending
6 maybe
MON
15
Sep
fall back into Golden Triangle meetups
Meeting a visiting MeFite & also a good excuse to hang out with K-W MeFites again ;) [more inside]
Waterloo, ON at Death Valley's Little Brother, 7PM by flex - 2 comments

September 3

5 attending
6 maybe
SAT
4
Oct
Portland, ME food and drink
Hi! We'll be meeting up (some of us for the first time in Portland!) at Great Lost Bear on Saturday, 10/4, at 4 pm. We'll be bringing our one-year-old daughter, and hope you'll bring your young kids as well! (Of course you're welcome to bring your old kids but they probably don't want to be seen with the likes of us.) Food, beer, whatever...it's going to be superb.
Portland, ME at Great Lost Bear, 4PM by supercoollady - 21 comments

6 attending
2 maybe
FRI
5
Sep
Riddle Me That! Redux Redux Redux Redux Redux Redux - NEW LOCATION!
EXCITING NEW LATE NIGHT EDITION! Riddle Me That! is a game show team trivia challenge for everyone! Trivia! Points! Physical Challenges! MeFites! Shirtless thumb-wrestling! Headstands! Shooting Nerf arrows through a hole in a sheet! Throwing balls into buckets! Extended fart noises! A complete lack of roof leaks! Exclamation points! [more inside]
Chicago, IL at Strawdog Theatre Company, 10:30PM by eamondaly - 5 comments

2 attending
1 maybe
SAT
6
Sep
Kubrick - An Art Show Tribute
Spoke Art is proud to present: KUBRICK - An art show tribute to the films of Stanley Kubrick. Over 60 artists were invited to re-imagine their favorite characters, scenes and thematic concepts from one of the world’s most prolific directors. Spanning a plethora of mediums from sculpture and painting to limited edition prints, the show seeks to honor one of the 20th century’s most significant directors while also reinterpreting his impact in a contemporary context. [more inside]

September 2

2 attending
1 maybe
FRI
5
Sep
Star Trek: TNG Happy Hour, Round 7!
Boldly continuing with Star Trek: TNG episode showings at the Black Cat on Fridays! This week's episode, "Hide and Q", has Q, so you know it's going to be wacky fun. [more inside]
Washington, DC at The Black Cat, 7PM by warm_planet - 2 comments

0 attending
5 maybe
Tempe Meetup?
I am in Tempe, AZ from now until October 13 (when I leave for Copenhagen). It'd be great to meet up with some of you local Arizonans before then! Best dates for me are September 15-October 12. Is there anything fun to meet up at in late September or early October?

5 attending
3 maybe
WED
3
Sep
Last-minute Taters
We just unpacked our calendar and it turns out tomorrow is Trivia Day! Care to join us at Joe Sent Me?
Cambridge, MA at Joe Sent Me, 7:30PM by Horace Rumpole - 9 comments

September 1

3 attending
5 maybe
SAT
20
Sep
Field trip: the Museum of Jurassic Technology
The Museum of Jurassic Technology in Culver City is a place that engenders love and and serious confusion, perhaps in equal measures. It is a palace of many mythical wonders and it was proposed as one of the next meetup locations. It's open until 6:00 PM on Saturdays; the cafe offers complimentary tea and cookies until 5:00. (It is also close to the Center for Land Use Interpretation, which is equally a palace of wonders if you like scholastic text and resource allocation. They also have quite a cool map of points of interest in the area around their Culver City branch.) [more inside]
Culver City, CA at Museum of Jurassic Technology, 3:30PM by jetlagaddict - 36 comments

1 attending
2 maybe
WED
24
Sep
DANCE HALL of BEAUTIFUL, RADIANT THINGS
A tantalizing evening of slow dancing. Inspired by dance halls of the 20s/30's era, passion and desire mixes with propriety and restraint. Each participant is given a dance card and a dance lesson that everyone can pick up (really). Taxi dancers also in attendance for your enjoyment. [more inside]

0 attending
2 maybe
THU
11
Sep
The Buzzed Bee
Do you have what it takes to go head to head with some of the best drunken spellers in the Bay Area? Still chasing the glory of the coveted Scripps Howard Award? Still fuming after losing to that skank Erin Wilson in the 4th grade over the word 'crysthanamum' and want revenge? Come to Buzzed Bee and win the glory [more inside]
Berkeley, CA at Firehouse Art Events Hangar, 6:30PM by MiltonRandKalman - 2 comments

August 30

3 attending
8 maybe
THU
4
Sep
Return of the Weekly Meetup
All you New Yorkers know how this works. We meet at the bar we drink and surf on our phones. Changed the location to the Old Town Bar
New York, NY at Old Town Bar, 7PM by SpaceWarp13 - 15 comments

August 29

9 attending
13 maybe
SAT
6
Sep
John Scalzi reads at Borderlands
Let's go see mefi's own jscalzi read from his new novel, Lock In, at San Francisco's terrific Borderlands Books. [more inside]
San Francisco, CA at Borderlands Books, 3PM by rtha - 38 comments

12 attending
2 maybe
WED
3
Sep

August 28

9 attending
5 maybe
SUN
12
Oct
Dim Sum in NYC.
Let's get dim sum at Pacificana on Sunday, October 12th. [more inside]
New York at Pacificana, 11AM by alynnk - 14 comments

August 27

4 attending
5 maybe
FRI
19
Sep
Charm City Meetup
Nothing fancy, just meeting up with people from the internet over some drinks in Baltimore. [more inside]
Baltimore, MD at Liam Flynn's Ale House, 6:30PM by youcancallmeal - 11 comments

4 attending
2 maybe
FRI
5
Sep
MILWAUKEE MEETUP
Fellow MKEers, let's get together and rejoice! With summer winding down, it seems like an ideal time to get together and do something fun! EDIT: We'll be meeting at Nessun Dorma (2778 N Weil St.) on September 5th at 7pm. See you there! [more inside]
Milwaukee, WI at Nessun Dorma, 7PM by Fister Roboto - 21 comments

August 26

3 attending
2 maybe
FRI
29
Aug
Star Trek: TNG Happy Hour, Round 6!
Boldly continuing with Star Trek: TNG episode showings at the Black Cat on Fridays! This week's episode, "The Battle" features a re-appearance of the Ferengi, those mischievous scamps. [more inside]
Washington, DC at The Black Cat, 7PM by warm_planet - 4 comments

August 25

0 attending
0 maybe
Meetup for MeFites with Mini Mefites?
I've been really out of the MetaFilter loop and would like to fall back in again. There must be some MeFites still here in Philly and I would love to hang out with them. My wife and I have a rambunctious almost 3 year old and it would be nice to bring him along too, so ideally a place that is kid-friendly would be great. [more inside]

1 attending
0 maybe
WED
10
Sep
San Antonio! Join me at Vegeria!
Hey San Antonio! I will be visiting your fair city briefly in September, and I am going to eat at Vegeria on the evening of Wednesday, September 10, at about 7pm. I would love to have the pleasure of your company.

3 attending
8 maybe
SAT
20
Sep
Monthly Brooklyn Board Game Meetup (September)
Our September meetup will be Saturday the 20th. We'll start at 2pm. Bring your games, snacks and/or drinks. [more inside]
New York at ocherdraco's apartment (#4D, buzzer #407), 2PM by ocherdraco - 14 comments

2 attending
0 maybe
WED
27
Aug
Reading Music: East of Eden, at the Albany Public Library
Local musicians will perform original songs inspired by John Steinbeck's classic novel, East of Eden at the Albany Public Library. Capital District MeFites, come on out for a great night of music and literature. [more inside]
Albany, NY at Albany Public Library, 7PM by gauche - 1 comment

7 attending
14 maybe
FRI
24
Oct
Boston
I am in Boston for a conference from the 23rd to the 25th of October, dates in town from the 22nd to the 26th or so. The conference is at Harvard Div. Pint? EDIT: John Harvard, 8:30, Friday.
Cambridge, MA at John Harvard Pub, Cambridge, 8:30PM by PinkMoose - 31 comments

August 24

4 attending
12 maybe
SUN
5
Oct
Mr. Z returns to Chicago (for a bit!)
Hey guys, it looks like I'm going to be stationed in Chicago a bit for work, likely for most of October. So I guess where do I apply for temporary Cabal membership?
Updated: I have a location and a date for when I will be out there, Oct 5th I land, was thinking 7pm near my where I will be staying in the Logan Square/Wicker Parkish area. [more inside]
Chicago, IL at Lemmings!, 7PM by mrzarquon - 16 comments

0 attending
0 maybe
SUN
24
Aug
Atrazine's (Kinda surprise) Birthday
Let's all meet up today and have impromptu pints to celebrate Atrazine's birthday.
London, England at The Hemingford Arms, 4PM by Optamystic - 0 comments

August 21

2 attending
2 maybe
WED
3
Sep
Happy Hour at The Mix in downtown Tacoma
Update: First weekly Tacoma meetup will be Wednesday, September 3, at 5:30pm at The Mix. [more inside]
Tacoma, WA at The Mix, 5:30PM by Jacqueline - 16 comments

4 attending
4 maybe
(Grand Central Market) Game Nights
Food! Drink! Games! Friends! Food and drink and games and friends at the same time! [more inside]

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