Scott Cox, your Sponsor Liaison, here. A few things you should know. . . First, it finally feels like summer here in San Francisco and Alan is not happy about it. Second, just when you thought our assortment couldn't get any better, we've tweaked the layout of the store a bit to allow more room for hardcover and trade paperback books. Third, we're also featuring our bestselling books for each month in their own bookcase. The last and best news is all of the upcoming sponsor events we have planned both near and far!
1) Game Night at the Cafe. September's Sponsor event is inspired by the rollicking good time our gamers had at the last social. So, we're going full tilt game night. On Sunday, September 25th, from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, we'll be hosting our very first Game Night at the Cafe! Many games and game masters will be on hand, but if you have a favorite game you want to share, please feel free to bring it along (please limit the games to those that can be completed in 2-3 hours or less). As always feel free to bring any drinks or snacks you would care to share.
2) Open Mic Night. Join us Friday, October 21st, for the next Sponsors' Open Mic Night.
3) Picnic in Golden Gate Park. October's Sponsor event is enjoying the great outdoors and San Francisco's actual summer time. We have reserved our own section of Golden Gate Park for food and fun on Saturday, October 22nd from noon to 4pm. Look for Table 17 in Lindley Meadow on the South side of JFK Drive.
4) World Fantasy Convention. We will be hosting our first-ever out of town event to celebrate Borderlands' continued existence at the World Fantasy Convention. We will be hosting an intimate get-together in our hospitality suite in the afternoon on Saturday, October 29th. We'll have more details as we get closer to the event. We'll also be hosting an open party on Friday night. Look for details here and in the store newsletter.
5) Sponsor Social. Our next Sponsor Social (and last one of 2016) will be Saturday, the 12th of November, from 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm.
6) Mary Robinette Kowal's Whiskey Tasting will be a few days earlier or later than the Social. No need to reserve yet as we are still firming up plans.
7) We'll be touring the offices of the Long Now Foundation at the Presidio in early December. Look for more details to come.