What To Bring
Here are some things to bring to help you participate in everything at con:
- Musical instruments for Open Filking and the Drum Circle
- Costumes, if you wish. (link to hall costumes page)
- Baked goods for the Tiptree Bake Sale (do we have something to link to about this?)
- Games for open gaming tables in the game room
- Money (travelers checks, spare credit card)
- For meals
- For shopping (Art Show, Dealers Room, and Artist/Authors Alley)
- For tips
- Prescription medicines (bring a copy of your prescriptions in case you run out)
- Allergy medicine (even if OTC)
- Birth control (have fun, but play it safe)
- Book list (what do you own, what do you want)
- Camera (please follow the guidelines in the Code of Conduct)
- Comfortable shoes
- Winter boots (this is Boston in January)
- Winter clothes
- Layers -- some parts of the hotel are often quite cool, others can be very warm.
If you are staying in a hotel room at Arisia, here are some more things you should bring to Arisia.
- Changes of clothing (bring something special to wear in the evening)
- Bathing Suit (the pool is open late)
- Exercise clothes for yoga/tai chi classes, as well as the hotel gym if that's how you roll
- Ear plugs (especially if you might be sharing a room with other folks)
- Extension cord (for charging multiple devices)
- Shampoo and soap (if you have a preference)
- Food -- shelf-stable unless you're bringing ...
- A cooler -- the Westin has just a few mini-fridges (and they have all been assigned), but the hotel has ice.
What Not to Bring
- Perfumes or any other heavily scented products