February 9 & 10,2019 Entertainment Schedule

The Langer's Ball

SATURDAY - 11am to 7pm

11:00  to 12:30
The Langer's Ball 
(live band performance)

1:00 to 2:00(ish)
Flying Apparatuses
(paper airplane contest)

2:00 to 3:30(ish)
Best of the Best
(costume contests)

3:30 to 5:30(ish)
Steady Hands!
(tea dueling tournament)

5:30 to 6:30(ish)
Frenchy and the Punk 
(live band performance)


6:00 to Midnight
at Clockwerks Brewery
25 N 4th St, Minneapolis, MN

SUNDAY - 10am to 4pm

11:00  to 12:00
Best of the Best
(costume contests)

12:00 to 1:300(ish)
Steady Hands!
(tea dueling tournament)

Tea Room Closes
(in the loading dock)

2:30 to 4:00
The Langer's Ball 
(live band performance)

~~~   Schedule subject to change   ~~~

For the first time at 13 GEARS, we have a Tea Room!

The loading dock of the Grain Belt Bottling House will be the home of the Tea Room during the event 13 GEARS. 

Saturday Hours: 11:00am to 6:30pm
Sunday Hours: 10:00am to 2:00pm 

Tea and snacks for sale via The Mad Hatter Restaurant in Anoka, MN

Flying Apparatuses  is a new event for 13 GEARS!

  • Paper planes must only be constructed out of one piece of paper: Standard letter size (8.5” x 11”). The sheet must be modified by folding only! No ripping, gluing, cutting, stapling or ballasting is allowed!
  • Paper planes have to be built on site on event day with the provided official 13 GEARS paper.  (Minor adjustments may be made later “on the fly”.)
  • Airplanes will be judged on "flight accuracy" and "flight style"

For all the rules please download the following PDF: Flying Apparatuses 2019

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We are hosting a  Tea Dueling  tournament again at 13 GEARS! Brought to you by the help of the DIODES and tea selection from Mad Hatter Tea Room in Anoka, MN! 

  • Tea Dueling, simply like playing a game of chicken with a tea soaked biscuit. The winner is the last person to successfully eat the entire biscuit in one bite (without loosing any of the tea soaked biscuit on the table or themselves). 
  • You may want to watch this video for more information:

Dress to impress the judges and crowds in your steampunk best this winter! 
We will be hosting a Costume Contest each day at 13 GEARS in 2019. 

  • SATURDAY contest categories: 
    - Most Excellent Headpiece (with a complete outfit)
    - Unparalleled Weapon (with a complete outfit)

  • SUNDAY contest categories: 
    - Superlative Bustle (with a complete outfit)
    - Best Use of Mechanical Parts (with a complete outfit)

  • Check our Facebook group to see more details:
  • Contest judging will be scored on the following:
    Functionality, Creativity, Details, Completeness, and Presentation.

Sign up at the INFORMATION booth at 13 GEARS to participate. 

This is a family friendly event with family friendly activities, anyone 7 and under is free!

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