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Online schedules: Thursday - Friday - Saturday - Sunday

 

Thursday, July 10, 2008

12:00 Noon
  Openings: Art Gallery, Common Room, Cinema Alley, Vendor Room
     
  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone screening
     
3:00 PM
  SpellCast Auditions
     
  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets screening
 
6:00 PM
  Welcoming Feast - Feast of the American Southwest
 
  Vendor Room closes
   
8:00-10:00 PM
  Wizard Rock Concert featuring the Moaning Myrtles and The Mudbloods
     
8:00 PM
  Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban screening
   
10:00 PM
  Closings: Art Gallery, Common Room

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Friday, July 11, 2008

8:30 AM
  Registration opens
     
  Deluxe Continental Breakfast
 
9:00 AM
  Openings: Formal Programming
   
9:00-11:00 AM
  Level 9 Informal Roundtables
   
10:00 AM
  Openings: Art Gallery, Common Room, Vendor Room
   
Noon-1:30 PM
  Keynote Luncheon with Dr. Henry Jenkins: "Beyond the Borders of the Book: The Transformative Power of Fandom in the Age of Media Convergence"
   
1:30-3:30 PM
  Formal Programming continues
     
2:00-3:00 PM
  SpellCast Auditions and Rehearsals
   
3:30-4:30 PM
  Afternoon Tea
     
3:30-7 PM
  Smashing Time Mosaics in Common Room
     
4:30 - 6:00 PM
  Formal Programming continues
     
5:00 PM
  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire screening
     
6:00 PM
  Registration closes
     
    Players’ and Officials’ Quidditch Meeting
   
7:00 PM-2:00 AM
  Portus Podcast Palooza
   
8:00 PM
  Art Gallery and Vendor Room close
     
    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix screening
   
8:00-10:00 PM
  Dessert Mingler
   
8:00-11:00 PM
  Quidditch: North American Flying Federation’s 140th Merlin's Cup - Qualifying Rounds (land)

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Saturday, July 12, 2008

8:30 AM
  Registration opens
 
9:00-10:30 AM
  Plenary Session with Jim Dale
   
10:30 AM-12:00 Noon
  Formal Programming resumes
   
10:00 AM
  Vendor Room, Art Gallery, Common Room open
     
11:00 AM
  Spellcast Readings Performance
     
11:00 AM-12:00 Noon
  Jim Dale autograph session A
   
Noon
  Registration closes
   
Noon-1:30 PM
  Keynote Luncheon with Monique Trottier: "Digital Owls, Pensieves and Portkeys: The phenomenon of electronic media in building and sustaining an online audience of Harry Potter fans"
   
1:30-3:30 PM
  Formal Programming continues
     
    Jim Dale Autograph Session B
   
3:00-5:00 PM
  Wizard Rockumentary screening
   
3:30-4:30 PM
  Afternoon Tea
     
4:30-6:00 PM
  Formal Programming continues
     
5:00-7:00 PM
  Wizard Rockumentary screening
   
5:00-8:00 PM
  Water Quidditch
   
6:00-9:00 PM
  Fandom Swapmeet
     
6:00 - 7:30 PM
  Dessert with Jim Dale
   
8:00 PM
  Art Gallery, Vendor Room, Common Room close
   
9:00 PM-1:00 AM
  Mystery Masquerade Ball

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Sunday, July 13, 2007

9:00 AM
  Leaving Feast - Brunch
   
10:00 AM
  Vendor Room, Common Room open
   
11:00 AM-1:00 PM
  Auction
   
2:00 PM
  Vendor Room, Common Room close
   
6:00-8:00 PM
  Volunteer Ice Cream Social, by invitation only
     
6:00-10:00 PM
  Post-Portus Wizard Rock Dance Party

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