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Will there be fanfic readings? A gallery? Wizard rock? Podcasts? Cosplay? Meetups? Quidditch?
Yes, yes, yes and yes! Details about all those things are forthcoming, so please sign up for our newsletter and keep checking the website for more!
The Feasts & Luncheons
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Coming to Infinitus? Make sure you bring your appetite with you. Below are the menus for several key events at Infinitus2010 including our Welcome Feast, Leaving Feast, Keynote Luncheons and more.

During the Welcome Feast in the Ballroom on Thursday from 1:30 – 2:45 p.m., Full and Merlin’s Circle registrants and those with add-on Welcome Feast tickets will enjoy our buffet featuring the Ventana Stop  Light Salsa Bar with Tortilla Chips and Guacamole, Chicken Tortilla  Soup with Queso Fresc, Mexican Cucumber/Jicama Salad with Sangria Vinaigrette, Poblano Salad with Black Beans, Roasted Corn and Charred Tomato Dressing, Vegetarian Tamales with Roasted Tomatillo Sauce, Fish Tacos with Shaved Cabbage and Sour Cream, Chicken Breast in Mole Sauce, Corona Marinated Beef Fajitas with Grilled Peppers and Red Onions, Mexican Rice, Frijoles and Warm Crisp and Soft Tortillas.

We’ll finish the feast off with a Chocolate Nacho Bar, Tres Leches Flan and Key Lime Pie, plus Starbucks Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee, Herbal Teas and Iced Tea.

At Friday’s Keynote Luncheon (an additional-ticket event), “FTW! Fanfic-Trained Writers” in Pacifica 6 at noon, enjoy the Florida Farmer’s Fresh Buffet, including Sarasota Tomato Bisque with Farm Fresh Goat Cheese Crostini, Red Hill Groves Citrus Salad Station, Rosa’s Farm Smoked Lemon-Rosemary Chicken Breast with Truffle Honey Jus, Anguilia Farms Hybrid Striped Bass with Lemon Caper Sauce, Grilled Portobello and Carmelized Vidalia Onion Relish, Avocado Tomato Salsa, Palmetto Creek Farms Pork Sliders, Dill Pickle Chips and Carolina Coleslaw, with a Market Vegetable Pasta Station featuring Vegan Portobello Bolognese, Whole Wheat Penne and Asparagus.

During the presentations by our guest writers, enjoy Roasted Green Apple Pie, Florida Strawberry Cheesecake and Triple Chocolate Mud Pie.

Saturday’s Keynote Luncheon with Kelvin Truite and Brendan Docherty of  Electronic Arts (an additional-ticket event) will feature Petit Field Greens, Penne Pasta with Toasted Pine Nuts, Fresh Basil and Shrimp, Vine-Ripened Tomatoes and Feta Cheese in Lemon-Oregano Vinaigrette, Old Fashioned Carrot Slaw with Golden Raisins and Honey, Vegetarian Wraps with Roasted Garlic Hummus Spread, Vine Ripe Tomato, Grilled Asparagus, Arugula, Portobello Mushroom and Goat Cheese, Italian-Style Hoagies with Mortagella, Genoa Salami, Sweet Capicolla, Provolone and Marinated Onion, a Tuscan Seared Chicken with Sun-Dried Tomato Tapenade, Artichokes and Fontina Cheese, and Roast Beef Rib Sandwiches with Carmelized Onions, Garlic, Spinach and Brie, followed by Oreo Cheesecake, Tropical Fruit Cake and Dark Chocolate Banana Torte.

Tickets to the Keynote Lunches are available until Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Registration Add-On Desk and we may be able to re-open sales to registrants online, too.

During the Night of Frivolity Ball in the Pacifica Ballrooms, starting at 9 p.m. on Saturday night, enjoy chips, salsa and guacamole, alongside our cash bars. Drink prices range from $5-9.

When Sunday morning dawns, it’s time to say goodbye, so Full Registrants, Merlin’s Circle registrants and those with stand-alone feast tickets will join together at The Leaving Feast in the Pacifica Ballrooms from 10:30 a.m. until noon and dine on scrambled eggs, applewood-smoked bacon, cheddar hash browns, chicken apple sausages, cheese blintzes, sliced fruit and berries, granola and vanilla yogurt, waffles, cereals, and of course, a selection of Starbucks coffees and herbal teas.

If you volunteered at Infinitus, join us at the Volunteers’ Ice Cream Social at 3 p.m. in the Coral Sea Room.

Merlin’s Circle attendees will also enjoy a Thursday evening reception in the Java Sea room and breakfasts on Friday and Saturday.

Vegetarians, Vegans and Dairy-Free
We have worked to ensure that vegetarians, vegans and the dairy-free will be accommodated by the standard buffet meals.