Second Life is having its 16th Birthday with events and exhibits. The Virtual Pioneers applied for a space to showcase what we do and were accepted. Our building leader, Serena Offcourse has created a comfy space for us to share info about our group and showcase our events and tours. Please come by our booth and meet others, promote our group, and have fun!
April 28th 5:00 - 6:00 pm SLT - Greenwich Village
Please join the Virtual Pioneers for a self-guided photo tour of Greenwich Village. Each participant will be given lindens to take specific photos of this little piece of New York: the nightlife, the intrigue, and the surprises. Wear comfortable walking shoes and come with an open mind. It's sure to be fun!
March 24th at 5:00 - 6:00 pm SLT - Alexandreia, Egypt
Please join the Virtual Pioneers and Ellen Philotera (ellenharriet Resident) Queen of Alexandreia, Egypt and sister to the reknown Kleopatra, for our follow up tour to Alexandria. On this text-based tour, we will visit the Royal Garden and two Royal Palaces..The Royal Garden & Palaces mix Greek & Egyptian styles of architecture, furnishings, and statuary, typical of the Ptolemaic period. The historic setting for Alexandreia is 27 BC, during the time of Anassa Kleopatra T. Philopator. (Anassa is a Greek word meaning Queen).
Visitors are encouraged to wear ancient outfits, as it will help put you into the 'mood" of the time of Kleopatra.. Ancient Greek, Egyptian, Roman, or Persian outfits of the period, such as a Toga, are all suitable. You will find freebies at the VP buiding.
March 10th at 5:00 - 6:00 pm SLT
Please join The Virtual Pioneers and Frau Jo Yardley (jo.yardley) who is the creator and owner of The 1920s Berlin Project. She has recreated the atmosphere of this fantastic city in that amazing era - a very interesting time, politically, and culturally.. This tour will include both the modern houses near Unter Den Linden where rich people in the latest fashion live a life of leisure, and also the dirty, narrow streets with tiny apartments where the poor try to survive. This tour will be a realistic and authentic as possible experience of visiting this part of history. Berlin 1920 has a strict dress code - there are clothes available at the landing site
Feb 24th at 5:00pm SLT - Russian History Recreated
Please join the Virtual Pioneers and Ekaterina Romanovna Dashkova (HHDoctorRaven Resident) for a tour of Catherine the Great's Palace in St. Petersburg. This roleplay community aims to bring the Russian 18th century society to life in Second Life. The reign of Catherine II the Great who brought splendor to the Imperial Court is a time of historical importance and intrigue.
Your appearance is a very important thing, describing your position and wealth. Please dress accurately in Baroque/Rococo style clothing for 1770s Russia. The welcome area has a system freebie for both men and women. Join us and experence the Wonder of the North in the Golden Age of Catherine II
Feb 10th at 5:00pm SLT - Tour of Kowloon
Please join the Virtual Pioneers and 西東 今古 (comcoo Resident) for a tour of Kowloon. This sim is inspired by a 1997 video game called Kowloon's Gate in Japan. In 2007, Kouki Inoue the character designer of Kowloon's Gate made a world of Kowloon's Gate in SL.. Most of the town has not changed since 2007. Everything is left intact as heritage. This sim is rich with culture and detail. Our tour guide speaks Japanese, we will provide language translators for everyone to wear. You won't want to miss this unusual tour.
Jan 27th at 5:00pm SLT - New Babbage
Please join the Virtual Pioneers and Mosseveno Tenk,, who is the "mayor" of New Babbage for a tour of this Victorian Steampunk sim. New Babbage is a sooty northern industrial City loosely based on the era of 1830 to 1890. Come experience this hotbed of Steampunk in Second Life!
Dec 16th at 5:00 pm SLT - Gala Costume Ball Please join the Virtual Pioneers with our favorite DJ Coz OKelley for a Winter Ball. Wear your favorite cozy historical apparel, something that will keep you toasty in the snow!. There will be dancing and socializing at our very special winter venue. Come have some "old fashion" SL fun!