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Califur's 2006 Logo

Califur is a convention that succeeded the long-running ConFurence as the annual furry event of Southern California. Califur is organized by FENEC Adventures. Related events include Califur Train, and Califur Diego. Attendance has grown from 328 in 2004 to 496 as of 2007.

FENEC ("Furries Enjoying the Natural Environments of California") was conceived by Alohawolf, Dawn Britt, and Dennis Carr with the initial idea of having a furry-themed campout. While riding home from the southern California FurBQ, Dawn commented to Dennis and his wife, Karmin, about the lack of other camping events such as Feral! in Southern California. Dennis pointed this out while chatting on the Furnet IRC Network, and Robert took charge from there.

As the campout was being planned, additional staffers including Glen Wooten, Zsanene "Zee" Stevens, Tank "Trapa" Winters, "Drew kitty" along with ConFurence co-founders Mark Merlino and Rod O'Riley were brought on board. With the demise of ConFurence in 2003, Mark and Robert expressed a desire to see a regional convention maintained in Southern California. The decision was made in early autumn of 2003 to plan a traditional hotel-based convention to succeed ConFurence 2003 with Califur 0 the following year. (more...)

Jack hovering over Tet and Trixi

Jack (webcomic) is created by David Hopkins and debuted on 1 March 2001. It has an overall storyline based around Hell, sin, and redemption, woven into individual story arcs. The comic varies between black and white and color presentation, and centers around decidedly mature themes.

Jack prominently features Hell and its Seven Sins, but also Heaven, as well as angels. The two forces do not fight each other much - for the most part they appear to work together without any major problems, although this may be due to the focus on Jack, a rather ragged green rabbit in rags, the most amenable of the Sins.

On occasion, strips are published which pertain to real world events, like the Angry Brian story arc which depicted events similar to those of the horrific Columbine High School Massacre, and which sparked heavy feedback, earning the comic a large reader base. Other features of the comic include the appearance of real places like the former World Trade Center.

The comic can be morbid, but it has its tender moments and optimistic highlights. Not all the characters of the comic are doomed to Hell for eternity. They all have a chance to eventually live on earth again as a test to see if they have "learned" from their previous life's mistakes; if so, they are admitted to heaven.

Upcoming events
2018
Oct 27-Nov 3: Furry Cruise (FL)
Oct 31-Nov 4: Flüüfff
Nov 2-3: Howloween (BC)
Nov 2-4: ScotiaCon
Nov 2-4: Furoween
Nov 3-4: Kemocon
Nov 8-11: Anthro Northwest (WA)
Nov 16-18: Fur Out West (WA)
Nov 28-Dec 2: Midwest FurFest (IL)
Dec 8: FurryNight
Dec 29-Jan 1: Furvester
2018 TBA
Dec 31: LAFF New Years Eve (IL)
2019
Jan 9-13: Fangcon (AL)
Jan 11-13: Aquatifur (WI)
Jan 17-21: Further Confusion (CA)
Jan 18-20: Anthro Crossroads East (NC)
Feb 22-24: Anthro New England (MA)
Feb 22-24: Fur Squared (WI)
Feb 27-Mar 3: NordicFuzzCon
Mar 1-3: Gateway Fur Meet (MO)
Mar 2-5: Furcamp (SP)
Mar 6-10: Gdakon
Mar 7-10: VancouFur (BC)
Mar 9: Furboliche (SP)
Mar 15-17: Furnal Equinox (ON)
Mar 15-17: Fur the 'More (VA)
Mar 28-31: Furry Fiesta (TX)
Apr 5-7: Pine Fur Con (ME)
Apr 12-14: Motor City Furry Con (MI)
Apr 25-30: Wild Nights (OK)
Apr 26-28: Atlantic City Fur Con (NJ)
May 7-11: WUFF
May 9-13: Furry Weekend Atlanta (GA)
May 16-19: Biggest Little Fur Con (NV)
May 24-26: AnthrOhio (OH)
May 24-26: Furlandia (OR)
2019
May 24-28: ConFuzzled
May 31-Jun 2: FurDU (QLD)
Jun 6-10: Mephit Mini Con
Jun 8-9: FurryPinas
Jun 13-16 Fur-Eh! (AB)
Jul 4-7: Anthrocon (PA)
Jul 19-21: Anthro Weekend Utah (UT)
Jul 20-21: FurCan (PUE)
Jul 26-28: Harbour City Fur Con (NSW)
Aug 2-4: CanFURence (ON)
Aug 9-11: Megaplex (FL)
Aug 23-25: Brasil FurFest (SP)
Oct 11-13: Confuror (GDL)
Oct 30-Nov 3: Golden Leaves Con
2019 TBA
Jan 2019?: Rusfurence
Feb 2019?: ConFurgence (VIC)
Mar 2019?: Camping paws
Apr 2019?: Rose City Fursanity (TX)
May 2019?: Furstrike (RJ)
May 2019?: ZodiaCon
Jun 2019?: Furrymosa
Jun 2019?: CastleCon
Jun 2019?: Califur (CA)
Jun 2019?: CampFur (BC)
Jun 2019?: Kemono Square
Jul 2019?: EAST
Jul 2019?: Furtastic
Jul 2019?: ČeSFuR
Jul 2019?: FinFur Animus
Jul 2019?: South Afrifur
Jul 2019?: Lakeside Furs
Jul 2019?: Kerfluffle at village museum
Jul 2019?: LondonFurs Summer Weekender
Jul 2019?: FurrySiesta (TX)
Jul 2019?: Itty Bitty Fur Con (AZ)
Jul 2019?: Super Furry Fusion (SH)
Aug 2019?: Campfire Tails (OR)
Aug 2019?: Furry Summer Gathering (GD)
Aug 2019?: Furrydelphia (PA)
Aug 2019?: Wild Prairie Fur Con (MB)
Sep 2019?: Zampacon
Oct 2019?: Anthro SouthEast (TN)
Oct 2019: Furrnion
Oct 2019: FurryNight

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