Tag Archives: August 2016

MIGeekScene 2016 Retrospective Part 4

Here are some photos of my journey through 2016. These photos resonated with me for various reasons. This album features pics from the Michigan Renaissance Festival and MeggaXP. Enjoy.

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MIGeekScene 2016 Retrospective Part 3

Here are some photos of my journey through 2016. These photos resonated with me for various reasons. This album features pics from JAFAX, GR8bit Live, BlackRock Medieval Fest, and the Motor City Steam Con. Enjoy.

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Pokemon Go – COOK OUT!

Hey all! With the huge release of Pokemon Go going on I thought it would be fun to do a Pokemon Go Cookout!

The battle between teams is a heated one! Lets show who is really best with some test of knowlodge, skill, and trainer power!

Represent your team in these events and win your team some prizes, glory, and bragging rights!
Teams will score points depending on the event and what place they get!
Winning Team of the entire time will have bragging rights, glory and a Small prize to take home! (While supplies last)

Each event will be 2$ Each OR We will be offering an all access pass for $25! All access passes will include!

Access to all Cookout events!
A Plate of food at the Cookout! (A 7$ value!)
Bandana of your choice! (Comes in each team!)

Current Events:
Doduo Race!
Pokemon Trivia (Resticted to Gen 1 FYI 😉 )
100 Yard Rapid- ash
Capture the Gym (Ongoing event throughout the cookout)
Save the Magickarp!
Scavanger Hunt!
Squirtle use bubble! – Water Balloon Fight!
Pokemon Theme Sing OFF!! (Original Opening! Here is the link!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyXTgqJtoGM)

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1616349355323010/

Steampunk Art and Music Expo

This is a FREE to the Public event. ***

There will be a STEAMPUNK INVASION in Collette’s Vintage Art and Antique Mall. We are taking control of the back half of the building for this afternoon of fun, sounds and sights! This will be both and indoor/outdoor event!

There will be for your viewing pleasures Steampunk Art and Music as well as “Steamy Style” Burlesque, Dramatic readings from the Call of Cthulu by H.P. Lovecraft. There will be Demos as well as tantalizing ears and eyes treats to experience!

Please share with friend and family that are 18 and up please! This will be an indoor/outdoor event with food and lots of Steampunk wares to be seen and purchased!

*** Must be 18 years or older to get inside the building portion of this event and have photo ID in hand.

Collette’s will be holding the traditional and usually very full Flea Market as well and is also free of charge to the general public!

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1761813287432113/

Mackinaw City Renaissance Festival 2016

Come enjoy the magic of a renaissance festival right in the heart of the Mackinaw Crossing. Pay $1 to arrest your friends and family courtesy of The Jail. Watch live action, non choreographed, sword fighting courtesy Swords of Valour. Enjoy The witchy woman’s booth, Lady Sherrie’s tarot readings, and the enchanted mermaid of the fountain. Fun for all ages!! Please dress up and share in this magical event!!

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For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/114042465663581/

Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire 2016

The Grand Rapids Maker Faire is back for a third year! The 3rd annual Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire will be August 20 & 21, held at the Grand Rapids Public Museum and Grand Valley State University’s John C. Kennedy Hall of Engineering. Maker Faire combines the traditional science fair with innovation and engineering capitalizing on the Maker movement for something entirely new. The Faire will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, August 20 and from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, August 21.

Featuring both established and emerging local makers, the Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire is a family-friendly celebration featuring robotics, DIY science and technology, sustainability and alternative energy, bicycles, unique hand-made crafts, local food and educational installations. Visitors will see installations from the GR Makers, the Geek Group and other local West Michigan inventors, innovators and tinkerers.

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
http://www.makerfairegr.com/
https://www.facebook.com/makerfairegr

TromaDance Detroit 2016

TromaDance Detroit is the only truly independent film festival in Michigan that doesn’t charge an entry fee for filmmakers or admission fee for people to attend! TromaDance Detroit is the only festival of the people, for the people, and by the people!

TromaDance Detroit doesn’t just bring you crazy and bizarre film on the Tangent Gallery’s large, silver screen; we put you in the art with a gallery, vendors and performance art from some of Detroit’s finest artists who embody the independent spirit.

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For more info, check out:
http://tromadancedetroit.com/