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Michigan Renaissance Festival 2019

Take a time-travel adventure into the 16th century at the 39th annual Michigan Renaissance Festival! Join our Queen Elizabeth in a jubilee! Inside our turreted gates, visitors enjoy the sights and sounds of a 17-acre village, complete with building reproductions of Renaissance shops, taverns and a magnificent castle. Continuous entertainment takes place on the streets and on 17 themed stages; featuring full-contact armored jousting, comedy and theater shows, music, games, people-powered rides and so much more! Fabulous food and more than 300 artisans displaying their gallery-quality works complete the experience!

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2018 Galleries
Part 1
Part 2

Interviews
Queen Elizabeth
Washing Well Wenches
Ded Bob
Splattertime Players
Harmless T Jesterson
The Rogue Blades
The Amazing Flec
Knotty Nauticals

Events for the Week Sep 23rd-29th

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Capital City Comic Con 2019

After 2018’s success and the comic book community’s support, Capital City Comic Con announces the return to the MSU Breslin Student Event Center on September, 21st 2019 for their fifth year. Capital City Comic Con plans to bring the same quality programing, exhibitors, and family friendly entertainment once again. In addition to exhibitors, the convention will host several special guest artists and writers, incorporate costume (cosplay) competitions, performance art and other activities throughout the day. Also, the Capital City Comic Con Art Scholarship recipient will also be in attendance. The scholarship is available to MSU students in the Comic Arts program, and the winner’s custom art is used for official convention materials and prints are available for sale at the show. Exhibitor registration is now open and available online at www.capcitycomiccon.com. Ticket sales for admission will begin March 1, 2019. A portion of ticket sales will once again go to Capital Area Literacy Coalition (CALC).

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Gallery
Justine Dillenbeck Interview

Events for the Week Sept 16th-22nd

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Events for the Week Sept 9th-15th

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Dice Tales: The Snare at Dawn

Presenting the sixteenth live session of our continuing fundraiser campaign, Straight Outta the Forgotten Realms. Come watch local performers Brad Systma, Cari Scholtens, Chuck Fortenbacher, Liz Brand, and Ross Johnson gather around the table of Gamemaster Brooke Heintz in this live tabletop RP event. This performative evening of fast-paced RP will bring you hours of laughter, thrills, might & magic, and of course, dramatic dice-slinging!

This performance will take place at GrandCon Gaming Convention as a special event! You must purchase a badge to the con on Saturday to gain admission to the show.

The Children of Destiny investigate the manor of Mirabeta Selkirk after putting down a plan to incite civil war in Sembia, and then head towards Myth Drannor to enact a dangerous trap designed to draw out agents of Shar.

Dice Tales is brought to you by Character Case and Gaming Paper, with music and sound F/X by Syrinscape. All proceeds benefit Dog Story Theater.

GrandCon 2019

GrandCon features tabletop gaming in all its forms, including the creators behind them. We provide an atmosphere that will allow gamers to mingle and appreciate their shared interests.

Come to play or chat with fellow enthusiasts in a community that understands your passions.  Find adventure with favorite role-playing game.  Meet the creators behind your favorite mainstream and independent games.  Check out unpublished games, maybe design a game, and sneak a peek at great things to come.

 

Events for the Week Aug 26th-Sept 1st

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Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire 2019

Maker Faire combines the traditional science fair with innovation and engineering capitalizing on the Maker movement for something entirely new. Featuring both established and emerging local “makers,” the Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire is a family-friendly celebration featuring rockets and robots, DIY science and technology, urban farming and sustainability, alternative energy, unique hand-made crafts, local food, and more!

Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors. All of these “makers” come to Maker Faire to show what they have made and to share what they have learned.