Tag Archives: Costume

The CONTINUUM 2018

The Continuum is a celebration of science-fiction, fantasy, hard science, music, gaming, animation, film and cosplay.
The Continuum is not your typical convention! We stand out with our well-supplied Convention Hospitality Suite, a Saturday Night Costume Ball, a merchandise area with a wide variety of offerings, several tracks of programming of interest to members and a loyal following of staff and panel participants. Our programming includes literature/sci-fi/fantasy, science/space, music and gaming. There is always something of interest to everyone going on! We also have a video room that screens rare anime and fan-created offerings not seen elsewhere. For NaNoWriMo participants, we offer prep workshops and panels focused on writing.

At The Continuum, you can have the type of day where you attend a tea tasting and history lesson before learning to swordfight, take a breather in a panel where your favorite author discusses world building, then end the day by painting miniatures and listening to someone sing about Star Wars.

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For more info, check out:
http://continuumcon.org/
https://www.facebook.com/events/229032227672258/

The Super Run – Lansing 2018

The Super Run is a superhero themed event with a competitive 5k and a family friendly fundraising run. Enjoy entertainment and other family activities!

This run will take place at Hawk Island Park.

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For more info, check out:
http://thesuperrun.com/locations/lansing-mi-superhero-5k-run/
http://thesuperrun.com/
https://www.facebook.com/thesuperrun

Capital City Comic Con 2018

Capital City Comic Con is greater Lansing’s first comic convention, committed to providing the best exhibition of Comics, Collectibles & Creators in Greater Lansing & providing support for our Community Fully knowing the power comics have to ignite a hunger for reading, we have endeavored to support the pervasive issue of illiteracy in Greater Lansing by partnering with The Reading People at the Capital Area Literacy Coalition, a nonprofit organization that has helped children and adults in the capital area and throughout the state of Michigan learn to read, write and speak English with an ultimate goal of helping individuals achieve self-sufficiency for more than 30 years. In addition, we’re proud to have established the Capital City Comic Con Original Art Scholarship in Comic Studies in 2016. The scholarship is offered exclusively to current students at Michigan State University to encourage the study of comic art. We look forward to hosting an amazing event in 2018, making a significant impact in our community, and continuing to grow Greater Lansing’s own Capital City Comic Con.

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For more info, check out:
http://capcitycomiccon.com/
https://www.facebook.com/capcitycomiccon

Really Cool Comic Con 2018

At the Really Cool Comic Con ( RC3), Everyone will walk in and say “this is really cool”. We Guarantee it. This Con will feature a ton of really cool stuff,  Free family friendly events, tons of amazing photo op displays! International cosplay guests, Food on site, and tons of other surprises!!! If you collect vintage toys, any comics, are into gaming, collect pop culture merch, want to cosplay, or you want to get a ton of selfies that will blow up your social media this Con if for you!!!

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For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/RC3comiccon/
https://www.facebook.com/events/938921569580566/
https://www.reallycoolcomiccon.com/

BlackRock Medieval Fest 2018

You are invited to the 2018 Blackrock Medieval Fest at The Olde World Village, and don’t forget to invite your friends. We open the gates at 10am and run through 6pm on Saturdays & Sundays, from July 7th through August 5th, rain or shine! Come join us for jousting, live steel combat, 6 stages of live entertainment, live music, fresh, hot food and cold beverages and lots of vendors to shop from with a wide variety of things to enjoy! General admission is only $10 at the gate, and children 12 & under are free! Please remember, there is NO outside food or drink of any kind or pets allowed on the festival grounds. We can’t wait to see you there! Huzzah!!

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For more info, check out:
http://www.blackrockfest.com/
https://www.facebook.com/BlackRockMedievalFest

Cosplay Beach Party 2018

We’re back again for the third year running!

Most of you know what this is all about, but let us give you a recap for the newcomers!

We are hosting a Cosplay beach/pool-themed party with grill/picnic food, drinks, music/dance/rave parties featuring various DJs throughout the day, volleyball, photoshoots, watermelon smashing (スイカ割り) and many more WEEB activities!

BYOB for alcohol, and shouldbe kept in the shelter/picnic area.
HARD LIQUOR IS NOT PERMITTED by the Metropark.

Since there will be consumption of alcohol, 18+ is the recommended age of the party. However, it is a public park so anyone of all ages are allowed to attend.
Minor attendees should notify their parents/guardian that the environment will include alcoholic beverages present, but we do not encourage underage drinking.

Cosplay is an expensive hobby.
With all the cosplay conventions we go to, the cosplays we buy or build and buy supply/material for, can rack up 💰💰💰 quick.

So we want to hold a FREE ADMISSION event (with an exception of $10 metropark entry per vehicle) where cosplayers can still do what they love, but not worry about spending a large sum of money to attend events.

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For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/897498960413254/

4th Annual Autism Hero Walk

Calling all superheroes…
Autism Alliance of Michigan is hosting its 4th annual Autism Hero Walk at the Detroit Zoo on Sunday, July 29th, 2018. We are expecting over 3,000 walkers to attend this inspirational and fun event.
We are looking for superheroes to join us in costume to take photos and meet our amazing families.

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
https://aaomwalk.rallybound.org/