Tag Archives: geek

ConClave 38

ConClave 38
October 10th-12th

ConClave 38 is a fantasy and science fiction convention. Music, literature, gaming, role play, animation, star gazing and art are just a few of the activities that await those who seek this convention. All nerds and geeks are invited regardless of their background. This is a melting pot convention. Mark your calendars.

Dearborn Doubletree Hotel
5801 Southfield Rd
Dearborn, MI 48126

Support your local geek/nerd events.
For more info, check out:
http://www.conclavesf.org/cc2012/home.htm
https://www.facebook.com/pages/ConClave-Inc/154085077106

Sci-Phonic 2015

Sci-Phonic 2015
May 16th, 2015

The Michigan Philharmonic will perform orchestral versions of sci-fi, fantasy, adventure movie scores along with video game music. Movies to be featured: Jurassic Park, Lord of the Rings, Star Trek along with a few others. Video games to be featured: Halo, World of Warcraft, Bounty Hunter, Civilization IV and Kingdom Hearts. Mark your calendars.

Steppingstone School
30250 Grand River Ave
Farmington Hills, MI 48336

Support your local geek/nerd events.
For more info, check out:
http://www.michiganphil.org/Events/May16.html
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Michigan-Philharmonic/199802143384907

rePLAY: Symphony of Heroes 2015

rePLAY: Symphony of Heroes 2015
February 7th, 2015

The Grand Rapids Symphony will be performing orchestral versions of beloved video game pieces. Various iconic games will be featured in this wonderful concert. Speaking from personal experience, you would not want to miss out on this. Who says that video game music is not capable of the status of high art? Mark your calendars.

DeVos Hall
303 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Support your local geek/nerd events.
For more info, check out:
http://www.replay-symphony.com/concert
http://grsymphony.org/concerts/nestl-gerber-symphonicboom-series/replay-symphony-heroes

Winter Haven 2014

Winter Haven 2014
October 17th-19th

Are you into LARPing? For those who are not in the know, LARP stands for Live Action Role Play. Winter Haven is a sponsored chapter that is a part of the Final Haven LARP system. Set in the post-apocalyptic world of Phanterra, chapters are connected which allows players to move to any event in the system. Players gain experience points at events which have story timelines. There are races to choose from or you can create your own character. Do battle in a safe environment with padded weapons. Interact with unique characters and enjoy yourself. Mark your calendars.

Camp Lor-Ray
5281 Russell Road
Twin Lake, MI 49457

Support your local geek/nerd events.
For more info, check out:
http://www.winterhavenlarp.com/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/WinterHavenLARP/

Downtown Lansing Zombie Walk 2014

Downtown Lansing Zombie Walk 2014
October 11th from 11am to 1pm.

Is there a better way to get prepared for Halloween and helping people than a zombie walk? I can’t really think of any. This annual event is entering year five. There are no registration fees. Donations of money will help the Lansing City Parks and Recreation Youth Scholarships. Donations of food will help Greater Lansing Food Bank. Mark this on your calendar.

Lansing Center
333 E Michigan Ave
Lansing, MI 48933

Support your local geek/nerd events.
For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Downtown-Lansing-Zombie-Walk/110543725653860

ConFusion 2015

ConFusion 2015
January 16th-18th

ConFusion is an annual Science Fiction convention that began in 1974. Some elements of gaming, art and costumes are featured. Each year a guest of honor from the field of science is invited. Mark your calendars.

Dearborn Doubletree Hotel
5801 Southfield Rd
Dearborn, MI 48126

Support your local geek/nerd events.
For more info, check out:
http://2015.confusionsf.org/
https://www.facebook.com/MIConFusionNews

X-Trava Con

X-Trava Con
October 19th at 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
November 30th at 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
December 28th at 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

X-Trava Con is a comic book and collectibles show. It is held on a Sunday once a month. Comics, anime, manga, posters and other assorted goods are the name of the game for this event. Admission is $3. Mark your calendars.

Knights of Columbus Hall
19801 Farmington Rd,
Livonia, MI 48152

Support your local geek/nerd events.
For more info, check out:
http://www.motorcityconventions.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=30:xtravacon&catid=34:mainpage
https://www.facebook.com/motorcitycomicon

Midwest Media Expo 2015

Midwest Media Expo 2015
April 10th-12th

The sister convention to Youmacon. While Youmacon is an anime con, Midwest Media Expo is a popular convention that focuses on the many facets of geek and nerd culture. Are you into animation, comics, sci-fi, video games, table top gaming, role playing, cosplay, tv, film and the internet? Then, this is the convention for you. All in downtown Detroit at the GM Renaissance Center. Mark your calendars.

GM Renaissance Center
100 Renaissance Center
Detroit, MI 48243

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

Shuto Con 2015

Shuto Con 2015
March 20th-22nd

Lansing’s annual anime and cosplay convention. It will be held at the Lansing Center and Raddison Hotel. It is important to note that Shuto Con is a SAFE SPACE FOR ALL. Basically, everyone is welcome and free of harassment regardless of their background. Numerous screenings, events and panels await all who attend Shuto Con. Mark it on your calendar..

Lansing Center
111 N. Grand Avenue
Lansing Michigan 48933

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

AlmaCon 2015

AlmaCon 2015
February 6th-8th

Anime and gaming convention sums up AlmaCon. This con is organized by the Alma College Otaku and Gamers group. 2015 will mark the 5th year anniversary of this relatively new anime convention. The cost of admission: an expensive sum of $0 if you pre-register. Otherwise, it will be $5 at the door. Various screenings, events and panels to choose from. Mark it on your calendar.

Alma College
614 W. Superior St.
Alma, Michigan 48801

Support your local geek/nerd events.
For more info, check out:
http://almaconmi.com/
https://www.facebook.com/pages/AlmaCon/283377051694212