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West Michigan Gaming Convention GRComCon

Welcome to the second annual West Michigan Gaming Conventions! We will have a ton of gaming going on all weekend, including:

Saturday – 5k Standard Magic: The Gathering Tournament $30.00 entry
Sunday – Tiny Leaders $20.00 entry payout based on paid entries
Side events – WIN-A-BOX Firing all day – Standard/Modern/Legacy/Vintage/EDH
Booster Drafts firing all day
Open gaming at select tables
Doors open at 9am, event registration starts at 10am, Main Magic: The Gathering event starts at 11am.
Smash Brother events Sat and Sun
Theme fighting by Kingdom of the Northland Knights

We will have an amazing group of vendors selling:
Magic: The Gathering, used/collectable video games, toys, comic books and lots more! Full vendor list forthcoming, but confirmed vendors include:

Alpha Players
PerfectStormMTG.com
Tragic Magic
The Gaming Warehouse
Golden Pawn – (E-Cigarettes).
AP DISC GOLF League (Disc Golf and Demos)
Local Artist – Nolan N Nasser
Tragic Magic.
Smash Brothers Event – Hosted by Russell Williams
http://www.grcomcon.com/index.html
New Game Developers – Grid Factions
Tshirt Wonders – custom shirts on site, Gamers design your own logo shirt -Awesome company
BC Comics to TO 5k event and a vending booth to shop
Kingdom of the North-land Knights (Theme Fighting and Demos
I have confirmation that DR-E Cigs will be passing out Juice for all you e-smokers as a free sample for MTG players. DR.-E Is a confirmed vendor.

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
http://www.grcomcon.com/
https://www.facebook.com/events/774542199248854/

Grand Rapids Toy & Comic Expo

On March 28th, one day only, vendors will gather together and provide many hard to find and wonderfully displayable collectables worth bragging about to your friends. Gather everyone you know for this one since it will be a doozy!

Special Guest: DC Comics artist, Uko Smith (The Art of Uko Smith), will be at the expo all day!

Hot Wheelz Trophy Racing all day long
Costume Contest (Adult and Youth) Awards

Entry prices are $4 Adults, 12 and under are free.

Support your local geek events.
For more info check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/870085776370732/
http://www.grtoycomicexpo.net/

VAULT OF MIDNIGHT PRESENTS: SUPER HEROES UNITE!

Similar to the Batman and Super Villain Dance Parties in 2014, we are back with DJ Adrian Butler and ready to kick off 2015 by assembling as many costumed heroes together as we can for the greatest night in the universe. The only question is… who is your inner hero?

There will be costume contests for best, worst, most mediocre and most original costumes!

Photo contests!

Support you local geek events.
For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/414283388721577/?ref_newsfeed_story_type=regular&source=1

http://pyramidschemebar.com/event/vault-of-midnight-presents-super-heroes-unite/

Vault of Midnight presents: Villains Take Over: Dance Party! 2014

Vault of Midnight presents: Villains Take Over: Dance Party! 2014
November 1st 9pm to 12am

What happens when one of Grand Rapids premier comic book shops, the Vault of Midnight, combines with The Pyramid Scheme? A creatively awesome dance event is conceived. Not every day the villains of the world (or Grand Rapids) get together and have a dance party. Come dressed as your favorite villain to dance and take photos. Contests will be held. Mark this on your calendar

Sorry to all the young ones out there. This event is for those 21 and older since it will be in a bar.

The Pyramid Scheme
68 Commerce Ave SW
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

Support your local geek/nerd events.
For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1487542361495302/?fref=ts
http://pyramidschemebar.com/event/vault-of-midnight-presents-villains-take-over-dance-party/

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

GrandCon 2014

GrandCon 2014
September 19th-21st

If you like table top gaming and comic books, this is the convention for you. The 2nd annual event will be held in Grand Rapids. Numerous board games to choose from. Meet comic book artists and writers. Want to do cosplay? Go for it. Numerous and unique vendors of the world of gaming and comic books to choose from.

Crowne Plaza Hotel
Convention Center
5700 28th Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

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

Grand Rapids Comic Con 2014

Grand Rapids Comic-Con 2014
November 21st – 23rd

Grand Rapids very own comic book convention. This is the second annual event in the history of the Grand Rapids Comic Con. Already bigger in venue and length, this year the 3 day event will be held at the DeltaPlex arena in Grand Rapids. Numerous guests from media and comics will be there.

DeltaPlex Arena
2500 Turner Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49544

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