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When Worlds Collide at The Mid-Michigan Renaissance Festival 2020

When Worlds Collide
Come one and all to the Enchanted Forest, where everyone can see German History and Fairytales come to life.
Take a whole bag of Renaissance, a dash of Steam Punk, a drizzle of Cosplay, a pinch of imagination, a little bit of this and some more of that to taste, simmer all year and BAM! A complex taste of amazing, breath taking and spectacular for the closing weekend that will leave you coming back for seconds! Let’s see what happens when you bring three amazing universe’s together in one setting, come see what happens When all these worlds collide in one enchanted forest!

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KANAR July 2020

Our events are open to those 18 years and older. Your first event is free and if you have any questions you are welcome to message us. Also check out our member hosted event “Afters” for post event cool down, food, and socializing.

Knights and Nobles and Rogues, or Kanar, is one of the games from Kanar Gaming Enterprises, Inc. We are one of the longest running games in the state of Michigan with over 30 years of role playing, fighting and magic under our belts. Our lands, 40 acres in Milan, Michigan, welcome many players once a month to get together and traverse the forest and swamp in search of adventure, money, mayhem or maybe a bit of it all. We welcome you to join us and set off on your own thrilling tale. Welcome to Kanar.

4th Annual Detroit Festival of Books!

Detroit Festival of Books (aka: Detroit Bookfest) will take place at Eastern Market Shed 3 in Detroit. FREE entry! Bookfest has been morphing into a signature event for the region and will feature 200 vendors selling BOOKS (ie: used, rare, antiquarian, unusual, ephemera, authors). There will also be vinyl records, comic books, creative arts, vintage board games and more! Food, beer and funk music!

Pillage The Village at The Mid-Michigan Renaissance Festival 2020

Pillage the Village
How about Pirates and Vikings and Wenches… OH MY… Join us land lubbers in our Tavern for a mead, visit a real life Viking Village and see their daily life. The pint sized pirates can sink a ship or talk to a mermaid. Join this mid-season scallywag shindig with both our sea weathered buccaneers and the fresh faced privateers. Let’s avoid the scurvy, and hard tack! Only the best, or worst depending on your perspective, is allowed in our village!

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Magic and Mysticism at The Mid-Michigan Renaissance Festival 2020

Magic and Mysticism
Come one and all to the Enchanted Forest, where everyone can see German History and Fairytales come to life.

Once upon a time there are Knights in Shining Armor, Belly Dancing beauties, fairy tale Princess’s who need rescuing and even some who can rescue themselves. There may be wandering Fortune Tellers or maybe you will meet a Tea reader to reveal the past, present and future! We have Fairy tale’s that are coming to life and watch living myths get wrangled back into the stories from which they came. A magical and mystical time to be had for all ages as we open our 2019 season with Magic and Mysticism.

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Shifted Lands LARP July 2020

For over 20 years Shifted Lands has been providing a fun and exciting gaming environment for people just like you. Whether a cunning rogue, brave warrior, or mystical wizard, SL has unlimited potential to help you become the adventurer of your dreams.

If you have never played a LARP (live-action role-playing game) before, think of a good book you have read. Remember how that one character in the book just seemed to survive it all, against all odds? Remember the character that nearly died while saving the life of 10 others and became the hero? Ever wished you could be in that situation? Now you can! You actually get to become your character, be in a battle, cast the magic, and swing the sword.

Shifted Lands LARP takes place in the fantasy world of Aldretha, which is surrounded by an endless sea of magical mist. For hundreds of years lands have shifted into and out of this mist, and for hundreds of years these lands have brought new allies and enemies, heroes and villains, victories and failures… Now a brave new land has opened its doors and exploration is just over the next hilltop.

~ Joshua Brewer, Owner of Shifted Lands