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Grand Valley Renaissance Festival 2017

Hear ye, hear ye! For all good persons of all ages, a weekend of fantastic fun and fancy! Come one, come all, to the Cook Carrillon Clocktower Square!

For the 22nd year, Grand Valley Renaissance Festival is hosting Michigan’s only FREE Renaissance Festival! Join us for two days of fun, rain or shine, featuring merchants from many markets and extravagant entertainers, starting at 10 AM. Faire will close at 7 PM on Saturday, and 5 PM on Sunday.

Our event is pet friendly (Please clean up after your furry friend!), but any animals must remain outdoors in accordance with the GVSU pet policy. No weapon of any sort is to be carried by patrons.

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For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/866606803496570

2016 Year in Review Summer Part 2 (Yes, I know its 2017)

These Year in Reviews are not, what I call, official “reviews”. Like last year, they will be a series of musings, learned lessons and stories of what I experienced through out the year. Of course, reviews are featured but they are blended in with everything. The theme of FIRSTS sum up the beginning, middle and end of my year, as you will see. Enjoy my year of 2016 in the Michigan Geek Scene.
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Norsemen of Michigan Living History Society

Renaissance Faire season is here. Time to learn about a new group. The Norsemen of Michigan Living History Society reenact living the viking lifestyle during the 800-1100 period. I talk with Brami about the origin of the group and what you can learn from them when you visit them at Renaissance Faires.

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Mystic Realm Fantasy Faire

Join the Mystic Realm Fantasy Faire for an Inter-dimensional and Inter-galactic Summit where all beings are welcome.

Located at Wilder Creek Conservation Club, King Fox and the medieval Kingdom of Shiabruck will host guests at the castle, while visitors from other realms share merchandise and entertainment from their home planets and/or times. Special guests include Renaissance nobles, Viking warriors, Steampunk ladies & gentlemen, Civil War reenactors, Native drummers, Sci-Fi Cosplayers and Superheroes. All Time Travelers Welcome!

Guests are encouraged to come in family-friendly costume.

Admission: $8 per person (children 4 and under free)

Parking: $2 per car (limited on-site parking, with additional off-site parking available.)

(No pets ♦ Service Animals Welcome)

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For more info, check out:
http://www.mysticrealmfantasyfaire.com/

Events for the Week May 29th-June 4th

7 different events for this week featuring steampunk, LARPing, charity, comics, a maker faire and fantasy.

Don’t know what to do for the week? Well, check out what’s going on for this weekend.

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2016 Year in Review Summer Part 1

These Year in Reviews are not, what I call, official “reviews”. Like last year, they will be a series of musings, learned lessons and stories of what I experienced through out the year. Of course, reviews are featured but they are blended in with everything. The theme of FIRSTS sum up the beginning, middle and end of my year, as you will see. Enjoy my year of 2016 in the Michigan Geek Scene.

Ah, Summer. Beautiful, sunny weather without a hint of snow in sight. Con season is in full swing and outdoor festivals appear to entertain you. I can only be inside of convention halls and hotel rooms for only so long before the freedom of outside beckons me. Just like the Lovin Spoonful said, “Despite the heat, it’ll be alright”.

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Mid Winter Pleasure Faire

We are having a Renaissance Festival when you need it the most! The Dead of winter! and just in time for Valentines Day!

Jousters! Great Acts! Great Food!

Family sessions Sat 9-5 Sun 10-7

Adult session Friday 5-11 Sat 5-11
..a little more bawdy, a little more fun for the adults

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/892774617521873/
http://www.midrenfaire.com/