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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.

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

Events for the Week July 16th-22nd

Anime, LARPing, Medieval, Pop Culture and Steampunk are the themes for this upcoming week. Enjoy.

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

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Downriver Comic Con 2018

3rd Annual Downriver Comic Con – June 2 & 3, 2018
Event Hours: Saturday, June 2: 10am – 6pm Sunday, June 3: 10am – 3pm
Single Day Door Tickets: **CASH ONLY at the door** Adult: $7 – Kids 16 & under: $4 – Kids 7 & under: Free with Parent Family Rate: (2 adults & up to 5 kids) $15 2-Day Wristbands: Adult $10 – Kids 16 & under: $7

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

Magical Realm Fantasy Faire

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

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: $10 per person (children 12 and under free)

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

(No pets ♦ Service Animals Welcome)

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
http://www.themagicalrealm.com/
https://www.facebook.com/Magical-Realm-Fantasy-Faire-1862646073968479/

Events for the Week May 28th-June 3rd

Two LARP events, a costumed run, a fantasy faire, a maker faire, and a comic

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

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MediaWest*Con 38

MediaWest*Con is the definitive gathering of SF/Media fandom, held each Memorial Day Weekend in Lansing Michigan. MediaWest*Con is sponsored by T’Kuhtian Press as a celebration of the diversity of SF/Media fandom, run by fans, for fans, and is staffed entirely by volunteers.

MediaWest*Con traditionally features the Art Show and Auction, Fanzine Reading Room. Fannish Videos, Masquerade, Dealers’ Room, Game Room, SF/Media Fan Fund, Fan Quality Awards, a Con Suite (AKA Hospitality Suite) and a Party Suite, and many, many panels on a wide variety of topics representing many areas of interest.

Support your local geek and nerd events.
For more info, check out:
http://www.mediawestcon.org/mwc38.htm

Events for the Week May 21st-27th

A geekfest, a sci-fi fandom, a cool comic con and an a LARP event are in store for you this week.

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

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Penguicon 2018

Penguicon is a not-for-profit, community-run convention for open source software, science fiction, music, gaming, DIY, and more. Panel topics include technology, science, eco/green, literature, costuming, food, gaming (board and video), webcomics, action/adventure, music, film, anime and an after dark event. .This is a big hang out for ALL areas of the geek/nerd community. What better way to meet people who wave the geek/nerd flag? People come to Penguicon to learn about securing their network, and also how to make their own cheese. They learn how to create chiptunes on their gameboy, and come listen to sci-fi. There is also the Maker Market which is like a dealer room except they don’t accept commodities, only thing’s people have designed themselves. If you need a place to recharge, check out the con suite which has free soda and food all week long.
Penguicon is a convention tailored mainly for adults. While kids are welcome, there are no special passes or events for them. Please keep that in mind.

Support your local geek/nerd events.
For more info, check out:
http://2018.penguicon.org/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/2235838959
https://www.facebook.com/events/1376240845797484/

Events for the Week April 30th-May 6th

LARP, Star Wars, Anime, Fallout and a big amalgamation of geek interests await you this week. Go forth and Geek. (I couldn’t resist). Seriously, there are a ton of events this week. Check them out.

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

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