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Magical Realm Fantasy Faire 2019

The Magical Realm was just bursting at the seams with fun and laughter, cheers and enjoyment. So much so, that we had tons of it left over. So, the fairies gathered it up to store, and begged us to have at least one more! We have searched our calendars, sourced our dates, and decided to grant the wish of all our fairies and friends who had such an amazing time! We in the Magical Realm are proud to say that we will be hosting another year of faire and festivities. So, we are rounding up our entertainers, merchants, vikings, pirates and more to hoist their flags, raise their swords, and march into another year! We are pleased to invite one and all to come and visit the Magical Realm this year!”

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/434868690354929/

4th Annual Downriver Comic & Collectors Show

“Hands of the City” Presents: DCCS 2019
Please join us!!!
Collectibles, Memorabilia and Souvenirs,
a truly unique “Comic & Collectors show. “
We have:
132 Vendor spaces:
Gamer rooms
Costume & Art Contests
Cool Cars
Concessions (Cheapest around)
and some of the lowest ticket prices of any 2-day Show.

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

MediaWest*Con 39

MediaWest*Con is the annual gathering of SF/Media fandom, traditionally 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, 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 events.
For more info, check out:
http://www.mediawestcon.org/mwc39.htm
https://www.facebook.com/events/245592405993404/

Penguicon 2019

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.

Grand Rapids Toy Show March 2019

Its been happening for 24 years.
​You’ll find Antique Toys, Litho Tin & Pressed Steel, Die Cast, Battery Operated & Wind-Ups, Dolls, Bears , Furniture, Games, Playsets, Pedal Cars , Vehicles, Promos, Models, Hobby, Radio Control, Movies Posters / Autographs, Steam & moblilia, Sci-Fi / Action, Farm / Western, Aviation / Military, Fast Food Promotionals, Comic / Disneyana / Characters, Racing Colletibles, Advertising, Coin Op & Vending And More!

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
http://www.midmichigansupershows.com/grand-rapids-toy-show

Great Lakes Comic Convention 2019

THE CAST OF SESAME STREET!
CELEBRATING 50 YEARS!
Bob McGrath (Bob)
Roscoe Orman (Gordon)
Emilio Delgado (Luis)
Alan Muraoka (Alan)

Guy Gilchrist (Artist)
Jim Henson’s Cartoonist

MEDIA GUESTS
Jackson Bostwick
(Actor) TV’s SHAZAM!

“Mean” Gene Okerlund
(Wrestler/Announcer)
WWF/WWE LEGEND

“Hacksaw” Jim Duggan
(Wrestler)
WWF/WWE LEGEND

David Newell
(Actor) – Mr. McFeely
(Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood)

Lydia Graber
(Actress) Return of the Jedi (1983)

COMIC INDUSTRY GUESTS
Tom Orzechowski (Letterer)
The Uncanny X-Men, Black Panther, and more!

Al Milgrom (Editor/Artist)
Amazing Spider-Man, Marvel Fanfare, and more!

Angel Medina (Artist)
Spawn, Spider-Man, Venom, and more!

Kyle Hotz (Artist)
Venom, Carnage, Evil Ernie, and more!

William Messner-Loebs (Writer/Artist)
Wonder Woman, The Flash, Journey, and more!

Keith Pollard (Artist)
The Amazing Spider-Man (co-creator of the Black Cat),
Thor, Fantastic Four, and more!

Darryl Banks (Artist)
Green Lantern, and more!

Arvell Jones (Artist)
DC’s All Star Squadron, Iron Fist, and more!
Co-Creator of Misty Knight!

Vince Locke (Artist)
Sandman, Dead World, and more!

Plus! Paul Storrie, Jason Moore, Seth Damoose,
Randy Zimmerman, and many more!

ALSO AVAILABLE!
Free-Play Video Game Arcade – courtesy of Big Toys of Sterling Heights!
Free Board Gaming – hosted by The Grand Gaming Academy!
Prototype Gaming demonstrated and played!
Magic Card Tournament – hosted by Game Players!
Face Painting by Chantel!
Tim Thurmond, the Balloon Sculptor!
Costume Contests!
Guest Panels!
and much, much, more!

DON’T MISS!
The Star Wars 501st Great Lakes Garrison!
The Star Wars Rebel Legion!
The R2-D2 Droid Builders Club!
The Ghostbusters Coalition of Southeastern Michigan!
The Finest (GI-Joe Costuming Club)
The League of Enchantment
and much more!

RAFFLE PRIZES ON BOTH
FRIDAY (02.22.2019) AND SATURDAY (02.23.2019)!

Storming the ConFusion

The longest-running fan-run SF/F convention in Michigan, ConFusion is a premier event for publishing professionals and fans alike. It is hailed as a place to experience programming and guests on the caliber you find at a WorldCon, while located in a convenient and affordable setting.

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1831561996881532/
http://confusionsf.org/