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Michigan Renaissance Festival 2022

Take a time-travel adventure into the 16th century at the annual Michigan Renaissance Festival! Join our Queen Elizabeth in a jubilee! Inside our turreted gates, visitors enjoy the sights and sounds of a 17-acre village, complete with building reproductions of Renaissance shops, taverns and a magnificent castle. Continuous entertainment takes place on the streets and on 17 themed stages; featuring full-contact armored jousting, comedy and theater shows, music, games, people-powered rides and so much more! Fabulous food and more than 300 artisans displaying their gallery-quality works complete the experience!

Check out MIGeekScene’s previous coverage
2018 Galleries
Part 1
Part 2

2019 Gallery

Interviews
Queen Elizabeth
Washing Well Wenches
Ded Bob
Splattertime Players
Harmless T Jesterson
The Rogue Blades
The Amazing Flec
Knotty Nauticals

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Wicked Bizarre Mi 2022

Wicked Bizarre is one of the largest Halloween/oddities shows in Michigan. Admission is free to everyone and there is something spooky around every corner. We have over 100 vendors in a wide variety of Fall. Halloween and Oddity themed arts, crafts, props, costumes and more.we will have several food trucks for some delicious treats. Enter our charity raffle to win some fabulous prizes as well as supporting our 2 local charities, the Humane Society of Monroe County & Feeding Detroit and Downriver. There is truly something for everyone at this terrifically spooky event.

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MIParaCon 2022

The 12th Annual Michigan Paranormal Convention will, yet again, bring the biggest names of the paranormal industry to Michigan’s Oldest City, Sault Ste. Marie, at Kewadin Casinos DreamMakers Theater. Experts and television stars will be on hand to cover such topics as paranormal investigating, psychic abilities, demonology, and UFOlogy. Convention-goers will be able to meet some of their favorite television paranormal investigators. Join us for two and a half days as the biggest names in the industry speak on today’s hottest topic….THE PARANORMAL!

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KANAR August 2022

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.

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Really Cool Comic Con 2022

Really Cool Comic Con Returns! The Dort Federal Convention Center in Flint! Join us for 100’s of Tables of Collectables, Records, Toys, Comics, Video Games, Artists, Cosplayers, Cards, Special Celebrity Guests, and Tons of Pop Culture Collectables! We are Michigan’s Premier show for Collectors, fans, and families. $15 admission. FREE Secure Parking. Kids 10 and UNDER FREE Admission.

We will be following All Covid Guidelines and exceeding expectations for Safety for all Attendees
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Astronomicon 5

ASTRONOMICON 5 is back and this time in a bigger venue as we continue to expand our horizons!! Astronomicon is an all inclusive Pop Culture Convention taking place April 22-24, 2022 at Burton Manor in Livonia, Mi.
Come see why we were voted Best Comic Con 2020 and 2021 by Detroit Metro Times readers and bring a friend!!!
Metro Detroit’s newest Pop Culture Convention Astronomicon heads into its 5th year!
Astronomicon more than just a comic con. . . . . its an all inclusive pop culture convention with the best parts of a comic convention for multiple genres!! Comics, Horror, Wrestling, Pop Culture fun for kids and adults ages 2 to 99!!
Participate in all the participatables! Celebrity Photo Ops! Cosplay Contests! Tattoo Contests! Celebrity Q & A’s! And a whole lot more!!
If you were at the first Four Astronomicon conventions then you know what to expect for Astronomicon 5, and if you were not there then get ready for a truly OUT OF THIS WORLD EXPERIENCE!!
ASTRONOMICON the newest up and coming pop culture convention in the metro Detroit area!! We cant wait to see you and hope you bring a friend!

Check out MIGeekScene’s previous coverage:
2018 Review
2018 Gallery
Ming Chen Interview 2018

2019
Gallery
Twiztid Interview 2019
Review

2021
Gallery
Review

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Wicked Bizarre Mi 2021

A Halloween/horror, oddities craft/vendor show and everything in between. vendors, food trucks, kids area, entertainment, DJ, sideshow entertainer, Detroit Ghostbusters and more. Raffles all day with proceeds going to 2 local charities, Monroe County Humane Society & Feeding Detroit and Downriver.

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Fallout Paintball Event

Old School Scenarios proudly presents: Fallout.
Based on the popular video game series by Bethesda, Fallout takes place after a massive nuclear war turns entire nations into desolate wastelands. You have 2 choices to survive & thrive:
Play for “The Brotherhood of Steel” (Blue Team) led by George Hay of Rhino Dragons.
OR –
Play for “The Institute” (Red Team) led by Tony Elliott of Swarm Paintball.
But beware of the Hell Survivors’ Mercenaries, as they are playing “The Raiders”, a vicious gang that eliminates a team from their base, and leaves supplies and parts behind for the other team to collect.

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WASTE – Summers End 6 2021

+ + WASTE – Post Apocalyptic Airsoft ++
WASTE is a free form player driven LARP where the game is driven based on the players actions. Making allies and enemies, doing trade among players, joining or creating factions etc…
Scenario:
The settlement of Nukamonga needs your help! The area has been invaded by wasteland raiders and other factions fighting over resources and control of Nukamonga and the surrounding area. Choose a side or survive on your own.
Location – 5954 Hillman Rd Six Lakes Mi
Ages 13+ (players under 18 must have a parent or guardian sign the event waiver)
Admission Fee : $45 -Weekend pass
$25- single day pass
Kit included with Fee
10 Bottle caps *
100 rds of Bio BB’s
Friday August 27th
3:00pm camping opens
Saturday August 28th
10:00am check in, player debrief
11:00am Game start
3-4 lunch
4-4:30 Raffle
4:30- 8:00pm Game end
9:00 – Night games
Sunday August 29th
12:00 game start
3-4 lunch
6:00pm Game Rap Up ( Player reports, Bottle cap & Loot tally, Clean up)
Any Gear is allowed..Players should try to look the part of an apocalypse survivor as much as possible.

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