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Grand Rapids Oddities & Curiosities Expo 2023

For Lovers of the Strange, Unusual & Bizarre…
DATE: Saturday, April 1st 2023
TIME: 10AM – 6PM
LOCATION: DeVos Place – Hall A/B
ENTRY COST: $12 advance / $15 day of
Kids 12 and under free (no ticket needed)

The Oddities & Curiosities Expo showcases hand selected vendors, dealers, artists and small businesses with all things weird. You’ll find items such as: taxidermy, preserved specimens, original artwork, horror/halloween inspired pieces, antiques, handcrafted oddities, quack medical devices, creepy clothing, odd jewelry, skulls/bones, funeral collectibles & much more. We truly have something weird for everyone at our shows. All items you see at our shows are legal to own and sustainably sourced.
The O&C Expo provides a safe place for anyone to come and discover new artists, meet new friends and be surrounded by an amazing community of like-minded people. We pride ourselves in being a completely “DIY” ran show from start to finish. We find so much joy in being able to provide a place where you can feel at home surrounded by others that share the same interests.
We are the first and original traveling event exclusively showcasing oddities vendors and dark artists in the country. We are a one of a kind event and the first to do what we specialize in. We take tremendous pride in this and hope to gain your support along the way.

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JAFAX 2023

Japanese Animation, Film, and Art eXpo is Grand Rapids’ longest running anime con.

Check out MIGeekScene’s previous coverage
2019 Gallery
Review

2022 Gallery

Interviews
Samantha Inoue-Harte
Brittney Karbowski
Tyson Rinehart
David Vincent
J Michael Tatum
Clifford Chapin
Justin Briner
Todd Haberkorn
Steve Blum
Luci Christian
Tyson Rinehart 2022

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GrandCon 2023

GrandCon features tabletop gaming in all its forms, including the creators behind them. We provide an atmosphere that will allow gamers to mingle and appreciate their shared interests.

Come to play or chat with fellow enthusiasts in a community that understands your passions.  Find adventure with favorite role-playing game.  Meet the creators behind your favorite mainstream and independent games.  Check out unpublished games, maybe design a game, and sneak a peek at great things to come.

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Danger Damsels Halloween Hootenanny!

21+

Let’s get spooky!
Dress in your Halloween best,
A full night of haunted terrors plus costume contest!
The Devil Elvis Show
Plus a Halloween dance party with DJs
Frank E. Stein and Joe Moon
$ 15.00 / Age 21 And Up

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Kiki’s Delivery Service at Wealthy Street Theatre

This week’s film is the classic animated fantasy from Studio Ghibli, “Kiki’s Delivery Service”! Written, produced and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, the film tells the tale of a young witch who finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service. Featuring the voices of Kirsten Dunst, Phil Hartman, Tress MacNeille, Janeane Garofalo and Debbie Reynolds.
Rated G; 1hr 43m.
Doors: 7:00 PM
Movie: 8:00 PM

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The Rocky Horror Show Live! 2022

21+

In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker and a creepy butler. Through elaborate dances and rock songs, Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation: a muscular man named “Rocky.”
Brad Majors: Michael Davis Arnold (he/him)
Janet Weiss: Emma Dunlop (she/her)
Frank-N-Furter: Jaclyn VerHulst (she/they)
Riff Raff: Allison Tousley (she/her/they/them)
Columbia: Bridgette Slezak (she/they)
Rocky: Nicholas Gray (he/they
Eddie: Kerrie Baker (she/her)
Magenta/Trixie: Alexus Voss (she/her)
Dr. Scott: Cory Schutter (he/him)
Narrator: Kevin McCasaland (he/him)
Phantoms:
Antonio Aguilar (Frank Understudy – he/they/she)
Gabi Salazar (Eddie/Dr. Scott Swing – they/them)
Leigh Christopher (Janet Understudy – she/they)
Li Bulkowski (Riff Raff/Brad/Rocky Swing – they/them/she)
Molly LaBeff (Magenta/Columbia Swing – she/her)
Produced by Betka-Pope Productions

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Halloween Bash at the Market 2022

Featuring local artists, live entertainment, and all things magical, mysterious, and macabre just in time for Halloween!
Don’t spend your money at those big-box stores this year. Come support local artists, experience live performances, and have a get jump into the most wonderful time of the year!
Sunday, October 9th 3:00-7:00pm
Cost: FREE!

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Super Ghoul Glow Con 2022

A SUPER-HERO/SUPER-NATURAL EVENT.
_ a FREE Ghoulish Pop Culture Outdoors Market featuring some of the finest artists and authors Michigan has to offer, plus some of the best pop culture vendors around. 11am -4pm
Indoors it’s business as usual at Great Lakes Glow Golf.
“Ghoul Golf” will be in full swing, the new Aurora Bowling is an absolute Blast…How’s FREE play Arcade sound?
presented by Marquis Comics
hosted by Great Lakes Glow Golf
_20% discount with costume

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Galactic Toys In-Store Signing Event with Zach Aguilar

Galactic Toys presents a special Signing Event with voice actor Zach Aguilar!
Zach will be meeting fans and signing autographs on Saturday, August 20th. Event starts at 11am.

Tickets are required for this event. No Walk ins. G.A and VIP tickets are available now on eventbrite!

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