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Milwaukee Paranormal Conference Saturday Schedule
Katrina Weidman, Loren Coleman, Butch Patrick, and more! Here’s what’s going on today, October 15th at the Milwaukee Paranormal Conference.
The first day of the Milwaukee Paranormal Conference features a Q&A with Paranormal Lockdown star Katrina Weidman, cryptozoology expert Loren Coleman on the Minnesota Iceman, and much more. Afterwards, be sure to check out The Raven’s Masquerade Ball costume contest and performances by Dead Man’s Carnival, Gnarrenschiff and Tamarind Tribal Belly Dance, Quasimondo Milwaukee Physical Theater and others.
Here’s the schedule for the day:
Milwaukee Paranormal Conference Day 1
@ University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Student Union (2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.)
UWM Ballroom East: Vendor floor open 10:00am-5:00pm
11:00-11:45am: Linda S. Godfrey, “Midwest Manwolves: 24 Years on the Trail”
12:00-12:45pm: Allison Jornlin, “Milwaukee Forteana Vol. II”
1:00-1:45pm: Mary Marshall, “Paranormal Entanglement”
Katrina Weidman, star of Paranormal Lockdown
2:15-3:00pm: Shepherd Express presents “Q & A with Katrina Weidman of Paranormal Lockdown,” special presentation with Mike Huberty and Wendy Lynn Staats from See You On The Other Side podcast, who will talk with Katrina Weidman, star of Paranormal Lockdown and Paranormal State. Includes audience Q & A and autograph session– get an autographed photo for $20!
3:30-4:45pm: The Roswell Debate with Donald R. Schmitt and Mark O’Connell
5-6pm: Keynote: Loren Coleman, “The Minnesota Iceman: the Milwaukee Connection and More”
Loren Coleman, founder of the International Cryptozoology Museum
UWM Ballroom West
12:00-12:45pm: “Best UFO Reports 2016,” moderated by Nick Roesler, w/ Chase Kloetzke (MUFON) and Kevin Malek (UFO Wisconsin Research Team). Supporting sponsor: KGRA radio
1:00-1:45pm: Celeste Contreras, “Celebrating Dia de los Muertos”
2:00-2:45pm: Kristan T. Harris, “The Hidden History of Giants”
3:00-3:45pm: “Searching for Wisconsin’s Sasquatch,” moderated by Sanjay Singhal (Beyond the Forest radio), w/ Jay Bachochin (WPI Hunts the Truth), Linda S. Godfrey, Larry and Jen Dopke (WI- Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization)
Worshops (Room 191)
12:15-1:00pm: Brew City Paranormal, “Paranormal Investigating: NOT as seen on TV”
1:15-2:00pm: Ron Schaefer, “Dream Interpretation”
2:15- 3:00pm: Society for Anomalous Studies, “Historical Hauntings: Supporting Historical Properties through the Paranormal”
3:15-4:00pm: Dark Star Ministry, “Ouija and Tarot: Occult Tools and the Paranormal”
Third Ward Walking Tour, presented by Milwaukee Ghosts- Tours and Investigations. Meets outside Milwaukee Public Market, 7:30pm.
The Raven’s Masquerade Ball @ Irish Cultural and Heritage Center (2133 W.Wisconsin Ave.) 8pm.
More info at MilwaukeeParaCon.com