Wisconsin urban legends, Bachelors Grove Cemetery, haunted road trip and more! Here’s what’s going on today, October 16th at the Milwaukee Paranormal Conference.
The second and final day of the Milwaukee Paranormal Conference gets spooky with Urusla Bielski on the haunted Bachelors Grove Cemetery, Wisconsin lake monsters with Chad Lewis, Minnesota Krampus, ghostly gadgets, Haunted Road Trip panel, the Cult of Weird panel on Wisconsin urban legends, and much more.
Here’s the schedule for today:
Milwaukee Paranormal Conference Day 2
@ UWM Student Union (2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.)
UWM Ballroom East: Vendor Floor open 10:00am-4:00pm
11:00-11:45am: Ursula Bielski, “Haunted Bachelors Grove”
12-12:45pm: Chad Lewis, “Sea Serpents of Wisconsin: Monsters in the Lakes, Rivers, and Streams”
2:00-2:45pm: Elizabeth Saint, “Ghostly Gadgets: Engineering the Paranormal”
3:00-3:45pm: Ghost Story Open Mic with hosts Deadgar’s Dark Coffin Classics. Sign up at the ticket/ registration table and get a time slot to tell your own supernatural story!
4:00-4:45pm: Chase Kloetzke, “Admissible: Is the Burden of Proof Enough?”
UWM Ballroom West
12:00-12:45pm: “Haunted Road Trip,” moderated by Mike Huberty (See You on the Other Side podcast, Minneapolis Ghost Tour), w/ Mike Hoke (Cedarburg Ghost & Dark History Walking Tours), Lisa Von Buskirk (Madison Ghost Tour), Kathi Kresol (Haunted Rockford)
Wisconsin’s Wildest Urban Legends panel
1:00-1:45: “Wisconsin’s Wildest Urban Legends,” presented by Cult of Weird. Moderated by Tea Krulos (author, Monster Hunters) w/ Charlie Hintz and Christina Rickman (Cult of Weird), J. Nathan Couch (author, Goatman: Flesh or Folklore?), and Valerie Kedrowski (Stevens Point Paranormal Club).
2:00-2:45pm: “Yow! My Business is Haunted!” moderated by Allison Jornlin, w/ Tom Carr (Brumder Mansion), Dawn Scher-Thomae (Milwaukee Public Museum), and Jesus Enrique Nañez (Modjeska Theater)
3:00-3:45pm: Feral House presents: Minnesota Krampus, Krampus parade and “Celebrating Krampusnacht” presentation
4:00-4:30pm: Reading by winners of the Cult of Weird and Milwaukee Paranormal Conference short speculative fiction contest.
Special appearance: Back Roads Lore meet and greet, 2-3:30pm, Spaights Plaza (behind the Student Union)
Workshops (Room 191)
12:00-12:45pm: Nick Roesler, “Examining UFO Photos”
1:00-1:45: Mary Marshall, “Ghosts and Spirit Entities”
2:00-2:45pm: luna, ”Numerology 101?
3:00-3:45pm: Paranormal Investigators of Milwaukee, “Paranormal Tech: Why do we use it and how it works: EMF baseline reading tutorial”
Star Paths Special Screening @ The Underground Collaborative (161 W. Wisconsin Ave., basement level in the Plankinton building of the Grand Ave. Mall) 3pm
Ron HS Schaefer will be screening the first 3 episodes of his Star Paths TV series, a series that provides information on energy work, magical practices, Tarot, Astrology, and a number of other related subjects. Admission $4.
Milwaukee Paranormal Conference Film Festival @ The Underground Collaborative (161 W. Wisconsin Ave., basement level in the Plankinton building of the Grand Ave. Mall) 5pm
More info at MilwaukeeParaCon.com