The SCA welcomes you to the Current Middle Ages! Chivalry comes to life in the Shire of Mare Amethystinum, Thunder Bay’s chapter of the worldwide history organization. For over 50 years the Society for Creative Anachronism has brought people together to rediscover pre-17th century life. Explore ancient skills like blacksmithing, cooking, calligraphy, archery, and many more. Compete in tournaments of high impact armoured combat or learn the delicate and deadly art of rapier fencing. Find us at facebook.com/groups/tbaysca and check out our display and combat demonstration at ThunderCon!
Belegarth Thunder Guard
Discover a world of fantasy battles with the warriors of Thunder Guard, Canada’s premier realm in the international Belegarth Medieval Combat Society. Since 2006, parks around Thunder Bay have been turned into battlefields where brave warriors take up padded swords and clash for honour and glory. This free, full-contact combat sport invites players to take on a new persona in a world of myth and might. Make new friends, get active and learn to craft fantasy costumes and armour. Anyone age 16+ is invited to join us at Hillcrest on Wednesdays at 6pm, Vickers Park on Saturdays at 6pm, or join Warriors of Thunder Guard on Facebook. Come see some live combat at ThunderCon and stop by our booth to learn more!
Thunder Bay Steampunk Society
Greetings and salutations from The Thunder Bay Steampunk Society! TBSS is a club for ladies and gentlemen of all ages that are drawn to the charm of a history that never was. Holding themed events from brunches and teas to wild west poker nights, we celebrate this new golden age of steam. I invite you to join us and create costumes and gadgetry that delight and astound. What is steampunk, you say? I am ever so glad you asked. Come to ThunderCon for our panel on Steampunk 101 where we will discuss the genre, pop by our table display, or find us on Facebook as Thunder Bay Steampunk Society.
zombie apocalypse survival training association
Are you prepared for an outbreak? The Zombie Apocalypse Survival Training Association wants to help you be ready. ZASTA is a local organization devoted to both exploring horror special effects as well as training ourselves to be more capable in emergency situations. With events like the annual Zombie Walk and Pumpkin Massacre, to camp outings to learn basic survival skills, there is something for all fans of the undead. Last year we saw the Zombie Survival panel fill up so be sure to get your seat early this year. You can also join the survivors on Facebook.
The Mandalorian Mercs Costume Club is an international STAR WARS™ costuming organization dedicated to celebrating the STAR WARS™ universe through the creation, display, and wearing of quality character costumes that represent the Mandalorian characters and culture from the STAR WARS™ sagas. The MMCC unites individuals with a common love for STAR WARS™ and the Mandalorian culture/characters while encouraging self-improvement, personal growth, family involvement, and fellowship with peers. MMCC is unique as it encourages is membership to embrace creativity and individualism as opposed to costume organization based on visual accuracy from the STAR WARS™ films and canon reference material. The MMCC is an inclusive and friendly club, following the Mandalorian way of “Clans” or family units and a clans’ ability to adopt anyone who wishes to be a Mandalorian. ThunderCon Bounty Board and Jail A donation based event where you may hire the Mandalorian Mercs to proceed onto the convention floor to arrest the target of your choosing and place them in our holding cell for photos and laughs. $5 dollars for 5 minutes of shame inside the cell up to 15 minutes. Rules and Forms will be provided for people looking for a unique experience at ThunderCon.
Zero issues Podcast
Zero Issues Comic Podcast-Three bald guys who make and love comics, sitting down, having a beer or two and hilariously talkin' comics. Tangents will happen. Tangents are guaranteed. There's the smart one, the sexy one and the speedster. No one can agree which is which.
The Thunder Bay Swing Dance Society is a social dance. It's very social and playful, allowing you to get to know people in the process. Swing dancing has a lot of basic moves that you can play with. There is a lot of room to explore and play. On average 30 people meet on Tuesdays in the basement of Urban Abbey for lessons and some social dancing. You can join our facebook group “Thunder Bay Swing Dance Society”, where you can get updated about events.
Don't forget to swing by our table at ThunderCon!
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Get Your Geek On, Thunder Bay! 2017 at the Valhalla Inn!
Sat. September 23, 10:00am-6:00pm Sun. September 24, 10:00am - 5:00pm