2016 Geek Events 3/11 to 3/13

 

 

Here's what's happening in the Midwest this weekend:

 

 

FRIDAY, 03/11/2016

 

 

Raks Geek: Geek + Bellydance + Fire
Friday, March 11, 2016: 8:00pm

Uptown Underground 
4707 N. Broadway | Chicago, IL 60640 
General Admission: $20 (Advance), $25 (At the Door) | VIP Reserved: $39 
Ages 21+, Full Bar with ID

 

Firespinning! RPGs! Raks Geek presents a new show inspired by Final Fantasy, Star Wars, Chrono Trigger, Fifth Element, Indiana Jones, and more! Join in the geekery as we light things on fire. Bellydance meets nerd meets fire!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SATURDAY, 03/12/2016

 


 

Heroes and Villians Fan Fest

Saturday March 10th, 10:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
VIP entry: 9:00 a.m.

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL

 

Meet.
Have the opportunity to personally meet your favorite celebrities. With exclusive panels, celebrity photo ops, events and so much more, you’ll have the experience of a lifetime!

Experience.
Immerse yourself in the world of superheroes & villains. Learn what it takes to be a superhero by participating in obstacles, games of skill, and maybe even gain a superpower too.

Learn.
Get insight into your favorite shows, learning how they are created from the creators & talent behind them.

 

 

SUNDAY, 03/13/2016

 

 

Heroes and Villians Fan Fest

Saturday March 10th, 10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
VIP entry: 9:00 a.m.

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL

 

Meet.
Have the opportunity to personally meet your favorite celebrities. With exclusive panels, celebrity photo ops, events and so much more, you’ll have the experience of a lifetime!

Experience.
Immerse yourself in the world of superheroes & villains. Learn what it takes to be a superhero by participating in obstacles, games of skill, and maybe even gain a superpower too.

Learn.
Get insight into your favorite shows, learning how they are created from the creators & talent behind them.

 

 

 

 

Almost Pi(e) Day / Pre-C2E2 Meet 'n Greet!

Sunday, March 13, 3:00pm-6:00pm
1917 N. Elston , Chicago, 60642


For a few years now, we have celebrated Almost Pi(e) Day and with C2E2 on the horizon, The Chicago Nerd Social Club is mixing its annual Pre-C2E2 Meet ‘n Greet! and Almost Pi(e) Day. We aren’t just math fanatics; it’s more of an excuse to mingle with your fellow nerds and maybe make new friends with which to explore C2E2 all while eating some delicious pie. So come and join us for Almost Pi(e) Day/Pre-C2E2 Meet ’n Greet.

3:00PM Open Event
4:00PM Pie Tasting
4:30PM Trivia Contest

Prizes: Top 2 pies will each receive a pass to C2E2.

Interested in bringing a pie? Each pie will have 1 slice saved to be tasted by our Constant Pi(e) judges and the rest will be shared by our geeks and nerds. If you are interested in baking a pie for our event please make sure you select the correct ticket. Contact paul@chicagonerds.com if you have any questions.

Pie scoring

Taste = 1 point
Presentation = 1 point
Crust = 1 point
Nerdiness = .14 points Total possible points = 3.14

 

 

Stay tuned for more geek events happening in the midwest at our GEEK CALENDAR! :)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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