Legend and reality will meet on Friday, July 23 at the first Bigfoot Bash at the Michigan Magazine Museum, 3309 North Abbe Road, in Comins.
The three-day bash will provide a serious study of Bigfoot in Michigan with dashes of fun and live entertainment. Comins is the "heart of Bigfoot country," with 35 documented sightings, said event organizers.
Several guest speakers are scheduled to appear during the weekend festivities to share stories of their own Bigfoot sightings.
Phil Shaw will lead the stream of guest speakers at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 24, with a presentation on the historical and amusing side of Bigfoot. Shaw graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor's degree in science.
At 1 p.m., architect Sanjay Singhal will share his childhood stories of seeing Bigfoot in South Dakota. Singhal graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor's degree in architecture. He also has a Master's degree from the University of Notre Dame.
The event will also include presentations that featuring unpublished sighting reports and rare audio recordings.
For more event information, call (989) 826-3169.
GUEST SPEAKER LINKS
Our Strange World mention Phil Shaw
Sanjay Singhal's Blog
Michigan Blast Announcement
Correlation of Michigan orchards and Bigfoot
Cryptomundo: Michigan BF on the move?