Thank You to all who came out to the Oliver Estate Advisory Committee's 1st Annual ParaCon (Paranormal Convention)! A special thanks to our presenters: John Brightman, Ken DeCosta, Marc Arvilla, Tim Weisberg, Stephanie Burke and our Master of Ceremonies Shari Marie DeBenedetti!
Middleboro Oliver Estate Advisory Committee's 1st Annual ParaCon (Paranormal Convention)! Come out and meet our featured guests, enjoy presentations, have a psychic reading or tarot reading, meet various teams and locations that are representing, local authors and so many unique vendors. Listen to live music, while having a snack and drink. Admission is free. All at the Middleborough Town Hall at 10 Nickerson Avenue. RAIN or SHINE it will be an ENCOUNTER to remember.
Special Guests to appear at Middleborough Paracon:
Come by and meet Shari Marie DeBenedetti at Middleborough Paracon Saturday June 24th at Middleborough Town Hall 10 Nickerson Ave. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Shari lives in Boston and holds a profession in real estate but her passion lies with the paranormal and she has worked as an investigator on one of the longest running paranormal shows on television,Syfy's Ghost Hunters. Fans of the show have an opportunity to come out to the Middleborough ParaCon and meet Shari for this very worthwhile event that is helping to raise money for the Oliver House.
Admission is FREE so if you've ever been interested in the paranormal, would like to learn more or are just looking for a fun day out with the family join us on Saturday. There will be kid's activities as well as food, vendors paranormal investigators and psychics. Plus don't miss the Farmer's Market grand opening. live music by Rock Kings and Caution and presentations by the following guest speakers:
John Brightman (10:30 am): John has been featured on the Travel Channel's Ghost Adventures, The Haunted, A Haunting, My Ghost Story and starred in the documentary the "The Bridgewater Triangle" . John has authored the book " Dark Gift" and is the owner of Brite Star Promotions. John will kick off the presentations with his talk on "The Bridgewater Trangle" which he knows a thing or two about.
Ken DeCosta (11:30 am): Ken has worked 40 years in the paranormal field. Before the TV shows, Ken was researching claims of activity, and with that he brings an extreme amount of knowledge. Ken is the founder of Riseup Paranormal ( A TAPS family member). Ken will be discussing some of the various case files that his team has worked in the area with his presentation "History and Hauntings: The Ties that Bind".
Marc Arvilla (12:30 pm): Marc has been an investigator for many years. He is the host of DTM radios Paranormal Hangover. He is the founder of the much loved event Salem Con and the founder of MGH Paranormal. Marc brings his very personal memories to the table with his presentation " Sessions with Ed Warren". This is one you don't want to miss!
Tim Weisberg (1:30 pm): Tim has an extensive background working in the paranormal field. He is the author of the book “Ghosts of the Southcoast” . Tim is also a producer for several television programs including Ghost Stalkers and Ghost Asylum. He is the host of WBSM’s Spooky Southcoast radio program which has over 500 air dates. Tim is also one of the owners of Legend Trips and the owner of Spooky Southcoast events. Tim's presentation is entitled "Ghosts if the Southcoast".
Stephanie Burke (2:30 pm): Stephanie has became one of the most sought after Mediums in the field today. She has been featured on the Syfy's Ghost Hunters and also has been working on TLC's Kindred Spirits. Stephanie is the co host on WBSM's Spooky South Coast radio program. Stephanie's presentation "Awaken your Intuition" will help people tap into their own gifts.
Friends of the Tarot (Tarot)
It Works (Reiki & Oracle Card Readings)
Ann Gildart & Buddug (Tarot, Dowsing & Energy Tools)
Madame Louisa (Psychic/Tarot)
Unexplained Paranormal Research (Paranormal Team)
Astrology Heart (Astrology Cards & Readings)
Celtic Crickets (Tarot/Psychic)
Spectral Forces (Paranormal Team)
LulaRoe with Maggie Towne (Clothing)
Scentsy with Shannon Malloy (Homegoods-Candles/Warmers)
Ms. Fresh Organics (Organic Body Care)
Troop 20 Boy Scouts (Recruitment/Beef Jerky/Candy)
The Bartending Service of New England (Beer Garden)
Middleborough Services to the Elderly (Fried Dough & Water)
Corey Tevan Gallery (Jewelry & Art)
The Plymouth Night Tour (Paranormal Team)
Greenville Paranormal Research (Paranormal Team)
Oliver Estate (Attraction)
Mayflower Lodge (Community Organization)
Aaron Wujcpk (Water Color Paintings Pop Culture Fan Art)
Birthdays by Mike (Face Painting)
BooBooQued (BBQ & Side Dishes (pulled pork, ribs, pulled chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs, tri-tip steak, cole slaw, Mac & Cheese))
for more information please visit www.discovermiddleborough.com, join us on facebook at www.facebook.com/OliverHouseMA and www.facebook.com/middleboroughparacon, Call 774-766-6335 or email ParaconMiddleborough@yahoo.com