PLATTSBURGH - The Northern New York Paranormal Research Society and the City of Plattsburgh Recreation Department have teamed up to present the First Annual Northern New York Paranormal Expo at the City Recreation Center next Saturday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The expo will include vendors and locally and internationally-known speakers with varied topics of interest. Gordy Little, locally-known radio and television personality, will speak about his new book "Ghosts of Clinton County" and will present ghost stories for children.
Other speakers include Belle Salisbury, Psychic Intuitive; Lindamarie Hill, Ghost Whisperer; Dan Lowenski, UFO Specialist; and Christopher and Shannon Nye, owners of Nye Manor which is an active haunted location. Other talks include paranormal investigators, dream interpretations, experimental paranormal investigations equipment and more.
"Since founding the Northern New York Paranormal Research Society in 2001, we have wanted to hold an event to present the paranormal world to the public in a fun, educational way," said Merrill McKee, NNYPRS founder and president. "We're very excited that this dream is coming to fruition. "
The expo will include books, new age gifts and accessories, tarot cards, a spirit guide artist, reiki healing, psychic readers, handmade jewelry, herbal healing, massage, crystals, stones, tattoos, paranormal research teams, Halloween decorations, and more. Attendees can hear from paranormal teams from as far away as Michigan.
Admission for the expo at the door will be $6 for adults and $4 for City Recreation Center gym members, students with a college ID, and senior citizens. Children 12 and younger will be admitted free.
Attendees can receive $1 off the price of admission for bringing a nonperishable food item for the local food shelf. Advance tickets may be purchased for $5 each by visiting the expo Web site at www.nnyprs.com/expo.htm.