This weekend will feature a world market and entertainment from around the globe. Also all individuals and dance troupes are invited to the State Belly Dance Championship. If you don’t feel like competing, you can take a dance lesson or show off your steampunk attire.


Sept. 7th & 8th


Every Weekend

Race for the Rattle

Parents, rally your crawlers! In this adorable race babies crawl to the finish line in hopes of winning an exciting prize for the whole family. Participants also receive a FREE T-Shirt!

TIME:2:00pm

LOCATION:Upson Down Stage

Sept. 7th - 8th • Wonders of the World

Dr. Who Costume Contest

Calling all Dr. Who fanatics! Show up this weekend as your favorite character for a chance to win great prizes!

There is no entry form for this competition. To enter the competition, show up at this time and location to present yourself to our judges to be entered.

TIME:4:30pm

LOCATION:Igor's Roost Stage

Sept. 7th - 8th • Wonders of the World

Steampunk Costume Contest

There is no entry form for this competition. To enter the competition, show up at this time and location to present yourself to our judges to be entered.

TIME:3:00pm

LOCATION:Igor's Roost Stage

Sept. 7th - 8th • Wonders of the World

Belly Dance Championships

SPONSORED BY BRENDA’S BELLY DANCE

We prefer you email your music to the following address: bellydance@michrenfest.com. If your music is not 2 minutes it will be cut down to that time mark.

You may also provide your own music, no more than 2 minutes! Copy your ONE song onto a CD, and print your name or the name of your troupe on the CD with a Sharpie. Submit music at registration table at the Wyldewood stage by 1:00 pm on competition date.

Dancers MUST:

  1. Wear shoes
  2. Dress appropriately
  3. Perform 2 minute Belly Dance

BELLY DANCE JUDGES CRITERION:

TECHNIQUE
Hip articulation, isolations, footwork and traveling
Fluidity and grace of torso and arms

MUSICALITY
Dancer demonstrates movement, tempo and emotion that visually represents choice of music

SKILL
Entrance and exit in character
Stage presence–ability to project personality

TIME:1:45pm

LOCATION:Wyldewood Stage

Sept. 7th - 8th • Wonders of the World

Wedding Wars • Cake Dive

TIME:1:30pm

LOCATION:Upson Downs Stage

Sept. 7th - 8th • Wonders of the World

Deaf Awareness Weekend

All stages will be marked with signs to indicate ASL interpreters locations. 

TIME:All Day

LOCATION:Various Locations on Site