Little Traverse Bay

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Scott Porter

John Tenney

Andrea Perron

Stephanie Burke

Tim maile

Todd Arnold


Daniela Klaes

Chelsea Gill

Todd Bonner

Jeff Adkins

Brian Danhausen

Bumps in the Night Paranormal 

Rebecca Smuk-Medium

Kristin Roberts-Medium

Jaime Chinnery

April North

Donna Roberts-Medium

Scott Porter- 
Ghost Asylum, Haunted Towns, Haunted Live, Travel Channel

Paranormal InvestigatorTelevision Personality/Lecturer/HistorianProfiler/Co-Owner of TWC

Scott ”Porter” is best known for being the Profiler, Historian, and Co-Owner of the Tennessee Wraith Chasers franchise as seen on Haunted Live, Most Haunted Towns, Haunted Towns, Ghost Asylum, Ghostland Tennessee and The Exorcist House Special on Travel Channel and Destination America. He has also appeared on, and won, the Old South Pittsburg Hospital episode of Travel Channel’s Paranormal Challenge.  This resume of television works has Porter appearing in over 40 television episodes and has allowed him to investigate the supernatural for over a decade.  In this short time Porter has 

become a premier researcher of the paranormal and the historical events related to the locations, fables and lore of said haunted locations.
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Stephanie Burke-
Medium, Reiki Master/Teacher

Stephanie Burke has been very intuitive since she was a young child, having the gift passed down from previous generations. She has been able to see, hear, feel, and communicate with the other side for as long as she can remember. Having this gift, and growing up in a spiritually active historical home, she thought being surrounded by such energies was in fact normal. Because of this, she developed a love and curiosity for the paranormal and explores it any chance she gets. One of her favorite aspects of exploring the paranormal is uncovering the mystery behind the history! 

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John E.L. Tenney-
Author, TV Personality, Podcaster

John E.L. Tenney is one of the most well-recognized and highly sought-after investigators of UFO, Paranormal, and Occult phenomena in America. Mr. Tenney has been actively involved in the field of anomalistic, conspiratorial, occult, and paranormal research for almost three decades. It's estimated that over the past 28 years, more than 85,000 people have attended one of John’s signature “Weird Lectures.” His decades long quest to diversify the ideas about "odd" phenomena held by both Believers and Skeptics has brought him a wide degree of respect by those on all sides of the arguments.

John is the author of over a dozen books, (ranging in topics from psychical phenomena, fairy tales, and...

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Andrea Perron-
Author

Andrea Perron is the author of the trilogy "House of Darkness House of Light". These books chronicle the childhood she shared with dead and living alike in a Colonial era farmhouse in Harrisville, R.I. during the 1970's. Born in 1958, at the age of twelve, her parents purchased the old Arnold Estate, beginning an incredible odyssey beyond the realm of reality as most perceive it to be. A collective memoir, the books detail the encounters experienced by every member of her family. Seven mere mortals spent a decade exploring the vast expanse of possibilities which exist beyond the five senses, employing the sixth for clarity. It proved to be an enlightening endeavor. Each one of them was profoundly changed for life because they witnessed manifestations of the afterlife. The Perron family finally left the farm behind but it will never really leave them.


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Daniel Klaes-
Haunted Hinsdale House

Daniel Klaes has had a lifelong interest in the paranormal. Much of his curiosity stems from his experiences living in a haunted house. These encounters with unusual phenomena caused him to push the boundaries of his own belief system. In fact later Dan later purchased his family’s home and has grown comfortable with his unseen guests.


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Brian Danhausen-
Medium, Artist, Author, radio host

Brian Danhausen is an artist, author, radio host and Paranormal Investigator. He lives in Michigan with his wife Darlene and he is the father of two children. Brian has been dealing with the paranormal for most of his life. He has also been an artist for all of his life as well. He is the owner of The Final Nail (art company), he is also the author of 2 books: Into The AfterLife : Paranormal World Into The AfterLife: A guide Into Paranormal Investigations.

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Tim Maile-

Investigator, Fox City paranormal

radio host

 


Todd Bonner and Jeff Adkins-

Investigators, Detroit Paranormal Expeditions


Todd Bonner-

Todd's journey into the paranormal began unexpectedly at a young age with a near death experience. Later as a teen he decided to sneak into an abandoned psychiatric hospital....More


Jeff Adkins-

Jeff is a paranormal investigator and co-founder of Detroit Paranormal Expeditions (DPX). His interest in the paranormal world began at the early age of 9 when a light in his room.....More


 

Chelsea Gill-
Psychic Medium

Reverend Chelsea Gill is a Fourth Generation Intuitive who realized of her abilities as a Psychic Medium at the age of seven. As an empath she was able to feel that her Grandmother was going to be seriously hurt, and one week later she was in a car accident. ​As Chelsea grew older she started to realize what abilities she was given; Clairvoyance, Clairaudience, Clairsentience, Clairscent, Clairtangency, and Clairempathy. Through understanding these abilities, she went to a woman who is also a Psychic Medium to learn more about her and how she can help others.  
 
 
 

John Cassidy-


Medium / Investigator

Co-founder of Bumps in the Night Paranormal Research
and Little Traverse Bay Parafest

Growing up John would often see things or hear things he didn't understand and would pass it off as imagination. It wasn't until the late 90's when he really started thinking about it after his first "read" of a friend. It was much different than anything he has experienced before. This is when he began to research ghosts and spirit. He learned from his mother that John's Grandmother was very spiritual and was a Medium and Psychic. Over the years he was able to begin to tune his ability and learned he could provide help for people and give them messages from the other side. John has also helped many with his Empathic abilities by being able to feel the emotions and feelings they feel and helped them move past situations that hold them back in life.
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Jackie Cassidy -


Investigator, Researcher

Co-founder -

Bumps in the Night Paranormal Research.

and Little Travesre Bay Parafest

Jackie was born and raised in Norther Michigan. She started researching the paranormal after her husband John had an experience that took them both by surprise. With the rest of the Bumps in the Night Paranormal team Jackie has worked many cases and investigated all over the country. She loves helping clients find answers to their paranormal problems.  
Jackie has been featured in many publications

Dark Matters News online magazine with Kelly Smith

Michigan Paranormal Magazine

Grimstone Gazette

Northern Express weekly

The Graphic

Weekly Choice Publication

Petoskey News Review

and many local news papers

And an appearance on TLC's American Choppers


 
 

Stacey Fettig-

Investigator/Researcher

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Teri Manthei-

Investigator

Teri was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Teri moved to Michigan with her family. In 2001 she began working as an EMT. While at the EMS company Teri met John and Jackie Cassidy who had just recently formed Bumps In The Night Paranormal Research Group. Teri had a strong interest in the paranormal field so she joined the group. She has been on many paranormal investigations with Bumps In The Night and is looking forward to investigating more of the reportedly haunted locations throughout Michigan and its surrounding states.

 

Brooke Reeves-
Investigator/Researcher

Brooke is a life long Northern Michigan resident. She is the newest member of the group but has already shown great potential as a great investigator and researcher. 

 
 

We also have some great

Vendors, Mediums, Authors Radio Hosts

and more joining us. Stop by and see them.


Here are just a few:

Rebecca Smuk-
Psychic Medium, Intuitive,
Reiki Master

Internationally renowned and respected spiritual, empathic medium. She does readings to help those that need closure to connect with loved ones on the other side. Also specializing in violent or highly volatile hauntings and helping others cleanse their homes.


Rebecca is the only medium to use the Ouija board as a conduit during one in one readings with clients or group seances.


 

Kristin Roberts
Medium/Investigator

Physical Medium, Psychic Reader, Paranormal Investigator. GLAS paranormal.

Donna Roberts-
Intuitive, Readers, Reiki

Intuitive, Touch Sensory, Crystal Ball-Oracle Reader,
Massage Therapist, Reiki Practitioner, Ordained,
Paranormal Investigator, Hempworx Director
       
Donna has continued the family legacy of using her
skills to help others. Donna reads from the oracle and
uses her touch sensory abilities into looking into your
energy to help guide you. Donna uses the crystal ball
when the spirits ask to look deeper. Donna believes
there is a veil between our world and beyond and at
times it is open enough to seek out questions and
take us into the next phase of our own existence.
Donna uses her abilities with the paranormal team
Spirit Walkers .
Donna lives between West Branch and the Linden
areas of Michigan and travels the state doing readings, investigations, therapy, selling Hempworx and planning events.
https://www.hempworx.com/usroberts5

Jaime Chinnery-
Bigfoot Enthusiast
Bigfoot Artist

My exposer to the 'Paranormal' started at an early age and through the years I've had my fair share of experiences with the unexplained. Having Aunts that were Mediums would open a world that I never thought I'd be deeply involved in later in life. To date, I am learning more about the Healing Energy of Crystals and Colors and understanding what it means to be a Sensitive/Empath and a Healer, also, how to interpret dreams. If in doing so, I can help others as they Traverse though life......then it's icing on the cake!

It was an article entitled 'The Minnesota Iceman' in Argosy Magazine that introduced me to the world of the 'Crypto Creatures' in the seventh grade. The subject drew me in so strongly that it became an obsession! I soaked up anything having to do with it. My love for the woods, now hold a deeper fascination. I'm still 'On the Fence' as to what the 'Man-Ape' is and their origins, but I totally believe they exist! Evidence gathered by investigators active in the field and 'Armchair' researching, points to 'Sasquatch' being alive and well in the wilds of North America!

As a self-taught Artist, I hoped to capture the expressiveness and 'Realism' within my work. My direction of style came from my admiration and respect for Norman Rockwell, (he had a way of capturing the 'Moment'). Over the years of painting, drawning, and sculpting an array of subjects......pets and children have always been my favorite......now I can include 'Sasquatch' as well!

Thank you for letting me share!!


 

April North
April's Realm

Reiki Master / Jeweler

My interest with crafting started at a young age, first with drawing, then collecting crystals. I also learned how to crochet. In my teenage years I fell in love with jewelry, it started with earrings and bracelets. In high school I began to grow an interest in making my own jewelry, so I started with earrings, then onto bracelets and necklaces. After high school my hobby grew and I did small craft fairs.  I started college and after graduation I began to work full time. I also got married and started a family, which left little time for crafts and fairs.

After many years as homemaker and Mom, I've rekindled my love for handmade crafts, crystals, and crocheting.  I have also learned the Art of Wire Wrapped Jewelry and incorporate crystals and polymer clay into my wire wrapped creations. All of which has inspired me to open a small business on Etsy called April's Realm. I'm thrilled to work again with my love of crafting and the art of creating. 
My interest with crystals and the paranormal go way back, growing up, the 'Paranormal' always felt normal with me. With a long history of mediums in the family, there were stories of ghost experiences, along with UFO stories.....our family gatherings were never boring.  I have since been drawn to Reiki healing and have learned to become a Reiki master.  This allowed me to be a Reiki Crystal Healing Practitioner. Recently, my interest in the cryptozoology field, such as Bigfoot and Dogman has grown.....Which has inspired me to create a new line of bigfoot jewelry!

 

Annie Russell-
Persephone's Folly

Annie is a wife, mother, chef and artist. In her free time she makes Voodoo Dolls and conducts Psychic Readings at her dining room table. She lives in the Northern MidWest with her husband, dogs and cats and is a frequent visitor to New Orleans.


Visit her website at

http://persephonesfolly.weebly.com


Visit her Amazon page at

http://www.amazon.com/Annie-Russell/e/B071DR4FQ2/ref=ntt_dp_epwbk_0


 
 

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