We along with Lollman Paranormal, are so excited to be hosting the 1st Annual Benton County Historical Society Expo! This expo is meant to bring together all types of people, interests, food, ideas, etc.! We are not limiting this expo to paranormal or history. We think everyone is unique and our goal is for guests to leave with a new hobby or interest!
Of course, we do still have to keep somethings historical and spooky, we are excited to welcome back Jeff Belanger, Dave Schrader and Josh Heard!
All-Inclusive tickets will be limited, with only 50 spots available. We anticipate those will sell out before the day of the event, so do not wait to purchase the All-Inclusive package if you want to investigate some great locations with the special guests!
* This is a fundraiser for the Benton County Historical Society, there will be no refunds on tickets. You are welcome to try and sell your tickets if you are not able to attend, but it must be approved by the Benton County Historical Society before you list them for sale.
General Admission (access to all vendors including celebrity row): $5
All-Inclusive (General Admission, Private Q&A with the Special Guests, and Paranormal Investigation): $75
We are excited to welcome three special guests to the expo this year! Dave Schrader, Jeff Belanger and Josh Heard!
Jeff Belanger: Jeff Belanger is an author, podcaster, storyteller, adventurer, and explorer of the unexplained. He’s written more than a dozen books that have been published in six languages, he’s the Emmy-nominated host, writer, and producer of the New England Legends series on PBS and Amazon Prime, he provides programs and lectures to audiences all over the world, and he’s been the writer and researcher for every episode of Ghost Adventures on the Travel Channel. Jeff has made media appearances on hundreds of radio and television programs over his 20-year career, and he has a passion for mysteries and legends.
Always one for chasing adventures, Jeff has climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa, he’s explored the ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru, he’s searched the catacombs of Paris, France (where he encountered his first ghost), he faced his life-long struggle with basophobia on his birthday by going skydiving, and he’s been ghost hunting all over the world from a former TB asylum in Kentucky, to medieval castles in Europe, to an abandoned prison in Australia.
Dave Schrader: Dave Schrader is an experienced paranormal investigator and host of the popular paranormal podcast, The Paranormal 60 with Dave Schrader. You can also see Dave on Travel Channel & Discovery+'s hit TV series, The Holzer Files and Ghosts of Devil's Perch. You may also recognize Dave from his appearances on Paranormal State, Ghost Adventures, Ghost Adventures Screaming Room, Paranormal Challenge, Haunted Hospitals, Fright Club and in the ShockDocs; The Curse of Lizzie Borden & Demon in the White House.
From an early age, Dave has been surrounded by the strange and anomalous, from haunted homes to creature sightings, UFO encounters and more. Dave invites you along on his journey and thanks you for taking him along on yours. Never a casual observer, Dave pushes claims of the paranormal to the limits by investigating them himself and visiting some of the most active and haunted locations in the world.
Josh Heard: Josh is a paranormal author, lecturer, filmmaker, narrator, and investigator. Josh has loved all things paranormal since his first encounters when he was just entering adolescence. Josh has written six books and has made 17 documentary films over the past few years. Josh is also one of the owners of Malvern Manor in Malvern, IA where he gives tours and does special events. Josh was also a member of the G-Crew Show with co-hosts Nick Groff, Chad Lindberg, and Johnny Houser. Josh has been featured on Paranormal Lockdown, Destination Fear, and Haunting in the Heartland. Josh has been a special guest at all of our events since 2021!