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Type of Events we Offer

Paranormal Lecture Series

We offer a 1 to 1.25 hour program on various topics related to the paranormal. So far we have presented over 50 programs to dozens of public libraries, museums, park districts, and historical societies. Scroll down to see the complete list of locations we have presented at. 


The programs available are:

  • Paranormal 101 - An Introduction to the Paranormal
  • Paranormal 102 - A Deeper Dive into the Paranormal
  • Paranormal 104 - Investigator for a Day
  • Paranormal 105 - Legend Tripping in Illinois


The primary goal of these programs is to educate the public on the paranormal and what the paranormal is not. These programs are provided free of charge, but we will accept donations if offered. In 2014 and 2015, we will be conducting these programs on Thursday and Friday nights at 7PM or Saturday afternoons at 1PM. Please note the October dates will fill up first and fast.


Paranormal Investigation 101 and 102

We offer two courses on Paranormal Investigations that go over how to conduct a paranormal investigation from start to finish.  Each course is 4 weeks in length and ends with an actual investigation of a location.  This is a fee based program.


Investigate with TnT Paranormal

We offer an "Investigate with TnT Paranormal" event where we partner with a location to allow the public to investigate the location with a paranormal team. Pricing varies based on the location and what services are desired.


NOTE: This is not a client based investigation; go to the Contact Us page to make that type of request.


Clean-up Programs

We offer assistance to historic locations to help them with clean-up efforts. There is no fee associated with this effort.


Meet and Greets

We have worked several Meet and Greets to educate the public about the paranormal and our team. There is no fee associated with this effort. All we ask is to be able to advertise and promote our team at the event.


Presentations and/or Lectures for a Conference or Other Event

We offer a 45 minute to 1 hour long program on various topics related to the paranormal. The fee for these presentations will vary based on the event, topic, location of the conference/event, travel requirements, other requirements, etc.


Other

To you have an event in mind and it's not listed here...no worries. We are willing to discuss it with you.


Request an Event

If you wish to schedule an event with us go to the Event Request Form.  

Paranormal Lecture Series

NOTE: We will be accepting food donations that will go to support food pantries in DuPage and Will Counties. Donations appreciated!

 

2014 Paranormal Lecture Series

The 2014 Paranormal Lecture Series schedule: (FREE events held at Public Libraries and Park Districts)

 

Paranormal 102

Paranormal 105

 

 

2015 Paranormal Lecture Series

The 2015 Paranormal Lecture Series schedule: (FREE events held at Public Libraries and Park Districts)


Paranormal 101 

Paranormal 103

Paranormal 104 

Paranormal 105

Investigate with TnT Paranormal at Burpee Museum

Haunted Rockford will be joining TnT Paranormal Investigators as we investigate these two mansions in one evening! Kathi Kresol will share the claims from these locations and then we will break into small groups for the actual investigation . We will travel through different stations using different equipment in each one. You may bring your own equipment or use ours.


When: November 15, 2014 from 8:00 - 11:00PM 


Location: Barnes Mansion and Manny Mansion 737 N. Main Street, Rockford, IL


Cost: USD $30.00 per person and must be paid in advance


To sign-up click HERE.

Paranormal 101 Agenda

Paranormal 101 - An Introduction to the Paranormal

Join us as we discuss methods used to find answers and investigate alleged cases of paranormal or unexplained activity. The discussion will include methods for gathering data during an investigation, how the data is reviewed to determine if any paranormal data was captured, or if these experiences are natural/environmental, man-made, or indeed paranormal.


Topics include:

  • Who is TnT Paranormal?
  • What we do
  • Types of Hauntings
  • Tools of the Trade
  • Orbs, Light Anomalies, Pareidolia, and Shadow People
  • EVP and Disembodied Voices
  • EMF and Temperature Fluctuations
  • Ghost Photography
  • Tell us about your Paranormal Experiences
  • Question and Answer

Paranormal 102 Agenda

Paranormal 102 - A Deeper Dive into the Paranormal

Join us as we discuss methods to finds answer and investigate cases of paranormal or unexplainable activity. The discussion will include methods for gathering data during an investigation, how the data is reviewed to determine if any paranormal data was captured, or if these experiences are natural, environmental, man-made, or indeed paranormal.


Topics include:

  • Who is TnT Paranormal?
  • What we do
  • What is an EMF?
  • Why is Temperature important?
  • Why do we use the equipment we use?
  • Why Audio Frequencies?
  • Discussion of Natural Elements that can cause Paranormal feelings
  • What if my house is haunted?
  • Are there dangers with ghost hunting?
  • Tell us about your paranormal experiences
  • Question and Answers

Paranormal 104 Agenda

Paranormal 104 - Investigator for a Day

Join us as we take you through a virtual tour of some of the most haunted locations in America, some of the local haunted gems we have in our area, and other locations we have investigated. As we take the virtual tour we will discuss some of the claims and stories for the location, as well as review some of the data collected at the location.


Topics include:

  • Who is TnT Paranormal?
  • Virtual Tour of Some of America's Most Famous Haunted Locations
  • Virtual Tour of Some of our Client Cases
  • Look at Data Collected at these Locations- Tell us about your paranormal experiences
  • Question and Answers

Paranormal 105 Agenda

Paranormal 105 - Legend Tripping in Illinois

Join us as we take you through a virtual tour of some of the most haunted locations in Illinois, local haunted gems we have in our area, and other local locations we have investigated. As we take the virtual tour we will discuss some of the claims and stories for the location, as well as review some of the data collected at the location.


Topics include:

  • Who is TnT Paranormal?
  • What is Legend Tripping?
  • Types of Haunts
  • What is a Ghost?
  • What is an Orb?
  • What is a Light Anomaly?
  • What is Matrixing/ Pareidolia?
  • What is an EVP?
  • What is a Disembodied Voice?
  • Data from Various Locations
  • Tell us about your paranormal experiences
  • Question and Answers

Paranormal Investigation 101 and 102 Agendas

Paranormal Investigation 101 Agenda

Description: Have you ever wondered if there is life after death? Do you watch the paranormal shows on TV? Have you ever wondered if what you see on the shows really happens? Then join Melissa Tanner, and other members of TnT Paranormal Investigators LLC, to find out the answers to these questions and many more. In this course we will cover various paranormal related topics such as: the history of the paranormal field, the types of paranormal, the types of hauntings, investigation basics, debunking tips, the different equipment that is used for an investigation, and some of the common issues found with the equipment. There will also be a hands-on workshop with some of the equipment used by TnT Paranormal during their investigations. So if you want to learn more about the paranormal and/or the approach and technology behind a paranormal investigation then this is the class for you!

Cost:  There will be a fee associated with this course.  Details to follow.

Time: 1 and 1/2  hours 


Paranormal Investigation 102  Agenda

Description: Do you want to learn more about the field of paranormal investigation? Would you like to learn about some of the theories, tools, and techniques behind a paranormal investigation? Would you like to go on a paranormal investigation? Then join Melissa Tanner, and other members of TnT Paranormal Investigators LLC, to find out the answers to these questions and many more. This class is a follow-up of the Paranormal Investigation 101. Paranormal Investigation 102 will take a closer look at the field of paranormal investigation including: conducting research, photography dos and don’ts, how to conduct a client investigation, how to approach data review, and tips for forming your own team. In the class we will discuss how to approach a paranormal investigation from start to finish. At the end of the class we will conduct an actual paranormal investigation! So if you want to learn more about the paranormal and/or the approach and technology behind a paranormal investigation then this is the class for you!

Pre-requisite: Paranormal Investigation 101

Cost:  There will be a fee associated with this course.  Details to follow.

Time: 1 and 1/4 hour for weekly lecture and a 5 hour investigation

Previously Hosted Paranormal Lectures and Courses

Paranormal Lectures:
  • Antioch Public Library, Antioch, IL / 06-29-2013
  • Arlington Heights Historical Museum, Arlington Heights, IL / 09-12-2013
  • Aurora Public Library, Aurora IL /  08-28-2014
  • Bartlett Public Library, Bartlett IL / 10-12-2014
  • Berkeley Public Library, Berkeley, IL / 09-26-2013
  • Carol Stream Public Library, Carol Stream, IL / 10-16-2012 and 10-4-2011
  • Cary Area Public Library, Cary, IL / 10-09/2014, 09-11-2014 and 9-20-2012
  • Cicero Public Library, Cicero, IL / 07-13-2013
  • Chicago Public Library - McKinley Park Branch, Chicago, IL / 11-3-2012
  • Chicago Public Library - Gage Park Branch, Chicago, IL / 11-9-2013
  • Crete Park District, Crete, IL / 03-28-2014
  • Downers Grove Park District - Lincoln Center, Downers Grove, IL / 10-5-2013
  • Downers Grove Public Library, Downers Grove, IL / 10-18-2011
  • Flossmoor Public Library, Flossmoor, IL / 3-31-2011
  • Fountaindale Public Library, Bolingbrook, IL / 9-8-2011
  • Frankfort Park District, Frankfort, IL / 02-28-2014 and 10-11-2013
  • Franklin Park Public Library, Franklin Park, IL / 10-23-2014, 10-3-2013, 10-11-2012, and 11-11-2010
  • Glen Ellyn Public Library, Glen Ellyn, IL / 10-16-2014 and 11-7-2013
  • Glenwood-Lynwood Public Library, Lynwood, IL / 9-22-2011
  • Glenside Public Library, 25 E. Fullerton Ave, Glendale Heights, IL 60139 / 9-20-2014 and 8-21-2014
  • Lansing Public Library, Lansing, IL / 9-15-2011
  • Lemont Public Library, Lemont, IL / 09-18-2014, 10-17-2013, 4-5-2012 and 9-29-2011
  • Lisle Public Library, Lisle, IL / 10-6-2011
  • Mt Prospect Public Library, Mt. Prospect, IL / 10-25-2011 and 10-26-2010
  • Naperville Nichols Public Library, Naperville, IL / 3-10-2011
  • New Lenox Public Library, New Lenox, IL / 10-12-2013, 10-30-2012, 10-27-2011, and 10-14-2010
  • Oak Brook Public Library, Oak Brook, IL / 09-19-2013, 10-4-2012 and 3-8-2012
  • Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield, IL / 9-5-2012
  • Poplar Creek Public Library, Streamwood, IL / 4-18-2013
  • Prairie Trails Public Library, Burbank, IL / 11-8-2011
  • Prospect Heights Public Library, Prospect Heights, IL / 10-29-2013
  • Roselle Public Library, Roselle, IL / 9-27-2012
  • Shorewood-Troy Public Library, Shorewood, IL / 10-28-2010
  • Steger-South Chicago Heights Library, Steger, IL / 10-18-2012, 11-15-2011, and 7-14-2011
  • Three Rivers Public Library, Minooka, IL / 10-2-2012 and 10-13-2011
  • Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum, Rockford, IL / 11-01-2013, 03-30-2012 and 10-14-2011 (with Ghost Tour)
  • Thomas Ford Memorial Library, Western Springs, IL / 11-14-2013
  • Westmont Public Library, Westmont, IL / 10-20-2011 and 11-4-2010
  • White Oak Public Library, Lockport, IL / 10-30-2014 and 10-25-2012
  • White Oak Public Library, Romeoville, IL / 10-2-2014, 10-24-2013, 3-21-2013, 4-19-2012 and 2-19-2011
  • Wilmette Public Library, Wilmette, IL / 10-11-2011

Paranormal Investigation 101 and 102 Courses:
  • Frankfort Park District / June - August 2014

Paranormal Seminar with WCP

On Jan. 18th 2011, Windy City Paranormal (WCP) and TnT Paranormal conducted a paranormal seminar at the Streamwood Public Library. This seminar covered equipment and techniques are used during an investigation. The topics included:

  • DVR / Camera Setup - An area was setup to simulate what the DVR system and IR cameras looking like during an investigation.
  • Digital Equipment - An area was setup to conduct mock EVP sessions.
  • EMF Detectors - An area was setup to show how to perform an EMF sweep of a location.


The event was hosted by WCP.

Investigate with TnT Paranormal Events

Location / Date:

  1. Private Location, Joliet, IL / Sept. 10, 2010
  2. Countryside Place, Manteno, IL / Oct. 8, 2010
  3. Countryside Place, Manteno, IL / Nov. 5, 2010
  4. Milton School, Alton, IL / Oct. 15, 2011
  5. Milton School, Alton, IL / Oct. 20, 2012
  6. Tinker Swiss Cottage, Rockford, IL / Nov. 17, 2012
  7. Tinker Swiss Cottage, Rockford, IL / Dec. 1, 2012
  8. Coronado Theatre, Rockford, IL / Feb. 23, 2013  and March 15, 2014 (with Haunted Rockford)
  9. Tinker Swiss Cottage, Rockford, IL / Apr. 13, 2013 (with Haunted Rockford)
  10.  Midway Village, Rockford, IL / May 10, 2014 (with Haunted Rockford, Paranormal Investigators of Milwaukee, and Ghost Research Society).
  11. Arlington Heights Historical Museum, Arlington Heights, IL / October 25, 2014 and August 2, 2014.


Agenda:

  • Introduction to the Paranormal and Ghost Hunting
  • Investigation with TnT Paranormal
  • Training on EVPs and EMFs
  • Training on Ghost Photography

Chicago Ghost Conference III

We hosted a booth at the Chicago Ghost Conference III (2011) at the Portage Theater in Chicago. This event was hosted by Ursula Bielski and Chicago Hauntings. Featured speakers included: Jeff Belanger, Chris Fleming, Dave Schrader, and Michael Kleen.

IL Paranormal Conference

On October 4, 2014,  , our founder, Melissa Tanner, presented at the IL Paranormal Conference on the topic of Legend Tripping in IL. Other featured speakers include:   Rosemary Ellen Guiley, Paul Smith, and GRAGG.


On September 28, 2013, our founder, Melissa Tanner, sat on a paranormal panel with others that included: Mark Schwabe from GHS, Dale Kaczmarek from GRS, Author Michael Kleen, Noah Leigh from PIM, and Psychic Paul Smith.


On September 22, 2012, our founder, Melissa Tanner, presented at the IL Paranormal Conference on the topic of Provoking vs Trigger Objects. Other featured speakers include: Ghost Head Soap, Dale Kaczmarek, and Ghost Gadget Guy.

Haunted Attraction - Meet and Greets

Locations previously visited: