April Update -- Michigan Magic Events

By John Luka, Michigan TVP
Contact: johnlukamagic@gmail.com

50th Anniversary

May 3rd & 4th - 2019

The date for MMD - 2019 has been set for May 3rd & 4th, 2019. It is the 50th Anniversary of MMD and will be hosted by Ring 36, Flint, Michigan. MMD will feature Gregory Wilson. There will be a Friday Night Party, MMD Hall of Fame with food and beverages provided. Entertainment will be provided by the American Museum of Magic, updating and presenting a Bob Lund lecture on Michigan Magicians. Currently scheduled are Gregory Wilson, Harry Allen, Baffling Bill, David Kaye (Silly Billy), Henry Evans, and Tyler Gronauer. There's something for everyone. Registration details as well as lodging information are available at HERE  MMD takes place on Saturday with several lectures and an evening show.

-------------------------Monthly Events------------------
  • April 27th - (Saturday) - Colon's 5th 31 Flavors of Magic - Colon, MI - Details will coming soon.
  • April 28th - (Sunday) - Ming Louie has a public show at the Franklin Athletic Club from 2:00 - 4:00 PM. For more information contact Ming Louie at: louie.or.ming@gmail.com
  • May 3rd -4th - (Friday/Saturday) - 50th Annual Michigan Magic Day - Friday Night Party at: Best Western Plus, 6075 Hill 23 Drive, Flint, MI 48507 - Saturday Event at: Carman-Ainsworth Middle School,  1409 W. Maple Ave., Flint, MI 48507-5699 - Full Registration $50. For registration break down and more details go to: Michigan Magic Day
  • May 3rd - (Friday) - Ming Louie has a public show at Children's Museum, 80 Clairmount, Detroit 48202, at 3:45 PM. For more information contact Ming Louie at: louie.or.ming@gmail.com
  • May 10th - (Friday) - Lady Sarah’s Magic Soiree - 6.30 PM at Camp Ticonderoga, 5725 Rochester Road, Troy, MI - This is a monthly event. For more information click HERE or  Call 586-556-5579
  • May 18th - 19th (Saturday/Sunday) - Ming Louie has a public show at Detroit Institute of Art Diego Rivera Court, at 1:30 PM. For more information contact Ming Louie at: louie.or.ming@gmail.com
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  • Gordon Russ the Magician is appearing at Roger's Roost Restaurant every Friday night from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm - 33626 Schoenherr Rd, Sterling Heights, MI 48312  - Phone: 586-979-7550 - Facebook.
  • Jeff Wawrzaszek is appearing at Buffalo Wild Wings on Lee Road in Brighton, MI every other Wednesday from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm with FREE magic tricks for the kids.
  • Jeff Wawrzaszek is appearing at the Ann Arbor Buffalo Wild Wings at 3150 Boardwalk Drive on opposite Wednesdays (from Brighton) from 5:30 pm until 7:30 pm.
  • Gordon Russ, Steve Zieman, and Gordon Schott fill in on the opposite Wednesdays at the Brighton and Ann Arbor Buffalo Wild Wings.
  • Tyler Gronauer is appearing at The Laundry at 125 W. Shiawassee Ave., Fenton, MI 48430 every Sunday from 10:30 am until 1:00 pm
  • Ron Carnell is appearing at the River Lake Inn located in Colon, MI - Here's Ron's SCHEDULE  
  • Josh Silverstein is appearing every Thursday at the Ram's Horn of Southfield located at 26200 Twelve Mile Rd., Southfield, MI 48034
  • John Dudley is appearing every other Wednesday night  from 5-8 PM at Buffalo Wild Wings, Lakeview Square Mall in Battle Creek, Michigan
  • Hugh Irwin, the Kilted Magician, appears every other Friday at the South Lyon Hotel in South Lyon, MI and every other Friday at the Comeback Inn in North Milford, MI.
-------------------------Ongoing Events------------------

  • I.B.M. Ring 22 meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at the Hunter Community Center, 509 Fisher Court, Clawson, Mich. 48017 -  Phone: (248) 589-0334 - From the intersection of 14 Mile and Main, go north on Main to the first stoplight, turn right and take Fisher to the end.
  • Ann Arbor Magic Club meets on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at the Senate Coney Island - 34359 Plymouth Road, Livonia, MI 48150 - Arrive at 6 p.m. to eat, meeting starts at 7 p..m
  • Colon's Ring 386 Meeting takes place the third Thursday of the month at Five Star Pizza in Colon, MI. Business meeting at 6:00 PM with magic beginning at 6:30 PM.
  • Children's Magic Classes are held every Saturday morning from 10 until 11 AM. Class topics will available on Wunderground Web's Calendar at www.wundergroundmagicshop.com. Call Paul for details at 248-280-5925.
  • Adult Magic Workshops are held the first, third, fourth, and fifth (if any) Tuesday of each month (except when it falls on a holiday) from 6:30pm – 8:00pm in the dungeons of Wunderground Magic, 16 S. Main St., Clawson, MI 48017. Call Paul for details at 248-280-5925. Ages 14 and up. First Tuesday is Introductory Magic (on a monthly topic), $20.00 at the door. Third Tuesday is Executive Magic Class with performer George Tait who teaches magic you can use on the job to make a lasting impression on colleagues or customers. $30.00 at the door. Fourth Tuesday is Card Workers. Magic tricks, sleights, and flourishes with a deck of cards. $30.00 at the door. Fifth Tuesday (if month has one) is on a special topic and open to any suggestions.
  •  THE MONDAY MYSTICS -- meets every Monday at 7:00 PM, except if on a major holiday night. Location: Camp Ticonderoga, 5725 Rochester Rd., Troy, MI 48085. Phone is(248) 828-2825. Web site is http://www.campticonderoga.com
    . For more info. E-mail keithstickley@gmail.com.
  • AT ABC MAGIC SHOP, 69 N Walnut, Mount Clemens, MI, 48043 -- FREE! Magic Class -- Every Saturday from 12 PM to 1 PM -- Free Magic Class for all. In these classes you will learn the basics of magic. This class is recommended for ages 5 and up. www.abcmagicshop.com.
  • The S.A.M. (Society of American Magicians) meets every third Wednesday of the month in the ABC Magic Shop with snacks and beverages provided.
  • The Wizards Club meets on the first Thursday of every month at the Bone Yard Restaurant, 30843 Plymouth Rd., Livonia, MI 48150 (between Middlebelt Rd. and Merriman), phone: (734) 427-6500. If attending dinner arrive at 7pm. If attending for some magic and conversation arrive after 7:45pm. Meetings end around 9 - 9:30pm.
  • The Motor City Juggling Club meets Wednesdays at 7:00pm at Oakland University, 2200 N. Squirrel Rd., Rochester, MI 48309. The juggling location is indoor at the Pawley Hall Atrium. Consult the website "Find Us" page http://www.mcjugglers.org/find_us/
  • THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF MAGIC, 107 E. Michigan Avenue in Marshall, Michigan 49068, is open Thursday through Saturday from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM during the months of April, May, September and October, and Tuesday through Saturday in June, July and August (Adults $5/Children $3.50), or by request (269-781-7570). The mission of the American Museum of Magic is to inspire and delight the public with the wonder of magic, as well as to document and celebrate the contributions and resilience of the magician.
------------------------- Future Michigan Magic Day Conventions -------------------------
  • Michigan Magic Day - May 3-4, 2019, Flint, sponsored by Ring 36