December Update -- Michigan Magic Events

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

ABBOTT'S CLOSE-UP CONVENTION - March 23-24, 2018 - Colon, MI

I.B.M. 89th Annual Convention - July 4-7, 2018 - Grand Rapids, MI
Convention Info
  • December 13th - (Wednesday) - Nathan Kranzo Lecture - Kranzo will be presenting his recent Magic Castle Lecture at 7:00 PM at the Ann Arbor Magic Club Meeting - The lecture is FREE and takes place at the Senate Coney Island Restaurant, 34359 Plymouth Rd., Livonia, MI 48150 - If you wish to eat please arrive by 6:00 PM. - For more information contact John Russell at: john@johnrussellmagic.com
  • December 22nd - (Friday) - Holiday Magic Show Featuring Aaron Radatz- 7:00 PM - The Village Theater At Cherry Hill, 50400 Cherry Hill Rd., Canton, MI 48187 - Tickets range from $18.00 to $24.00 and can be purchased online at www.cantonvillagetheater.org or by calling (734) 394-5300.
  • December 27th - (Wednesday) - Christmas Open House plus Warpo Lecture - 12 PM to 7 PM - ABC Magic Shop, 69 N Walnut, Mt Clemens, MI 48043 - 12-4 - Magic Flea Market; 4-6 - Magic Jam; 6 PM Warpo Lecture - S.A.M. Members free; non-members $5. For more information contact Dave Schneider at: abcmagicstore@yahoo.com
  • March 23-24, 2018 - (Friday-Saturday) - Abbott's Close-Up Convention - Abbott's Showroom, Colon, MI - For more information contact Greg Bordner - greg@abbottmagic.com
-------------------------Ongoing Events------------------

  • 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.
  •  Nathan Kranzo will be teaching a regular workshop at Wunderground Magic every third Tuesday of the month.
  • 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 second Tuesday 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 2017, Grand Rapids, sponsored by Ring 211 - Saturday, May 20, 2017
  • Michigan Magic Day 2018, Colon, sponsored by John Sterlini & Ring 386
  • Michigan Magic Day 2019, Flint, sponsored by Ring 36