Annual Abbott’s Magic Get-Together

August 3, 2011 by WLKM 

A 74-year tradition in St. Joseph County resumes today, with the start of the four-day Abbott’s Magic Get-Together, in Colon.

Many events are taking place during the celebration, highlighted by the nightly feature performances at Colon High School. Different stage shows by professional acts take place at 8 p.m., with a matinee event at 2 p.m. Saturday.

Other attractions include Curly’s 20th annual “Close-Up” event at 10:30 p.m. Thursday, an amateur magic show at 10 a.m. Friday at Colon High School, a fireworks show outside Colon High School following Friday night’s program and a straight-jacket escape attempt at 2 p.m. Saturday downtown.

A full list of events may be found online at


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