Well here it is July and things are heating up here at the magic shop. The 4th is right around the corner and the mercury is rising. We’ve shot 4 episodes of our Mockumentareality show “Strange Magic”, and my editor and I are working hard cutting and pasting and putting it all together. Watch for an upcoming teaser, and a September launch for the first episode. Our June Sidewalk Sale was a roaring success – lots of fun folks and friends stopped by to shop, visit and show us a trick or two. My newest Oddity – “The Human Insect” is perched on the shelf and waiting to be adored and admired. So come on down – it’s cool in here!
Summer is heating up but it’s cool here at Mago’s! Wanna beat the heat? – Come on in and see some cool magic tricks, browse the oddities, chat with the shrunken heads, check out the novelties (Macabre Scented Tarts!) and see our newest creation THE HUMAN INSECT. Don’t miss our BLOWOUT SIDEWALK SALE Saturday June 23rd 11am – 6pm. HOT DEALS on new, vintage and gently-used magic. Plus FREE Lemonade and cookies. Summer Time is Magic Time!
It’s spring at Mago’s Magic Shoppe, and that means Spring Break, School Talent Shows and fresh new Oddities & Curiosities! Come on down and check out our newest sideshow residents THE CARP MAN, HAND OF THE THING, and THE SEA WITCH! There are also the usual suspects hanging around - Emmet Kelley and Howdy Doody – our resident ventriloquist puppets, as well as a few octopuses in bottles, creature skulls, taxidermy frogs playing musical instruments and of course ..LOTS of MAGIC! So come on down and see what’s new for spring!
Here it is Magical March – daylight savings, crocuses croaking, snow melting. Spring is a great time for a new look, so we’re rearranging the shop - shuffling octopuses in jars around, dusting off the taxidermy, polishing the Sword-thru-the-Head Box and sharpening the finger-choppers. Come on in and see what’s new for spring!
The Halloween decorations have been packed away for another year and we’re gearing up for the holidays here at Mago’s! The kind folks at American Express have provided us with a slew of Small Business Saturday gear – buttons, balloons, stickers & canvas bags, which we’ll be giving away on Small Biz Sat (November 25th), along with magic demos, complimentary snacks and discounts on magic & oddities. I will also be unveiling my current masterpiece-in-the-works, “The Lobster Boy” sideshow attraction….eeek!
As summer takes it’s last breath, autumn moves in. The leaves are changing color, the days and nights are cooler, and Halloween decorations are showing up in shop windows (well…that was happening in August). Here at Mago’s we’re stocking up on the good, the odd and the eerie. We’ve got a new collection of limited edition Bicycle playing cards featuring the macabre – Bone Riders, The Eerie Deck, Jekyll & Hyde twin decks, Edgar Allen Poe Deck and many more. And we’ve got some eeeerie magic adorning our shelves — SCREAM by Jamie Dawes (a ghostly effect that will leave your spectators in shivers), THE DEVIL ALWAYS KNOWS by Christopher Dearman, FREAKS by Paul Prater and FUNNY BONES by Doc Wayne – a cool and creepy all ages routine. So come on down and check out what’s new for fall – our resident ghost Mathias hangs outside in the tree to welcome you….
Happy July from Mago’s Magic Shoppe! We’ve got some hot deals on a recently-acquired load of vintage and gently-used magic – some real gems! We’re also stocked with great new Magic like Twisted Sisters, Shin Lim’s The Vanishing, Sucker Punch by Mark Southworth and lots MORE. And the shelves are filled with creepy-cool Oddities like wet specimen octopuses, anatomy art boxes, bizarre sculptures, masks and MORE. Come in out of the heat and check out the HOT summer deals at Mago’s!
Spring is just around the corner and we’ve got great magic, novelties and oddities adorning our shelves right now. I recently acquired a lovely vintage taxidermy sand piper, an antique cymbal-playing monkey toy and a swinging 70s scorpion paperweight for the cabinet of curiosities. We’ve also stocked the shelves with great magic kits from Melissa and Doug for our junior magicians out there as well as some new items for the pros. I am currently working on a lobster boy sideshow gaff and more magic trinket boxes made from vintage cigar boxes. Come on in and check out what’s new for spring!
Here it is January and the start of a new year (!) – which means new magic, oddities and tricks. We had a slam-bang holiday season, and were able to donate a bit to the Denver Rescue Mission and The Food Bank of the Rockies. We’ve got some great new magic and oddities on the shelves, and some fun new old-tyme favorite novelty items like Hypno-Glasses, Re-lighting Candles and Tricky Dice. Our talented consigners have also brought us all kinds of fun new goods like cool & creepy framed photos by Vintrola, artful VooDoo dolls by Matt Rambles and gorgeous jewelry by ArtProse and Bodacious Designs. It looks like 2017 is going to be a magical year for Mago’s once again, with a very special visit by master magician Jeff McBride, who will be stopping by the shop for an informal reception Tues Feb 7th at 8pm – be sure to join us for the festivities!
It’s small biz Saturday, and it’s our THREE YEAR ANNIVERSARY, we’re going into our 4th year as Purveyors of the Weird and Wonderful. Thank you to all of our customers, supporters and suppliers, and to the talented artists whose work we purchase and sell on consignment. And a special Thank You to all the magicians who have performed at our 1st Friday magic shows and open houses. HERE’S TO MANY MORE YEARS OF MAGIC, MAYHEM AND MYSTERY!