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!
It’s finally here – October! We’ve got spooky magic tricks, haunted routines, creepy custom card decks, eerie oddities and everything else your heart desires for the Halloween season. Come on in and check out the seance routine “The Family” the “Hypnotic Coin” the “Jekyll and Hyde” custom decks “Zombie” decks and MORE MORE MORE!
Here it is September and we’re gearing up for the autumn and Halloween season with some eerie magic tricks and creepy-cool card decks on the way. Fall is our favorite season and I’m getting ready to deck out the front window with punkins, skeletons and cobwebs. We’ve got some great oddities in stock — sideshow gaffs, weird fortune telling gear, apothecary potions and a collection of unique brass bells for calling spirits…or the butler ! As for new magic we’ve got tricks galore – Show Off with Coins DVD, Wild Card, Deck Defenders, Mystic Chips, and Freaky Body Illusions! Come on down and check it all out.
August is half over, autumn is just around the corner and we’ve got some extra-odd oddities down here at the shop. We’ve also acquired some very cool vintage magic items that look awesome on the shelves. We’re gearing up for fall and Halloween, putting in orders for creepy Bicycle decks, eerie mentalism routines and creepy crawly novelties. It may still be in the 90s outside, but we’re anticipating chilly weather and chilling merchandise. Bring on fall!
Well here it is Spring at last, and we’ve been busy as bees (pardon the cheese) with all the spring breakers of all ages coming in to see a little magic, buy some tricks or add some strange and bizarre items to their oddity collections. If you haven’t experienced the creepy wonders of the Shrunken Heads of Bora Bora and their weeeeird powers of prediction, come on in and ask for a demo from Matt or myself. But the powers of the heads are not for the faint of heart so beware… On a lighter note we’ve got lots of new magic and vintage pieces so come on in and check it all out. And don’t forget to put a penny in the vintage “Ask Swami” machine and see what the future has in store for you this spring!