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Abbott's 82nd Get Together Schedule

AUG 7-10 2019

TUESDAY, AUGUST 6TH 2018
 10:00AM AMERICAN MUSEUM OF MAGIC Headed to Abbott's 81st Magic Get Together?
We're just 40 minutes away and we'll be open especially for you
from Tuesday, August 6 through Saturday, August 10th 10am till 4pm
and Sunday, August, 11th, from Noon till 4pm.!


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7TH 2019
 9:00AM ABBOTT'S COLON GOLF CLASSIC with Al the Only (Registration & Golf Fees)
 9:00AM REGISTRATION OPENS at the Abbott Plant
10:00AM ABBOTT'S DEALERS ROOM OPENS at Elementary School (Free To Attend)
10:30AM SUPER SHOWROOM SPECIALS at Elementary School (Free To Attend)
10:30AM SLIGHTLY IRREGULAR DISCOUNT BOOK SALE at Elementary (Free To Attend)
12:00PM COLON STREET PERFORMERS - outside M&M Grill (Free To Attend)
1:30PM MAGIC SHOW at Abbott Plant with Joe Bennett ($5)
2:00PM COLON STREET PERFORMERS - outside Berkshire Hathaway (Free To Attend)
3:00PM LECTURE – at the High School (Registration Required)
3:00PM MAGIC SHOW at Abbott Plant with BJ Mallen ($5)
3:00PM FACE PAINTING till 6PM outside 5 Star Pizza by Carol Hendrix (Standard Fees)
5:00PM RIVER LAKE INN’S MAGIC SHOW & DINNER with Ron Carnell (Standard Fees)
7:45PM PRESHOW LIVE ORGAN MUSIC - by John Sturk
8:00PM ABBOTT'S STAGE SHOW - view seating at High School
10:00PM ABBOTT'S DEALERS ROOM OPENS at Grade School after show (Free To Attend)
10:00PM SHANGO’S MAGIC EXTRAVAGANZA at Sterlini’s Magic Shop ($7)


THURSDAY, AUGUST 8TH 2019
 9:00AM REGISTRATION OPENS at the Abbott Plant
10:00AM ABBOTT'S DEALERS ROOM OPENS at Grade School (Free To Attend)
11:00AM VENT-O-RAMA at the Abbott Plant (Registration Required)
12:00PM COLON STREET PERFORMERS - outside Dawn & Phils (Free To Attend)
1:00PM LECTURE – at the High School (Registration Required)
1:30PM MAGIC SHOW at Abbott Plant with BJ Mallen ($5)
2:00PM COLON HISTORICAL MUSEUM OPEN till 4:30PM (Free To Attend)
2:00PM COLON STREET PERFORMERS - outside Curly's (Free To Attend)
3:00PM DEALERS ON PARADE at the Elementary School (Free To Attend)
3:00PM MAGIC SHOW at Abbott Plant with Joe Bennett ($5)
3:00PM FACE PAINTING till 6PM outside 5 Star Pizza by Carol Hendrix (Standard Fees)
3:45PM FAMOUS MAGICIANS GRAVEYARD TOUR ushered by Al the Only (Free To Attend)
5:00PM MAGIC AND MORE LIVE - with your hosts John and Tarmara Sterlini ($5)
5:00PM RIVER LAKE INN’S MAGIC SHOW & DINNER with Ron Carnell (Standard Fees)
7:45PM PRESHOW LIVE ORGAN MUSIC - by John Sturk
8:00PM ABBOTT'S STAGE SHOW - view seating at High School
10:00PM ABBOTT'S DEALERS ROOM OPENS at Grade School after show (Free To Attend)
10:15PM CURLYS CLOSEUP CONTEST after show (Free To Attend)


FRIDAY, AUGUST 9TH 2019
 9:00AM REGISTRATION OPENS at the Abbott Plant
 9:00AM COLON ARTS & CRAFT FAIR till 4PM (Free To Attend)
 9:30AM ABBOTT'S STAGE TALENT CONTEST at High School (Registration Required)
10:00AM ABBOTT'S DEALERS ROOM OPENS at Grade School (Free To Attend)
11:00AM COLON STREET PERFORMERS - outside Dawn & Phils (Free To Attend)
12:00PM COLON STREET PERFORMERS - outside Village Market (Free To Attend)
1:00PM COLON STREET PERFORMERS - Elementary School (Free To Attend)
1:00PM LECTURE - at the High School (Registration Required)
1:30PM MAGIC SHOW at Abbott Plant with BJ Mallen ($5)
2:00PM COLON HISTORICAL MUSEUM OPEN till 4:30PM (Free To Attend)
2:30PM ABBOTT'S CLOSEUP SHOW at High School (Registration Required)
3:00PM MAGIC SHOW at Abbott Plant with Joe Bennett ($5)
3:00PM FACE PAINTING till 6PM outside 5 Star Pizza by Carol Hendrix (Standard Fees)
4:30PM COLON STREET PERFORMERS - outside Five Star Pizza (Free To Attend)
5:00PM MAGICIANS DINNER SPECIAL - At Lutheran Church on Burr Oak Road
5:00PM MAGIC AND MORE LIVE - with your hosts John and Tarmara Sterlini ($5)
5:00PM RIVER LAKE INN’S MAGIC SHOW & DINNER with Ron Carnell (Standard Fees)
7:45PM PRESHOW LIVE ORGAN MUSIC - by John Sturk
8:00PM ABBOTT'S STAGE SHOW - view seating at High School
9:45PM FIREWORK SHOW outside High School after show
10:00PM ABBOTT'S DEALERS ROOM OPENS at Grade School after show
10:30PM TALENT CONTEST AWARDS at Grade School after show (Free To Attend)


SATURDAY, AUGUST 10TH 2019
 9:00AM REGISTRATION OPENS at the Abbott Plant
 9:00AM MAGIC MINISTERS SESSION at Methodist Church (Registration Required)
 9:00AM COLON ARTS & CRAFT FAIR till 4PM (Free To Attend)
10:00AM ABBOTT'S DEALERS ROOM OPENS at Grade School (Free To Attend)
10:30AM LECTURE - at Elementary School (Registration Required)
11:00AM COLON STREET PERFORMERS - at Elementary School (Free To Attend)
11:30AM MAGIC SHOW at Abbott Plant with BJ Mallen ($5)
12:00PM COLON STREET PERFORMERS - outside American Legion (Free To Attend)
2:00PM BENEFIT MATINEE - view seating at the High School ($8-$10)
2:00PM COLON HISTORICAL MUSEUM OPEN till 4:30PM (Free To Attend)
2:30PM MAGIC SHOW at Abbott Plant with Joe Bennett($5)
3:00PM COLON STREET PERFORMERS- outside Colon Historical Museum (Free To Attend)
3:00PM FACE PAINTING till 6PM outside 5 Star Pizza by Carol Hendrix (Standard Fees)
4:00PM COLON STREET PERFORMERS - outside Five Star Pizza (Free To Attend)
5:00PM MAGIC AND MORE LIVE - with your hosts John and Tarmara Sterlini ($5)
5:00PM RIVER LAKE INN’S MAGIC SHOW & DINNER with Ron Carnell (Standard Fees)
7:45PM PRESHOW LIVE ORGAN MUSIC - by John Sturk
8:00PM ABBOTT'S STAGE SHOW - view seating at High School
10:00 PM ABBOTT'S DEALERS ROOM OPENS at Grade School after show
10:30 PM ABBOTT PERFORMER AWARDS at Grade School after show (Free To Attend)


SUNDAY, AUGUST 11TH 2019
 12:00PM AMERICAN MUSEUM OF MAGIC Leaving Abbott's 81st Magic Get Together?
We're just 40 minutes away and we'll be open especially for you Sunday, August, 11 from Noon till 4pm!




Schedule is subject to change at this early stage




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