The 2024 AbraCorndabra is a Toast to the CLASSICS OF MAGIC!  Featuring quality mini performances by the stars, showcase show, talks and lectures, contests, exciting dealers room, and other classically new events & happenings.  AbraCORNdabra is KNOWN far & wide as being a “different” & “unique” type of magic convention, as well as the “Magical Family Reunion” for magi across America!
(timings and running orders are subject to change without notice).

     
Friday May 17th, 2024 AbraCORNdabra ~
The Midwest’s PREMIER Magic Convention
 
11:00 AM Registration Opens
Also at the Registration desk AbraCORNdabra’s returning Photographer for 2024 – Mr. Josh Chaikin!

 

Consider booking a session as you check in with Josh.  You won’t find a Photo Deal THIS GOOD anywhere else!!!!
PLEASE NOTE: JOSH HAS SET PHOTO SESSION TIME SLOTS – ONCE THESE SLOTS ARE FILLED, HE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO TAKE ON ANY MORE CLIENTS!

Josh’s custom private studio is located ??????

To make your reservation for YOUR time slot – see Josh at the Registration table in the lobby
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Flea Market BALLROOM
1:15 PM Grand Opening / Welcome BALLROOM
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Show & Lecture #1
JOAN DuKORE

BALLROOM
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Break  
3:00 PM – 8:10 PM magiK-MART Opens

 

 
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
BALLROOM
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM Dinner on your own  
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Interview (Lecture #2)
RAY PIERCE
SALON B
7:30 PM – 8:00 PM Break  
8:00 PM magiK-MART closes  
HEARTS & DIAMONDS
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
HANDS-ON WORKSHOPS with ROB & CAROL ALLEN
Learn ow to make your own Mouth Coils AND Spring Bills!
This is a Hands-On “Make & Take” Workshop for all ages!

BALLROOM B
CLUBS & SPADES
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Lectures # 3 & #4
TWO Lectures in ONE hour!
DAVID CHARVET‘s
“The Great NICOLA” Lecture.

AND

GREG WILSON‘s
“The Wilson Legacy Continues…”

BALLROOM A
9:00 PM – 9:30 PM Ever go through the checkout stand – looking at the HUGE array of candy bars?  And you ALWAYS reach for the one bar you KNOW you like?
At the AbraCORNdabra Candy Bar Buffet, you can sample all types of candy bars!
A fun, and different “break” between events!
CLUBS & SPADES
9:30 PM – 10:30 PM
HANDS-ON WORKSHOPS with ROB & CAROL ALLEN
Learn ow to make your own Mouth Coils AND Spring Bills!
This is a Hands-On “Make & Take” Workshop for all ages!

 

BALLROOM B
HEARTS & DIAMONDS
9:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Lectures # 3 & #4
TWO Lectures in ONE hour!
DAVID CHARVET’s “The Great NICOLA” Lecture.
AND
GREG WILSON
‘s
“The Wilson Legacy Continues…”

BALLROOM A
10:30 PM to ??????? Jam Sessions on your own!
If you are a “nite-owl” – you will enjoy “hanging out” with fellow magi trading magical secrets & such.  The hotel has a late-nite restaurant & bar with plenty of space for all to “jam magic”
Bar/Pizza Restaurant/Lobby Area
Saturday May 18th, 2024 AbraCORNdabra ~
The Midwest’s PREMIER Magic Convention
 
9:00 AM magiK-MART Opens with FREE DONUTS with the dealers!  (Bring your own drink)

 

SALON A
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Lecture #5
ALEX RAMON
BALLROOM
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Break  
10:30 AM – 3:00 PM The WORLD FAMOUS F.O.V. SILENT MAGIC AUCTION – raising funds for the Young Magician’s Fund.  
11:00 AM – 12:00 Noon The Kernels Showcase Show
BALLROOM
12:00 Noon – 1:30 PM FREE BOX LUNCH ON ABRACORNDABRA!
(Kernels & Parents Box Lunch critique
in private dining room)
Enjoy a THICK Sandwich, Chips, Cookie & Drink with AbraCORNdabra’s FREE BOX LUNCH!
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM JIM STEINMEYER INTERVIEW #6
Hosted by ALEX RAMON

BALLROOM
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Break
LAST CHANCE TO BID ON SILENT AUCTION ITEMS!

(Silent auction closes at 3:20 PM)
 
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Show & Lecture #7
DANA DANIELS

BALLROOM
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM Pay & Pick up Auction Winnings  
5:30 PM magiK-MART Closes SALON A
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM Dinner on your own  
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM OscEARs Awards Party
Doors open – mingle with magical friends – cash bar

BALLROOM
7:30 PM – 800 PM Old Maid’s Staff Show BALLROOM
8:00 PM -8:30 PM Awards Presentations with surprise guests
(Bring a camera – you will NOT believe who will be making an appearance at this show!)
BALLROOM
8:30 PM – 9:15 PM The OscEARs Wrap Party MYSTERY MAGICIAN & GUESTS SHOW!
We will TOAST the CLASSICS!
BALLROOM
9:15 PM – 10:00 PM Meet & Great with the Magical Stars – Souvenir Poster Signing   
ENCORE
SUNDAY May 19th, 2024
 AbraCORNdabra ~
The Midwest’s PREMIER Magic Convention
 
10:30 AM Photo & Surprise Gift pickup  
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Interview #8
MYSTERY MAGICIAN LECTURE
BALLROOM
11:30 AM  AbraCORNdabra 2024 closes!
THANK YOU FOR COMING!

SEE YOU NEXT YEAR FOR AbraCORNdabra’s 15th year
with a theme of

HOUSE OF CARDS