Ball & Vase Teach In and Open Performance.

Every paid member of the OMC will receive a free large size 4″ tall Ball & Vase! If you haven’t paid your dues for 2019, you can do so at the meeting.

Here’s the March newsletter. Thanks to Gary Meyer: OMC3:19newsletter

6:00PM. Doors Open

7:00PM. Business Meeting.

7:30PM. Ball & Vase Teach-In

8:00PM. Open Performance.


Oakland Magic Circle’s annual Installation Banquet to honor the incoming officers will take place Tuesday February 5, 2019 at Bjornson Hall on MacArthur Boulevard in Oakland.

The magic entertainment will include Carisa Hendrix,  star of her own Las Vegas magic and illusion show and five time award winning entertainer and Cousin Otis, winner of 2018 Northern California Inter-Club Stage Competition.

The Banquet offers a choice of Salmon, Tri-Tip Beef, Chicken, or vegan main course, salad, vegetable and potato, and a Mark Tarses chocolate dipped cookie for dessert.

Schedule of events:
6 PM  Doors Open
7 PM  Dinner is Served
8 PM – Showtime!

To buy tickets, go to: Brown Paper Tickets.

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Special Lecture – Jamy Ian Swiss



We changed the date since the first Tuesday falls on New Year’s Day. This meeting has a lecture by an amazing magician and teacher, Jamy Ian Swiss.

Usually lectures by Jamy are $40.00 and well worth it BUT for OMC members the special price is $20.00 and this covers your dues payment for all of 2019 so the lecture is FREE

This is a blatant upfront fabulous deal to get all of you to pay your dues at the start of the year.
New members who want to join can fill out their application. Pay just $20.00 dues for the year with no application fee and come to the lecture

Anyone who is not a member, and does not want to join the OMC is welcome to come for only $20.00.

Doors open 6:00PM.
Business meeting 7:00PM
Lecture 8:00PM


Apparatus night. We’ve had apparatus magic night before. It means magic using magic apparatus rather than sleight of hand or mind reading.  Bring something. It will be open to everyone. This will not be a lecture.  You can perform, talk about the history, tell of the routine, patter or your improvements, etc.

Also, it is nomination night for officers of the OMC for 2019 .

6:00PM Doors Open

7:00PM Business Meeting.

8:00PM. Open Apparatus Performance.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2018. Oakland Magic Circle Northern California Magic Competition and Spaghetti Dinner

The Oakland Magic Circle invites the best magicians from the Northern California magic clubs to compete with the winner receiving a cash prize and the opportunity to perform at our February 2019 Installation Banquet.

The pasta banquet includes meat and vegetarian entrees, salad, vegetables, garlic bread, beverage, and for dessert a Mark Tarses chocolate dipped cookie.

To buy tickets, go to: Magic Banquet

Here’s the flyer: OMCflyer2018:9

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This is our annual Intra-club stage contest. The winner will receive $100 and the right to represent the Oakland Magic Circle in the Inter-Club Stage Contest In September. The runner-up will receive $50. Contestants must be dues-paid members of the Oakland Magic Circle.

6:00 PM Doors open

7:00 PM Business Meeting

8:00 PM Contest begins

The Oldest Magic Club West of the Mississippi