PAW PAW – Local family businesses are sponsoring a family magic show on Saturday (May 14) that will raise funds for Paw Paw High School’s performing arts department. The performance at the PPHS Performing Arts Center (PAC) starts at 7 p.m., with preshow music at 6:30 p.m. Performers include six magicians from across Michigan and tickets are $5.
The businesses include: Best Way Disposal; Paw Paw Wine Distributors; Depue Auto Sales Inc.; Holocene Environmental; Geoscape Rock Shop; Dondi Squires of State Farm Insurance; Red’s Root Beer; La Cantina restaurant; and 5 Star Pizza.
Tickets for “Theater of Magic 4: Magic of the Mitten” are available at the PAC door. Paw Paw Wine Distributors is one of nine local businesses sponsoring the show, which is the fourth annual fundraiser.
We are very excited to be bringing this evening of family friendly fun to Paw Paw. Not only will this be a fund raising opportunity for our department, but it will also be an opportunity for us to give back to the community that supports us,” said Kristofer Perkins, PAC Technical Director.
The show will feature large scale illusions, close-up magic, mind reading and much more. Paw Paw High School alumni, Central Michigan University junior and resident magician Trino will perform in and host the event.
“Paw Paw Wine Distributors is pleased to be able to support Paw Paw High School Performing Arts Center and many other organizations that benefit students and help them excel in the classroom and as citizens,” said Paw Paw Wine Distributors President Dave Bogen. “We invite everyone to come out and catch a great show Saturday and support the students. We’re pleased the community is stepping up so our children can get a well rounded education to help them succeed.
ery excited to come back to the PAC and perform a hometown show while giving back to the theatre that has done so much for me!” Trino said.
Other performers include Jon LaChance of South Lyon, Stuart MacDonald of St. Joseph, Jeff Veley of Grand Rapids, and Jon Sterlini and B.J. Mallen of Colon. Tamara Sterlini will provide pre-show musical entertainment.
The PAC is located at 30609 Red Arrow Highway in Paw Paw, MI 49079.