Celebrate the World-Famous Monmouth Magician: The Great Nicola at the Warren County History Museum

Magic will be back in the Monmouth community October 7th and 8th when the Warren County History Museum presents the Great Nicola Magic Festival. The two-day event kicks off Friday night at Meks on Main with Magic Fest After Dark from 7 to 10 pm for those 21 and older, featuring three magicians: Stu Yager, David Casas, and Jeanette Andrews. Family day gets underway at noon on Saturday the 8th at the Museum, shares Rental and Events Manager Alyssa Whitacre:

“The Great Nicola Magic Fest, it will be twelve o’clock to about 8 pm. We have activities throughout the day. From about 12 to 6:30, there will be strolling magicians, TJ Regul and Stu Yager. We will have a balloon twister, face painting, and a photo booth. Then we will also have a children’s performance and a workshop by Rob Thompson, a lecture on the Great Nicola, who was raised here in Monmouth and buried here in Monmouth, that will be by David Charvet, who is also giving a matinee performance. We will have Eddie B’s barbeque coming for dinner. He will be there starting at 5 to 6:30 pm. Then we will have a final performance by Duane Laflin.”

Tickets can be purchased at Midwest Bank, the Monmouth Chamber, Security Savings Bank, the Belted Cow Orchard, the Patton Block, or online at

**Written by WMOI/WRAM Director of Communications Kelsey Crain**

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