Check out our Calendar of Events

Be sure to check out the calendar of events in the right column of this page. We've added lots of events for the entire year, including lectures, competitions, and our annual auction. Lectures are subject to change, so be sure to bookmark this page and check often.

Upcoming Event: Magic Lecture by Fritz Alkemade

Join us at our next meeting for a lecture by Netherlands-based Fritz Alkemade.

When: February 12, 2014, at 7:30pm sharp
Where: Yu Ai Kai Community Center
Cost: $15 for paid Ring 216 members / $25 for non-members

Fritz Alkemade's stage show "Let's Go Dutch" sold out shows in the Netherlands, Scotland, and Romania. In the latter show, he received the "International MagicArtFest Award." This is Fritz's current working card magic repertoire, featuring an amazing collection of practical card effects that were designed for performing in the real world. Now you can learn these routines that will astonish your audience.

Fritz's effects have been published in Magic, Genii, Informagie, Escamoteur, and MagicSeen, who dubbed Fritz "Holland's Hottest."

Learn more about Fritz by visiting his website.

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Upcoming Events: Pop Haydn Lecture + Ring 216 Banquet

January 8, 2014: Magic Lecture from Pop Haydn
Join us for a lecture from the great Pop Haydn. Pop will be discussing the School for Scoundrels and how the study of pitchmen con men can affect the way we do magic. Routines discussed will include Comedy Four Ring Routine, Mongolian Pop-Knot, Routine for the Blind, Chicago Surprise, Intricate Web of Distraction, Shell Game, Three Card Monte, Fast and Loose, and more.

The cost will be $15 for Ring 216 members / $25 for non-members. The lecture will begin at 7:30pm sharp. 

Members, our treasurer will be there to collect $25 for your Ring 216 dues for 2014.

January 11, 2014: IBM Ring 216 Dinner and Magic Show + Awards Ceremony

There are still a few tickets left now on sale for Ring 216’s 2013 Awards, Banquet and BIG Show featuring Pop Haydn and Ryan Kane!

Saturday, January 11, 2014
6:30 PM Cocktails, 7:30 PM Dinner, 8:30 PM Magic Show!

Biltmore Hotel
2151 Laurelwood Road
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Admission $60 – Evening Attire

For tickets, contact Will Chandler at