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April 2017

The Online Newsletter for Fun Meet Adventure in Waukesha Pewaukee

Featured Retailers – Foolery Fun

In Waukesha Pewaukee, we are fortunate to have not just one, but two choices to shop for the jokesters and magicians in your life. Big Guys Magic in Pewaukee and Jest for Fun Joke Shop in Waukesha offer personalized customer service, a great selection of unique products and fun for all ages.

Big Guy’s Magic

Big Guy’s Magic is located on Park Avenue, right near Pewaukee Lake and has been in Pewaukee since 2011. Family owned, Big Guy’s Magic has over 4,500 products available in store and over 17,000 available online. Many world-renown magicians like Penn & Teller, order products from Big Guy’s Magic. The store also offers workshops with magicians throughout the year. If they do not have a magic item and you’d like it, they’ll find it faster than you can say abracadabra. Here’s what you can find at Big Guy’s Magic:

  1. A huge selection of magic tricks for the novice, amateur and expert magicians including: cards, coins, mentalism, rope, stage, doves, candles, fire, flowers and more.
  2. Juggling items
  3. Magic magazines, DVDs, books
  4. Incense
  5. Novelty joke items – bacon candy, clocks, blister cards, bone cracker, disappearing ink, rubber chickens, glasses, mustaches and more
  6. Artisan made Sterling Silver jewelry – rings, earrings and bracelets made by the owners Dad, which are displayed in a “magical” turning display that is worth seeing

Big Guy’s Magic is open Mon. – Thurs. 10:30am – 6pm, Fri. 10:30am – 5pm and Sat. 10:30am – 5pm.


Jest for Fun Joke Shop

Located on Main Street in Downtown Waukesha, Jest for Fun Joke Shop has been in business for 45 years. Owned by Jon Archimede, a professional magician, the store promotes good clean fun for all ages. What might you find in Jest for Fun?

  1. A huge selection of practical joke items – hand buzzers, whoopee cushions, crazy golf balls, shock pens, squirt items, fake beer, dog dunnit and so much more
  2. Costume items – giant glasses, wigs, light up ears and more
  3. Magic – cards, tricks, DVDs, books, coins, close-up cups and balls, stage and parlor
  4. Novelty gift items for just about every occasion and greeting cards
  5. Jest for Fun offers a Kids Club that performs shows during the summer during Waukesha Friday Night Live in Downtown Waukesha

Jest for Fun is open Mon. – Fri. 10am – 6pm and Sat. 10am – 4pm.

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