Every year in the month of October, Ring 197 hosts a fun day of magic open to the public, called “Hocus Pocus”. Held at the Mid Ohio Valley Players Theatre at 229 Putnam St. in Marietta, OH, the show features Ring members as well as guest magicians.
The MOVP is a quaint little neighborhood theatre seating around 300 people. This allows the show to have an up-close and personal feeling. Prior to the stage show, audience members are treated to strolling magicians, showing their skills right in front of their eyes. When the curtain opens and the lights come up for the stage performances, the audience will see three or four different magicians with different styles of magic tricks and illusions.