COLON, Mich. — Halloween lovers, ghost hunters, magic enthusiasts and anyone else interested is invited to a bus tour of Colon, the magic capital of the world.
The bus tour will leave from Three Rivers on Saturday afternoon, Oct. 26, and head to a magic show in Colon, which will include illusions and mind reading and discuss why magicians flocked to Colon for many years. The magic show will be followed by a dinner and a discussion on paranormal activity. Then the group will take a bus tour through Colon and head to a magic cemetery, where 28 magicians and 13 vaudevillians are buried. After a seance, the bus will take tour-goers by haunted homes in the county and then head back to Three Rivers.
A hotel is available for $65 per room, which includes breakfast, at America’s Best Value Inn and Suites in Three Rivers. It is not required for the trip.
Sunday’s activities include tours of three historic cemeteries in Colon.
Groups are welcome as several buses will be available for the trip. Serious ghost hunters are welcome to use a recorder to capture electric voice phenomenon and will need to use a brand new tape. Those who attend should wear flat shoes.
Advance registration is required. Saturday’s tour is $50 per person, which includes bus travel, all tour events and dinner. Sunday’s tour is $35 per person. To register, call Rose Szwed at 248-459-0125