A lifelong Rockwood resident, Gary Weimer, has merged two of his parts of skills to produce a unique way for children and older people to study about agriculture.
He will be bringing his Ag is Magic show to the Somerset County Good.
Weimer taught agriculture as perfectly as science, personal computers and robotics at Rockwood Spot Substantial College for 38 many years. He has been a magician considering the fact that he was a college student at the same college.
“I have been doing magic considering that I was in significant college,” Weimer stated. “I grew up on a dairy farm so agriculture was generally a section of my lifetime. I seriously did not link the two as well considerably, but I did do a gospel magic exhibit.”
Soon after retiring from instructing in 2014, Weimer made a decision to merge his understanding in these locations to help people realize the value of agriculture.
“I realized individuals will not know significantly about agriculture. This could possibly be a way to reach folks,” he mentioned. “So I put collectively a demonstrate.”
“As more folks transfer off of the farm and into city spots, they drop get in touch with with just how their food items is created,” claimed Weimer. “I wished to develop an entertaining way to present the approach of how food stuff receives from the farm to the table.”
With that in brain, he created the Ag Is Magic Show. He consulted with farm companies and other authorities to produce a special way of presenting the matter. The exhibit is a imagined-provoking and humorous presentation that engages and amazes audience associates whilst revealing why agriculture is essential to everyone.
“I assumed I’d glimpse at what I want to listen to and set it into a clearly show,” he said.
He included Roger Rooster, a puppet to the display.
“That will allow it to be great for all ages,” he explained
He has introduced the exhibit at fairs, universities and festivals and other functions all through the spot.
Fair goers will be capable to see the Ag Is Magic Present at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. The final demonstrate will be at 1 p.m. Saturday.
“I will be in the Junior Actions building where all the booths are educating folks about agriculture,” he mentioned. “So that’ll truly feel like residence to me.”
In addition, Weimer will be presenting strolling magic prior to and just after the exhibit.