Last night I attended Taste of Foothills, a fundraising event held annually to raise fund for Foothills Performing Arts Center in Oneonta, NY.  After enjoying a bountiful and delicious meal provided by wonderful area restaurants and caterers, the late Eugene Bettiol Sr. was honored with the Foothills "Distinguished Service Award" for his contributions to Foothills and the Greater Oneonta Community.  His wife Betty and daughter Jackie accepted the award on his behalf and in turn donated new tables and chairs to the facility. What a generous gift!

Following that was an amazing presentation of magic, mentalism, illusion and wonderment by "extraordanist" Craig Karges.  Karges demonstrated through the assistance of a wide variety of audience members his incredible talents as a performer.  I was thoroughly entertained and amazed by his wonderful acts of seemingly impossible feats! Below is a video featuring some of his amazing tricks...