Circus coming to town in August
By THE DAILY CHRONICLE, Dekalb, IL
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
The 74th edition of the Carson & Barnes Circus will bring almost 100 performers and animals to Sycamore behind Blain's Farm & Fleet on Aug. 9 and 10 with shows at 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. each day.
This is a fundraising event for the DeKalb Knights of Columbus to support many of its local community projects, according to a news release from the organization.
Carson & Barnes Circus features more than two dozen types of exotic and domestic animals. Acts consist of aerial trapeze, high wire, motorcycle acrobatic teams, jugglers and clowns, along with performing elephants, camels, dogs and horses, according to the news release.
General admission coupons will be available at some local businesses and the circus grounds behind Farm & Fleet. These coupons are redeemable at the box office. Two adult tickets are $18 and two childrens' tickets (ages 2-11) are $10. Coupons also are available at http://www.carsonbarnescircus.com/.
The Knights of Columbus soon will offer Supersaver Tickets for $25. These tickets will admit up to three children and two adults for general admission seating and will be available for purchase at Castle Bank locations in DeKalb and Sycamore.