Thursday, February 28, 2013
Take a look at this roundup of events in Cobb, Douglas and Paulding Counties, including the 3rd annual Prom Dress Consignment Sale, a murder mystery dinner, bingo, story time, an art show, a circus and more.
Piccadilly Circus What: The ‘Cossak Warriors’ on horseback; Motorcycle Nitro Cowboys in the globe of Death; camels and zebras performing with ponies; clowns and comedy acts and more. Where: Jim Miller Park Arena, 2245 Callaway Rd., Marietta 30008 When: Sunday, March 3 at 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m., 877-373-0477, thefuncircus.com Cost: Child General Admission: $8; Child Ringside VIP: $18; Adult: $28; Adult Ringside: $38. Annual Prom Dress Consignment Sale What: Strength in Stilettos, a non-profit organization that includes students from Allatoona High and Kennesaw Mountain High, will host the 3rd Annual Prom Dress Consignment Sale. Where: Allatoona High When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2. Bingo What: $1500 in cash prizes. Five $100…
Sunday, January 6, 2013
Big Apple Circus will set up its big top tent in Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre's parking lot in February 2013.
The circus is coming to town! Yes, Big Apple Circus will be in Alpharetta from Feb.1-17, setting up the big top in Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre's parking lot. Alpharetta City Council had to approve the special event because it will be held for more than four days. The one-ring circus will have shows twice a day, with no Monday performances. Worried about the weather? Don't, circus officials say, because the big top tent will be climate controlled. Tickets are priced between $20 and $60 at the Big Apple Circus site, but look for promotional opportunities to get discounts. Tom Larson, vice president and general manager of Big Apple Circus, said it is a nonprofit that presents its shows in a very intimate setting, a very theatrical, European…
Monday, April 16, 2012
See Lion Dance, Magnificient Morris Elephants, high-wire, electrifying acrobatics, contortion artists, sword dancing, bungee acrobatics, camels, dogs and ponies performances, clowns and more.
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Monday, April 16, 2012
Opening April 27, the Yaarab Shrine Circus will take over the fairgrounds at Jim Miller Park. See Lion Dance, Magnificient Morris Elephants, high-wire, electrifying acrobatics, The Chinese Arial Pole, The Zerbini Liberty Horses, contortion artists, Rolling Globes, sword dancing, bungee acrobatics, camels, dogs and ponies performances, The Flying Preciados on the highwire, lots of Shrine clowns and more. The Yaarab Shrine Circus and Carnival lasts for 10 days and goes through May 6. On Thursday, April 26, the carnival will open a day early and charge $15 for unlimited rides that day. Monday through Thursday is $20 unlimited rides and Friday through Sunday is $25 unlimited rides. A new savings for circus lovers this year is the launch of the…