05/27/14 The Yellowstone Tail Fest is hosting the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus, Americaâ€™s Favorite Big Top Circus in Hamlet on Tuesday, June 17th at the Stake County Fairgrounds.Â This fundraising circus has two scheduled performances at 5:00 & 7:30 p.m. Now in its 30th edition, C&M Circus has become internationally known for quality family entertainment. This authentic One-Ring, Big Top Circus has been featured on National Geographicâ€™s Explorer TV series, Entertainment Tonight, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, Arizona Highways Magazine. It has also been featured on the A&E Special: Under the Big Top and most recently, On the Road with Circus Kids, a Nickelodeon special featured on the Nick News Program.
Between 9:30 and 10:00 a.m. come watch the raising of the Big Top, then stay for the FREE Tour. This presentation offers a unique face-to-face opportunity for families, schools, and interested community members to meet and learn all about the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus family and includes a walking tour of the circus grounds. Learn interesting facts about our performers, the history of our show and the different species of animals in our Circus Family. In this presentation we will also address topics such as hygiene, grooming and the veterinary care all of our animals receive. In recent years the Tent Raising and Morning Tour has become a popular program for families and interested community members. It is presented in a way everyone, young and old can learn many interesting facts about the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus Family and now we have a brand new tent! This is a special part of Circus Day that should not be missed.
On circus day, the performers bring the magic of the circus to life in each 90-minute performance. This yearâ€™s lineup includes an All-Star group of performers and entertainers that include: Miss Simone and her breath taking single trapeze, Miss Paulinaâ€™s proud â€ś Big & Littleâ€ť prancing ponies, The Arlise Troupe on their wild and crazy unicycles,Â Natalieâ€™s American Eskimo Escapades, and back by popular demand Miss April and her on the edge of your seat Rola Bola. This year we have Miss Gorgia displaying flexability to the extreme and for the first time, the Wheel of Destiny & Tight Rope by The Los Moralitos. But, lets not forget our favorite performing Jungle Cats, Soloman, Delilah & Francis, presented by Mr. Trey Key, that will certainly have you on the edge of your seats!Â The performers are sure to amaze, delight andÂ entertainÂ the audience members of all agesÂ beyond your wildest imagination.
SAVE MONEY by purchasing your tickets in advance at these locations: Cooley Custom Creations, Down & Under Pub & Restaurant, GobleÂ Service & Towing, Hamlet Feed Mill, Hamlet Library and in Knox: 1st Source Bank & Back to Basice Organics at the Knox Mall. Prices for advance tickets are $6.00 for children ages 2 to 12, children under 2 are always free, and $10.00 for adults. On show day tickets will be $13.00 for adults and $7.00 for children. Reserve your tickets early and save. For more information or to reserve discount tickets call 866 BIG TOP 6. Reservations will be available even on show day but, only at this number till 4:00 p.m. Monday â€“ Friday, Central Time.