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Circus coming to Minonk on September 7

Thursday, August 14, 2003 Posted 11:30 a.m.

The circus is coming to Minonk on September 7 at Sutton's Park. There will be a performance at 2:00 p.m. and at 4:30 p.m. and is sponsored by the Minonk E.S.D.A.

Among the features of the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus will be acrobats and high wire acts, trapeze artists and jugglers, dog acts, bird acts, and a petting zoo. There also will be zebras, llamas, and elephants. Elephant rides will also be featured.

Advanced tickets can be purchased from Dollar General, Pop's Sweet Shop, Soaring Eagle Studio and Wenona Pizza Hut or from ESDA members Ed Renken, Tanya Minz, Ron Redenius, Lynnette Baker, and Denny Kleen. Advanced ticket prices are $5.00 for children and $7.00 for adults. Tickets at the gate are $7.00 for children and $9.00 for adults.

Everyone is encouraged to attend this unique event. It is a great opportunity for everyone to enjoy the timeless appeal of an old fashioned circus. To learn more about the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus, click here.