St. Francois County Rotary Club has signed a contract with the Kelly Miller Circus for the exhibition of an all new 2011 show. The circus will roll into town on Thursday. Everyone is invited to come out and watch the animals being unloaded and fed, and the elephants raising the big top. Activities will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the St. Francois County Fairgrounds and the tent will be raised at 9 a.m. Guides will be furnished for school groups and anyone attending.
The traditional “old style” circus will present two performances at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets bought in advance are $10 for adults and $6 for children. Tickets purchased on the show day at the circus box office will be $15 for adults and $7 for children. Tickets may be purchased from any Rotary member as well as the following locations: Hastings Hobbies and More, Bankstar of the Leadbelt in Park Hills and inside Wal-Mart in Farmington location, Belgrade in Desloge and Farmington, Redfield Collision Center in Farmington, First State Community Bank in Bonne Terre and Farmington locations.
The 2011 season promises to be more exciting than ever with many new acts and entertainers to amaze and amuse you. Come out and enjoy a day of fun filled excitement at the circus.