The Alzafar Shrine Circus is the hottest ticket in town! The Shriners are pleased to offer affordable family entertainment, and “BOGO” (buy one, get one) coupons are available at www.2011circus.com in publications and locations throughout the community. Tickets are $12 (for children 12 and under), $16 for adults. More details on show times and tickets are available at the website. Tickets may be purchased at the venue one hour prior to showtime. Shows on the 29th are at 4:30 and 7:00 pm.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of George Carden, in the circus. Carden, a circus legend, has partnered with the Shriners for five decades to raise money for worthy causes. Each year, Carden scours the globe to bring spectacular international talent to his Shrine Circus shows. “I’ve watched generations of Texans grow up at the circus,” says Carden. Michelle Audrey, is delighted to act as emcee on behalf of the Alzafar Shrine, “This is a show that is all about family fun and creating memories. I have the best job in the world.” Bo the Elephant performs amazing tricks with his bevy of pachyderm babes under the celebrated direction of trainer Larry Carden. Weighing in at almost 6 tons, Bo is a big star! Bruno Blaszac’s Bengal Tigers are roaring back to Texas with an adrenaline-fueled opening act. Bruno is a can’t-miss!
The Shrine Circus is the only interactive circus in the world! This year’s show includes the opportunity of a lifetime, as audience members are welcomed into the circus rings before, during intermission, and after the circus to meet the stars, ride ponies and elephants, and take photographs. The Alzafar Shrine is throwing a Pre-Party for all who wish to hobnob with local celebrities, or for those who just love to clown around!
About Our Hosts: The Shrine Circus is a fundraising event for the Alzafar Shriners, and helps to promote philanthropy and civic service in the community. Shriners International is one of the oldest fraternal organizations in the world. For more information on Alzafar Shrine, visit www.alzafar.org. Net proceeds from the Shrine Circus benefit the Alzafar Shrine, and are not tax deductible as charitable contributions.
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Agente Entertainment, Inc. is the promoter of benefit circus events for the Shrine Circus, Children's Miracle Network, and Ronald McDonald House Charities.