Monthly Archives: August 2011

Weather or not . . . the show DID go on

We ended our 2011 season yesterday with a bang: thunder, lightning and hail the size of . . . grapes? . . . marbles? . . . pummeling the Big Top for a short but impressive burst. But performers and … Continue reading

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This Isn’t Goodbye…

As the Smirkus troupe and crew get ready for their TWO FINAL SHOWS today in Greensboro, I am on a plane headed home to return to the University of Iowa. Classes start tomorrow. I wish I could have stayed. I … Continue reading

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A wonderful weekend in the Northeast Kingdom

This is THE weekend to be in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom. Kingdom Food and Farm Days celebrates sustainable agriculture, with farm tours and tastings, while the  LAST THREE SHOWS OF THE 2011 BIG TOP TOUR  celebrate sustainable joy and laughter, with clowning, aerials, acrobatics, … Continue reading

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Homeward bound

It’s goodbye, Montpelier, hello Greensboro, as we head back to Smirkus HQ for our – we can’t believe it! – final shows! Three shows! Saturday, August 21 @ 7 pm Sunday, August 22 @ 1 & 6 pm Tix here … Continue reading

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A Capital Crowd

Hey ladies and gentlemen, it’s coming to that time of the year when Smirkus returns to its home in the Northeast Kingdom and packs up for the season. We’ve traveled approximately 1,500 miles and soaked in as much of New … Continue reading

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The Big Top’s up in Montpelier!

It’s a perfect day for a circus! 4 shows under the Big Top on the grounds of Montpelier H.S. 2 & 7 pm, today (Wed, Aug.17) &  tomorrow (Thur., Aug 18) Tix here and @ 1-877-SMIRKUS (1-877-764-7587) We are currently … Continue reading

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A capital event!

Circus Smirkus returns to Montpelier, VT – our own state capital! – for shows Wednesday & Thursday @ 2 & 7 p.m. Our fans know that these shows sell out fast,* so don’t delay! Tix here or at 1-877-SMIRKUS (1-877-764-7587). … Continue reading

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