During intermission, Families had the opportunity to take an elephant ride. The Asian elephants also performed later in the show April 16 by performing tricks on their hind legs, bowing and lying down.
Attendees watch Carson and Barnes Circus members perform their Native American act consisting of dance and aerial artistry. The Family-oriented attraction was presented by Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation in the Anderson Events Park, outside of Thunder Mountain Activity Centre, April 16. In addition to juggling, the two hour show included clowns, trapeze and aerial artists, show girls, stunt bikers, elephants, show dogs, horses and a magic show.
Seven Carson and Barnes Circus crew members lower the tent’s edges and secure them to the ground on April 16. While the set is the size of a football field seating 2,000 people inside, the tent-raising process takes less than four hours.