Stories tagged with: circus

August 18, 2011 - 5:52pm
5 years 1 week ago

Rodney Atkins isn't the only act in town.  The circus is bringing old fashioned fun to the Muskingum County Fair.

Circus Host Melody Ramirez said the show features clowns, all kinds of animals and trapeze artists who fly through the air without nets to catch them.

"My favorite part is the cheering and seeing the people's reactions on their faces," said Ramirez.  "Kids always tell the truth, so they'll let you know if they like it or not.  We've been...

July 4, 2010 - 6:54pm
6 years 7 weeks ago

It's not every day that you can see a zebra and a trapeze artist in the same vicinity. But Zanesville got a special treat when the one-of-a-kind Carson and Barnes Circus set up their big top at Armco park.

You don't have to be a kid to get a thrill from the circus.

"It's so exciting to see a vacant field transformed into a magical kingdom called the circus," says Mort Gamble, member of the Circus Fans Association.

A circus-enthusiast, Gamble knows all about what...

July 3, 2010 - 8:25pm
6 years 8 weeks ago

Apart from the camels, elephants, and snow cones, a local organization is bringing a special group to Armco park.

The Muskingum County Community Foundation is celebrating their 25th anniversary. So to raise awareness about what the group does, they invited the Carson and Barnes Circus.

"Muskingum County Community Foundation is our host and they've brought us into town and they're raising money for their organization, so a lot of money will stay right here in the community,...

May 5, 2010 - 8:40pm
6 years 16 weeks ago

The lights were bright and shining under the big top at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds.

Wednesday night the Walker Brothers Circus came to Zanesville and delighted young and old with death defying acts and lots of laughs.

There was everything from arial webbing to balancing to pony rides for the kids.

The circus was only in town tonight.

The Walker Brothers Circus has been in business for more than 20 years.

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