Monday, June 6, 2011

Center for Puppetry Arts Hosts “Circus Days” to Welcome CINDERELLA DELLA CIRCUS, June 18 and 19

The circus is coming! The circus is coming! To welcome the opening weekend of Cinderella Della Circus, Center for Puppetry Arts will be giving away clown noses to the first 50 kids who arrive in costume on Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June19. Children are invited to come dressed as Cinderella or the Handsome Prince, or even an elephant, a clown or an acrobat - anything found under the big top.

But wait - there’s even more circus fun! Visitors can take silly photos at the Cinderella Della Circus Photo Board and post photos to the Center’s Facebook wall, or tag photos on Twitter or Flickr with #puppetnoses to be added to the Center’s Clown Family Album. Visitors will also have the opportunity to explore the Center’s museum exhibition, Puppets: The Power of Wonder, temporarily re-named Barnum’s Museum Midway, complete with puppet animals, creatures and performers from around the world.

WHAT: Circus Days at the Center for Puppetry Arts
Fun activities and free clown noses to the first 50 children in costume

WHEN: Saturday, June 18, 2011, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 19, 2011, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

WHERE: Center for Puppetry Arts
1404 Spring Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

HOW: FREE with the purchase of an admission ticket
Clown noses will be given to the first 50 children who arrive in costume. Limit 1 clown nose per child.

For more information on this event, please visit http://www.puppet.org/perform/cinderelladella11.shtml

Tickets to CINDERELLA DELLA CIRCUS, at the Center for Puppetry Arts from June 16 – July 17, are available at the Center Ticket Office, online at www.puppet.com or by calling 404.873.3391. General Admission Tickets are $16.50; Member Tickets are $9.25; tickets include Create-A-Puppet Workshop and Museum.

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