Saturday, Aug 30, 2014
Shriner's Circus Comes to Du Quoin
DU QUOIN -- There were a lot happy faces on young children Saturday night, as the 48th annual Shriner's Circus took the spotlight. It's going on this weekend at the Du Quoin State Fair Grounds.
There's a lot to see, from the Royal Bengal Tigers, to the Aerial Trapeze artists, and the Windy City Tumblers. The circus travels around the country raising money for their 22 hospitals across the U.S. and Canada.
At the show, everyone has a favorite act.
"My favorite part of the circus is the human canon ball. it's just a amazing to watch how high and how far this gentleman flies," says 2014 Potentate of Ainad Temple Rick Sieben.
If you weren't able to make it Saturday night, you still have your chance on Sunday. The shows will take place at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.
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