The 10th somewhat annual Juggling Circus Arts Festival will take place the weekend of March 21-23 at the Davis High School gym. Workshops are free, with tickets for Saturday’s Vaudeville Show ranging from $6 to $15.
The Damento Juggling Club hosts the festival from 7 p.m. to midnight Friday, 10 a.m. to midnight Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Free admission entitles people to attend myriad workshops, demonstrations and games including juggling, hat manipulations, poi and staff spinning, aerial silks, whip cracking, knife throwing, business and performance techniques for street performers and more.
A special area for novice jugglers is being set aside called the Construction Zone, staffed by trained jugglers all weekend,to teach basic juggling skills to anyone who wants to learn.
The Vaudeville Show will start at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Brunelle Performance Hall at DHS, 315 W. 14th St., and will feature professional juggling and circus arts performers, including jugglers, aerial artists, circus dogs and mimes. Tickets are available at the festival and at the theater door. Tickets also may be purchased online at jugglingfestival.brownpapertickets.com.
The festival is seeking volunteers, if you can help, call Mike Brown at 530-574-5329.