Oh my golly! I loooooove the circus. When I was a kid, I was going to be a carny and it was going to be completely awesome. Travel, greasepaint, exotic animals, performances, oddball family members... (Of course, I eventually realized that I was already living the life of a carny, minus the bright lights and glamour. *sigh*)
Still - I've never forgotten the excitement I felt when, for my 10th birthday, we went to see the "real" circus, Ringling Bro.s and Barnum & Baileys "Greatest Show on Earth". I remember dancing around all the way to my seat, waaaaay up in the nosebleeds at Madison Square Garden. It was undescribable. The color! The flash! The sheer athleticism! (how do they do that?) Oooh! tigers...oh, and elephants! Elephants doing tricks? That's amazing. As I type, I'm getting the chills - it was that exciting.
And the Circus is coming to our town! Yeah! I can't wait to share the spectacular with my own children, at 1st Mariner Arena here in Baltimore. Here's the lowdown:
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® proudly presents Over The Top
"A wacky and whimsical circus spectacular featuring the ultimate tug of war between Ringmaster Chuck Wagner and clown eccentric Tom Dougherty over a magical top hat that controls the circus. Watch dogs fly, Asian Elephants skip, hop, and groove and one courageous man stand eye to eye with a pack of powerful Bengal tigers. Circus celebrities help rev-up the motorcycle madness featuring one cycle on a high wire and seven speeding riders in a Globe of Steel. Extraordinary aerial acts fill the arena sky with a rare double-decker trapeze and Chinese acrobats propelling through the air. This show really goes OVER THE TOP!"
Baltimore, MD show dates:
Baltimore, MD location: 1st Mariner Arena http://www.baltimorearena.com/
Fairfax, VA show dates:
Fairfax, VA location: Patriot Center http://www.patriotcenter.com/
Washington D.C. show dates:
Washington D.C. location: Verizon Center http://www.verizoncenter.com/
Offer #1: Get 4 tickets for just $44 by entering the code "MOM" at select ticketing channels**. Offer good on all performances, minimum purchase of 4 tickets required; additional tickets above 4 can be purchased at $11 each. Offer not valid on Gold Circle Seating, Circus Celebrity Seating, Front Row and VIP seating or combinable with other offers. Other Restrictions May Apply.
The tickets can be purchased from www.ticketmaster.com and by entering the MOM code in the MomCentral promotional box when purchasing tickets.
Offer #2: A select amount of Front Row and VIP seats have been reserved for you to buy before they go on sale to the public - just enter the code "MOM" when purchasing those seats.
Hoo-wee and do I have goodies for you! Want to go to the Circus? I've got a four-pack of tickets for opening night at any one of the three featured venues (Wednesday, March 25th at 7:30 PM at the First Mariner Arena in Baltimore; Wednesday, April 8th, 7:00 pm at The Patriot Center in Fairfax or Thursday, March 19th at 7:30 pm at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC.) to giveaway, courtesy of MomCentral... All you have to do is go to Ringling.com, and tell me what part of the show you'd most like to see in a comment here. You must leave an email address so that I can contact you! Contest will run through March 17th, and I'll pick a winner via that fab tool, random.org.
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Best of Luck!
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