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A Day at the Circus

The Culpepper & Merriweather Circus arrived and left Baldwin City in a 24-span, leaving behind memories of big cats, death-defying stunts by a beautiful trapeze artists and the antics of clowns. But it was another routine day for those who live the circus life on the road.

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Toy tigers and lions wait under the big top to entice children coming to performances ...

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A circus tigers takes a catnap in the heat of the afternoon Thursday.

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Open doors and fans attempt to cool sleeping quarters of circus workers. Last Thursday was ...

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Unity Silverlake mends the seam on an awing during a quiet period on the circus ...

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Natalie Chandler and her 3-year-old daughter Gevevieve talk to the trained dogs of the Culpepper ...

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Dave Volponi, of the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus, gives a tour last Thursday of the ...


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