The OPENAIR Circus will again amaze and amuse audiences this weekend. This year, the big top will be at Conway Field, halfway between Union Sq. and Porter Sq. on Somerville Ave. Performances cap off 6 weeks of summer classes offered by the circus in three Somerville parks. Over 200 children, teens, and adults have been learning and perfecting skills like stilting, juggling, acrobalance, and more.
Performances dates and times are: 7 pm.. on Friday, August 2; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday, August 3; and 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 4. Suggested donation is $3. The show runs about two hours with intermission. Refreshments, souvenirs, and circus equipment will be available for purchase. The circus receives support from the Somerville Arts Council, volunteers, and the community at large. To learn more, go to www.openaircircus.org. The Circus is also available for workshops and birthday parties.