Photo/Sitka Cirque

Friends of Sitka Circus Arts presents a Winter Carnival and aerial student showcase Saturday, December 9, at the studio. Sitka Cirque’s artistic director Frances Donohoe joined us in the studio to discuss the upcoming event.

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The carnival is 3 to 4:30 p.m. and features games and contests, face painting, crafts, a food court, opportunities to explore aerial equipment and more. The showcase is 5 to 6:30 p.m. and includes solos, duets, and ensembles of original choreography by the performers. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students at Old Harbor Books and Sitka Cirque. Cost for the carnival only is $5 at the door and includes three booth tokens. Proceeds benefit the scholarship and equipment funds.