Advance tickets are now available for the Carson and Barnes Circus on May 10 in Storm Lake.
Tickets are available at Fareway at 404 East Seventh St., Hy-Vee at 1250 North Lake Ave., Dyno's at 1201 East Lakeshore Drive, and the Storm Lake Chamber of Commerce at 119 West Sixth St.
Advance tickets are $5 for children under 12 and $10 for adults, a 30 percent savings. Tickets at the gate are $7 for children and $14 for adults.
On May 5-6 KAYL radio will hold a live auction for two elephant rides. Two people will get to ride at both the 4:30 and 7:30 performances. In addition to the elephant rides, the successful bidders will get VIP seating, a photo and gifts.
In other matters relating to the circus, Storm Lake St. Mary's students are participating in an essay contest and Security Trust & Savings is sponsoring a contest to guess the weight of one of the elephants in the Carson & Barnes Circus.