41st annual Shriner's Circus returns to Johnson City

PHOTO: Samantha Zarek

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - Tigers, flying trapezes artists, and more; the Shriner's Circus is back in Johnson City. This year marks 41-years of circus fun with over 25 different acts. The circus is an annual fundraiser for the Jericho Shriners fraternity chapter. That money goes back into the community through organization donations and events.

"We like doing it for the children, the circus is mostly for children, parents can bring their kids out and have a day at the circus," says vice president of the Jericho Shriners Michael Ponder.

"It's something that we come out for every year. This is my daughter Addison, and it's something that she really enjoys, and we also like to support the Shriners," says Barbara Greene of Abingdon, Virginia.

The circus will have one more show on Saturday, that's at 7:30 P.M., and two shows on Sunday.

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