Wednesday, March 2, 2011

April 30th - The Gaslight Circus

Come one, come all! Ladies & Gentlemen! Boys & Girls! We present to you, The Gaslight Circus. Yes, that's right, for one day only! Watch as we turn downtown Pittsboro into a Victorian Circus!

THE GASLIGHT CIRCUS is an all day event held in Pittsboro, NC. Take a step through time and see what Pittsboro was like at the turn of the last century. Brought to you by the good folks at the Pittsboro Business Association, Pittsboro Parks & Recreation, local artists, Mister Dave Quick and folks like you.

Our first event will be held on Saturday April 30th, 2011. There will be numerous (perhaps humorous) activities to experience throughout the day. Dressing up is highly encouraged.

Featuring performances by VIVA LA VOX (4pm), THE BREAKS (5pm), JAY CARTWRIGHT (7pm), THE PEEPSHOW CABARET (throughout the Event)


AT THE JOYFUL JEWEL: Throughout the day beginning at 11am, there will be performances at the gallery. Balloons & Juggling with Jason Mowry & Zach Doefer; Live Original Music with Gregory Blaine; Face Painting with Revonne Carter; Gravity Defying Juggling & Dancing with Ian Thomas.

AT LIQUIDAMBAR GALLERY & GIFTS - The Carolina Tiger Rescue will be setting up a booth at the gallery. 10% of all sales will go to the CTR that day. Also, prizes will be given for donations! Here is their website:

At 6pm - WE INVITE, CAJOLES and CHALLENGES every able bodied man, woman and child of the vaunted and proud city of Pittsboro and all regions beyond its borders - to participate in our 1st annual OLD FASHIONED PIE THROW RAFFLE! Find us at The Gaslight Circus in historic Downtown Pittsboro area, where we will be raffling off the opportunity to throw a pie at Mayor Randolph Voller and Chatham County Commissioner Brian Bock. $1 dollar per ticket – gawking and loitering allowed at no charge to you.

And, in the evening, experience some of the local nightlife -

8pm - George Worthmore
10pm - Sarah Shook & The Devil

9pm - The Clockwork Ball, a steampunk dance party, with the Davenport Sisters

8pm - Tommy Edwards & Friends

For more information:

*If you are interested in getting involved with the event, please contact us at *

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Pie Throwing Raffle poster

1 comment:

  1. This sounds really cool! Would love to get involved!