The Circus Comes to Compton
Saturday, June 30, 2012: 11am-1pm
This year marks the 125th anniversary of the land purchase for Compton, Lydia and John Morris’ estate that would become Morris Arboretum. To celebrate this event, the Give & Take Jugglers will give an interactive performance complete with walking the tightwire, juggling plates, and playing fun songs of the era on the harmonica. Children of all ages will delight in showing off their own juggling skills and singing along to “I’ve been working on the Rail Road!”
The big show will take place at the top of the hill at the Two Lines sculpture, which marks the spot where Compton stood. A chalk outline of the mansion along with photos of Compton’s interior will be on display at the sculpture as well. Also look for the Morris Players, volunteers dressed in 19th century period costume and be sure to grab one of 125 complimentary cookies specially made for the occasion.
Free with admission.