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Shrine Circus in town

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PASCO, Wash.—Are you looking for something fun to do this week?  Clowns, animals and the Ring Master are all in town.  The Shrine Circus crew is getting ready for opening day on Thursday.

Crews say it takes about 20 people and 2 days to set-up.  Everyone helps out including the Ring Master.

"Right now we're getting started with all the marking.  Everything is about marking with this tent.  It's a very big tent.  It's a brand new tent from Italy, and so everything has to be exactly perfect," says Joseph Bauer, Ring Master.

The tent holds 2,800 people.  Bauer says they expect the shows to be sold-out, but as of now, you can still buy your tickets at Albertsons of  The circus will be in town for four days.