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October 02, 2015

Rochester Museum & Science Center Becomes 3-Ring Spectacular During Circus! Circus! Program

ROCHESTER, NY— Juggling, magic, unicycles and more. Visitors to the Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) experience Circus! Circus!, a program during Columbus Day weekend featuring special performers and awesome hands-on fun for the whole family. The acrobatic event takes place from 11am to 3pm Friday, October 9 through Monday, October 12.
An array of circus-themed activities entertains visitors of all ages. As they clown around, attendees test their balance by walking a tightrope, learn how to make balloon animals and take a peek at some tricky optical illusions.

Visitors are encouraged to return to the RMSC as there will be a special “center ring” act every day. Acts take place at 1pm and 3pm and are listed below:

Friday, October 9
Joe Showers Juggling Shows

Saturday, October 10
Airplay: Cool Tricks and Big Fun with Jeff Peden

Sunday, October 11
Magical John: Defying Reality

Monday, October 12
Flower City Vaudeville

The Circus! Circus! program is free with regular museum admission: $13 adults, $12 seniors and college students with ID, $11 ages 3 to 18, free for children under 3 and RMSC members. The RMSC is partnered with Ringling Brothers for this program. Check for more details.

For high-resolution images and additional information, contact Amanda Bayer, Communications Specialist, RMSC at 585.697.1962 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) includes the Science Museum, Strasenburgh Planetarium and Cumming Nature Center. Offering experiences at the Museum with more than 200 interactive exhibits, Planetarium with a 65-foot dome and Nature Center on 900 acres, the RMSC stimulates community interest in exploration. In addition, the more than 1.2 million RMSC collection items tell the story of Rochester’s past including its rich history of innovation and invention. RMSC receives major funding from Monroe County, where it is one of the top three most visited attractions serving children and families. For more information about RMSC, visit Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.

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