Old-fashioned circus extravaganza comes to ice arena

DOVER-FOXCROFT— This June, the Center Theatre and Bissell Brothers Brewing are thrilled to bring a spectacular event to the Piscataquis County Ice Arena that promises to dazzle and delight audiences of all ages. The Bindlestiff Family Cirkus, a New York-based troupe known for its enchanting blend of vaudeville, circus, wild west shows and sideshow, will offer two unforgettable performances.

For over two decades, the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus has traveled the globe, sharing its unique take on the grand traditions of American circus. Now, they’re set to captivate central Maine with performances at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 1 and 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 2. 

Photo courtesy of Bindlestiff Family Cirkus
CIRKUS WILL COME TO TOWN — Bindlestiff Family Cirkus will perform at the Piscataquis County Ice Arena in Dover-Foxcroft at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 1 and 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 2.

Bindlestiff is also offering a special juggling workshop on Sunday. The juggling workshop is open to anyone 7 years or older. Registration for the workshop is $20 and limited to only 30 participants. 

This event not only brings world-class entertainment to our community but also supports the Center Theatre’s mission to engage and inspire by making arts, education, and entertainment accessible to our rural communities. Don’t miss your chance to be part of this extraordinary circus experience. 

Tickets for the circus performances range from $16 to $25, with special rates for children 15 and under and group discounts available. Additionally, attendees can secure reserved parking spaces at the Ice Arena to ensure a smooth experience.

For tickets and more information, please visit, call 207-564-8943, or visit the Center Theatre box office at 20 East Main Street in Dover-Foxcroft.

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