• Elephant Wash at the Circus - Free!

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    Name: Elephant Wash at the Circus - Free!
    Date: May 18, 2018
    Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM CDT
    Event Description:
    In Fort Scott at the Bourbon Co. Fairgrounds!
    The Fort Scott Fire Department will be honorary elephant bathers when they aid the mighty Carson & Barnes Circus in washing their amazing pachyderms. Come meet your local Hero’s!

    The bath time will be scheduled for 3:00 p.m. at the Bourbon County Fairgrounds on May 18th, 2018.  This event will take place prior to the Carson & Barnes Circus performances scheduled at 4:30 & 7:30 pm. For more information, please call 580 743-7292.

    Pachyderm Facts
    Just like humans the Carson & Barnes Circus elephants take daily showers.  Although; unlike most of us, they really get the royal treatment. They get to lay down and get scrubbed cleaned by their loved handlers. It takes approximately 500 gallons of water and 2 gallons of soap just to give one elephant their daily bath. The majestic pachyderms are bathed with a special soap that is brought in from Missouri that is especially formulated for their skin. Pressured water is used to help them achieve a spa like cleansing! This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see an elephant bath!!!

    Bourbon County Fairgrounds, 23rd & Horton St.
    Date/Time Information:
    3pm - Elephant Wash - Free!

    Circus shows are at 4:30 and 7:30pm - tickets available at the Chamber and Bids & Dibs
    Contact Information:
    Lindsay Madison, 620-223-3566
    Elephant wash is free.

    Circus tickets are in advance $14 adults $6 children.
    At the door $20 adults $12 children.
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