Monday Jun 15 2009 comments Big top comes to Auburn. By: Auburn Journal photography by Ben Furtado -A +A Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalJulio Cavallini leads a crew hoisting the big top tent for the Carson and Barnes Circus at the Gold Country Fairgrounds Monday morning. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalUsing all his strength Julio Cavallini slips a cable over a post helping to support the football field sized big top tent for the Carson and Barnes Circus at the Gold Country Fairgrounds. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalMickala Brown, 7, and Jayden Duncan, 5, get a sneak preview of the petting zoo as they feed the goats. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalWorkers use steel poles to help keep the big top tent up during the shows. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalActs under the big top consist of, aerial trapeze, high wire, motorcycle acrobatic teams, jugglers and clowns along with performing elephants, camels, dogs and horses. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalThree elephants will be part of the performance with dogs, horses and camels. They will also be available for kids to ride.