Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal Julio 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 Journal Using 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 Journal Mickala Brown, 7, and Jayden Duncan, 5, get a sneak preview of the petting zoo as they feed the goats.
Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal Workers use steel poles to help keep the big top tent up during the shows.
Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal Acts 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 Journal Three elephants will be part of the performance with dogs, horses and camels. They will also be available for kids to ride.