Please join us on Thursday, October 18, 2012, for The Barnum Museum Encore Gala! This fun-filled evening includes two events which will delight both the young and the young-at-heart.
Gala Reception at
The Barnum Museum
People’s United Bank Gallery
5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Soprano Julie-Anne Hamula, winner of the 2012 Barnum Festival Jenny Lind Competition, accompanied by Fairfield County’s own Andrew Gordon, will present a musical tribute to P.T. Barnum! You’ll be feted by the mix of sweet and saucy musical selections these artists have prepared for your enjoyment as you savor a selection of fine wines and scrumptious hors d’oeuvres. Come toast the Museum’s Recovery in Action in true Barnum style!
Following the reception, the evening's merriment continues with fun and laughter at the Webster Bank Arena where Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® presents FULLY CHARGEDSM, an all-new surge of circus entertainment, features thrills which explode off of the arena floor with breathtaking dare-devilry, superhuman stunts and never-before-seen performances that will amaze children of all ages! The ALL-ACCESS POWER UP Pre-show at the Arena begins at 6:00 p.m. and the performance begins at 7:00 p.m.
Don’t miss this opportunity to benefit The Barnum Museum and enjoy an explosive evening of entertainment which you and your friends, family, and colleagues are sure to enjoy!