The events commence on Thursday, August 15 at 7 p.m. with the first of six performances from Mendocino County’s own Flynn Creek Circus. This charmingly nostalgic and surprisingly fresh all-human circus will perform in their vintage big top tent with top quality acts including tightrope walkers, aerialists, jugglers, acrobats, and comedians in an all-new show Out of Hat. www.flynncreekcircus.com
Friday, August 16, from 6 to 9, the historic Creamery District will be abuzz with Third Fridays, highlighting local artisans, cider, food, music, and a family-friendly atmosphere. www.creameryfestival.com
Continuing on Saturday, August 17 at 8pm is the Playhouse’s signature outdoor performance spectacle Elemental with giant puppets, dancers, stilt walkers, live music and beautiful paper lanterns, all happening around the Creamery building. This free family-friendly event, features our Elemental Pageantry workshop students, Fairies from Redwood Raks and professional artists. Gather at the Flynn Creek Circus tent on 8th and L Streets at 7:30 pm for lanterns.