Presented at the Historic Asolo Theatre in conjunction with Circus Sarasota, this summer tradition is a great way to beat the heat for some family fun, without spending a lot of cash. Expect the usual aerial artistry of Dolly Jacobs, the antics of clown Renaldo, Emmy-award winning emcee Steve Smith, contortionist Princess Elayne and more.
$15 ($10 for children 12 and under). 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Tue.-Fri.; 2 and 7 p.m. Sat. through July 28. Historic Asolo Theatre, 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota. 360-7399, ringling.org.