The world's funkiest circus is returning to Charlotte for another action-packed run. This year's highlights include comedic tricks from the Pampered Pooches (conducted by trainer Irina Markova) of Russia, synchronized aerial dance by the China Soul Flyers, and antics from the new Ringmaster Shuckey Duckey (pictured left).
Nov. 16-21. $16-$28. Freedom Shopping Mart Center, 3146-3200 Freedom Drive. For a complete schedule of performance times, call 800-745-3000 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.