We're so close - will you help us reach our goal?

We have worked hard all year, and we're 90% there!

We're so close - will you help us reach our goal? image

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We have worked hard all year, and we're 90% there!

Please consider including Big Top in your year-end giving plans!

Every year, all of us at Big Top work hard to raise approximately 30% of our annual budget ourselves - these are the funds we raise by methods other than ticket sales. The proceeds from our season raffle, our gift shop, and every contribution (no matter its size), help to keep our ticket prices as low as possible. The goal is to help make Big Top affordable for everyone.

Music can turn around a bad day, set a mood for a celebration, or even help calm us to sleep. Here at Big Top, we also recognize the benefits that aren't immediately felt; how kids who participate in the arts have improved self esteem, critical thinking skills, social skills, and even math and language skills. It's so important to encourage families to come to Big Top, so we offer Free Family Matinees - even families who can't afford to buy a single ticket, can still join us for Culture Under Canvas at the Big Blue Tent. At Bluegrass Camp for Kids, the professional musicians of the Blue Canvas Orchestra strive to ignite a musical spark in a child who may have never even touched an instrument before. Fomenting understanding and appreciation for our own local history and our First Peoples neighbors is the goal of our Native American Community Connections series. Big Top gives back to our community.

Won't you please help us to reach this year's goal? We are almost there; the last $20,000 will help us to get over the top. Every gift, no matter its size, will help to support these programs and keep Big Top Chautauqua affordable for families for many years. We cannot do it without you!