The circus comes to town today for two shows featuring live animals, acrobats and high-wire performers.

The circus comes to town today for two shows featuring live animals, acrobats and high-wire performers.

The Oklahoma-based Carson & Barnes Circus rolls into Medford for shows at 2 and 7 p.m. at Biddle and Lawnsdale roads. Advance ickets go for $12 for adults and $6 for kids 11 and younger and are available at Jack in the Box restaurants, the Evergreen Federal Bank and Lava Lanes. Tickets at the gate will cost $16 for adults and $8 for kids.

The circus heads to Grants Pass for shows at 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Sunday and has posted buy-on-get-one-free coupons for those shows on its Web site.

Proceeds of the show will benefit the sponsoring Medford Kiwanis Club.

Details: 601-8189.