TREVOR "The Games Man"

 
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"A Grand Pop!"

A full day of FUN at the fair usually (but not always) includes selections from TREVOR's entire repertoire.
Although a few fairs have me just stiltwalk all day, a few want back-to-back shows throughout the day, and a few schedule shows at various times throughout the day with stiltwalking in between, most of the time, the schedule for a 7-hour day at the fair tends to look something like this:
 
10:00 - 1:00        Stiltwalking "Walk-Around" Entertainment
                               with lots of "spot shows" everywhere!
  1:00 - 1:45        The Aerial Delights Show
                               an up-in-the-air extravaganza!
  1:45 - 2:15        Parachute Games
                               everyone loves them!
  2:15 - 5:00        Project Ribbon Dancer craft activity booth
                                a craft project with a festive touch!
 


 
Experience at nearly 500 fairs and festivals shows why this particular order works best. The first is that while I'm doing the Stiltwalking "Walk-Around" Entertainment at the beginning, I tell everybody I meet that I'll be doing a show at X time. This really builds the audience for the show! The Parachute Games ideally require at least 10 people to get started, so putting the games right after the show means there's already a built-in audience there for that. And doing the Project Ribbon Dancer craft booth last is a good way to slow down towards the end for both the attendees and the festival itself, as well as a good wind-down time for me after an extended flurry of activity. 
 
Also, please be aware that unless I'm just doing back-to-back shows throughout the day, once I take my stilts off, I don't put them back on. It can take 20-30 minutes to get them on and secure them, and not only do I not want to do that more than once in a day, but I don't want to waste that much of your "entertainment time" with prep work either.
 
When we're following the schedule outlined above, I take off my stilts as part of the Aerial Delights Show and show them to the audience. At events where I'll be doing more Stiltwalking after the show, I leave them on throughout the entire show.
 
And one thing I've learned the hard way never to do is close the Project Ribbon Dance craft booth down and then open it up again later. This usually requires turning people away who have been waiting in line, prodding kids who are still working on their craft project to hurry up and finish, and as a result: giving these fairgoers a negative fair experience. Neither you nor I want that, which is another reason why it fits in perfectly at the end of the day.

All that being said, I'm still flexible about some things, so if you have a different approach or timing that you think might work, please don't hesitate to run it by me, okay?
 
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OR IT'S FREE!
 
 
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