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Topic: Jamie Grant "Anything is Possible"...(bottle),..
Message: Posted by: The Curator of the Unusual (Jun 6, 2011 07:42PM)
Just recieved a Jamie Grant Bottle...WoW!!!!...also Jamie enclosed a Signed Ripley's Cartoon signed!!!...Both will now be on Display inside the Big Circus Sideshow in Wagon #108. What a Fine Artist, and sensational Attraction!!!...Many Thanks to Jamie!!!
The BCS proudly displays and endorses this FINE attraction...order 1 today!!!!!.....
Message: Posted by: Jamie D. Grant (Jun 7, 2011 07:18PM)
:)

Some posts just make your day! Thanks!!!

http://www.SendWonder.com

P.S. Where can I find Big Circus Sideshow? I'd love to make a road trip...
Message: Posted by: The Curator of the Unusual (Jun 7, 2011 07:35PM)
June 30 - July 4 Wausau WI
July 6 - July 10 Jefferson WI (1/2 show)
July 13 - July 17 Lacrosse WI
July 21 - July 31 Valparaiso IN
Aug 5 - Aug 14 Crown PT IN
Aug 18 - Aug 28 Louisville KY

Need more ...let me Know, thanks ...
Message: Posted by: joe faro (Jun 8, 2011 02:37PM)
Jim,
Will you be at the Colo. State Fair again? If so I want to help you set up.
P.S. I also have the "Any Thing Is Possible Bottle" and it's great!
Message: Posted by: The Curator of the Unusual (Jun 8, 2011 04:04PM)
Joe.
No will be in Louisville instead...then Memphis, then Amarillo TX...
Message: Posted by: joe faro (Jun 8, 2011 06:28PM)
What's the date for Amarillo? I'll try to come down.
Message: Posted by: The Curator of the Unusual (Jun 8, 2011 07:03PM)
Sept 16 - 24 coming from Memphis So we should arrive on the 13 Tuesday...Hope you can make it, Always enjoy your company..

http://www.tristatefair.com/fair/index.html
Message: Posted by: Jamie D. Grant (Aug 5, 2011 09:19AM)
We need you to come up to Vancouver, Canada! (eh)

And do you have any pics of the bottle on display? It's an absolute honour to have it in your show!
Message: Posted by: The Curator of the Unusual (Aug 5, 2011 09:32AM)
It sets w/ the framed Ripley's Cartoon right up by the glass of the 3rd side of wagon 108...I'll get a camera and try to post a picture...
Message: Posted by: The Curator of the Unusual (Aug 5, 2011 05:18PM)
Here you go Jamie...

#1 http://api.ning.com/files/VuLqk2a41sBpBo205vGeLNObkqrUPMUCtWmdtJxwTx1iszNlU6NKoZ5AbVpi7ywQ8tNMgiytOKVFimeAfCW7*wZjSNkurFF8/bottle2.jpg

#2
http://api.ning.com/files/1KwqyZSAwoRmdCvWx8zKMxPvy37kD9t6mK8OYotONOf96waYiEjiOaxfaGP3-tjBONhO1HlJ9ajpcKJ9R2SXATVIo5nn7jLi/DSCI0009.JPG
Message: Posted by: BostonBlackie (Aug 7, 2011 08:07PM)
Curator,

Where is Crown Point?
Message: Posted by: Mr. Pitts (Aug 7, 2011 08:45PM)
I lived in Amarillo for 40 years. I saw my first sideshows at the Tri-State Fair there in the late 60's and early 70's. I think the most memorable one I saw was actually conjoined twin brothers, I think they were Ronnie and Donnie Galyon. I went almost every year I lived there, but after the mid 70's, I saw very few back end shows. I think the last one I saw there was a "wild girl". That was about 1985. I haven't been since I left Amarillo in 2001, but if the trend continued, they probably haven't had a big sideshow there in a long while. The BCS ought to do well there. The weather's generally pretty nice that time of year in Amarillo too, so hopefully you won't be playing one of your usual blanks.
Message: Posted by: The Curator of the Unusual (Aug 7, 2011 08:58PM)
BostonBlackie...Crown Point Indiana is just across the Illinois line...if heading East from Chicago on I90 or I80, head south on I65 about 12 miles...We are here @ the Lake County Fair thru Aug. 14th...Mr. Pitts, this will be are 3rd time in Amarillo..I always liked Amarillo played it with the Circus at the Civic Center as well as under the Bigtop..One of my Favorite show towns...
Message: Posted by: Mr. Pitts (Aug 7, 2011 09:25PM)
I'm glad to hear my home town has treated you ok. I like Amarillo too, and I especially miss the place during the Tri-State Fair Week. That's when it starts feeling like Autumn there, it's a nice season in the panhandle. Good memories.
Message: Posted by: The Curator of the Unusual (Aug 7, 2011 10:06PM)
One of my Fondest memories is about 7 years ago playing it with the Sideshow...It was a beautiful Autumn Evening and I was on the Ticket Box and I could hear the Band in the Budweiser Tent, the Band was playing Amarillo's national Anthem "Amarillo By Morning"...Last year when I played it, Lori and I took a drive to Palo Duro canyon...Its also the Last Fair I saw Bobby Reynolds Sideshow at (1998) I was playing the Schrine Circus at the Civic Center, He had jhis show at the Tri-State Fair, He came by while I was washing the Bulls in the parking lot..I squared him in and after the Show started I sat w/ him in the seats..He told me he would give up the Sideshow to be the Ringmaster..I squared it for him to pitch the Elephant Ride, pony ride, Face painting, snake pictures and all the other happus-crappus at intermission, He did the absolute BEST pitchfor a Circus intermission I ever heard in my Life!..In fact he came back to every show and did the pitch the entire weekend and would not except any money!..next time I see you David I'll repeat his pitch for you as the brilliance of it is etched in my mind forever...
Message: Posted by: Mr. Pitts (Aug 7, 2011 11:04PM)
That is a great story. I'm looking forward to hearing the pitch.
Message: Posted by: Signor Blitz (Aug 12, 2011 08:26PM)
Jim! AKA "The Curator" -

It was great seeing you at the Lake County Fair! I am glad to see that road life has been treating you well!

It is wonderful to have a show like yours (old school, traveling with a tent, livestock and a sledgehammer that's the real sideshow! - All the club workers owe much to the grindshow on the midway!) that is rooted in tradition is still touring (Thank you for keeping that alive!

It was a real treat for me to share your collection with my two youngest boys - that are still talking about it! Matter of fact, they are letting me know (in no uncertain terms) that they each want a Jamie Grant Bottle for Christmas. What stuck me was that you had it by the shrunkin head! (Thats what will happen to you if you try to figure it out - LOL)

I am really going to try to get back there before you strike and head out for KY - My boys are excited to meet your friend from obscura antiques. If not be safe and see you down the road!

Signor Blitz