The 63rd annual Under the Big Top Garden State African Violet Club Show is set to be held at Mercer County Community college on May 3 from 12 to 4 p.m. and May 4 from 11 to 3 p.m.

The show will be hosted by MCCC’s horticulture program and will be held in the student center faculty/staff dining room on the college’s West Windsor campus.

This year’s show is circus-themed and arrangements will be inspired by clowns, jugglers and trapeze performers.

Workshops will be held including one called Hybridizing African Violets on May 3 at 2 p.m. and another called Growing Tips and Tricks on May 4 at 1 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public.

MCCC is located at 1200 Old Trenton Road.

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