It’s almost that time of year when the circus rolls into town. This year happens to mark P.T. Barnum’s 200th birthday. In celebration of the occasion and show – BARNUM 200SM– there will be a cupcake challenge at the GM Renaissance Center.  This event is free and the public is welcome.
When:                        November 9th from 10:00 a.m. until noon

Where:           Inside the Wintergarden atDetroit’s GM Renaissance Center

Local cupcake bakers will assemble their monuments to the circus out of 200 pre-baked cupcakes. Judging begins at 11:30 a.m.  These Local bakers will be competing to be the guest ringmaster for The Greatest Show On Earth® . Their creations will be judged by local media and celebrities, based on original design, attention to detail, taste and connectivity to the circus.

The event puts the icing on top of BARNUM 200SM, the BIGGEST Birthday Bash in Circus History, coming Nov. 9-13, 2011, to the Palace of Auburn Hills.  BARNUM 200SM celebrates P.T. Barnum’s 200th birthday. Those attending the Birthday Cupcake Bash, prior to the show’s opening night, will have a chance to enjoy sweet treats, receive free show vouchers and more.

Contestants include representatives from Butterfly Bake Shoppe , Cupcakes and More, The Cupcake Station and Flower to Flour .

For details on the performance schedule or more about the show please visit:


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