Winterfest Week means family fun at the downtown Camden Opera House. On Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 6 p.m., the opera house and Camden Public Library are partnering to present a delightful family theater event with old-fashioned clown duo Pinot & Augustine. Tickets — $5, free for kids younger than 5 — are available in advance at Camden Public Library; and at the opera house door before the show.

Pinot & Augustine will present a sure-fire 45-minute, bilingual, crowd-pleaser of a show, inspired by the golden age of circus. Pinot is the authoritarian clown in fancy clothes and white cone hat, while Augustine is the appealing red-nosed bumbler who punctures his pomposity.

Their show bubbles over with physical comedy, virtuosity and musical surprises from the sublime to the ridiculous — from lyrical melodies on a musical saw to pratfalls and slapstick antics. Pinot speaks to Augustine in French, using simple phrases and context clues all can easily understand, making their shows a fun and educational experience for audiences of all ages.

These seasoned performers have been seen at the NY Clown Theater festival, the Capital Fringe Festival, Wolf Trap’s Theater-in-the-Woods and the Kennedy Center’s Look Both Ways Festival, just to name a few. Their local appearance is sponsored by the Elms of Camden.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or