Media Advisory: Thurtene Carnival preparations — photo/video opportunity

Thurtene Carnival will be Friday-Sunday, April 19-21

WHO: Washington University in St. Louis students

WHAT: Students are hard at work constructing their facades, miniature house-like themed structures, in preparation for the Thurtene Carnival this weekend

WHEN: 24 hours a day from now through Friday night, though busiest times will be from 4-8 p.m. daily

WHERE: Brookings Drive on the WUSTL campus (near corner of Forest Park Parkway and Skinker Boulevard)

WHY: The Thurtene Carnival, featuring rides, food and entertainment, will be held this weekend, April 19-21. One of the carnival’s unique features is the facades created by various student organizations, inside which students perform family-friendly plays.

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