Hey guys! Huge deal! Yomega yo-yo and skill toy company just called me this morning confirming that they are going to be at Eli Hops!
This is the line up for vendors who are coming to the event this August:
YoYoExpert.com - The best selection of yo-yos and tops on the internet! Run by yo-yo superstar André Boulay! (He might even be there!) www.YoYoExpert.com
Yomega Yo-yo - Amazingly fun yo-yos and skill toys! www.yomega.com
Plectics Yo-yo - Drool worthy custom hand made, one of a kind, competition grade yo-yos!
MadHat Music - Breathtaking custom made instruments! They sound even BETTER than they look!
Josh’s Toys and Games - An awesome toy store! The best brick and mortar toy store in New England!
Swagger String - Probably the best yo-yo string on the planet. Period. Seriously.
Avon - High quality cosmetics!
Lexi the Potter - Cool hand made pottery (she’s making yo-yo shaped jars!) More cool stuff too!
Every one of those vendors is donating either a portion of or all of the money they make at the event! I can’t stress enough that even if it were just the vendors this would be the best place to be ever, think of the gifts! Think of your own collections! One of a kind yo-yos for sale! One of a kind instruments fore sale! Piles of toys and games and skill toys for sale everywhere you look! I am excited!
We can’t forget about the entertainment lined up as well:
John Higby - The Yo-Yo Guy is the 2008 World Yo-Yo Champion and Guinness World Record holder. He has performed his unique high energy comedy show in 22 countries and has been featured on David Letterman, Time Warp on the Discovery Channel, and even has his own TOPPS trading card! www.yoyoshow.com
Brett “Ooch” Ouchcunis - A professional entertainer, motivator, dancer and DJ rolled into one, compact package. He has been dancing for about 21 years now and specializes in step and yo-yo dancing. Brett danced all the way through high school, competing in major dance competitions around the country and then graduated from UMass, Amherst with a degree in Communication in 1998. Directly out of college he got picked up by Yomega Corporation, a yo-yo company based out of Fall River, MA. and became a touring yo-yo professional. www.oochworld.com
Fiske and Herrera - A nationally recognized and acclaimed, award winning local folk duo with 3 albums and radio airplay. I have never met anyone who doesn’t like this group! www.fiskeandherrera.com
McDowells Martial Arts Academy - A fantastic karate school is sending some of their best to do demonstrations for us! www.mcdowellsmartialarts.com
Volunteer yo-yo players and skill toy players will be showing and teaching visitors how to do tricks, local artists will have their work on display and for sale, face painting, raffles, volunteer readers (for quiet time), and more to come!
On top of everything else, all the donations we make are going to the Autism Support Center, one hundred percent!
An event like this is NOT to be missed! Its all for an amazing cause! Man I can’t wait for August 14th!
(6 southside rd. Danvers, MA at 11am!)
See you there!
Arc and the Autism Support Center: