______________________________________ This unique, annual exhibit/fun launches the 20th Annual Yo-Yo & Skill Toy Convention in March 2015: Exhibit/gizzmos March 8-20, 2015, Convention March 21-22, 2015
1000 Yo-Yos & Memorabilia Exhibit + 10 Hands-On, Silly Gizzmos! An awesome, special exhibit just this time of year: plus hands-on fun with 10 unique, action, skill gizzmos!
March 8-20, 2015 HARK:entrance to the exhibit ison the hour only, then stay the rest of that day if you wish Sun. March 8/15 Noon-4 Mon/Tue by appointment for groups of 20 or more Wed March 11/18 noon-6 Thur March 12/19 noon-6 Fri March 13/20 noon-6 Sat March 14 10-4 Mornings and evenings are also available for groups of 20 or more Presented by the Spinning Top & Yo-Yo Museum just before the 20th Annual Yo-Yo & Skill Toys Convention
Admission: $7/person, all ages.Exhibit & Hands-on Gizzmos is for ages 6-106. Parking is free. Admissions are paid in cash. Groups of 20 or more are eligible for a discount with a pre-paid minimum fee. The hands-on items are not appropriate for under age 6 and use will be limited for any younger visitors due to safety. Sorry, no room for strollers. This event is not recommended for those under age 6:
Here is what happens when you visit this unique event:
~ Learn a few, quick tidbits about yo-yos from a yo-yo collector ~ See the amazing collection of antique & vintage yo-yos, memorabilia, posters, history, novelties, vintage trick books, new yo-yos, vintage string packages, award patches, unusual yo-yos & more! Try the I Spy Hunt if you like! ~ Meet someone who has yo-yoed with the Smother Brothers ~ Enjoy a demonstration of 3 classic yo-yo tricks ~ View a yo-yo video ~ Try the Hands-on fun with 10 NON-Yo-Yo unusual & silly spinners & other fun action devices/gizzmos* for yourself! It's like a test drive! with most items available later in the gift shop. Fun for kids & adults ages 6-106! (There are no yo-yos to use, but if you are 8 or older (adults, too)you may bring a yo-yo or buy a yo-yo here to use while here. Note: learning to yo-yo is offered in classes, not as part of the exhibit admission. If you buy a yo-yo here, we do offer a "quick class" for the yo-yo purchaser at that time, for a small fee) ~Gift/toy Shoppe Collectibles & new items for sale in gift shop with 50 different kinds of yo-yos & hundreds of other spinner toys & devices
Free parking Always call ahead, as some times may be sold out.
(sorry, this is not a time to learn to Yo-Yo. Yo-Yo Classes are offered at other times.) Come enjoy the Yo-Yo Exhibition AND Try 10 different hands-on challenges of non-yo-yo, action and skill gizzzmos! Fun for all!
MORE about the exhibit visit ~~~~Black and red wood Duncan Yo-Yos were made in Luck, Wisconsin. Ever wonder why they are all different sizes? See originals here and then we can answer that question when you attend one of the exhibition sessions: part of the 20th Annual Yo-Yo & Skill Toy Convention, Burlington, Wisconsin.
~~~~Many early Duncan Yo-Yos also had the name "tops" on them because yo-yos are "return tops." See a thousand old and new yo-yos, patches, string packages, awards, posters and related memorabilia and enjoy the company of others interested in yo-yos. Don't miss this unique opportunity! .
Yo-Yos and Memorabilia: Who knew there were so many kinds! Old, new, rare, & novelty yo-yos: Duncan, Royal, Flambeau, Cheerio, Goody, Hi-Ker, Royal, Yomega, Kuhn, BC, Fli-Back, Festival, & Dell. Premium & advertising yo-yos, butterfly yo-yos & 1950's yo-yo award patches. Books, posters, and other surprising yo-yo items!
*HANDS-ON with different spinning/etc gizzzmos! Try classic, skill & action toys & spinner gizzzmos while here: the 2 handed Big circle spinner challenge, 2 toys that defy physics, a mountain toy, classic wire roller, optical toy and others! (all items are then available to purchase in the gift shop)
Sorry though, we can not provide yo-yos to use. If you bring your own-yo-yo, or buy one in our gift shop and would like to demonstrate a trick or two that you already know, we are pleased to include you in the demonstrations! If you would like to learn how to yo-yo, we offer one hour yo-yo classes at certain times. Ages 8 & older Only: If you buy a yo-yo here during the exhibition, we offer a "5 minute Quick Starter Class" to give you a jump start for a separate fee.
Yo-Yo Collectibles for sale A variety of styles and years of yo-yos (antique, vintage, modern, new), yo-yo t-shirts, yo-yo posters, collectibles, yo-yo books, autographed items, related items are for sale during the Exhibition hours and the entire convention. Of course, NEW yo-yos, strings, books, videos, DVDs, tops, gyroscopes, diabolos, etc. are also for sale in our gift shop. For purchases: we accept cash (small bills only please) and credit cards. There is also an ATM at the corner.