On Saturday, August 5th at 11:00 am as part of the Tamworth Economic Commission’s 2nd annual Street Fair, the Cook Memorial Library is excited to present John Higby the Yo–Yo Guy who will perform his comedy yo-yo show for all ages on the library’s front lawn. Immediately following the show, John Higby will lead a yo-yo tricks workshop. Both events are free and open to people of all ages.
John has performed his unique high-energy comedy yo–yo show in 26 countries from New Zealand to Japan, holds the world yo–yo champion title and 4 Guinness World Records. He has been featured on David Letterman, Discovery Channel’s Time Warp, Comedy Central, The Guinness World Record Show, Fetch with Ruff Ruffman on PBS, and even has his own Topps trading card! ESPN magazine coined him “Unsung Hero” of 2008. The Yo–Yo Guy is an interactive performance with yo-yos, unicycle, and a giant yo–yo that John walks on! Specializing in family shows, this show is great for all ages!
This show is sponsored by the Cook Memorial Library and a Kids, Books & the Arts grant. Funding for this grant is provided by the Jack and Dorothy Byrne Foundation, CHILIS, Cogswell Benevolent Trust, and is supported in part by a grant from the NH State Council on the Arts & the National Endowment for the Arts as well as funds administered by the NH State Library and provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
See the Yo-Yo Guy at Street Fair!