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Mercantile June/July 2011

tivoli day Saturday, July 16, 2011 • 2 PM - dark • Tivoli Memorial Park • Celebrating Local Talent Dear Friends:


On behalf of the Village of Tivoli, I want to take this opportunity to invite you to Tivoli Day 2011, “Celebrating Local Talent.” The Village of Tivoli and our surrounding area is fortunate to have so many talented and gifted artists, crafters, and musicians. This year we celebrate that talent by featuring the works of those that help to define our community’s character. In addition, I am proud and grateful that so many of our local civic organizations have lent their time and support to ensure a successful celebration again this year. My sincere thanks to our sponsors, volunteers, village personnel, and the many who work tirelessly each year to make Tivoli Day a source of community pride. I have often said that the words “Tivoli and community are synonymous.” I believe a day like Tivoli Day perfectly illustrates that sentiment. Thank you in advance for your participation and attendance, and for your support of the Village of Tivoli!

ALL DAY • Entertainment by local musicians and bands • Refreshments served by local restaurants and civic organizations • Family games: sack races, basketball games, hula hoop contest, and more • Local artists and crafters 3 PM Salute to US Veterans under the pavilion 5-6 PM Chili contest under the pavilion 6 PM • Pie contest • Karaoke contest 7 PM • Performance by Dog on Fleas


DUSK • Movie in the park Bryan F. Cranna Mayor

local favorite Dog on Fleas plays Tivoli Day! formance, Dog on Fleas is a tornado, sucking up fans and whirling them around in a frenzy of fun. The whump of the bass and drums, the sass of the trombone, and the wow of the guitar and keyboards will convert you. Kids and critics all agree. Dog on Fleas have released 4 critically acclaimed CDs! The CD, “When I Get Little”, is chock full of hits: 13 originals and 2 traditional tunes and not a dull minute. It was #2 on the 2006 Kid’s Music That Rocks Top 20, and one of the Top 5 CDs of the year by Kathy O’Connell of WXPN in Philadelphia. “Cranberry Sauce Flotilla” is #1 on the 12 Kids’ Albums You Can’t Live Without list in the School Library Journal (7/1/07). For more information, visit

“10 Years Old and Still Growing Up” Dog on Fleas is a unique beast with equal parts brains and muscle. They have been performing and recording intelligent, gutsy music for kids and adults since 1999, and have no plans to stop. They revel in diverse sounds and styles of music, and you can feel their excitement in every note. In per-

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