By John McDevitt
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — As the 114th Mummers Parade takes place along Broad Street tomorrow, 11 fancy brigade clubs will perform two shows indoors at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Tickets are available at the door for the noon show. The 5 o’clock judged show is nearly sold out.
The Spartans are the newest club and one of 11 brigades performing. They’re doing a Native American theme drill complete with giant rolling totem poles and tepees. Pat Dio is a Spartans Club officer.
“To tell you the truth the whole year was a challenge. I mean you figure we are starting from nothing, we started with nothing. We started with nine guys and a fog machine. We build it up to 80 people. I mean the biggest challenge was just coming together and we are here,” Dio said.
And there are strict rules in the competition.
Fred Keller is…
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