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See how it's made at the Maker Faire.

Free, family-friendly Maker Faire comes to State Fair Park

More than 150 makers will showcase their work, knowledge and skills during the 2015 Maker Faire Milwaukee – a free, family-friendly event, Saturday, Sept. 26 and Sunday, Sept. 27 at Wisconsin State Fair Park.

Co-hosted by the Betty Brinn Children's Museum and Milwaukee Makerspace, Maker Faire Milwaukee will feature businesses, tech enthusiasts, clubs, student groups, artists, entrepreneurs and other talented local makers who will show what they make and talk about their work in the spirit of the fast-growing "maker movement."

"The 2015 Maker Faire Milwaukee will have something for everyone, with more than 170 makers who will share their remarkable work at this free community event that showcases invention, creativity and resourcefulness," said Fern Shupeck, the museum's executive director.

"Maker Faires are known as the greatest show and tell on Earth and attendees will enjoy a wide variety of hands-on workshops, maker demonstrations and build competitions, presentations from DIY experts and fun entertainment – the perfect platform for facilitating education and inspiring innovation through making."

A full list of participants is here.


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