Maker Faire is known as
the world's largest Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Festival.
Sponsored by Make
magazine, the Faires take place all over the country as two-day,
family-friendly events to make, create, learn, invent, craft, recycle, think,
play and be inspired by celebrating arts, crafts, engineering, food, music,
science and technology.
The NeedleArts Zone shares the Maker Faire venues with hundreds
of other creative companies, ranging from those as large as Martha Stewart, to
small group of Girls Scouts selling bottle cap necklaces, to independent
artisans. From high tech to low tech, the array of exhibits is nearly
We're also always actively looking for enthusiastic
volunteers. Get a free entry ticket for the entire weekend event, just for
sharing four hours of your time and wisdom with Maker Faire attendees.
The TNNA NeedleArts Zone will be at 2016 Maker Faires including
May 20 - 22 at San Mateo Event Center, San Mateo, CA
July 30 - 31 at The Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, MI
October 1 - 2 at New York Hall of Science
Interested in donating and/or teaching? Drop Frederikka a
line at firstname.lastname@example.org or give
her a call at 650-728-2730.
In addition, there are "Mini-Maker Faires" held
throughout the year across the nation and the world. Learn more at MakerFaire.com/mini, and check out the frequently updated Maker Faire calendar to find an upcoming
event near you.