We have begun to add workshops to our Maker Faire offerings. These are short, 45-60 minute classes in which attendees can make various projects. Check out our Workshops 2016 link to see what is being offered. If you would like to do a workshop, please click on the Makers Apply Here button and fill out the form. Mark “Workshop” on the form. Workshops are offered free for attendees.
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Makers have been signing up for our faire in September. Scroll over the tab “Maker Faire 2016” and click on Makers/Exhibitors 2016 to see who is coming this year!
Our Maker Faire is a place to showcase your skills as a maker or craftsman. We have several types of exhibits available: Maker Booth or Exhibit (demonstrate and/or have an activity for participants to “make” at no charge), Commercial Makers (individuals who would like to sell or market products they have made themselves or who charge for their activity), Non-profit Institution Booth (registered non-profit organization) that wishes to provide information about organization, Workshop or Presentation, and Performer. There is no fee for exhibitors who do not sell or charge for anything in their exhibit or are a non-profit organization. There is a $25 fee if you are a commercial exhibitor or if you charge participants for your activity. To apply to be an exhibitor, please click the “Makers Apply Here” button and fill out the application. Any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Call for Makers for our September 17 Makerfaire is now open. We are looking for people who create and make things: crafts of all kinds, robots, 3D printing, rockets, car restoration, gardeners, recycled art, ceramics, needlecraft, cooks, bakers, stop motion movies, scrapbookers, leather workers, welders, quilters, inventors, jewelry makers, etc. If you create and/or make something or teach someone how to create or make something, we are interested in having you at our Makerfaire. Please complete the Maker application by clicking on the button to the right. Email us if you have any questions. Our email address is email@example.com
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We’ve got the date set! September 17, 2016! Our second annual Mini Maker Faire! And we are so excited!!!
Look for our Call for Makers in May of 2016!
A big “Thank You” to all Makers, Attendees, Volunteers, and Food Vendor for helping to make our first Mini Maker Faire a success. We had so many happy people at the faire and not one complaint about anything (except maybe the weather). Everyone was awesome and we are looking forward to our second one on September 17, 2016.
The Teen Book Club of the Wilson County Public Libraries will have fresh popped popcorn with your choice of flavored sprinkles for sale. Proceeds will support the Library’s After-Hours Teen Book Club.
The Floresville Leo’s Club will provide the following concessions:
Hot Dog, Chips, and Drink
Shredded Pork Sandwich, Chips, and Drink
Hot Cheetos with Cheese
Water, Ice Tea, Lemonade
Tickets for the Wilson County Mini Maker Faire are now on sale. Click on the Attend tab for details. A reminder that all proceeds from the faire will go to support the Wilson County Public Libraries Summer Reading Program in Poth, Stockdale, and Floresville, TX. Thank you for your support.