Mich. -- The Maker Faire-Detroit-2012, a celebration
of engineering creativity and imagination, returns to the grounds
of The Henry Ford. Both inside and out, the display area will
be filled to capacity on the weekend of July 28-29, with battling
robots, contraptions and every new fangled contrivance imaginable.
20,000 in attendance are expected each day for this event featuring
over 300 inventors, and tinkers displaying their wares, fares,
and new-fangled ideas.
of a giant convention and celebration of ‘nerds’ and
throw in some plain old fun. That is sort of a description of
what one will see. The ultimate science fair, it is a spectacle
of the handmade, homemade, and overly insane innovations. It is
a ‘Lollapalooza’ for freaks, geeks, and all sorts
of gifted geniuses.
excited to bring this festival back to The Henry Ford and Dearborn
to help ignite creativity and innovation in those who love to
tinker,” said Patricia Mooradian, president of The Henry
“The success of the 2010 and 2011 Maker Faire Detroit events
has proven the possibility of what ordinary individuals can do,
right here in a region brimming with doers and thinkers."
entertainment, the showcase inspires technological thought and
transfers that old fashioned ‘Do-It-Yourself’ mindset
that Detroit has been famous for. It is a weekend for inspiration.
Faire Detroit will showcase everything from robots, flame shooters,
animatronics, solar-powered mechanical sculptures and hands on
activities. Back by popular demand are some special favorites
including, the Life-Size Mousetrap, Cirque Amongus, i3Detroit
Hackerspace and Handmade Detroit.
more information, visit www.makerfairedetroit.com
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