THE MAKER FAIRE NEW YORK
Organized by the staff of MAKE magazine, makezine.com and craftzine.com, Maker Faire is a newfangled fair that brings together science, art, craft and engineering plus music in an energized and exciting public forum. The aim is to inspire people of all ages to roll up their sleeves and become makers. This family-friendly event showcases the amazing work of all kinds of makers - anyone who is embracing the DIY spirit and wants to share their accomplishments with an appreciative audience.
They're currently accepting proposals from the public for demonstrations ('til Aug 8):
•Music Performance and Participation
•3D Printers and CNC Mill
•Textile Arts and Crafts
•Home Energy Monitoring
•Rockets and RC Toys
•Radios, Vintage Computers and Game Systems
•Biology/Biotech and Chemistry Projects
•Food and Beverage Makers
•Shelter (Tents, Domes, etc.)
•Unusual Tools or Machines
•How to Fix Things or Take them Apart (Vacuums, Clocks, Washing Machines, etc.)
New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th Street
Queens, NY 11368-2950
Located in Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Saturday, September 17th - 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday, September 18th - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.