From the event organizer:
“The second-annual Maker Faire Milwaukee will return to Wisconsin State Fair Park on Saturday, September 26, and Sunday, September 27, 2015, the same weekend as Wisconsin State Fair Park’s Harvest Fair.
This free regional event is produced by the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum and Milwaukee Makerspace, and is presented in collaboration with MAKE magazine and sponsored by Brady Corporation. Maker Faire Milwaukee aims to inspire, inform, connect and entertain in a family-friendly gathering that highlights the do-it-yourself spirit of our community and celebrates innovation in technology, education, science, arts, crafts, engineering, food, sustainability, and more.
New additions for the 2015 event include expansion of hall space in the Exposition Center for the event’s hands-on workshops for children and adults, demonstrations, speakers and exhibitors that showcase 3D printing, electronics, robotics, laser cutting, soldering, lasers, alternative energy, blacksmithing, indie crafts, and more; and an extended two-day Design and Build Challenge sponsored by GE – Maker Faire Milwaukee’s team-based competition that showcases the talent and creativity of area makers.”