The first annual Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire is scheduled for  this weekend, Saturday and Sunday August 30 & 31, at the Grand Rapids Public Museum.

A Maker Faire combines the traditional science fair with innovation and engineering capitalizing on the Maker movement for something entirely new.

The Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire is originally a collaboration of  the GR Makers, The Geek Group, Grand Rapids Community College, Genesis Inc. and the Grand Rapids Public Museum.

The museum's Kate Moore says our version of the mini maker faire will include more that 70 tinkerers and inventors.

 

Read more here about GR's first-ever Maker Faire.