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MESA – Southwest Maker Fest
Saturday, February 17, 10:00 am - 4:00 pmFREE
This free community event — a signature event of the Arizona SciTech Festival — offers interactive exhibits, workshops and demonstrations to inspire both kids and adults to make innovative new products, art, food, clothing and more. In its fifth year, the festival emphasizes hands-on learning through doing, sustainability and locally sourced materials. The maker culture encompasses art, technology, sewing, woodworking and metalworking, and handcrafted foods and beverages. Admission is free to the nearby i.d.e.a. Museum that offers hands-on kids activities. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown Mesa. southwestmakerfest.com