Over 100 “Makers” and 3,000 Faire-goers expected on Sunday, March 16, 2014

The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia’s Innovation Fund is a premiere sponsor of Northern Virginia’s inaugural Mini Maker Faire, to take place on Sunday, March 16th from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm at South Lakes High School and Hughes Middle School in Reston.  It will bring together inventors, hackers, crafters, artists, and DIY’ers from across the region to demonstrate and collaborate with Faire-goers to make things, new inventions, tools, and gadgets.  More than 100 booths will feature “Makers” ages 12 to 92, offering hands-on projects for adults and kids of all ages.  Tickets are required to attend this event.  More information is available at http://makerfairenova.com.

The Innovation Fund at the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia recognizes and promotes innovation and supports programs that nurture inventiveness, creativity, and new design across Northern Virginia.  

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