The Big Muddy Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of entrepreneurs, tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students and commercial exhibitors. It is a place for all of these makers to show what they have made and to share what they have learned.

The Big Muddy Mini Maker Faire will debut at the Restoration Natatorium on North Second and Francis streets on March 3 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. It will showcase dozens of family-friendly exhibits, hands-on displays and informative presentations.  Gary Clapp from Missouri Western states, “We are excited to be part of this maker faire and demonstrate some really cool things.”

Projects that the Faire hopes to feature involve an array of things, including drones, , electronics, hands-on demonstrations, interactive exhibits and art projects, inventions of all types, kit makers, puppets, kites, radios, computers, game systems, robotics, rockets, RC toys, science projects,, sustainability and green technology, unique arts and crafts and unusual tools or machines.

In addition, the Faire stage will welcome musical performances, entertainment and interesting talks.

The number of makers will be limited, so those interested should apply as soon as possible.

For more information and to sign up as a maker, go online to the Big Muddy Mini Maker Faire website at