Come Out, Meet the Makers, See the Projects, and Get Inspired to
Be Creative and Make Something Yourself!
Attendance is Free!
We do ask that you register (for free) via eventbrite at this link. As a thank you for registering bring the printout of your registration to the Maker Faire for a chance to win prizes made by our makers and donated by our sponsors. By registering you are helping our makers plan their exhibits and bring enough materials for everyone to take part. You are also helping us answer the question “Is Alamance County big enough and interested enough for a Maker Space?”
WHEN and WHERE
Saturday April 15th, 2015, 10am to 5pm (Rain or Shine)
Stay for as little or as long as you like.
Some exhibitors may not be available during the entire event. Please check our “Makers” tab closer to the date of the Maker Faire for details about each exhibit.
Holly Hill Mall and Business Center
309 Huffman Mill Road
Burlington, NC 27215
At the intersection of Huffman Mill Road and Church Street (US 70)
Exit 141 (Huffman Mill Road) on I-85/I-40
Holly Hill Mall and Business Center provides plenty of free public parking. Please park in any open space.
HANDICAPPED ACCESS & PARKING
Holly Hill Mall and Business Center provides Handicapped Access and Parking.
FOOD and DINING
The Alamance Makers Guild will not be serving or selling any food products at this event, however there are a variety of good dining options available in, around, and near Holly Hill Mall and Business Center. A food court, snacks, fast food, sit-down restaurants, and finer dining are available within a one mile radius and throughout Burlington and Alamance County.
For Take-Away or Drive-Through Pizza, Italian, and Wings we also suggest our sponsor and friends at:
MiMi’s Pizza of Burlington
4217 S. Church Street
Some of our makers and some of our sponsors are donating some really cool door prizes that will be given away by random drawing to folks who register for our Mini Maker Faire. To be entered into the drawing simply complete a free registration at this link (same as above, or any of the “Register to Attend” buttons), and then bring the printout of your registration to the Maker Faire. We’ll draw names at random after the Maker Faire and then e-mail the winners letting them know how they can get their prizes. We’ll also post a list of winners here after the faire.
Prizes include (but are not limited to):
- Reinventing Science Kits (from Harris Educational)
- Free Subscriptions to Make Magazine (from Make Magazine)
- And more… check back, we’ll update this list as more folks add their contributions!
Even More Things to Do While in Burlington
If you aren’t from Burlington and are visiting for the Mini Maker Faire there are many other interesting things to do while you are in town. In addition to the shops, stores, and dining at Holly Hill Mall and Business Center there is also City Park with a Historic Carousel and Train Ride, Historic sites and battlegrounds, Outdoor activities at Cedar Rock Park, a new Children’s Museum in Graham NC, and much more. Learn more and plan your day at this link.