SALT LAKE CITY, July 27 – Craft Lake City is partnering with KRCL 90.9 FM to showcase select DIY Engineers in the “Meet Your Maker” series. The series airs Thursday evenings at 6:00 p.m. during KRCL’s community affairs program, RadioActive. The DIY Engineers featured on the program will be exhibiting at the Google Fiber STEM Building during Craft Lake City’s 8th Annual DIY Festival, held Aug. 12–14 at the Gallivan Center.
In the coming weeks, the Meet Your Maker series will feature the following STEM exhibitors:
“I’m thrilled with the DIY Engineer exhibits in the Google Fiber STEM Building at this year’s Craft Lake City DIY Festival,” says Jessica Thesing, STEM Building Manager. “Our exhibits this year include 3-D printing, robotics, synthesizers, radio production, drones, solar-powered vehicles, coding technology, musical instruments, DIY product demos, and much more. These interactive exhibits let festival-goers experience technology hands-on, which is what do-it-yourself is truly all about.”
The DIY Festival will be held Friday, Aug. 12, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 13, from noon to 10 p.m.; and Sunday, Aug. 14, from noon to 7 p.m. In addition to STEM exhibits, the festival features over 250 artisans, craft foodies, and performers. Tickets can be purchased at 24tix.com. The festival is FREE for kids 12 and under.
About Craft Lake City: We are a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Our mission is to educate, promote and inspire local artisans while elevating the creative culture of the Utah arts community through science, technology and art. In an effort to keep the community active, educated and aware of local DIY culture, Craft Lake City hosts monthly workshops, gallery shows, fundraisers and an annual festival to promote regional spending with independent artisans and businesses. The 2016 DIY Festival will be held at the Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main Street, on Friday, Aug. 12, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 13, from noon to 10 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 14, from noon to 7 p.m.