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The Wilson County Educational Foundation, Maker Media, and the Wilson County Public Libraries are sponsoring the Wilson County Mini Maker Faire. The Faire will be held on May 23, 2015 from 9am-4pm. Tickets will be just $5.00 per person (tickets now on sale at our website).  We will have a variety of booths with makers from all over the area. Visit our website: http://wilsoncountymakerfaire.com/ for more information.

We invite all makers in the area to apply for a booth at the Faire. The application can be found at the above website or you can come into the Sam Fore, Jr. Public Library in Floresville to pick up a paper application. If you need help or questions with the application, call the main library (830-393-7361) for assistance.

The Floresville Leo Club will be providing lunch for attendees for a small fee.

Current Makers and Vendors for the Faire include:

Mark Barnett from the Geekbus (a mobile makerspace)-Hands on learning activities in programming, robotics and 3D printing

Drama Kids-Explore favorite storybook characters and craft your own mask

Template Designs-How to make fast, easy, accurate half-square triangles in quilts

Aesthetic Designs-fused glass jewelry and art

Typewriter Rodeo-craft custom poems for Father’s Day on vintage typewriters

Flint Knapping-the ancient art of making stone tools

Freda Inspired-cleansed and charged gemstone bracelets, natural herbal salves

Wilson County Antique Car Club

Wilson County Historical Society-sponsoring local authors Dorothy Wiley, Deborah Gafford, and others

Two Ears Ranch-Leather work, Jewelry, Silversmith, Paintings

Greater San Antonio Quilt Guild-Beautiful quilt designs and coloring sheets for the children

Andy’s Leather-Custom leather work: Belts, billfolds, purses, custom projects

Make San Antonio- Fab Lab, Makerspaces, Hackerspaces

Hoopmaking 101!-Learn how to make your own hoop of preferred size, weight, color, and style! (charge for hoopmaking materials)

San Antonio Model Railroad Association-a group of like minded individuals interested in the modeling, operations and history of railroads

WeDo Robotics-a fun and interactive showcasing of the WeDo Robotics Kits on how to integrate the science of robotics with easy step-by-step instructions designed to create different projects with Legos.

The Edge of Imagination Station- an interactive and mobile stop motion animation lab complete with custom work spaces and software

San Antonio Needlework Guild-Chapter of Embroiderers Guild of America

City of Floresville