Creators Converge on Sheboygan for the Fifth Annual Maker Faire | 104.5 & 96.1 The Point
Artists, musicians, scientists, engineers, crafters and generally creative people who make things are invited to the fifth annual Sheboygan Maker Faire on Saturday June 18. The event will be a free, all-ages welcome affair taking place outside on the Mead Library Plaza and the City Green in downtown Sheboygan from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Fair will feature hands-on demos, workshops, and other activities like junkyard art, robotics, coding, and collage making with New York-based pop artist Michael Albert. Appearances will also be made by the MilliporeSigma Exploration Station and the Lakeshore Technical College Mobile Manufacturing Lab.Kid friendly activities include power wheels racing, featuring high power electric kid-sized cars.
A major music future will be the “Get the Gig” band competition, sponsored by the John Michael Kohler Art Center, where the winner earns a paid opening gig for the Levitt AMP Sheboygan Music Series this summer. Sponsors for the Maker Faire include the Mead Public Library, Gearbox Labs, MilliporeSigma, the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, the UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus, the City of Sheboygan and Visit Sheboygan. For a full schedule or to download free tickets*, visit https://sheboygan.makerfaire.com. *Tickets are encouraged but not required.