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On August 4-5, Evanston will host the area’s first Mini Maker Faire, a celebration of technology and the making of things. Part of the Maker movement gaining momentum nationwide, Maker Faires celebrate the creative spark in everyone, showcasing technology projects, arts and crafts, and the fanciful and even bizarre creations made by the inventors and creative geniuses among us.

Evanston Mini Maker Faire is independently organized and operated under license from O’Reilly Media, Inc. For more information visit