Now that it's all official, Maker Faire locals are pulling out all the stops (seriously, they can never stop pulling things apart). If you're planning to attend, discounted advance tickets are available now for $15 a day for adults and $13 a day for kids, or $29 for both days for adults and $23 for both days for kids. BUT! If you're super-savvy, you can plan to stop by Skycraft Parts & Surplus on Saturday, Aug. 30 between 3 - 5 p.m., where organizers will be giving out five pairs of tickets. Just look for the 12-foot-tall inflatable robot - you can't miss them.
Educators, Maker Faire will also be holding an open house event Saturday (Aug. 30) from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., to discuss a new initiative on Sept. 13 (the first day of Maker Faire) to help teachers inspire students to become makers, offering workshops, a panel featuring .
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