Lincoln’s original maker fair, Make Lincoln, marked its 10th anniversary on Saturday, providing a day full of fun and creativity for all participants. The event showcased the unique projects created by local inventors and artists, each offering a distinct and innovative perspective.
Make Lincoln, a free annual event, featured a range of hands-on workshops and demonstrations in various fields, including wood-working, robotics, textiles, and 3-D printing. The goal of the fair is to inspire individuals to explore new hobbies and learn new skills, as it is organized by a maker space.
“The point is it’s a celebration of the making, so we want to inspire folks to pick up a new hobby or learn a new skill or something,” explained Robert McCown, a maker participating in Make Lincoln. These types of events provide a platform for makers and attendees to connect and inspire one another through their eccentric and unique creations.
Make Lincoln’s 10th anniversary signifies a decade of fostering creativity and innovation within the Lincoln community. As makers continue to experiment and push the boundaries of traditional craftsmanship, events like Make Lincoln serve as a catalyst for collaboration and inspiration.
Overall, Make Lincoln not only celebrates the achievements of local inventors and artists but also encourages individuals of all ages to embrace their own creativity. By showcasing the diverse range of projects and skills on display, Make Lincoln inspires and empowers participants to explore their artistic potential and contribute to the growing maker movement.