The Warrior robotics team from High Tech High Media Arts in Pt. Loma will be among the makers displaying their work.
The Warrior robotics team from High Tech High Media Arts in Pt. Loma will be among the makers displaying their work.

Maker Faire San Diego, a celebration of America’s growing do-it-yourself culture, returns to Balboa Park this weekend with more than 200 displays.

Organizers describe it as San Diego’s “greatest show-and-tell” with family-friendly displays by crafters, educators, hobbyist and artists. Standout projects will be a giant robot puppet, the world record paper airplane, and an electric giraffe.

The event takes place on both Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1 and 2. Advance online tickets start at $20 for adults and $12 for children at www.sdmakerfaire.org.

Chris Jennewein

Chris Jennewein is Editor & Publisher of Times of San Diego.