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Enjoy your long holiday weekend because next Saturday, September 12th, you're going to have to get to work DIY-ing and shopping homemade goods. Yes indeedy, it's time for the third-annual Re:Make Festival at Fort Mason.
Hosted by San Francisco's Brit + Co, thousands of creative types will make their way to the Festival Pavilion, excited to take part in tons of free DIY projects (i.e. creating your own greeting cards with Hallmark). There's also a Crayola kid zone for mini crafties and prime shopping: More than 100 artisans and makers will be on hand, enthusiastically selling everything from jewelry and accessories to skincare products and unique elixirs to candles and ceramics.
Since it's not officially a festival without food-truck grub, Voodoo Van, Ultra Crepes and Sabor de San Miguel, among others, will be parked and ready to serve. The event (10am to 5pm) is free but please RSVP. Fort Mason is located at 2 Marina Boulevard.
Also worthy of note: On Friday, September 11th, the Re:Make Summit, a full-day conference, hits Fort Mason. The focus of the event? How creativity and technology are changing people's day-to-day lives. And, hot damn, the list of speakers is quite impressive, including: Julie Larson-Green, chief experience officer, Microsoft; Scott Belsky, VP community, Adobe; Jodie Fox, CCO, Shoes of Prey; and Sophia Rossi, co-founder and CEO, Hello Giggles. Get more details and request an invite for the Summit.