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1500 E Main St
Ashland, OR 97520
Phone: (541) 482-6767
Fax: (541) 482-5716
Email: info@scienceworksm. . .
Hours: Every Day, 10 am - 6 pm, Memorial Day - Labor Day

2015 TinkerFest

TinkerFest, May 16 & 17, is all about celebrating invention, 2015 TinkerFest logocreativity, making and tinkering throughout our region.  TinkerFest is focused on igniting the “spark” in people that drives creation and learning by thinking with your hands, taking things apart, and creating something truly unique.  


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Admission Rates (ages 2+)

  • Members: $7 or $12 for 2 days
  • Non-members: $15 or $25 for 2 days

Click on the pdf link below for a complete listing of events.

Catch a preview of TinkerFest at these regional events:

  • March 21 in Grants Pass at the Grower's Market, 9 am - 1 pm with Rebel Bricks
  • April 18 in Klamath Falls at the Children's Learning Fair, 8 am - 2 pm
  • May 9 in Medford at Art in Bloom with Rogue Hack Lab

Here are some of the things you'll find at this year's TinkerFest:

LEGO Building with Rebel BricksRebel Bricks is providing thousands of LEGOs for your building enjoyment. Get creative, get crazy, get LEGO awesome! Toy Take Apart with Rogue Hack LabRogue Hack Lab returns with a variety of activities including the popular Toy Hacking. 
Chalk Art with Ernesto RamirezErnesto and his crew return with another amazing chalk art creation and tips for making your own art! Yarn Bombing with Armadillo TechWhether you're a knitter already or just learning, the students from Armadillo Tech need your help to
yarn bomb
Car Take Apart with Ashland AutomotiveWe've got the car, the tools, and the safety gear.  It's up to you to get down to the nuts and bolts and take the car apart​
BlacksmithingDennis Debay and his crew of blacksmiths will teach you how to create works of art with molten metal.
Wood Carving Demonstration
Local wood carver Roger Butterfield will demonstrate his skills and teach you the craft of carving.
Needle Felting
Young and old and use wool to felt their own animal creations from monkeys to's up to you!


TinkerFest is made possible with support from:

Evogeneao Summit Beverage logo
City of Ashland Lithia Auto Stores


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