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Celebrate Earth Day…

Saturday, April 21st, 2018  |  1o am – 6 pm 

2050 Chapel Hill Road, Durham

Activities for all ages

Free! Donations welcome!

Get Creative | Get Active | Get Musical | Get Informed

DIY Fest brings together artists, makers, and other creative individuals to celebrate Durham’s innovative do-it-yourself spirit, featuring kids’ activities, free demos, artist and maker vendor booths, food, music, and fun. Unleash your inner child with:

  • Artists and Makers will be set up in our outdoor courtyard and along the sidewalk in front of our new Scrap Thrift store.
  • Kids activities including Futsall with Durham Atletico, a Science Wizard, Make N Take activities, Junk Jams, and more!
  • Live music on our Loading Dock Main Stage in the courtyard
  • Enjoy live presentations on sustainability at the Eco Faire lounge
  • Hands-on creative opportunities in our Design Studio
  • Compete in (advance registration required) or witness Durham’s first official Hebocon competition (robot sumo-wrestling competition for those who are not technically gifted)

Are you an artist, maker or a sustainability organization that would like to participate?

Artists can download an application here. All makers and organizations interested in skill sharing can apply with this application. Please contact Diana Shark, Marketing & Special Event Coordinator, at marketing-at-scrapexchange.org or 919-213-1278 for more information or questions.

Fantastic Food! Featuring:

Updates coming soon

Awesome Bands! Featuring:

Updates coming soon

Super Speakers, Artists, and Makers!

Updates coming soon

and more!


 Established in 1991, our mission at The Scrap Exchange is to promote creativity, environmental awareness, and community through reuse.

More information at www.scrapexchange.org.