The museum will be hosting its 19th Annual Model Engineering Show and Family Maker Space on Saturday, August 18, 2018 when visitors will be treated to a wide variety of exhibits and hands-on maker activities.
Exhibits are held at both the museum and around the corner at the Windsor Rec Center / Admission is $10 adult and $5 students; one ticket good for both venues. Also, free admission for Windsor students accompanied by one parent and free admission for any Junior Machinist Apprentice graduate and one parent if the graduate wears his/her JMA pin. PLEASE NOTE: Admission to this event is NOT PART of the benefits of APM Membership.
If you would like to participate in this day long event there is still time to register. Vendors and Exhibitors Register Here
Featured at the Show:
In addition to the great modeler exhibits we will be welcoming some new exciting participants this year as we broaden the scope of the show to include more technology, youth oriented activities and historic presentations. New confirmed participants include:
- Howard Coffin, author of several books on the Civil War and winner of the esteemed Hathaway Award from the Vermont Historical Society for his book “Something Abides: Discovering the Civil War in Today’s Vermont.” Howard will be presenting a talk on Vermont Sharpshooters in the new Learning Lab of the Museum Lobby.
- Steve Giroux, a local videographer will demonstrate how he uses drone technology in his work,
- Along with other state robotic teams our own American Precision Junior Apprentices will give VEX and SPERO robot demonstrations
- Frank the Welder, aka Frank Wadelton, a legendary figure in American bicycle frame design and manufacturing. He’s worked at Yeti, Spooky, Mongoose, and many others and has a tremendous influence on mountain bike design. CLICK HERE to see a video of his story.
Other events and participants we are anticipating include:
- APM’s second “Introduce a Girl to Engineering” event. Our first event, in February, included 10 professional women engineers and nearly 50 girls and young women interested in careers in engineering.
- A presentation of the award winning engineering film on young women engineers caled “Dream Big”
- Solar panel demonstration
- An expanded Family Maker Space and activities
- The updated and remodeled Vermont Tech Mobile Manufacturing Lab
- Destination Imagination with great kids activities
- Windsor Fire Department Barbecue
Thanks to our Sponsors of last year's event.
Jane Osgood and Ted Hilles
Town of Windsor
Distinctly Windsor (Windsor Improvement Corporation WIC)
Vermont Tech (sponsor of the Dream Big dcoumentary showings and the event)
Windsor Wine and Spirits
Would you like to be a Sponsor for This Year's Event!
Please call 802-674-5781 and ask for Frank Hoffman.