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More than Forty Five Booths at Brewer Craft Fair Saturday October 29 to Benefit Robotics Team

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Brewer High School Robotics Team's robot Windsor will be demonstrating his skills at the Team's Craft Fair October 29 at Brewer High School.

BREWER — Get your holiday shopping done early at Brewer High School Robotic Team Orange Chaos’ fourth annual craft fair 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at the high school gymnasium, 79 Parkway South. More than forty five local artisans and independent consultants will sell their products. Wood crafts and toys, jewelry, knit goods, soap and lotion, glass bottles fleece items, gift baskets, scarves, engraving, embroidery, doll clothes, wallets, cross stitch, framed art, crochet items, hair bows, tutus, party hats and bags will be available. Honey, Usborne books, Scentsy candles, Lalaroe leggings and clothes, Tupperware, Avon, Tastefully Simple, It Works Global health and beauty products and non-chemical products will also be offered for sale. Robot demonstrations will be held throughout the Fair.
“We truly have something for everyone at this fair. We’ve had to move into the gymnasium to fit all the vendors and we still have more signing up,” said Tracy Hogan, Robotics Team Mentor. “The funds raised will enable the team to purchase equipment and tools as well as help offset travel costs.”
This year, the team known as Orange Chaos, earned eighth-place in their division at the 2016 FIRST World Championships in St. Louis, Missouri in April. The competition included 600 teams from around the world. The team earned its trip to the World’s by finishing in fifth place at the New England District Championship in Hartford, CT, the highest finish in the history of the team.
The BHS robotics program exposes students to STEM activities and careers while designing, building and programming a robot to compete in the global FIRST Robotics program.  The team competes throughout New England each spring.  The team has multiple outreach programs during the school year and summer including LEGO robotics activities with Middle school and Junior High students as well as robot demonstrations for various groups.
Free admission. For information or to reserve a table or space, call Tracy at 992-6571.