New Orleans Area, presented by Popular Mechanics and WDSU

Pontchartrain Center — Kenner, Louisiana
Saturday, June 23, 2012—10am to 5pm.
Tickets: $8 at the door.
Children under 18 are free.

Popular Mechanics: 110 Years of Self Reliance

Come meet first responders, Popular Mechanics editors, WDSU Weather pros, survival gurus and special guest celebrity-experts who will help you survive any disaster and thrive in the aftermath.

Bring the family and check out the special kid’s zone

Plus free swag, discounts, and a personal copy of Popular Mechanics.

Celebrities:

Colby Donaldson, Survivor finalist, host of Top Shot on History Channel

Mykel Hawke ofMan, Woman, Wild and One Man Army on Discovery Channel

Chris Grundy of Cool Tools on DIY

Workshops* Hosted by Chris Grundy of DIY Network’s Cool Tools

Cody Lundin’s Survival School
Power Up: Backup Generators
WDSU Exclusive: 2012 Hurricane Season Forecast
Roy Berendsohn’s Disaster Garage—The Gear You Need
Mykel Hawke: Survival Lessons from the Green Berets
Storm Spotting Clinic
Survival Mom’s Family Checklist
Hands-On Emergency Medicine with Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy
First Response: On the Ground with Katrina
Water: You Can’t Live Without It. Find it Anywhere
Gear Clinic: Emergency Chain Saw

We’re adding more every day so check back soon
(*schedule subject to change)

Houston, TX, presented by Popular Mechanics and WDSU

Reliant Center — Houston, Texas
Saturday, June 2, 2012—10am to 5pm.
Tickets: $8.
Children under 18 are free.

Popular Mechanics: 110 Years of Self Reliance

Come meet first responders, Popular Mechanics editors, Houston Chronicle weather pros, survival gurus and special guest celebrity-experts who will help you survive any disaster and thrive in the aftermath.

Bring the family and check out the special kid’s zone

Plus free swag, discounts, and a personal copy of Popular Mechanics.

Celebrities:

Colby Donalson, Survivor finalist, Host of Top Shot on The History Channel
Chris Grundy of Cool Tools on DIY Network
Mykel Hawke of Man, Woman, Wild and One Man Army on Discovery Channel

Workshops* Hosted by Chris Grundy of DIY Network’s Cool Tools
Power Up: Backup Generators
2012 Hurricane Season Forecast
Roy Berendsohn’s Disaster Garage—The Gear You Need
Mykel Hawke: Survival Lessons from the Green Berets
Storm Spotting Clinic
Survival Mom’s Family Checklist
Hands-On Emergency Medicine with Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy
First Response: On the Ground with Ike
Water: You Can’t Live Without It. Find it Anywhere
Gear Clinic: Emergency Chain Saw

We’re adding more every day so check back soon
(*schedule subject to change)

Northwest Arkansas, presented by Popular Mechanics and 4029 News

Holiday Inn and Convention Center — Springdale, Arkansas
1500 South 48th Street (click for map/directions)
Saturday, March 24, 2012—11am to 4pm.
Tickets: $6.
Children under 18 are free.

Popular Mechanics: 110 Years of Self Reliance

Come meet first responders, Popular Mechanics editors, 4029 Weather pros, survival gurus and special guest celebrity-experts who will help you survive any disaster and thrive in the aftermath.

Bring the family and check out the special kid’s zone

Plus free swag, t-shirts, discounts, and a personal copy of Popular Mechanics.

Celebrities:

Colby Donaldson, Survivor finalist, host of Top Shot on History Channel

Chris Grundy of Cool Tools on DIY

Mykel Hawke of Man, Woman, Wild and One Man Army on Discovery Channel

Workshops* Hosted by Chris Grundy of DIY Network’s Cool Tools

Mykel Hawke: Survival Lessons from the Green Berets + Colby Donaldson: What 30 Days in the TV Wilderness Really Taught Me About Survival + 2012 Tornado and Severe Weather Forecast From the 40/29 News Weather Team + Popular Mechanics Home Editor, Roy Berendsohn, Stocks His Disaster Garage—The Gear You Need to Survive + Survival Mom: 10 Things Every Mom Need To Know About Preparing for the Worst +
Water: You Can’t Live Without It. Find it Anywhere.

Plus: Patrol boasts from the Coast Guard and the Army Corps of Engineers, Fire Trucks and Fire Safety House from the Springdale Fire Department, The Red Cross Emergency Response Vehicle (ERV), Disaster Relief Kitchen from Southern Baptist Disaster Relief. And a special Red Cross Blood donation bus to support the local community in times of need.

Don’t forget the Popular Mechanics Kids Zone where we’ll have special coloring areas for the younger kids and a special screening area of the Popular Mechanics for Kids hit TV show feature Radical Rockets, Rip Roaring Roller Coasters, Extreme Sports and Action Adventures, Super Sea Creatures, and more.

We’re adding more every day so check back soon