Holiday Inn and Convention Center — Springdale, Arkansas
1500 South 48th Street (click for map/directions)
Saturday, March 24, 2012—11am to 4pm.
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.
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.
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