Designed for inventors, artists, scientists, hobbyists and other do-it-your-selfers who like to tinker and make things, the Maker Faire features more than 400 attractions, including workshops, demonstrations and a bazaar. Make Magazine presents the celebration. It’s from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the San Mateo County Event Center, 2495 S. Delaware St., San Mateo. Tickets are $2.50 to $20. Call (650) 574-3247 or (707) 827-7272 or visit www.makezine.com/faire.
Creativity Explored, a visual-arts center where artists with developmental disabilities create, exhibit and sell art, presents a new exhibit, “ShadowShine.” In it, artists get face-to-face with themselves via self-portraits and other explorations of the self. The show is open from
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at 3245 16th St., San Francisco. Call (415) 863-2108 or visit www.creativityexplored.org.