Repair Fairs are gaining a following and considered valued community events. The two in September – in West Linn and
What is a Repair Fair?
Events where volunteers with “fixing” skills help others fix broken items – also called fix-it clinics or Repair Cafes. The volunteers may help repair small appliances like blenders or coffee makers, jewelry, bikes or clothing. Meeting new people, learning useful skills and keeping usable items out of the landfill – good things can happen at a Repair Fair.