GRAND RAPIDS, Mich (WOOD) - It can mend just about anything and it's in just about every toolbox in America.
Duct tape has been around for 70 years, and this weekend you can celebrate the household staple. It is available in more than 200 colors, designs and licenses.
The Duck Tape brand Rolls Across America tour bus will be in West Michigan Saturday through Monday.
It will be hard to miss. It's a bright green, 31-foot Duck Bus. It doesn't just catch eyes, it features a bunch of activities and exhibits --
- iPad stations where you can learn about how Duck Tape is made and see how strong it really is
- Watch tutorials about how to make a Duck Tape wallet, as well as other fun "Ducktivities"
- A Duck Tape fashion display, including designs from the recent Project Runway Duck Tape Unconventional Materials Challenge
- Life-sized Duck Tape sculptures for photo opportunities
- A crafting station where you can try your hand at making your own take-home Duck Tape craft
- A video and photo kiosk where you can create a short video message sharing your duct tape story, or snap a souvenir photo against a Duck Tape backdrop
Here is where you can catch the Duck Tape "Rolls Across America" Tour Bus:
- July 6, Meijer, 3757 Plainfield Ave. NE , Grand Rapids, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- July 7, Meijer, 1801 Marketplace Dr. SE, Gaines Township, 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
- July 8, Meijer, 5500 Clyde Park Ave. SW, Wyoming, 12 p.m.- 6 p.m.
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