Colorado Springs Mini Maker Faire

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Presented by Pikes Peak Library District and Manitou Art Center and Cool Science at PPLD -Library 21c, Colorado Springs CO

Oct 20
Colorado Springs Mini Maker Faire

The world’s largest DIY festival is returning to Library 21c!

In the four years of its existence, the Colorado Springs Mini Maker Faire has drawn over 20,000 attendees who enjoyed hands-on experiences with over 100 makers and artists.

Highlights have included:

  • Rocket launches
  • Robots, including R2-D2
  • Skyping with a scientist in Antarctica
  • 3D printing
  • Food trucks
  • LEGOs
  • Jewelry makers
  • A tiny house and a school bus converted into a camper

The Colorado Springs Mini Maker Faire is a collaborative effort of Cool Science, the Manitou Art CenterPikes Peak Community College,  Pikes Peak Library District, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, and Make . It is also the culminating event in the week of the Colorado Springs Cool Science Festival.

Maker Faire originated in 2006 in the San Francisco Bay Area as a project of the editors of Make: magazine.  It has since grown into a significant worldwide network of both flagship and independently-produced events.  Read more on Maker Faire history, the Maker Movement, as well as how to start a Maker Faire or a School Maker Faire where you live.

Colorado Springs Mini Maker Faire is independently organized and operated under license from Maker Media, Inc.

ADMISSION INFO

Free.

Email: jwalter@ppld.org

LOCATION

PPLD -Library 21c

1175 Chapel Hills Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80920

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