Mini Maker Faire
Sunday, October 23, 2011
Noon-6pm @ The Pittsburgh Children s Museum
national festival of all thing geek comes to the Children’s museum
check out the printer that prints in Easy Cheese
Demonstrations and hands on activities in technology and crafts
Last 2 Weekends for Kayaking!
Kayak Pittsburgh is open weekends in October!
Located under the Roberto Clemente bridge
Venture Outdoors has some group paddle events taking place this weekend as well – check out scheduled events here.
BUT, wait there are even more great things happening this weekend (and we didn’t have a chance to talk about… Read the rest
I have been waiting for MakerFaire to come to Pittsburgh for years!!! I have been a follower of Make and Craft – both are magazines/blogs published by O’Reilly Media. The Make magazine folks organized the first Maker Faire in CA back in 2006. It was a live festival of all things creative, handmade, DIY and hacked. Since 2006 – Maker Faires have been held all over the world.
Maker Faires have included demonstrations of all kinds of neat things. I had the opportunity to see Bre Pettis, who is a maker/hacker extrodinairre, give a talk on the 3d printer back… Read the rest