Calling all Makers!

Get Your Make OnThere is still time to apply for a booth at the 2015 Louisville Mini Maker Faire.

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Louisville_MMF_logos_Facebook2015 Date and Location Announced

Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 11a.m – 6 p.m.  Museum Row at 700 & 800 Blocks, W. Main St.

Louisville, KY–(May 13, 2015) –  Join the fun on September 19th as the Louisville Mini Maker Faire showcases a wide variety of incredible projects.  Our hands-on, show and tell format is fun for all ages and brings out the “maker” in everyone.  You will get to interact with all kinds of makers ranging from old school DIYers to techy students to next generation garage tinkerers.   You will find robots,  a homemade, rideable gigantic roller coaster (seriously), solar-powered live music, visual art created in real time, and a ton of other one-of-a-kind stuff.  “The  Louisville Mini Maker Faire will entertain, inform, and connect people and projects.  We hope to inspire and empower students and adults alike to create, tinker, DIY, and foster the maker inside all of us, said Nelea Absher, Chair of the Louisville Mini Maker Faire 2015 Committee.

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WOW – what a show!

There are so many thanks to give for this great event!LmMF 2014

Unbelievable weather complemented an equally amazing fair of show & tell.  A hearty thanks to all of our Makers – for delighting in design, demonstration and determination – we can’t wait to see you again soon!

Of course, we couldn’t have done it without our sponsors: FirstBuild, TWC, Vogt Awards, Samtec, and Collegiate. And our event partners MAKE Magazine, IdeaFestival and NuluFest. Thank you for helping to make this event free, local, and family-friendly!

Lastly, what can be said about our Louisville mini Maker Faire staff & volunteers?  We did amazing things together. Hats off!

Catch raving reviews for yourself!

Get ready for a “not-so mini” 2015!

2nd Annual Faire is TOMORROW!

We’re so excited to bring more than 100 Makers to our second annual Louisville Mini Maker Faire! Catch the world’s first 3D-printed car, things that explode, power tool drag racing, robots and rockets, Nerdy Derby Racing, Rube Goldberg Machines, food, music, and beer!!3-D Car

Bring the whole family for this amazingly fun, family-friendly event that officially kicks off IdeaFestival week and check out the NuLu Fest, happening right next to us on Market Street.

Maker Faire To Do List

1. Register for the Maker Faire – Though it’s absolutely free to attend, please register. It helps us prepare event supplies and you’ll be entered to win cool prizes, such as a 3D Printer from Make!  Sign up here –  Thanks!

2. Attend FirstBuild’s Open House – Our Master Maker Sponsor, FirstBuild, invites you to tour their new micro-factory/makerspace. Please RSVP via EventBrite to enjoy a free dinner!  Friday, Sept. 26, 5 – 7 PM, 333 E. Brandeis Ave., Louisville, KY 40208 (near the University of Louisville)

3. Come to the Maker Mixer – A pre-party with live music, laser show and interesting “maker” people in a great outdoor “pop-up plaza” downtown.  Friday, Sept. 26, 7 – 11 PM, at Resurfaced, 615-621 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202.  Learn more here.

4. Gather Ye Power Tools – Power tool drag racing is back! Bring your fastest power tool racer and join us Saturday at the Mini Maker Faire at 2:00, 4:00, and 6:00 PM if you’d like to compete for more great prizes!.