The New Mini Maker Faire Postcard

 

Hi Pi!

Hi Pi!

Calling all Raspberry Pi home project Makers and enthusiasts!  Raspberry Pi just turned five last month and there is a lot to celebrate.

Raspberry Pi fans already know what the little computer-that-could can do. Now, there is a new addition to the original line of Raspberry Pi computers. Named the Raspberry Pi Zero W, it includes wireless LAN and Bluetooth connectivity built in.  These features make the new tiny computer platform even better for connected Internet of Things projects.

Raspberry Pi Zero W

It’s Pi-week and the Raspberry Pi Zero W comes at the perfect time to create affordable, portable and connected computing projects.  The Omaha Maker Faire invites you to take your Raspberry Pi project from your workbench, Facebook or Instagram pages, and show, tell, and teach fellow DIY dreamers what you’ve accomplished. Register to be part of the Omaha Mini Maker Faire at this link. Registration has been extended until April 8 but don’t wait.

 

The Third Omaha Mini Maker Faire will be on Saturday, April 15 hosted at Omaha’s Do Space (7205 Dodge Street, Omaha). Do Space and Metro Community College, in partnership with Omaha Maker Group, are sponsoring the event this year. Doors open to the public at 9AM and the Faire runs until 4PM.

Wanted: Makers

The theme this week is Home and Heritage Arts

We have a great lineup of Makers for the 2017 Omaha Maker Faire on April 15, and we are looking for people with very special interests to share their passions.

Do you know someone who is into:

  • Beekeeping
  • Making Cheese
  • Gardening and Seed Saving
  • Knitting

Tell them the Omaha Maker Faire producers WANT THEM!  Get more information or apply to be a maker at www.omahamakerfaire.com.

 

Check Out Our 2017 Makers!

Our list of Makers coming to the 2017 Maker Faire is growing. See the up-to-date list of Makers under the Maker tab or click here for the Maker profiles.

Returning to the Faire this year is one of our favorite Makers, Allie Weber. Allie is now 11 years old, and this will be her THIRD! Maker Faire. Each year, Allie’s accomplishments grow and show Making is a frame of mind rather than an adult thing.

Allie will be showing some of her latest inventions including her Frost Stopper- Frost Bite warning system, the Got Your Back Binder Strap and maybe a peek at her secret project to make long hospital stays more fun for kids and teens.  Catch up with Allie at her YouTube channel, Tech-nic-Allie Speaking.

The Third Omaha Mini Maker Faire will be on Saturday, April 15 hosted at Omaha’s Do Space (7205 Dodge Street, Omaha). Do Space and Metro Community College, in partnership with Omaha Maker Group, are sponsoring this year. Doors open to the public at 9AM and the Faire runs until 4PM.

We are still looking for passionate and creative individuals making great inventions, projects and stuff, to show, tell and teach visitors. If you have a hobby or like making creations in the areas of technology, art, craft, or things for yourself, register to be part of the Omaha Mini Maker Faire at the link. Registration has been extended until April 8 but don’t wait.

The Omaha Mini Maker Faire 2017 Call for Makers is NOW OPEN

2017 Omaha Mini Maker Faire Call for Makers Now Open

Call for makers begins December 18th, 2016

(OMAHA, Neb.) – December 17, 2016 – Do Space (7205 Dodge Street, Omaha) and Metro Community College, in partnership with Omaha Maker Group, hosts the third Omaha Mini Maker Faire on Saturday, April 15 at Omaha’s Do Space.  Doors open to the public at 9AM and the Faire runs until 4PM.

Omaha Mini Maker Faire is looking for a wide variety of diverse and out-of-the-box ideas that highlight the tinkerer spirit. If you are passionate about making creations in the areas of technology, art, craft, performance, or things for yourself, register to be part of the Omaha Mini Maker Faire! Registration opens December 18 and closes on March 20.

Omaha Mini Maker Faire displays interactive exhibits that highlight the process and attitude of making things. The Faire is an event to bring makers, artisans, tinkerers, craftsmen, inventors, performers, hackers and do-it-yourselfers together.

We are excited to partner with the Do Space and their amazing facility, as well as Metropolitan Community College and their second floor educational space.  The new venue is centrally located, easily accessible from everywhere, and already filled with people, resources and events that foster making.

If you’re interested in being a maker at the third Omaha Mini Maker Faire or know someone who is, please apply today at the link below:

Maker ReGISTRATION CLICK HERE!

To learn more about the Omaha Mini Maker Faire, visit

www.omahamakerfaire.com

Omaha Mini Maker Faire is an offshoot of the Maker Faire created in the San Francisco Bay area, which draws over 100,000 annually from all around the world for “The Greatest Show and Tell on Earth!” The Omaha Mini Maker Faire is independently produced by Do Space, Metro Community College and Omaha Maker Group, and in collaboration with Maker Media.

About Omaha Maker Group
Since its start in 2010, the Omaha Maker Group has worked to create a place where people can explore Technology, Science and Art. We operate a community workshop in Omaha, Nebraska and have bi-weekly meetings where people can collaborate, share resources, create, and learn together. Named by Make: Magazine as one of the top Makerspaces in the Nation, we ARE Omaha’s hackerspace.

Resources start at 3D printing, laser cutting, CNC machining, and electronics, and grow to include programming, robotics, quadcopters, microprocessors, and more. If you’re an inventor, artist, scientist, student, educator, hacker, maker, hobbyist, or just curious about how things work, you’ve come to the right place.