Thank you to the 300+ folks who came out to make Day 1 of our Faire such a success!
Ready for more or eager to join in the fun? The Frisco Mini Maker Faire continues tomorrow (Sunday 4/27, 12pm-6pm).
A 60 second response to why this weekend’s Mini Maker Faire in Frisco is the place for you!
The Sci-Tech team is adding several fun Maker stations to this weekend’s festivities, including:
- Exhibit access included with Faire admission
– Launching potatoes, water balloons & geysers
– Creating jewelry & bookmark take-aways
– Playing with Sphero, Zoomy & other fun tech favorites
*Some activities may be pending weather – but remember, the Faire itself will take place rain or shine!*
CBS 11 News reporter Elizabeth Dinh got to preview some of the cool things that visitors will be able to see this weekend — See clips from her live reports here!
Kristen Villemez will be hosting her own unique Maker demo this weekend as she shares self-designed Analog Party Glasses. Providing a visual reaction based on nearby sounds (e.g. colored bars move relative to music in the room), these accessories are a fun tech application for teens/ young adults.
Kristen is an engineering student at UTD, part-time Discovery Staff member at Sci-Tech and has been previously highlighted as an example of Mind-Stretching Fun’s impact on the community.
Poparella’s Gourmet Popcorn will be on-site, selling their delicious treats (Sunday only) during the Frisco Mini Maker Faire!
Dale Sanders and members of the Texas Astronomical Society showcase their craft at Maker Faire. See Dale’s telescoping truss scope, featured in MAKE: 23, plus a mirror grinding demonstration and a look at a new telescope in the making.
Come see how energy and innovative technology was made during the ‘Age of Steam’!
Our 2014 sponsors, Texas Instruments, will be sharing an exciting new technology developed by their team called ‘LaunchPad’. This exciting line of microcontrollers and scalable software tools provide Maker capabilities in a user (and budget) friendly package!
Austin Tie Dye Co. is joining us for Mini Maker Faire – Frisco on Apr 26-27 :: Come learn how to add some WOW to everything you wear!