Calling all inventors, hackers, crafts people, artists, programmers, scientists, foodies, musicians. Fancy yourself a Maker? If you like to tinker, sculpt, experiment, make tools, make toys, make art, make music, make anything – please respond to this Call For Makers!There’s a new event in town called the Champlain Maker Faire. If you are familiar with the Maker movement (Vermont Makers, Maker Faire, Make Magazine, etc…) then you’ll know what it’s all about. If you want to learn more, read about us.What: This Call for Makers is for the Champlain Maker Faire which will host exhibits, demonstrations, workshops, maker spaces, talks, entertainment, food and much moreWhere: Shelburne Farms Coach Barn, Shelburne, VermontWhen: This Call for Makers applies to events on Saturday September 29, 10:00 am – 7pmHere’s just a sample of what we’re looking for• Vintage Tech and Gaming • Design/Architecture/Engineering • Robotics• Hacker and Maker Space • Biotech/Biochem • HAM Radio• Art Cars • And much more! Read the expanded list.Call for Makers Details Application Form (Due July 30)
In the past few weeks I’ve been talking with some locals who are looking to plan a Maker Faire here in VT. Wow! I went to my first Bay Area Maker Faire in 2009, participating in one here in VT would be so fun for many of us of Vermont Makers.
Just this afternoon while shopping for parts at SparkFun I came across this video from that very 2009 Maker Faire – you have to check out this video for its pure fun, geekiness and display of active imaginations: