Call for Makers: Maker Faire Bay Area 2008

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Maker Faire 2006

What is Maker Faire?? Organized by the staff of Make and Craft magazines, Maker Faire is a newfangled fair that brings together science, art, craft and engineering plus music in a fun, energized, and exciting public forum. The aim is to inspire people of all ages to roll up their sleeves and become makers. This family-friendly event showcases the amazing work of all kinds of makers–anyone who is embracing DIY and wants to share their accomplishments with an appreciative audience.

Maker Faire is now accepting entries for the Maker Faire Bay Area, May 3 and 4 at the San Mateo County Fairgrounds.

You can find all of the info for participating here, but here are some key points!
>> Entries Due: March 12, 2008. Space is limited, please submit your entry early!
>> Maker Faire Tryouts: February 17, 2008, The Exploratorium, San Francisco, noon – 4pm.
>> Notification of Acceptance: Entries submitted by March 12 will be notified by March 19.
>> Maker Bay Area: May 3-4, 2008, Hours: Saturday 10-6 pm; Sunday 10-5pm.

Tonight is the Maker Faire Town Hall at the Exploratorium from 7:00pm – 8:30 pm in San Francisco. Stop by, meet others, and give them feedback on what you want to see happen at Maker Faire.

Leah was at Maker Faire 2006 in San Mateo (I’m totally jealous)!
Leah at Maker Faire 2006

And Moderator Superstitch was at Maker Faire 2007 in Austin!
Superstitch at Maker Faire 2007

Which Maker Faire will you be at this year?
Maker Faire Bay Area 2008: May 3-4, 2008, San Mateo, CA
Maker Faire Austin: Oct. 18th and 19th, 2008, Austin, TX

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  1. superstitch says:

    austin’s first maker faire was amazing! I hope i get to meet some austin craftster’s at next years!

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