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Maker Faire In Gainesville Florida! 2012 Answered

Greetings everyone!

I am Patty Lipka with the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention located in Sunny Gainesville Florida!

We are hosting our first annual Maker Faire on Saturday April 21, 2012 at a HUGE facility!  We will have plenty of room, indoor, outdoor, water, electricity, state of the art in every aspect!  Most important, PLENTY of parking too!

We are on the lookout for Makers, Creators, Inventors, Artists, Crafters, Chefs, Food innovators and ????  If you would like to be on our email list and receive our event updates, and application please drop me an email and I will be sure to get you on our E-List for our Maker Event!

Welcome to sunny Gainesville Florida!


Patty Lipka
Program Director
Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention


Hi Patty :0)!!! You have a wonderful idea.
I remember a national USA club for kids called "Odyssey of the |Mind". I think there might be some interest if you contact them
I will send you an email. Please look for it and check your SPAM box incase it lands in there.

Good luck on your Maker Faire.

You should get in touch with the local universities to participate. I'm sure trying to put together some friendly tech competitions would be fun (marshmallow shooter target course, trebuchet wars, safecracking contest, robot wars, brain quiz bowls, etc.). With the gators there, you might even attract the neighbor bulldogs.

p.s. you might want to upload an image, maybe the museum logo or Maker Faire logo to add to this topic to make it more visible and contact the instructables staff to see how they can help as Autodesk usually has booths at Maker Faire.

We have done that already, and are just posting in great places that Makers might find us! If you are in Florida, come and visit on April 21, or better yet? Sign up and participate!

I'm a little south of there and would like to attend. I've never been to a maker faire, I'm assuming it's DIY, mod stuff and whatnot. What does participating entail? I couldn't find anything relative on cademuseum.org

We are putting up the information on our web site after January 9th

If you would like to email me your email addy, we will be sure to send you out the information for our faire.

I look forward to meeting you in April!

Always my very best


Good luck, Maker Faires are cool.