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Makers are pulling together interesting and new projects all over the place, all the time.  That’s why Mini Maker Faires are such a great platform:  every community has people hacking, building and creating, and cool projects are everywhere.

Take this exhibit, “Rock all the Things” from last weekend’s happening Atlanta Mini Maker Faire.  Networked balance boards translate motion to connected marble paint wiggle board.  Watch:

Now for the updates… Two Mini Maker Faires are happening this weekend:

It’s now the official slow season for fairs, but keep these “upcomings” on your radar.  They all have open and active calls for makers, so apply if you are in the vicinity:

If you’re tempted to bring a Mini Maker Faire to your community, read our intro page.

Gotta close out this update with one more project from a Mini.  Check out this simple fog cannon from last weekend’s Fort Wayne Mini Maker Faire:

Sabrina Merlo

Sabrina is the Maker Faire Program Director. She works on stage content for the flagship fairs (Bay Area & New York), and also runs Maker Faire’s licensing program for locally and independently produced “Mini” Maker Faires. She also co-creates the East Bay Mini Maker Faire in her town, Oakland, CA.


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