Workshop it This Weekend

Screen Shot 2013-10-10 at 12.48.48 AMWorkshop Weekend is something like Maker Faire gone deep.

One- to six-hour long workshops on things like taste hacking, Arduino, wearable electronics, liquid nitrogen ice cream, sugar skull making, and more are programmed over a weekend.

The next one is this coming Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12-13, in Oakland. What is really cool is that a flat $40 admission gets you as many workshops as you can handle.  They have family discounts for kids and parents wanting to workshop together.

And—special for MAKE readers—if you use discount code MAKERS1013, you’ll get a sweet discount. Register and select workshops online at

Seats still available in dozens of workshops including:

Register and select workshops online at

Note the Workshop Weekend team also has a weekend focused exclusively on video production coming up on Oct. 26-27. Learn more about that program here:


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 global licensing program for locally and independently produced Maker Faires. She also co-creates the East Bay Mini Maker Faire in her town, Oakland, CA.

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