This Saturday: Hampton Roads Mini Maker Faire

This Saturday: Hampton Roads Mini Maker Faire


Gates for Norfolk, Virginia’s Hampton Roads Mini Maker Faire open at 10am tomorrow. And admission is free! There are 65 makers scheduled to come to this year’s event. Here’s a sampling of what’s on tap for tomorrow:

  • ODU UAV Team – Unmanned autonomous
  • Hack.RVA Noise Night SIG – Self-made music generating circuits
  • .Net on Tiny Devices – Gadgeteer, Netduino and more
  • DIY Designs: Extremely cost-efficient, low-impact ways to repurpose “garbage” into decor
  • North Street Labs – Hackerspace from Portsmouth VA with lots of AWESOME creations!
  • Knitters, Spinners and Weavers – The dark arts of fiber crafting!
  • Dreaded Eden – Costumer (Wigs, Hair Falls, Dreads, Masks, Hair Horns)
  • The Chaos Machine – A massive marble run, on steroids!
  • Bionic Bots – Young makers exploring robotics
  • Veggie Car – Bio disel conversions

It’s going to be a big day of making. If you’re in the neighborhood, get yourself to the fair!


Stett Holbrook is editor of the Bohemian, an alternative weekly in Santa Rosa, California. He is a former senior editor at Maker Media.

He is also the co-creator of Food Forward, a documentary TV series for PBS about the innovators and pioneers changing our food system.

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