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Buffalo’s first official Mini Maker Faire

Are you a maker? I mean, can you make things? That might sound like a broad question, but people who make things often tend to work at home or in studios, out of the public eye.

Now the Buffalo Museum of Science (BMS) wants to change that. BMS is hosting a Buffalo Mini Maker Faire on March 1, 2014, and id looking for people who get down and busy with all sorts of craft, building and design skills that include (not limited to):

· Robotics; Lego FIRST or other robotic clubs
· 3D printing enthusiasts
· Woodworkers
· Mobile app designers
· Food makers, growers & foragers
· Drone enthusiasts and builders
· Knitters, weavers & yarn bombers
· Solar engineers
· Artists & sculptors
· Fashion designers
· Musicians and performers
· Costume makers and cosplayers
· Art car designers and art bike builders
· Musical instrument makers
· Lego builders
· Inventors and tinkerers

Have you built a unique model that you’re proud of, or can you fashion something out of wood or clay, or maybe you’ve built a spaceship in your garage and you’re ready to show the world. If you consider yourself a make, the museum wants you to apply to become a participant in the upcoming Maker Faire. Remember, if from bike builders to mobile app designers, if you build it, then you should come to the Maker Faire on March 1, 2014 from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

Artists, scientists, DIYers, chefs… what are you making and why?

BMS is now accepting applications through February 1 for those interested in showcasing their work at the event. To apply, visit There are is no minimum age restriction – young makers are encouraged to apply.

Buffalo Mini Maker Faire is independently organized and operated under license from Maker Media, Inc.

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Written by queenseyes


Newell Nussbaumer is 'queenseyes' - Eyes of the Queen City and Founder of Buffalo Rising. Co-founder Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts. Co-founder Powder Keg Festival that built the world's largest ice maze (Guinness Book of World Records). Instigator behind Emerald Beach at the Erie Basin Marina. Co-created Flurrious! winter festival. Co-creator of Rusty Chain Beer. Instigator behind Saturday Artisan Market (SAM) at Canalside, Buffalo Porchfest, and Paint vs. Paint. Founder of The Peddler retro and vintage market on Elmwood. Instigator behind Liberty Hound @ Canalside. Throws The Witches Ball at Statler City, the Hertel Alley Street Art Festival, and The Flutterby Festival.

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