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Event DetailsManufacturing Expo
October 7, 2016 6:00pm - October 9, 2016 5:00pm
5280 Arena Cir
Loveland, CO 80538
Manufacturing Day in Colorado Launches Colorado Maker Week, a week full of hands-on making, including inventor prototyping, manufacturing tours, and the NoCo Mini Maker Faire which showcases making and manufacturing in all forms in a family friendly celebration. Some projects are practical, innovative, life-saving, and some are just incredibly creative, fun, or all of those things. Maker Faire is all about embracing innovation, creativity, and sharing the things learned in that journey of discovery. Exhibits and displays can range from student projects, robotics, 3D printers and laser cutting, textile arts and crafts, home energy monitoring, rockets and radio control toys, sustainability, green technology, radios, vintage computers and game systems, electronics, electric vehicles, biology/biotech and chemistry projects, puppets, kites, kinetic sculptures, shelter, and unusual tools or machines. Makers are often pushing the limits of tech or exploring new ways of doing traditional crafts and we want folks who are willing to share and teach with an inquisitive and appreciative audience. We’re striving to show and teach participants that it’s okay to get hands-on with projects, to learn a new skill or subject, to experiment and design with wet labs, code, a paint brush or even all three together!
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About Colorado Maker Week
The mission of the Colorado Maker Hub, an educational nonprofit 501c3 organization, is to foster maker innovation, creating a thriving, sustainable future. We do this by advancing and connecting Colorado makers – a vibrant community of tinkerers, tech enthusiasts, artists, educators, youth makers, inventors, hobbyists, science clubs, students and entrepreneurs – through events, education and online collaboration. See what we are making in 2016! Colorado Youth Makers program Denver Mini Maker Faire at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science Rocky Mountain Makerspace Conference Sparks & Spirits distillery tasting with Makers on Fire! NoCo Mini Maker Faire Colorado Maker Week October 7-15 is Colorado Maker Week, including Sparks & Spirits on Friday night, the NoCo Mini Maker Faire Saturday and Sunday, and a wealth of manufacturing tours, making activities, and fun throughout schools, libraries and businesses all week.