Mark your calendars, everyone. We’re fast approaching the 4th Annual Vancouver Mini Maker Faire and we have a booth again this year!
For those of you who haven’t attended in the past, Maker Faire is (quoted from the VMMF website):
“…a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. It’s a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning.
Makers range from tech enthusiasts to crafters to homesteaders to scientists to garage tinkerers. They are of all ages and backgrounds. The aim of Maker Faire is to entertain, inform, connect and grow this community.”
Sounds pretty awesome, right? It is. The VMQG has participated in this event every year since it started up in Vancouver. You know how we geek out about quilting? Every single maker at the VMMF is equally geeky and enthusiastic about the things they create. Robotic spider vehicle you can pedal? Check. Remote controlled 40 foot steampunk dragon? Check. Build your own bacon maker? Check. Pyrotechnics, crafts, 3-D printing, hacked computer wizardry? Check, check, check, and most definitely check.
At our booth, we will need volunteers. We’ll have a hands-on project at the Faire that will need supervising, as well as needing a couple bodies in the booth to field questions from visitors. We also aim to have 4 people working on quilting demos during the faire (morning and afternoon shifts on both days).
More detail and a sign up sheet for volunteers at our upcoming guild meeting on Monday April 21st.
If you can’t volunteer but still want to attend this killer event, you can pre-purchase your tickets here.