Faire Category: Activity

Monster Bubbles

Activity, Chemistry, Children, Demo, Science, Spectacle

Giant soap bubbles made with Monster Bubbles solution and string wands. Hundreds of smaller bubbles made with net-wands.

WiFi Remote-Controlled Car

Activity, Demo, Programming, Raspberry Pi

I am using a raspberry pi micro-computer to give a remote control car internet connectivity so that it can be controlled from anywhere using the internet and wi-fi.

Ted Goodell, Jordan Vogel

Out of the Box – Cardboard Building with The Leonardo

Activity, Building, Cardboard, Exhibit, Installation

Come see our 10×10 ft cardboard biplane (big enough for 2 guests to sit in the cockpit) and  a 3×3 ft cardboard chess board that people can play. We’ll share info about the process used to design and cut these cardboard items. We will also have a hands …

The Leonardo
Emily Crump

Thousand Crane Dream Chain with The City Library

Activity, Craft, Paper Arts, Recycling and Upcycling

Learn to fold a paper crane. Fold your dreams inside a paper crane made from paper cut from books left over from the Friends of the City Library book sale. Add your crane to a thousand crane chain and when the chain is complete, it will be displayed in …

The City Library:
Donnae Tidwell, DIY Librarian
Shauna Edson, Digital Inclusion Fellow
and other fun library folk

Destiny Sparrow

Activity, Arduino, Cardboard, Installation, LED, Props and Set Design, Sculpture, Woodwork

A few years ago I build a full-size (10′ long) Sparrow from the video game Destiny. A Sparrow is like a land-speeder from Star Wars, or like a motorcycle that hovers. Except mine doesn’t hover. It was made in my garage with a 2×4 lumber frame to suppor …

Zach Pickard

Rose Line Potter – Live Demo

Activity, Ceramic, Demo, Exhibit

Rose Line Pottery will be doing demonstrations of how to throw pottery vases, bowls, mugs, and more

Travis Sudweeks

Lace Making

Activity, Fiber Arts

I demonstrate and teach lace making in 3 out of 4 forms: Tatting (knotted), Bobbin (woven), & Needle Lace. I’ll be sharing tools and demos set up for people to try bobbin lace and tatted lace.

K Dale Pomeroy

Mobile Printmaking with The Hex Press

Activity, Demo, Exhibit, Screenprinting

The Hex Press is a mobile printmaking and artistic endeavor to share quality wearable art products with our community as well as share the joys of what printmaking is and can be. We will be printing hand carved linoleum blocks on site, as well as be se …

Anna Hansen
Jennifer Vitangeli
Bo Brady
Tia Brady

Screenprinting with EVOK Clothing Collective

Activity, DIY, Demo, Fashio, Fashion

Be sure to stop by EVOK Clothing Collective’s booth and bring your own blank T-Shirt/Bag/Sweater and you can screen print your choice of multiple local artist designs or the Mini Maker Faire logo.

Virtual Reality — Oculus and Gear VR

Activity, Demo, Electronics, Internet of Things, Programming, Technology, Virtual Reality

The Oculus DK2 is a distinctive experience. Join us in exploring this new universe and pushing the limits of human existence! We have some unique things to offer the VR community. Our organizer Chris Madsen is well known as “deeprifter” in the VR world …

Salt Lake Valley Virtual Reality