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Orange County Mini Maker Faire 2012
Saturday, July 14, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PDT)
What day(s) and hour(s) will OC Mini Maker Faire be open to the public?
Saturday July 14, 2012 10:00am - 5:00pm
Where can I park? On the campus of UCI in the Student Center Parking Structure at Peltason and Pereira, campus parking prices are $2 per hour with a maximum of $10 for the day. We encourage carpooling, biking and public transportation. For more information visit our website.
Where is the handicap parking located?
Handicapped accessible parking is located in the Mesa Parking structure off of Mesa Drive.
Is public transportation available?
Several bus routes will take you to and from the UCI campus visit http://www.octa.net/ to plan your route.
Will you have bike parking?
Bike racks are available and can be found in various places on campus including near the Beall.
Can I bring my dog?
We're sorry to say no pets allowed on campus.
Can I volunteer at the Mini Maker Faire?
Yes, please do! Contact us at Volunteer@OCMiniMakerFaire.com
What if it rains?
The show will go on!
What can I expect?
To have a fantastic time! You'll be surprised and intrigued with every corner that you turn. There will be lots of hands-on activities, wonderful hand-crafted wares to shop and fun entertainment. Bring your sense of adventure and be prepared to Discover the Maker in Yourself!
Rain or Shine. No Refunds/Exchanges. Tickets cannot be replaced.
The second annual OC Mini Maker Faire is sure to be a great time for all!
Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—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.
The original Maker Faire event was heldin San Mateo, CA and in 2012 celebrated its seventh annual show with some 800 makers and 110,000 people in attendance. World Maker Faire New York, the other flagshipevent, has grown in three years to 500+ makers and 55,000 attendees. Detroit, Kansas City, Newcastle (UK), and Tokyo are the home of “featured” Maker Faires (200+ makers), and community-driven, independently organized Mini Maker Faires are now being produced around the United States and the world—including right here in Orange County.
MAKE is the first magazine devoted entirely to Do-It-Yourself (DIY) technology projects. MAKE unites, inspires, informs, and entertains a growing community of resourceful people who undertake amazing projects in their backyards, basements, and garages. MAKE celebrates your right to tweak, hack, and bend any technology to your will. Subscribe here.
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