Here’s a sneak preview of the first 13 Makers and Attractions for the 2014 Lewiston-Auburn Mini Maker Faire! If you find a Maker particularly interesting, click the link by their name for more info on their current projects.
Mad Science of Maine will be returning this year with a brand new show! They will also be running a free “slime-time” booth where you can make your own slime!
Buckfield Aeronautical Exploration Association is currently working to send the first ever Micro rover to the moon by 2017. The compact rover, LUNA PathFinder, will measure less that a foot long and six inches tall! Come learn how the B.A.E.A will revolutionize space travel!
Maine Robots will present two different remote controlled robots, including the debut of his new snowblower-conversion battle bot!
International Variety Artist Michael Troutman will perform two fascinating and hilarious shows from his repertoire of 100% original material!
The Open Bench Project is a shared learn and work facility in Portland Maine, founded to promote and empower the local creative community. OBP offers space, tools and knowledge to all makers, students and entrepreneurs.
The Gardiner Iron Tigers Robotics Team will be back again this year with a new robot challenge: maneuvering their 100lb. robot to throw an inflated yoga ball through a 7ft. tall goal!
Noadi’s Art by Sheryl Westleigh will be exhibiting hand-made jewelry and sculpture with marine and aquatic themes! She will be sculpting throughout the day giving everyone a chance to see the artist at work!
Fred Garbo’s Inflatable Theatre Co. will be performing two innovative and exciting shows, sure to amaze all ages!
Tinker’s Refuge is a website/blog following the Bryant family’s attempt to lose their mortgage by building their own house. Their exhibit on the Tiny House Movement
Baxter Brewery Co. will be offering tours and tastings with Maine-made Green Bee soda available for the young-in’s. Take the chance to learn about Baxter’s initiatives to make brewing more sustainable!
Maine Red Claws Mascot, Crusher will be making an appearance and walking around the Faire for photos!
Merritt Graphics 3D Printing Demo will give everyone a chance to see the 3D printer “Makerbot” in action.
Paper Bull Puppets will make perform, parade, and help educate everyone on the history and intrigue of Puppet Making. Come watch their puppet shows or take a photo with their giant parade puppets as they make their way around the faire!