The 2019 Des Moines Mini Maker Faire takes place on Labor Day, Monday, September 2 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the Science Center of Iowa.
2019 Des Moines Mini Maker Faire Schedule:
Maker Faire Plaza
Food Trucks- all day
- Karam’s Mediterranean Grill
- 515 Pi- Irrationally Delicious Pizza
- Roadside Tacos
- Big Dawgs BBQ
- The Outside Scoop
- Kona Ice
**NEW THIS YEAR! Axe throwing with Ironside Axe Club- learn how to throw a bullseye every time!
Human Foosball- all day- bring your friends and play human foosball in Maker Faire Plaza!
- 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Marc Bailey
- 1:00 pm- 2:30 pm Dang Felton
- 3:00 pm- 4:30 pm New Mexicos
Inside the Science Center of Iowa
Skills Stations- all day throughout the building
- Plastic Fusing
- Color Mixing with the Des Moines Art Center
- Paper Circuit Making
- Toy Take Apart
**New This Year!
Build a completely new FrankenToy to take home with the parts you get from the Toy Take Apart table.
10:00 am and 2:00 pm- Join Troy Powers of Powerful Innovations on the patio outside the Makers Studio as he unveils his hoverboard and demonstrates how it works!
11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 3:00pm: Robotics Talks- high school competition robotics teams and collegiate teams will talk about their experience making robots.
- Air Force
- Area515 The Des Moines Makerspace
- Cardinal Space Mining Club
- Des Moines Woodturners
- Eco-Friendly 3-D Printing- HartSmart Products
- First Robotics Competition Team 4646 ASAP
- FIRST Tech Challenge 9974 T.H.O.R.
- FLEx Forward Learning
- FRC Team Neutrino
- Gru’s Workshop
- Iowa Lego Users Group
- Iowa State SAE
- Johnston Community Education: FIRST LEGO League
- Johnston Community Schools First Tech Challenge Robotics Teams
- KB Stitchcraft
- Learn with Lily
- Make a UV Detecting Bracelet!
- Manibus Project- Amenda Tate
- Mini Steam Engines
- NASA Project Artemis Orion and SLS Spacecraft
- Powerful Innovations: The Science of Sci-Fi Tech
- PrISUm Solar Car Club at ISU
- R2-D2/Droid Building
- Robotics and STEM Fun with FTC Team Thunder
- String Revolution
- Toaster Press Woodcuts