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Rochester, NY /

Maker Faire Rochester

Rochester Riverside Convention Center 123 E Main St, Rochester, NY 14604 (map)

Maker Faire Rochester is the greatest show and tell you'll ever attend. It is a family-friendly celebration featuring 100+ local and international do-it-yourself science, art, robots, crafts, technology, music, hands-on activities, and more. It’s an event where people show what they are making and share what they are learning.

The 5th annual Maker Faire Rochester returns on Saturday, November 17th, from 9 am to 5 pm, at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center.

At this year’s faire, you'll be able to see:

* See students take a ride on a robotic, drivable couch

* Listen to 10 ft tall trumpets that shoot out flames

* Visit our “Dark Room” to see LED art including cornhole filled with interactive LEDs

* Learn to solder your first electronics project

* Pick up the Thorminator, a gigantic hammer

* Listen and record your own maker adventures with Storychick Storybooth

* Help build a giant balloon mural

* Learn to use one of a dozen sewing machines in attendance

* Be inspired by kid Makers, including a teen prop maker

* Play over a dozen video and board games developed right here in Rochester

* Meet cosplayers, prop replicators, and step inside a TARDIS

* Make and learn with makerspaces from around Rochester

* Launch rockets through recreational plumbing

* Try on a Big Face Box and watch your face become huge

* Meet makers from Italy, Korea, and Canada

* And tons more!

A full list of makers that can you find at this year's event can be found at:

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Rochester Mini Maker Faire

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Me Dan Schneiderman


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