Category Archives: Fairs

Gulf Coast MakerCon Comes to Florida Fairgrounds, April 5 & 6

Learning is for Everyone (LI4E.org) hosted the area’s  first ever Tampa Bay Mini Maker Faire in 2012. In 2013, our event nearly doubled in size, drawing more than 500 attendees. For 2014, LI4E is dialing up our annual DIY Celebration … Continue reading

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LI4E Heads to Pasco EcoFest with Artist and Maker Chuck Stephens & LearningMan

Tampa artist and maker,  and  Learning is for Everyone volunteer, Chuck Stephens, is bringing  his concept art,  “LearningMan”to Pasco EcoFest, in keeping with LI4Es mission to support “the Curiosity Driven Life.” “LearningMan is a participatory interactive sculpture designed to bring attention … Continue reading

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Homegrown in Hillsborough Call for Presenters & Exhibitors!

The Homegrown in Hillsborough Festival is a special event celebrating the cultural diversity of Hillsborough County, and  will feature the following categories: The Visual | Arts & Crafts: Artists, Artisans, & Architects The Audible | Words & Music: Writers, Musicians, … Continue reading

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Invention Alive and Well in Tampa Bay

The Tampa Bay Business Journal ran a piece earlier this month titled, “Tampa tech industry is healthy, but local inventors are needed.”  Clearly TBBJ hasn’t been to one of our Maker Fairs, but more to the heart of the matter, … Continue reading

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Up & Coming Events

Our calendar is starting to fill up with some great local events.  Here’s just a few: August 3, Dunedin: Suncoast Skirmishers: Games of August V.  8 AM to 5:30 PM at St. Catherine’s Church 502 Druid Hill Road, Temple Terrace, … Continue reading

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Brand vs. Heart

Our move towards becoming an independent DIY festival and community network has triggered some interesting discussions among friends and associates.  Some have expressed concern about the ability to build and support our growing maker community without the name brand behind … Continue reading

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St. Petersburg Science Festival – October 18 & 19

Planning is underway for the 3rd Annual St. Petersburg Science Festival, a regional celebration where families and the public can explore the wonders of hands-on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). LI4E.org is one of many great collaborative partners of … Continue reading

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