Category Archives: Festivals

6 Extra Maker Spaces Available, thru April 14!

Ten- Six! -extra Maker spaces have become available in one area of our exhibit space thanks to the generosity of the Florida Fairgrounds and some changes in space use by an existing maker group. If you thought you missed the Maker boat … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Palm Harbor Library

Palm Harbor Library is home to the Hazel Incantalupe Makerspace, a unique arts space for children.  We asked Kiki Durney, Head of Youth Services at the Library, to tell us more about their efforts there. GCMC: Who are you and what do … Continue reading

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A Makers Thanksgiving

Hope you’re off to a lovely holiday season – a perfect time to be a maker, with opportunities to make everything from food to gifts, as well plans for the new year. We hope one of those plans you make will … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon: A Look at the Maker Community

Nice video about Gulf Coast MakerCon 2014 from Wayne Rasanen, inventor of the In10Did keyboard, and president of the Tampa Bay Inventors Council,  one of our Gulf Coast MakerCon partners.   Thank you, Wayne!

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Help us Build our Maker Community!

The creative DIY entrepreneurial community has grown considerably on the Florida west coast over the last few years, due in no small measure to celebratory showcase events  like Gulf Coast MakerCon,  and Bar Camps in Sarasota and Tampa, which are increasingly broadening their … Continue reading

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Are you Ready?!

It’s almost time! The arena is set up for USF-RIGs Battles at MakerCon, the pennants are up by the entrance, the volunteers are prepped, we’ve got the Electrathon track mapped out, the programs are printed, the games are packed and waiting, the … Continue reading

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T -1 to Gulf Coast MakerCon!

We’re Excited! Are You?! The t-shirts are here! The program is ready! The Makers are pumped and the Volunteers are prepped! All that’s missing is YOU! Just one more day to get your discounted tickets for a weekend of creative awesomeness!

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