Category Archives: Gulf Coast Makers Festival

Meet the Makers of Gulf Coast Maker & Comic Con 2018: Eureka! Factory

The Eureka! Factory, headed up by Terri & Steve Willingham, who work with an amazing collection of community associates, is a consultant and experiential learning event production team.   The Eureka! Factory specializes in public makerspace development, educational and hands on … Continue reading

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Save the Date: Gulf Coast MakerCon & Pinellas ComicCon Join Forces for March 24, 2018 Event

First, thanks to everyone for their warmth and understanding about our need to cancel our April 8th event this year.  Your patience as we’ve worked to reschedule Gulf Coast MakerCon has been deeply appreciated. In looking at our different options, and … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon 2017 Postponed Due to Family Emergency

We’re so sorry to have to write this post, but as we’ve already advised the Fairgrounds, sponsors, Makers and ticket holders, we have to cancel plans for MakerCon on April 8th due to an elder care situation in our family.  Our … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon 2016 in Review

Gulf Coast MakerCon 2016, wrapped up Saturday, April 9, as our biggest and most successful event yet. The whole idea of the event is to create an opportunity to network and share skills, crafts, ideas, and innovations born and raised in our Florida Gulf … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Brian Bombei, of Coaster Modeling Enthusiasts of FL

Brian Bombei, the founder of Coaster Modeling Enthusiasts of Florida, makes something big – really big: roller coaster models out of K’Nex!  He told us a bit more about what he does and why he does it.

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