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Fort Wayne Regional Maker Faire 2013

TekVenture, Incorporated

Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 6:00 PM (CDT)

Fort Wayne, IN

Fort Wayne Regional Maker Faire 2013

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Adult* One Day Ticket
*Ages 15+. Valid for one day entry.
Ended $10.00 $1.54
Youth* One Day Ticket
*Ages 6-14, children 5 and under are free. Valid for one day entry.
Ended $6.00 $1.32
Adult* Weekend Ticket
*Ages 15+. Valid for entry on both Saturday and Sunday.
Ended $18.00 $1.98
Youth* Weekend Ticket
*Ages 6-14, children 5 and under are free and do not need a ticket. Valid for entry on both Saturday and Sunday.
Ended $10.00 $1.54
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Event Details

 

Saturday - September 14, 2013 from 10am - 6pm

Sunday - September 15, 2013 from 10am - 6pm

 

Fort Wayne Regional Maker Faire - Powered by TekVenture is a family-friendly event to MAKE, create, learn, invent, craft, recycle, think, play and be inspired by celebrating arts, crafts, engineering, food, music, science and technology.

September 14 & 15, 2013 at beautiful Headwaters Park East at the Lincoln Pavilion, 333 S. Clinton Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802.  Event hours are 10am - 6pm each day.

Maker Faire Fort Wayne celebrates things people create themselves — from James Bond-worthy electronic gizmos to Martha Stewart-quality "slow made" foods and homemade clothes. Inspiration is ubiquitous at the festival and there are surprises around every corner for people of all ages.

 

WHAT YOU WILL SEE AT FORT WAYNE REGIONAL MAKER FAIRE  

POWER RACING SERIES AND OBSTACLE COURSE RACING  ROCKETS & ROBOTS • DIY SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY • ARTS & CRAFTS • BICYCLES • FIRE • ARTS • ELECTRONICS • ARTISAN FOODS • URBAN FARMING • SUSTAINABLE LIVING • ART CARS • WOODWORKING • CIRCUIT BOARDS • ALTERNATIVE ENERGY VEHICLES •  LIVE MUSIC • TESLA COILS • ARDUINO & KITS • PROFESSIONAL BMX RIDERS • AND SO MUCH MORE!

 

FAQ’s: 

How do I get my tickets once I have purchased them online? 

Tickets purchased on-line, will receive an email confirmation with a link to print your eTickets from your computer.

I didn't receive email confirmation when I ordered my tickets, what should I do? 

Check your spam or gray mail folder, in case it was misdirected. If you are unable to find it, contact eventrbrite@tekventure.org to have it resent. Please include the name and email address used to order the tickets. 

I am not able to print my tickets, what should I do? 

Download the Eventbrite App on your smart phone in lieu of printing your ticket. 

Adobe has a site which reviews the common issues with printing .pdf files

http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/873/cpsid_87346.html 

In the article you will see the quickest resolution is to print as an image 

If this article doesn't help to resolve the issue, please let us know. We can send you the .pdf as an email attachment rather than having you access the ticket from the link in the email. And of course, if that doesn't work, we can print the tickets and get them to you by another means. Please feel free to reach us at eventrbrite@tekventure.org. 

The tickets have my name but I want to give them as a gift, donate, etc., can the ticket be used by someone else? 

Yes, the tickets are transferrable. The name on the ticket does not need to be the ticket holder at the gate. If you would like to have the name on the ticket changed or removed, please let us know at eventrbrite@tekventure.org, and we will update the tickets on your behalf. 

Where can I park? 
If you are coming by car, please follow the driving directions for public parking near Headwaters Park East - Lincoln Pavilion, Fort Wayne, IN 46802. Parking is $4 in nearest public parking lot.
 

Is there a secure place for my bicycle? 

Yes.  An on-site Bike Valet will be operated by the City of Fort Wayne Trails Department.  Tips are welcome. 

Can I buy Tickets On-site?  

Yes. Tickets can be purchased on-site at Maker Faire  

  • Ticket booth opens at 10:00 a.m. both Saturday and Sunday
  • Credit Cards (MasterCard/VISA/Discover) and cash accepted 

Will there be ATM machines on-site? 
No, ATM machines will NOT be available on-site; however there are several in downtown Fort Wayne within walking distance. To avoid waiting in line, it is best to bring cash for entrance fees and food. 

Can I volunteer at Maker Faire? 
Yes! We welcome volunteer participation at Maker Faire! Volunteers receive free event entrance and a free T-shirt.  Our volunteers make a valuable contribution to the success of Maker Faire! To learn more about volunteer positions and how to register to volunteer, visit www.MakerFaireFortWayne.com/Volunteer.

Will there be food on-site? 
Yes. You will find a wide variety of food options for purchase at Maker Faire. Outside food or beverages are not permitted through the gates unless you have special medical dietary requirements. 

Will you have recycling this year? 
Yes. Recycling bins will be available to collect paper, plastic, and glass. 

Can we bring strollers? 
Yes.

Are backpacks allowed? 
Yes, you can bring in a backpack. Just remember, no food or bottles. There will be on-site security.

Can we bring dogs? 
No. For the safety and well being of our four-legged friends, please leave your pets at home. There are loud noises, many moveable parts, fire elements, and large crowds, all of which do not create a safe environment for pets. 

What if it rains? 
The show will go on! Bring rain gear to keep you dry when walking outdoors and layer-up if it's cold.

What can I expect? 
To have the time of your life! You'll be surprised and intrigued with every corner that you turn.

 

About TekVenture:  

The Mission of TekVenture is to provide an environment offering space, tools, materials, and mentors where the community can realize their creative potential, satisfy their need to make things, talk shop with other Makers, and connect with emerging technologies and the industries that use them. 

Tools, material donations and contributions to TekVenture, a 501 (c)(3) Indiana nonprofit corporation, are welcome! 

While searching for a permanent facility, TekVenture in partnership with the Allen County Public Library is currently operating as the TekVenture Maker Station, a 50 ft. mobile classroom equipped with traditional, digital fabricating and rapid prototyping tools for public use.

 

About Maker Faire: 

Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth - a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement.  It's a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning. 

Makers range from tech enthusiasts to crafters to homesteaders to scientists to garage tinkerers.  They are of all ages and backgrounds.  The aim of Maker Faire is to entertain, inform, connect, and grow this community. 

The original Maker Faire was held in San Mateo, CA and earlier this year celebrated its eighth annual show with some 900+ Makers and 110,000 people in attendance.  World Maker Faire New York, the other flagship event, has grown in three years to 500+ Makers and 55,0000 attendees.  Detroit, Kansas City, Newcastle (UK), and Tokyo are the home of "featured" Maker Faires (200+ Makers), and community-driven, independently organized Mini Maker Faires are now being produced around the United States and the world - including right here in Fort Wayne.  It is expected that in 2013 there will be well over 100 Maker Faire around the globe.

  

About MAKE Magazine: 

MAKE is the first magazine devoted entirely to Do-It-Yourself (DIY) technology projects. MAKE unites, inspires, informs, and entertains a growing community of resourceful people who undertake amazing projects in their backyards, basements, and garages.  MAKE celebrates your right to tweak, hack, and bend any technology to your will.  

This ticket is a contract limiting the liability of TekVenture and its affiliates, agents, officers, directors, employees, and volunteers.  By purchasing a ticket or attending or participating in this event, you acknowledge that Maker Faire exhibits and activities are hazardous, and that risks to attendees include physical injury, property damage, illness, and death.  You are solely responsible for supervising/controlling the behavior of the children in your party and are solely responsible for their safety.  By using this ticket, attending, or participating in Maker Faire exhibits and/or activities you assume all risks to you and/or your children of such, including damage, loss, harm, injury and death to your person(s), including damage, loss, harm, injury, or death caused by the negligence of TekVenture or its affiliates, agents, officers, directors, employees, and volunteers.  Further, by using this ticket or attending the Event, you hereby consent to TekVenture's unrestricted use of your image and likeness for any images and/or recordings in which you may appear while at Maker Faire and any/all related promotional or documentary materials.  

Rain or Shine. No Refunds/Exchanges. Tickets cannot be replaced.

Have questions about Fort Wayne Regional Maker Faire 2013? Contact TekVenture, Incorporated

When & Where



Headwaters Park East - Lincoln Pavilion
333 S Clinton St
Fort Wayne, IN 46802

Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 6:00 PM (CDT)


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TekVenture, Incorporated

About Maker Faire:

Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. It’s a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning.

Makers range from tech enthusiasts to crafters to homesteaders to scientists to garage tinkerers. They are of all ages and backgrounds. The aim of Maker Faire is to entertain, inform, connect and grow this community.

The original Maker Faire event was held in San Mateo, CA and in 2013 celebrated its eighth annual show with some 900+ makers and 110,000 people in attendance. World Maker Faire New York, the other flagship event, has grown in three years to 500+ makers and 55,000 attendees. Detroit, Kansas City, Newcastle (UK), and Tokyo are the home of “featured” Maker Faires (200+ makers), and community-driven, independently organized Mini Maker Faires are now being produced around the United States and the world—including right here in Fort Wayne.

About MAKE Magazine:

MAKE is the first magazine devoted entirely to Do-It-Yourself (DIY) technology projects. MAKE unites, inspires, informs, and entertains a growing community of resourceful people who undertake amazing projects in their backyards, basements, and garages. MAKE celebrates your right to tweak, hack, and bend any technology to your will. Subscribe here.

Besides the magazine and the faire, MAKE is:

  • a vital online stream of news and projects, blog.makezine.com;
  • a retail outlet for kits and books, the Maker Shed;
  • a steady stream of fun and instruction via our YouTube channel;
  • Make: Projects, a library of projects with step-by-step instructions
  • a book publishing imprint with best-in-category titles on introductions to electronics, Raspberry Pi, Arduino and more.
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