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Maker Minutes 10/11/2018

Thursday, October 11, 2018 3:37 PM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

Today through Sunday - 10/11-10/14 - United States Powerboat Show in Annapolis

Today through Sunday - 10/11-10/14 - 11th annual Chesapeake Film Festival in Easton - The only film festival on the eastern shore, curated by industry insiders. The event will be held in five venues, including the historic Avalon Theater of Easton

This weekend 10/12-10/13 - Fall Fest at Catoctin Furnace in Thurmont - A festival held in the historic village of Catoctin Furnace. They’ll have traditional apple butter boiling, blacksmithing demonstrations, kids activities, homemade soup, cornbread and more.

.. and if you’re in the area anyway, check out the Catoctin Colorfest - Arts and crafts featuring 300 well known and respected artists from across the US. One of the largest outdoor craft shows on the east coast.

A little closer to home, but still out there.. At the MD State Fairgrounds - Surgarloaf Crafts Festival

Sat 10/13 - Fells Point Fun Festival - Arts and crafts from local vendors, live music, local food, beer and wine.

Sun 10/14 - Annapolis Harvest Beer Festival - Chesapeake Brewing Company in Annapolis - Featuring eight local breweries showing off their harvest craft brews. Witness their homebrewing championship with celebrity judges, live entertainment, pumpkin carving, demo and food.

Clay Bakers - Annapolis

Tomorrow 10/12 - Kids Night Out w/Coco - Drop the kids off with The Clay Bakers for their monthly Kids Night Out. Staff will help them paint, serve pizza and watch a movie.

Sun 10/14 - Autumn Wine Glass Painting - Enamel glass painting where you’ll choose from stemmed or stemless wine glasses, beer steins, pint glasses or mason jars. You’ll paint them and take them home to fire in your own oven!

Tue 10/16 - Pre-school book club - The Halloweiner - Drop by for an hour with your little one to hear a fun children’s book and paint a project that relates to the story.


GEMS - Girls Excelling in Math and Science

Sat 10/13 - STEM Saturday workshop for girls ages 11-14 at the Upper Marlboro Branch Library


Sat 10/13 - Riviera Beach - 3D Printing for Beginners - Learn how to create and print a 3D object using Tinkercad 3D software. Ages 10 through adult

Sat 10/13 - Glen Burnie - Paper Airplane Rally - Craft paper airplanes and compete to see who can make the best plane. For elementary school students

Mon 10/15 - Severna Park - “Libby and the Shooting Star Foundation” and Rocket Challenge

Author Julia Collins and Kelly Martin of Challenge Island will present a special storytime reading of Julia’s new picture book “Libby and the Shooting Star Foundation” followed by a STEM rocket building challenge

… and if you miss it Monday at Severna Park, they’ll be doing it again on Wed 10/17 at the Maryland City at Russett library near Laurel

Mon 10/15 - Crofton - 3rd Monday STEAM Workshop. This Abrakadoodle art journey is filled with scientific discovery and cool technology.

Tue 10/16 - Odenton - Snap Circuits - Snap circuits are electronic circuits built with simple components that snap together and teach kids how electronic circuits work. For elementary and middle school students.

Unallocated Space - Severn

Sat 10/13 Halloween & Horror Epic LAN Party - 12 hours of haunting good fun, from noon til midnight. Come play horror themed games with Unallocated this Saturday! Including a costume contest, hot seat tournament and prize for the best themed food brought to share.

Annapolis Makerspace

Tues 10/16 - Basics of Audio & Podcast Editing w/Audacity - I’ll be talking about some basics of audio editing with the Audacity audio editing software, but also talking about how to craft audio that’s structured well for the listener as well. I’m not an expert, but I’ve learned a few things doing this podcast and being a general radiophile most of my life.


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