‘10 Days to Make’ Colorado Maker event begins Oct. 1

Friday September 11, 2015 0 comments Tags: Loveland, 10 Days to Make, Colorado Maker Hub, Colorado Maker Day, Gov. John Hickenloop, NoCo Mini Maker Fair, Colorado Springs Sci, Colorado Springs Mak

 

LOVELAND -- Colorado’s Maker community will be celebrated  in October, beginning Oct. 1 with “10 Days to Make” launching at the Colorado Advanced Manufacturing Alliance’s Annual Manufacturing Day Summit   in Denver.Colorado_Maker_Hub_logoUSE

The 10 Days to Make events include:

  • The Colorado Springs Science Festival  from Oct. 3-11
  • Makers After Dark  on Oct. 9 from 6-9 p.m., an inaugural showcase of Colorado’s craft distilleries and other night-time attractions that kicks off the NoCo Maker Faire Weekend at the Rocky Mountain Center for Innovation and Technology, 815 14th SW in Loveland
  • The NoCo Maker Faire Oct. 10-11 at RMCIT from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. This year’s Faire includes an Inventors Showcase and Competition in collaboration with the DaVinci Institute. Tickets and other information available at nocomakerfaire.com.
  • The Colorado Springs Maker Faire on Oct. 10 from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. at Pikes Peak Library District’s Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive. More information available at coloradospringsmakerfaire.com.

The 10 Days to Make event concludes with the first Colorado Maker Day  on Oct. 10.

“The maker movement encourages our residents and youth to develop their creative, entrepreneurial and workforce talents, creating primary jobs for the local economy,” said Gov. John Hickenlooper.

“We are proud to recognize this community for its contributions to Colorado.”

The 10 Days to Make event is organized by Colorado Maker Hub.