We’ve moved!

The 6th annual Midcoast Mini Maker Faire is scheduled for Saturday, September 8, 2018, 11am – 3pm.

Find us at our new site http://www.midcoast.makerfaire.com


5th Midcoast Mini Maker Faire is finally here!

Two days away and the weather which has looked suspicious all week is starting to firm up by way of a quality day! Maybe a short passing shower, maybe not, but we’ll take it over a storm any day! The MMMF is RAIN OR SHINE, so we will be here.

Want to take random gadgets apart? Want to visit with Zachary Fowler, winner of “Alone” to learn about his home-made survival items? Learn how bagpipes are made? How Lego robots are programmed? Laser engraving, virtual reality, community collaborative art projects and so much more will all be at this year’s Midcoast Mini Maker Faire!

Come join us this Saturday, 9/9/17, 11am – 3pm!

2017 Midcoast Mini Maker Faire Call For Makers!

We are excited to announce the opening of the 2017 Call For Makers!

If you, or someone you know, would like to present as a maker at the 2017 Midcoast Mini Maker Faire, please fill out this form and we’ll be in touch.

How do you know if you fit the criteria? Do you make something – anything? You fit the criteria! If you’d like to share your passion, your interest, your hobby, your enthusiasm with our community, we’d love to have you. The Midcoast Mini Maker Faire is all about sharing what you love, and inspiring others to create.


Photos from the 2016 Midcoast Mini Maker Faire

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Stop Motion Animation at the Maker Faire

Presenting another project at this year’s Faire…

STOP MOTION ANIMATION – Jesse Bifulco Jr. demonstrates how to make a stop-motion animation video using a lego scene. The animation business is growing, and many people are interested in learning how do it themselves.

Jesse Bifulco Jr.

Jesse Bifulco Jr.

Count Down to Faire Time… Only 9 Days

Only 9 days until the 4th Annual Midcoast Mini Maker Faire… as a preview of what’s to come, we’ll be posting a few makers a day to give you a hint at all the cool stuff there will be to do and see on September 10th.

Maker Cole Caswell, presenting TIN-TYPES – Photographer Cole Caswell makes tintype portraits, a popular form of photography during the Civil War. The process involves wetplate collodion chemistry and forms an image on a sheet of blackened metal. Come to this year’s Faire and get your picture taken.

Cole Caswell presenting Tin Types

Photographer Cole Caswell makes tintype portraits.

See more of Cole’s work at his website:

2016 Midcoast Mini Maker Faire Call for Makers!

Call for MakersCamden’s Midcoast Mini Maker Faire is a hands-on festival of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. We would love to hear about an activity you would like to share with the community.The application process: Fill out this application with as much detail as possible. Please be specific! If your project is accepted, we will use the information you supply here for promotion on our website, press release profiles of you and your project, print materials, and to inspire people to attend.

Shortly after submission of the application, you will be emailed a confirmation that your application has been received. We will contact you with the admission status of your application.

About the event: The 4th annual Midcoast Mini Makerfaire will be held Saturday, September 10 at the Camden Public library from 11am-3pm. Past events have attracted about 900 people each year, both local community members and visitors to the midcoast. Many of these visitors are families with elementary or middle-school aged children. This year we plan to host workshops to increase the adult participation as well as feature DIY projects targeted to adult makers.

Next Maker Faire Announced: September 10, 2016

The next Midcoast Mini Maker Faire will take place on Saturday, September 10, 2016! More details to come soon as well the Call for Makers. If you can’t wait to apply, shoot us an email to midcoastminimakerfaire@gmail.com.

2015 Midcoast Mini Maker Faire is a hit!


An amazing day! Thank you to all 2015 Makers for making this an incredible event. Thank you to our sponsors, our primary sponsors ElectricityMaine and Bangor Savings Bank as well as many others. Thank you to the organizers who met as a committee for several months. And thank you to the volunteers who staffed the day, running around in bright green shirts making sure it all happens. And lastly, thank you, Mother Nature, for the wonderful weather you sent us today!
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3rd Annual Midcoast Mini Maker Faire is a day away!

lockpicking josh_gerritsen ff_hovercraft_f CharleyThe tent is up and the weather is looking great. We are excited to welcome an amazing group of makers this Saturday, September 12th. Join us between 11am and 3pm to learn about and try your hand at:


modular origami

3D printing

thermal imaging



home made car

solar hot air heater construction

build a mini ROV to explore underwater

make a Harry Potter wand

audio recording of a mini memoir

hand drawn monsters

and much more!