Welcome to Maker Week!
August 22nd-27th

Kids’ Craft and Technology Programs

Drop-in All Week

  • Hour of Code
    Business Hours, Schlow Children’s Library




Digi-Labs and Demos for All Ages



Celebrate Making on Allen Street

Saturday, August 27th, 10am-2pm 


  • 3D Printing and robotics 
  • Liquid nitrogen ice cream 
  • Try a 3D Doodler 
  • Community painting and art projects 
  • Nittany Mineral Society lapidary demo 
  • More with community makers 

I Made It: Community Show and Tell

Have you made something you’d like to share? Sign up for a table space and/or to give a 10 minute (or less) talk explaining your creation and how you made it. 

Glider Races

Test fly wooden and 3D printed gliders, make your own, and race them. Balsa and 3D printed gliders provided while supplies last. 

Water Rockets

Launch water powered rockets. How far will they go? 

Giant Origami

Use our giant paper to construct huge origami figures. Then decorate them as you please. 

Ice Luminaries Mold Making

Watch a vacuum former at work. 

Foundry Demonstration

Want a creative way to recycle aluminum cans? Find out how easy it is to melt them down and cast the metal into your own creations with a home foundry. 


The Street Meat food truck will be on Allen Street for lunch! Bring cash or cards to try some local street fare.

The Make Space

Fraser Parking Garage (map)

Wednesday, August 24th

Open House and Kickoff, 6pm-9pm

Thursday, August 25th

  • How Patents Can Help You Make It, Thursday 2pm-3pm
  • Make a VibroBot Bug, 4pm-6pm

Friday, August 26th

  • Make a VibroBot Bug, 4pm-6pm
  • Demo and Artist Discussion, 7pm-9pm

Nittany Rebar

2730 Carolean Industrial Drive, State College (map)

Thursday, August 25th

Special after-hours open house, tour, and discussion of fabrication and make spaces , 8pm-10pm 

Our Maker Community