Rocklin Mini-Maker Faire Celebrates 5th Year

More than 3,500 community members attended the 2019 Rocklin Mini-Maker Faire, organized by the City of Rocklin and hosted at Sierra College’s Rocklin campus.  The family-friendly event included more than 95 vendors, 10 Sierra CTE programs, the Sierra Makerspaces team, and Hacker Lab and the Curious Forge makerspaces – all sharing fun and informational activities with children and their parents.  At the end of the day, Faire-goers went to the Dietrich Theatre to see the Reinvent the Runway show, with 35 entries featuring unique designs using recycled items.

Superintendent and President Willy Duncan opens the Rocklin MMF
Advanced Manufacturing Prof. Franz Veitschegger coaches how to tighten a vice
Photography Prof. Randy Snook shows a camera obscura
Sierra Makerspaces
led mask making, sewing fabric bracelets and fabric wallets 
Mechatronics Prof. Roy Ingram engages students
Sierra Natural History Museum helps build cardboard wearables
Sierra Robotics Club shows their giant cupcake
Sierra Jazz Band and the Commercial Music program entertain
Sierra Welding gets hands on with the mobile lab
Valley I.T. Support leading the “Take It A-Party” booth
Drafting & Engineering support demos 3D printing
Construction Prof. Luis Garcia explains structural models
The Curious Forge tours Faire-goers in a pedal powered machine
Cello Chocolate with Sierra student interns shows their sustainable farmed product
Hacker Lab demonstrates what can be made in a makerspace

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