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Maker Faire 2015

Maker Faire 2015 | The Nerd Nest

One of our favorite events each year is Kansas City’s Maker Faire. It is basically nerd Christmas: artists, tech gurus, inventors, and makers of all kinds to share their passions. Here are a few highlights from this year’s event!

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Maker Faire 2015 | The Nerd Nest

Jake was excited to find … Read the rest

Kansas City Maker Faire 2014

Kansas City Maker Faire 2014 | The Nerd Nest

We spent last Saturday at Kansas City Maker Faire, which is one of our favorite things to do as a family every year. The Maker Faire has amazing inventions, interesting technology, fun activities, and plenty of nerd culture references: enough to keep any sort of nerd overjoyed and engaged. … Read the rest

Nerd Heaven | Maker Faire 2013












We love the Kansas City Maker Faire and have made it a tradition to go every year. This year didn’t disappoint: we left Jonas at home with my sister and got to spend six full hours in nerd heaven with our friends Michelle and Steve. It’s all of the best … Read the rest

Kansas City Maker Faire 2012

KC Maker Fair 2012

Sunday, we went to the KC Maker Faire, which is nerd heaven. We were very happy to see such wonders as our favorite Star Wars characters,

KC Maker Fair 2012

cool gizmos with switches and levers and big red buttons you’re actually encouraged to push,

KC Maker Fair 2012

typewriter printers,

KC Maker Fair 2012

super strong magnets,

KC Maker Fair 2012

DIY steam-punk aficionados, … Read the rest

Maker Faire

Kansas City Maker's Fair 2011

Hey everyone! It’s Jake here. I’m about to tell you about some of the most epic geekery ever.

A few weekends ago I bought tickets to the Maker Faire here in Kansas City on Groupon. If you aren’t familiar with Groupon, then definitely go check it out. We love … Read the rest