|Jan 12-14, 2018 |
(Fri, Sat & Sun)
|Cabin Fever Expo
- 20th Anniversary
Model Engineering Show & Auctions
Lebanon Valley Expo Center, Lebanon, PA
Steam engines, Boats (on an indoor pond), and Trains
|Jan 27, 2018 |
|HayMaker STEM EXPO
|February 24, 2018 |
|Ninth Annual Techno-Swap-Fest
|March xx, 2018 |
Fri, Sat 7:00-8:30
|Physics is Phun
at the University of Maryland
(the same lecture is presented 2 times)
Rescheduled to ???
|Charlottesville Mini Maker Faire
On February 4, 2017, it was announced that the Maker Faire will be postponed until Fall 2017. It did not happen. Maybe this year.
|March 17-18, 2018 |
|Annual Gem/Mineral/ Fossil Show
Demonstrations, Workshops, Fluorescent tent, Over 40 exhibits
Sponsored by The Gem, Lapidary and Mineral Society of Montgomery County, Maryland (GLMS-MC)
At Montgomery County Maryland Fairgrounds, 16 Chestnut Street, Gaithersburg, MD
Adults $6, 12 and under free
Gravity is Optional will participate on Saturday only.
|March 18, 2018 |
Sun - 11am - 5 pm
|NoVa Maker Faire
- a gathering of everything you can imagine, all in one place.
This is now a full regional Maker Faire - it is no longer called "Mini"
The previous years were super - so we will be doing it again.
|April 7 & 8, 2018 |
(Sat & Sun)
|5th USA Science & Engineering Festival
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
This was a giant success in 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016 .. which is why they are bringing it back.
|April 11-15, 2018 |
(Wed thru Sun)
- Gathering 4 Gardner Biennial Conference
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
|April 14, 2018 |
|4th Greenbelt mini-Maker Faire
This free event is outdoors at the Roosevelt Center Plaza
|April 20-22, 2018 |
(Friday - Sunday)
|26th Annual Congress Of Jugglers
Come and defy gravity. Ride a unicycle. Let people throw stuff at you. Free lessons.
You should come and check it out. The Saturday afternoon show is really worth more than the $5 price of admission.
Ritchie Coliseum at the University of Maryland.
Public show Saturday evening in the Hoff Theater in the Stamp Student Union.
Starting in 2017, The University is charging for the space. As a result, an entrance fee of $5 includes gym access all weekend and your show ticket.
|April 22, 2018 |
(Sun - Noon to 5 pm)
|Rockville Science Day - Get kids interested in science and technology
Chemistry fun - loud noises, fire, vacuums
See a Solar Car, an electric car, sunspots (weather permitting)
Rockets, Robots, Minerals, hands-on exhibits, and lots more
Free - Noon to 5 pm
Montgomery College, Rockville Campus, Rockville, MD
Gravity is Optional will participate.
|April 28, 2018 |
A Campus-Wide Open House at the University of Maryland
This is a great opportunity to learn about UMD and to see what is available.
There will be all types of science and engineering related demos and displays.
|April 2x, 2018 |
Suggested admission donation of $8 for adults, $4 for middle and high-school students.
National Electronics Museum
|May 5, 2018 |
(Sat - 10 am to 5 pm)
|20th annual Kinetic Sculpture Race
Peddle powered "art" - over roads and water, thru mud and soft sand, this event is completely nuts!
Race starts at 10am at the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore and continues for 15 miles thru the city. However, the fun starts much earlier.
Images, a video overview, and a video of the start from the 2014 race.
|May 12, 2018 |
|Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) National Finals Fly-off
Has an Exhibit/University Display Area
|May 26-27, 2018 |
|The Virginia Hot Glass Festival
Exhibitions and demonstrations by hot glass and flame work artists