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If an event needs more space for coordination create a child page with the title in the format: MMDD - Event Name - Event Chair, then link to the page from the event name below.

DateEvent NameNotes/DescriptionEvent ChairAdded to Calendar?
1/29STEAM Family NightTuesday, January 29, 2018 from 6:00-- 8:00 pm at Leesburg Elementary. Need an activity that involves the participants in making/doing something.
Note, we missed the reply window, so don't think we can participate.

2/24Loudoun Grown ExpoIn Purcellville. Diane brought Tom the suitcase and other items to display. Ralph Pugh will work with Tom to man the table.Tom HYes
3/14Loudoun Science and Engineering FairAllon Stern and Tom McHugh will represent Makersmiths as judges and award our Maker Award. See for details concerning judging.AllonX
3/21Loudoun County Public Schools Student Maker ShowcaseNick Grzeda ( is looking for a Makersmiths display table for this event that will run from 5:30-7:30 PM. In the event of a weather cancellation, it will be help 3/28/19. See Ralph Pugh expressed interest. Laura Ogelman will bring her son, Soren, to the event to share the KidWind Middle School team wind turbine. Anyone else joining them?RalphX
3/26Loudoun Student Environmental Action ShowcaseThis event is from 5-8 pm at Heritage HS in Leesburg - learn more at  The event is to showcase "student-created exhibitions of environmentally-themed projects and ongoing activities."  They are looking for "local nonprofits, government agencies, and other Community Partners to provide hands-on environmental Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) learning activities and discuss volunteer and career opportunities."  Is this something Makersmiths would be interested in? Need to register by 3/6. There is no cost to participate in this event. Information shared by Jennifer Chu.TBD 
04/27-4/28Leesburg Flower & Garden FestivalWell attended event. In 2018 we had a booth in the non-profit area by the post office in Leesburg. Great opportunity for outreach to the local Leesburg area. Application submitted by Mark for non-profit booth..Mark MX


Purcellville Music and Arts 
6/1Relay for LifeAt The Villages of Leesburg (Wegman's) from noon until 10pm with setup time on either side. Please volunteer using the signup genius link NetschX
6/2NOVA Maker FaireAt George MasonTBD 
07/04Purcellville 4th of July paradeDo we plan on entering the parade, and are we going to continue with the barrel train?  
9/28-9/29Rust Library How To FestivalHow-to-Festival: Dave will demo his desktop CNC and Diane will make soap from 10:30-11:30am on Saturday Sept 28 in their community meeting room. Erin will demonstration how to make sidewalk chalk on Sunday, Sept. 29 at 1PM. There will be other demonstrations on How-to-Make but they will be by other groups/organizations. The purpose is to encourage folks to visit all parts of the library including its maker space.  Diane Painter
09/?Bluemont FairWe have attended for two years, the fair organizer Lori Seely knows we don't have a tractor to pull the barrel train, but has offered a booth to exhibit/show stuff.

10/5MS-P Black Smith Open HouseMS-P will have a special Open House from 1-4 PM to showcase the Blacksmith shop. Tom Hill
10/?SterlingFestWe should find out more information and determine if we want to participate. 10,000 people attend this events so it would be a good audience to promote Makersmiths for getting new members. Suggested by Mark M.

10/?Purcellville Tag SaleOpportunity to sell surplus items and generate funds for the space

12/14MS-P/MS-LComputer Learning Month Open House- how are computers used at Makersmiths. Angela Fraser, coding teacher at Simpson MS and Blue Ridge MS, will come with her students and their parents. We propose the Open Houses occur 2 hours before town holiday parades. This would be 10am-12pm at MS-P, Purcellville parade is at 12:30PM. Then 3:30-5:30 at MS-L, Leesburg parade is at 6PM. Ralph will be the lead at Leesburg, Dave and Jim Waldron will be the co-leads at Purcellville. We need volunteers to come as demonstrators for CNCs, laser cutter, 3D printers, computer design applications. Angela also asked for Raspberry Pi, Arduinos...Diane Painter
Mid Nov
Silent auctionJessee M
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