Event Ideas

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Potential ideas for weekday presentations:

  • Soldering Workshop/Fix-it session
  • Sewing
  • Penetration Testing/Social Engineering
  • Electroplating
  • Anodizing Aluminum
  • Core Wars
  • Game of Life
  • Internet Security
  • Home Canning
  • Quickbreads (Cornbread, muffins, pancakes, etc)
  • Introduction to Music Production
  • Food safety
  • Fractal foods
  • Cook-off fundraiser
  • Regular everyday potluck get together
  • World/cultural foods
  • Poetry workshop
  • Music jam
  • Graphic design class
  • Video collab projects
  • Obscure/unique art
  • Video game design
  • Flipbook design
  • Arduino
  • 3D printing/modeling
  • RaspberryPi
  • Linux
  • Web and app design
  • Circuitry and electronics
  • General power tools
  • CNC
  • Robotics
  • Circuit-bending
  • Quadcopters
  • RFID
  • QR Codes
  • DIY movie equipment
  • Leatherworking
  • Metalwork
  • Woodwork
  • Adhesives for different purposes
  • Costume and prop design
  • Chainmail
  • Beer/wine making
  • Astronomy & star-gazing
  • Future preparedness
  • Disaster preparedness
  • First aid
  • Creating/blending/curing pipe tobacco
  • Crafting with Meerschaum
  • Sugru Build
  • Photography
  • Ceramics
  • Rope-making
  • Net-making
  • Glass blowing
  • Gardening
  • Calligraphy
  • Bookbinding
  • Jewelry
  • Candle-making
  • Incense-making
  • Tool-making
  • Making improv shelters
  • Navigation
  • Movie/YouTube/TED night
  • Cryptanalysis
  • Lock fabrication
  • MaKey MaKey

Potential ideas for long-form "Saturday Sessions":

  • Stained Glass
  • Cloth Dyeing
  • Casting Metal
  • Welding Workshop
  • Web/Graphic Design Challenge Day
  • BYOmP (Bring Your Own mini-Project)
  • Musical Instrument Collab
  • LAN Game Party
  • Charcuterie (Benton's Bacon, etc)
  • Backyard Poultry
  • Vegetable Bed Cultivation
  • Seed starting transplants
  • Civilian Marksmanship Program @ ORSA
  • Board game night
  • Musical instrument creation
  • Furniture-making
  • Nature trips
  • Blacksmithing