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Truckee Roundhouse Maker Show

  • Truckee Tahoe Lumber Church Street Truckee, CA, 96161 United States (map)

Get your creative juices flowing! The Truckee Roundhouse Maker Show is Sunday June 12th, from 11-5, at Truckee-Tahoe Lumber in downtown Truckee.

~~++~~ THE MAKERS ~~++~~

See over 30 local makers and artists, with everything from drone demonstrations to art cars, jewelry to sculptures and so much more.

Get interactive with ridable bike sculptures, learn how to yarn-bomb, get your hands dirty on a forge, or ride on a hovercraft.

Bring your own drones to fly in the controlled drone-expo area and learn from local experts and the Truckee Airport about drone safety and the rules of the air.

Some more highlights from makers include:

  • fused glass night lights and yard art,
  • furniture from reclaimed materials,
  • watercolors and pastels,
  • large metal sculptures,
  • an ancient Egyptian style of jewelry making,
  • an armadillo art car,
  • hands-on ceramics demonstrations,
  • a wide variety of drones of all shapes and sizes,
  • And much more!

Signup to volunteer! Get a free t-shirt and be part of making this awesome!

~~++~~ KIDS ACTIVITIES ~~++~~

Bring the whole family. The Roundhouse is partnering with Kids Zone to bring activities like paper-airplane making and beginner electronics.

~~++~~ SILENT AUCTION ~~++~~

An extensive silent auction with items from makers, artists, and local businesses. To donate an item to the silent auction, see this form, or contact Kath at

~~++~~ GETTING THERE ~~++~~

Truckee-Tahoe Lumber Co. in downtown Truckee is located at the east end of Church St.

Ride your bike, enjoy valet bike parking, and get ½ off the suggested donation at the door. Or there's lots of free parking.

~~++~~ FOOD AND DRINK ~~++~~

Come hungry and thirsty and enjoy local beer by 50/50 brewing company. Local food trucks Starky's Sushi and Pizza and Full Belly Deli will be serving up delicious lunch and snacks. Keep your energy going all day with locally brewed Dark Horse coffee. Bring your own cup to reduce waste!

~~++~~ ENTERTAINMENT ~~++~~

Hear music by members of Sneaky Creatures, and watch aerial performances by Tahoe Flow arts. There will also be a silent auction full of locally made items and great deals.


The Roundhouse would like to thank partners: The Truckee-Tahoe Airport, Truckee-Tahoe Lumber Company, and Mountain Hardware and Sports for their generous support. In addition, we would like to thank 50/50 Brewing, The Truckee Downtown Merchants Association, Pamela Hurt Associates, Riverside Studios, Parallax Inc, Quality Automotive and Smog, Mountain Forge, and Tahoe Flow Arts for their significant contributions.

The 2nd annual Maker Show is a benefit for the Truckee Roundhouse, the region's first makerspace, opening soon. Don't know what a makerspace is? Come find out how you can get access to the tools and skills to make just about anything.

The Maker Show is June 12th, from 11-5, at Truckee-Tahoe Lumber in downtown Truckee. For more info visit or email


Photos from Maker Show 2015


Later Event: September 11
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