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Do you or your children love to take things apart?

Are you curious about how things work?

Do you love to build and create?

Whether it’s robotics, coding and programming, engineering, nature, video games, or science, the FLX Maker Fest is for them!


Admission is FREE* this year

and will be held at the

Phelps Library and STEAM Lab Makerspace

and Phelps Community Center, 

8 Banta Street, Suite 200, Phelps, NY 14532

Over 50 Makers/Vendors will offer hands-on learning & engaging STEM-related information, technologies, or projects for all ages.


Learn how to solder electronics! 

Try painting with light or build a cigar box guitar!

Use a 3D Printer or Laser Engraver

to create a souvenir to take home!

Learn about rockets or try blockprinting!

Learn about space or innovative recycling

 or video game design, and so much more!


This is a family friendly event sponsored by 

The Phelps Library and STEAM Lab Makerspace

* Donations will be collected at the FLX Maker Fest

to support the 2018 Phelps Library STEM Scholarship,

awarded to Midlakes graduating seniors

who are pursuing a career in STEM or STEAM

(science, technology, engineering, art, or mathematics).

The FLX Maker Fest is a day for DIY Making, Discovery, & Innovation! 

This is a family-friendly event for all ages, and admission is free!


The FLX Maker Fest will be held

Saturday, May 2nd, from 11am-5pm at the

Phelps Community Center, 8 Banta Street, Phelps, NY.


Donations will benefit the Phelps Library STEAM Scholarship, awarded to

a high school senior pursuing a career in STEM/STEAM, a trade, or technical skills.

We welcome our 2020 FLX Makers!

We are now accepting maker applications, so this list will continue

to grow through the end of April 2020. Please submit your application

as soon as possible for best space allocation and accommodation.

We need your help!

Whether you want to be a Maker at the event, help spread the word

by hanging up posters at work or school, or support our mission to bridge the technical skills gap by sponsoring the event, you can find our marketing materials below!



Learn to Splice Fiber

with OTTC Fiber

Creating and Planting Seed

Bombs and more

Citizen Science activities

with WXXI Kids

Follow a Meteor Path

 with Terra Science

Clockwork and Steam Power

with John Lord

Stained Glass Paper Art

with the Lyons Public Library



with Midlakes STEM Club

Job Preparation with

Remedy Staffing


and Knot Tying with

Scouts BSA Troop 315

& Cub Scout Pack 46

Create & Float a Boat

 with Terra Science


with the Explorers

STEM Trailer


Altered Art and Altered Books

with artist Susan Balding

Stop Motion Animation

with Mad Dog Movies

Ceramics Manufacturing

with Seneca Ceramics

Big Blue Blocks

Paper Marbling

with Main Street Arts



Virtual Reality with

Optimax Systems


Light Painting with

Dan Schneiderman

and Maker Faire Rochester


Automation Across Industries with Finger Lakes

Community College


Virtual and Augmented Reality

with the Phelps Library

& STEAM Lab Makerspace

Dig for Fossils

 with Terra Science

STEAM Activities with

Finger Lakes

Community College

Geneva Campus Center


Upcycled T-Shirt Crafts

with Romulus Central School

The Science and Technology behind Brewing Beer

with Crafty Ales & Lagers


Exploring Wool Fibers

with Feathertree Felt

Microscopic Science

with Infinite Scope

Live Steam Hobby and Machining Skills with

Finger Lakes Live Steamers

3D Modeling and Laser Cutting with Rochester Makerspace's 

Dan McCue

Hands-on Emergency Skills, CPR, Pulse Checks,

and Lung Sounds

with Finger Lakes Ambulance




NASA & the Solar System

 with Terra Science

Cheese Making

with Lively Run Dairy

Digital Equity with the

Finger Lakes

Digital Inclusion Coalition


How Solenoids Work

with GW Lisk 


Stained Glass Art with 

The Light Hive

Magnetic Masterpieces

with Clifton Springs Library

Bracket Engineering

 with Terra Science

Science and Biotechnology

Products with

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Rochester Regional Health's Mobile Mammography Center

Fruit Harvesting and

Harvesters with

LaGasse Works, Inc.


All Natural Bath Bombs

and Dishwasher Tabs

with Teresa Ferguson and

Young Living Essential Oils

Investigate your Heart Rate

with Clifton Springs YMCA

Virtual Reality Plank Challenge with VeRacity VRcade

Edison Robots 

with Geneva Middle School 





2020 FLXMF logo with date.jpg

Do you love to take things apart

or work with your hands?

Are you curious about how things work?

Do you love to build and create?

Whether it’s robotics, coding and programming, engineering, nature,

video games, or science,

the FLX Maker Fest is for everyone!


List of Makers
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