Hacksburg is Blacksburg's Makerspace
Hacksburg is a community workshop located in Blacksburg, Virginia. Through instructional classes and weekly work sessions, we aim to help members of the Blacksburg community complete projects that would otherwise be out of reach.

Hacksburg's woodshop, metalshop, laser cutter, 3D printers, electronics bench, and CNC mill are available for use by Hacksburg members twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.

Hacksburg's weekly meeting is open to the public every Tuesday at 7:30pm (online and in person).
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Tuesdays at 7:30
Smart Home Alone!

Smart outlets and home automation are becoming more popular every year, but these devices are often lacking some advanced features and have undesirable connections to the Internet. In this class we'll show you how to take control of your own smart outlets using software like ESPHome and Home Assistant. Bring your own Raspberry Pi or use one of our demo setups.

Old laptops work really well for Home Assistant too! Make sure it has an Ethernet port.

Event fee of $5 for non-members and free for Hacksburg members.

Time: Sunday, December 17th from 01:00 - 04:00pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free for Hacksburg members; $5 for non-members. Pay in person or online at paypal.me/hacksburg.

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Metal Casting

Make your own sand cast Aluminum object at our casting class! Sand casting is an exciting process that's very accessible to the hobbyist. Ages 16 and up; wear all cotton clothes and long pants.

If you have something wood or 3D printed that you'd like to cast, bring it along! If it's a complicated shape, you may want to talk to us first. Feel free to email board@hacksburg.org with questions.

Time: Sunday, December 10th from 01:00 - 04:00pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free for Hacksburg members; $5 for non-members. Pay in person or online at paypal.me/hacksburg.

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Fifth Annual Holiday Ornaments

Join Hacksburg for a festive and family-friendly DIY workshop session where makers of all ages can make their own personalized gifts including laser cut felt Christmas ornaments, custom laser cut wooden displays and cards, and hand polished metal wind chimes.

The event is free, but donations to cover material costs are greatly appreciated!

Time: Sunday, December 3rd from 01:00 - 04:00pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free!

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Resin Printer Basics
Learn to use Hacksburg's 8K SLA resin printer

Normal filament-based 3D printers are capable of making an incredible array of parts, but for high-detail miniatures our new resin printer is capable of over 10x the resolution. Learn how to use the Hacksburg resin printer, what parts work best, and how these machines differ from filament-based printers. The class is free for Hacksburg members and $5 for non-members.

This class is for attendees age 16 and up. If you are bringing an attendee under 18, you (the parent/guardian) must stay for the entire duration of the class and approve all equipment use.

Time: Sunday, November 12th from 01:00 - 04:00pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free for Hacksburg members; $5 for non-members. Pay in person or online at paypal.me/hacksburg.

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Sewing 101
With a sewing machine!

Learn the basics of sewing using the sewing machines at Hacksburg. Attendees will make a basic project (likely a pillow case). This class is for ages 14 and up. The class is free for Hacksburg members and $5 for non-members.

Time: Sunday, November 5th from 01:00 - 04:00pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free for Hacksburg members; $5 for non-members. Pay in person or online at paypal.me/hacksburg.

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Hacksburg Halloween
👻 Get your spook on 🎃

Show off your coolest costume at the weekly meeting, bonus points for DIY! Bring a (small) pumpkin and get it laser engraved on Hacksburg's laser cutter.

Join online at meet.hacksburg.org/OpenGroupMeeting

No RSVP required!

Time: Tuesday, October 31st from 8:30 - 9:30pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free!

Fermentation and Hard Cider Basics
Intro to Homebrewing

We will cover the basics of turning apple cider (and other fruit juices) into an alcoholic drink. Works great with fresh cider from the Ninth Annual Hacksburg Cider Making!

This class is for attendees age 21 and up. No underage class attendees permitted.

Time: Sunday, October 29th from 1:00 - 4:00pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free for Hacksburg members; $5 for non-members. Pay in person or online at paypal.me/hacksburg.

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Intro to Solar Power
Clean energy from the sun

A group discussion of solar power from grid-scale, to rooftop, to portable and how you can get started.

Join online at meet.hacksburg.org/OpenGroupMeeting

Mini-classes are shorter 30-90 minute casual events held after the weekly meeting. They may introduce a new topic, expand on a previous class, or be a forum for discussion. No RSVP required!

Time: Tuesday, October 24th from 8:30 - 9:30pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free!

Ninth Annual Hacksburg Cider Making
Fresh, all-natural, and delicious!

Come to Hacksburg with apples and you'll be able to make your own cider! The best kind of apples to bring is a variety, only using one type typically results in extremely sweet or tart cider. Ten pounds of apples makes three quarts of cider. No RSVP required.

Want more information? We go into the Cidermaking process in detail here: https://hb.gy/0nAyF...

Cider making is for attendees of all ages. If you are bringing an attendee under 18, you (the parent/guardian) must stay the whole time your child/dependent is there.

Time: Sunday, October 22nd from 1:00 - 4:00pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free!

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Ninth Annual Hacksburg Cider Making
Fresh, all-natural, and delicious!

Come to Hacksburg with apples and you'll be able to make your own cider! The best kind of apples to bring is a variety, only using one type typically results in extremely sweet or tart cider. Ten pounds of apples makes three quarts of cider. No RSVP required.

Want more information? We go into the Cidermaking process in detail here: https://hb.gy/0nAyF...

Cider making is for attendees of all ages. If you are bringing an attendee under 18, you (the parent/guardian) must stay the whole time your child/dependent is there.

Time: Sunday, October 15th from 1:00 - 4:00pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free!

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Apple Grinder Prep
Apples go brrr

Help replace the motor on Hacksburg's apple grinder in preparation for cider making.

No RSVP required!

Time: Tuesday, October 10th from 8:30 - 9:30pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free!

Working with LEDs
Give your costume a glow-up

Learn about the types of LED lights and how to integrate them into costumes and cosplay.

Join online at meet.hacksburg.org/OpenGroupMeeting

Mini-classes are shorter 30-90 minute casual events held after the weekly meeting. They may introduce a new topic, expand on a previous class, or be a forum for discussion. No RSVP required!

Time: Tuesday, October 3rd from 8:30 - 9:30pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free!

3D Printer Community Work Day
Make your printer harder, better, faster, stronger!

Got a 3D printer and have questions? Something doesn't work? Want to make your printer harder, better, faster or stronger? This event offers a shared work day for community members to work on and improve our 3D printers. All knowledge levels welcome. Bring your printer!

Instructions on how to customize and compile firmware for your 3D printer will also be presented.

This class is for attendees age 16 and up. If you are bringing an attendee under 18, you (the parent/guardian) must stay for the entire duration of the class.

Time: Sunday, October 1st from 1:00 - 4:00pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free for Hacksburg members; $5 for non-members. Pay in person or online at paypal.me/hacksburg.

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Costume and Cosplay Tips and Tricks
Prep for spook season 🎃

Ask questions and get advice on your costumes from Hacksburg's award winning instructor. This is a casual, unstructured discussion, so please bring your costumes and questions!

Event takes place online only.

Open for ages 12+. If you are bringing an attendee under 18, you (the parent/guardian) must stay for the entire duration of the class.

Time: Saturday, September 30th from 1:00 - 4:00pm
Place: Online only.
URL: meet.hacksburg.org/class
Cost: Free!

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Photogrammetry
3D scans from your camera

A group discussion of the tools and techniques for photogrammetry, a method of extracting 3D information from photographs.

Join online at meet.hacksburg.org/OpenGroupMeeting

Mini-classes are shorter 30-90 minute casual events held after the weekly meeting. They may introduce a new topic, expand on a previous class, or be a forum for discussion. No RSVP required!

Time: Tuesday, September 26th from 8:30 - 9:30pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free!

Animation in Blender
Pixels, Shapes, and Motion

Learn the basics of the award-winning open source 3D design and animation software Blender. Attendees will learn how to compose scenes, animate objects, create materials and textures, and render a final scene. This class will focus on learning the software, as opposed to the artistic aspect of 3D animation.

Ages 14+. Minors will need to have parent/guardian supervision for the entire duration of the class.

Time: Sunday, September 24th from 1:00 - 4:00pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free for Hacksburg members; $5 for non-members. Pay in person or online at paypal.me/hacksburg.

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Maple Tree Identification Walk

Prepare for Maple syrup season by learning how to identify the many varieties of maple trees. Although maple tapping takes place in the winter, maple trees are most easily identified in the fall due to their distinct, vibrant leaves!

Time: Saturday, September 23rd from 1:00 - 4:00pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free!

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Laser Cutter 101
Make Your Own Edge-Lit Acrylic Sign

This workshop covers the Hacksburg 80W CO2 laser cutter. Basic laser safety, design guidelines, and examples will be presented. Attendees will learn how to make their own edge-lit acrylic sign and receive the LED base with the optional materials fee.

Free for members and $5 for non-members, plus $10 optional materials fee.

This event has been rescheduled

Time: Saturday, September 23rd from 2:00 - 4:00pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: $10 for Hacksburg members; $15 for non-members. Pay in person or online at paypal.me/hacksburg.

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DIY Home Maintenance
Was that hole always there?

Learn how to perform basic home repairs and maintenance. Will cover preventative items as well as repairs including: minor drywall patching, unclogging a drain, fixing a leaking faucet or toilet and more.

If there is a specific repair or maintenance item you would like to see, please let us know!

$5 for members and $10 for non-members.

Time: Sunday, September 17th from 1:00 - 4:00pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: $5 for Hacksburg members; $10 for non-members. Pay in person or online at paypal.me/hacksburg.

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Laser Taco Tuesday
Its a fiery fiesta

Customize your Taco Tuesday experience by laser engraving your tortilla on Hacksburg's 80W CO2 laser cutter! Tortillas and fillings will be provided, bring your own tortilla design ideas.

This class is for ages 16 and up. Attendees under 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian for the full duration of the class, and parent/guardian must approve all equipment use.

This event is free, but donations to cover ingredients are appreciated!

Time: Tuesday, September 12th from 8:30 - 11:30pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free!

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Hacksburg Open House
Part of Game Changer Week

Hacksburg is a non-profit Makerspace located in Blacksburg, VA. Started in 2014, we're a community workshop focused on enabling creatives and entrepreneurs in the New River Valley to complete projects that would otherwise be out of reach. Whether you need equipment, mentorship, or just some space to work, Hacksburg is meant to be an accessible, collaborative, and affordable resource for building anything from rockets to robots to rocking chairs.

Hacksburg members must be 18+, but all ages are welcome at this open house. If you are bringing attendees under 18, you (parent/guardian) must stay for the duration of the class.

Time: Wednesday, September 6th from 3:00 - 6:00pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free!

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Intro to CNC Machining
Learn to use Hacksburg's CNC gantry router

In part one of our series of CNC classes, attendees will learn how to do basic CNC operations and think like a machinist. Details will be given for the operation of Hacksburg's CNC gantry router, generously donated by Onefinity and Torc Robotics, and we will machine a demonstration part.

This class is for ages 16 and up. Attendees under 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian for the full duration of the class, and parent/guardian must approve all equipment use.

Time: Sunday, August 27th from 1:00 - 4:30pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free for Hacksburg members; $5 for non-members. Pay in person or online at paypal.me/hacksburg.

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Canning Basics
You can-can do it!

Canning is a method of preserving food that can extend the shelf life of a variety of foods, even vegetables from your own garden. This class covers canning for beginners. Discussion time will be included for your own specific canning questions and to learn what others are canning.

This class is for attendees age 12 and up. If you are bringing an attendee under 18, you (the parent/guardian) must stay for the entire duration of the class.

Time: Sunday, August 20th from 1:00 - 4:00pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free for Hacksburg members; $5 for non-members. Pay in person or online at paypal.me/hacksburg.

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Forest Maintenance Discussion

Participate in a group discussion about forest maintenance.

Join online at meet.hacksburg.org/OpenGroupMeeting

Mini-classes are shorter 30-90 minute casual events held after the weekly meeting. They may introduce a new topic, expand on a previous class, or be a forum for discussion. No RSVP required!

Time: Tuesday, August 15th from 8:30 - 9:30pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free!

Animation in Blender
Pixels and Shapes

Learn the basics of the award-winning open source 3D design and animation software Blender. Attendees will learn how to compose scenes, animate objects, create materials and textures, and render a final scene. This class will focus on learning the software, as opposed to the artistic aspect of 3D animation.

Ages 14+. Minors will need to have parent/guardian supervision for the entire duration of the class.

Time: Sunday, August 13th from 1:00 - 4:00pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free for Hacksburg members; $5 for non-members. Pay in person or online at paypal.me/hacksburg.

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E-Commerce Mini-class

Explore your options for collecting money on a website. Attendees will discuss their experiences and best practices for e-commerce.

Join online at meet.hacksburg.org/OpenGroupMeeting

Mini-classes are shorter 30-90 minute casual events held after the weekly meeting. They may introduce a new topic, expand on a previous class, or be a forum for discussion. No RSVP required!

Time: Tuesday, August 8th from 8:30 - 9:30pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free!

(Cancelled) Basic Web Development
That's what spiders do, right?

Want to set up your own website? Learn the basics of HTML, CSS, and Javascript in order to create a custom website. Hosting will be discussed, including the special options available to Hacksburg members.

Ages 16+. Minors will need to have parent/guardian supervision for the entire duration of the class.


This event has been cancelled.

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Intro to Slide Rules Mini-class

Learn how to use a slide rule to perform calculations, no electronics required! Slide rules will be provided for a hands-on demonstration, feel free to bring your own.

Join online at meet.hacksburg.org/OpenGroupMeeting

Mini-classes are shorter 30-90 minute casual events held after the weekly meeting. They may introduce a new topic, expand on a previous class, or be a forum for discussion. No RSVP required!

Time: Tuesday, August 1st from 8:30 - 9:30pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free!

Using AI Tools Mini-class

Learn how to access and use AI tools including chatbots and image generators. Will also discuss limitations and risks of these tools. Bring a computer!

Join online at meet.hacksburg.org/OpenGroupMeeting

Mini-classes are shorter 30-90 minute casual events held after the weekly meeting. They may introduce a new topic, expand on a previous class, or be a forum for discussion. No RSVP required!

Time: Tuesday, July 25th from 8:30 - 9:30pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free!

Intro to Programming with Python
Learn the basics of the Python programming language

Attendees will learn the basics of the Python programming language. Python is an exciting programming language which enables you to program anything from smart light bulbs to the world's largest supercomputers.

Laptop required. Ages 14+, If you are bringing an attendee under 18, the parent/guardian must stay for the entire duration of the class.

Time: Sunday, July 23rd from 1:00 - 4:00pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free for Hacksburg members; $5 for non-members. Pay in person or online at paypal.me/hacksburg.

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Future Aerial Transport Mini-class

A time to discuss concepts in future aerial transportation including personal aircraft, alternative fuels, and more!

Join online at meet.hacksburg.org/OpenGroupMeeting

Mini-classes are shorter 30-90 minute casual events held after the weekly meeting. They may introduce a new topic, expand on a previous class, or be a forum for discussion. No RSVP required!

Time: Tuesday, July 18th from 8:30 - 9:30pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free!

Bicycle Repair Day
Two wheels good!

Have a bike that needs work? Hacksburg will host a work session to provide help with basic bicycle repair and maintenance. Hacksburg will supply space, tools, cleaners and lubricants; attendees will provide bicycles and spare parts.

Ages 14+, If you are bringing an attendee under 18, the parent/guardian must stay for the entire duration of the class and approve all shop tool use.

Time: Sunday, July 16th from 1:00 - 4:00pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free for Hacksburg members; $5 for non-members. Pay in person or online at paypal.me/hacksburg.

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Working with Stepper Motors Mini-class

Learn how stepper motors work, why you would want to use them, and how to add them to your projects.

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Mini-classes are shorter 30-90 minute casual events held after the weekly meeting. They may introduce a new topic, expand on a previous class, or be a forum for discussion. No RSVP required!

Time: Tuesday, July 11th from 8:30 - 9:30pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free!

3D Printer Community Work Day
Make your printer harder, better, faster, stronger!

Got a 3D printer and have questions? Something doesn't work? Want to make your printer harder, better, faster or stronger? This event offers a shared work day for community members to work on and improve our 3D printers. All knowledge levels welcome. Bring your printer!

Ages 16+, If you are bringing an attendee under 18, the parent/guardian must stay for the entire duration of the class.

Time: Sunday, July 9th from 1:00 - 4:00pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free for Hacksburg members; $5 for non-members. Pay in person or online at paypal.me/hacksburg.

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Leatherworking Basics
Learn how to make long-lasting leather goods

Today, most leather hides are discarded and completely wasted, but you can still make many useful things, like shoes, belts, bags, and clothing from leather. This class will cover selecting leather, project planning, cutting, sewing, molding, decoration, and finishing. Attendees can make a cell phone holster or/and a decorative drink coaster, as time permits.

Ages 16+, If you are bringing an attendee under 18, the parent/guardian must stay for the entire duration of the class and approve all shop tool use.

Time: Sunday, June 25th from 1:00 - 4:00pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: $5. Pay in person or online at paypal.me/hacksburg.

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Hacksburg Open House
Tour our Community Workshop

Hacksburg is a non-profit Makerspace located in Blacksburg, VA. Started in 2014, we're a community workshop focused on helping creatives and entrepreneurs in the New River Valley complete projects that would otherwise be out of reach. Whether you need equipment, mentorship, or just a place to work, Hacksburg is an accessible, collaborative, and affordable resource where you can build anything from rockets to robots to rocking chairs.

Hacksburg members must be 18+, but all ages are welcome at this open house. Attendees under 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian for the full duration of their visit.

Time: Sunday, June 18th from 1:00 - 4:00pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free!

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Hacksburg at Summer Solstice Fest
The summer festival for locals

Hacksburg will be exhibiting at the Downtown Blacksburg Summer Solstice Fest. Come out and enjoy hands-on activities, locally made products for sale, food trucks, live music, and more! This event is free and family friendly.Learn more at downtownblacksburg.com.

Time: Saturday, June 17th from 1:00 - 11:00pm
Place: Downtown Blacksburg
Cost: Free!

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Modern Kites
These aren't just for the beach!

Learn how modern kites are designed and constructed using advanced materials. Stunt kites, kiteboarding, and even kite photography will be discussed.

This event is open to all ages, but attendees under 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian for the full duration of the class.

Time: Sunday, June 4th from 1:00 - 4:00pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free!

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Modifying CAD
Learn to modify existing models for 3D printing

There are an incredible variety of 3D models available online for 3D printers. But what if you need to change something about a model to suit your needs? In this class, you'll learn basic and advanced techniques for modifying 3D models.

This class is intended for ages 16 and up, but younger attendees with 3D printing experience are welcome if you confirm with the board ahead of time (board@hacksburg.org). Attendees under 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian for the full duration of the class.

Time: Sunday, May 21st from 1:00 - 4:00pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free for Hacksburg members; $5 for non-members. Pay in person or online at paypal.me/hacksburg.

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Building Radios
A hands-on lesson in electromagnetism

In this class, attendees will build radios in groups while learning the basics of how sound is transmitted using electromagnetic waves. Digital data transmission (Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, etc) will be surveyed with enough information to ignite future learning. Ages 14+.

Time: Sunday, May 7th from 1:00 - 4:00pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: $5 for Hacksburg members; $10 for non-members. Pay in person or online at paypal.me/hacksburg.

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Resin Printing Basics
Learn to use Hacksburg's 8K SLA resin printer

Filament-based 3D printers are capable of making an incredible array of parts, but, for high-detail miniatures, our new resin printer is capable of over 10x the resolution. In this class, you'll learn how to use Hacksburg's resin printer, which kind of parts are best-suited to resin printing, and how these machines differ from filament-based printers.

This class is for ages 16 and up. Attendees under 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian for the full duration of the class, and parent/guardian must approve all equipment use.

Time: Sunday, April 30th from 1:00 - 4:00pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free for Hacksburg members; $5 for non-members. Pay in person or online at paypal.me/hacksburg.

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Synthesizer Mini-Class
Bebop to the boolean boogie

Learn how to make a basic electronic synthesizer by connecting digital and analog electronic components in ways their designers never intended! Attendees will learn the basics of synthesizers and how they are implemented in this informal class after the regular Tuesday meeting.

Time: Tuesday, April 4th from 8:30 - 10:30pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free!

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Intro to CNC Machining
Learn to use Hacksburg's CNC gantry router

In part one of our series of CNC classes, attendees will learn how to do basic CNC operations and think like a machinist. Details will be given for the operation of Hacksburg's CNC gantry router, generously donated by Onefinity and Torc Robotics, and we will machine a demonstration part.

This class is for ages 16 and up. Attendees under 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian for the full duration of the class, and parent/guardian must approve all equipment use.

Time: Sunday, April 2nd from 1:00 - 4:30pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: Free for Hacksburg members; $5 for non-members. Pay in person or online at paypal.me/hacksburg.

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Seedstarting and Gardening Basics
Learn how to grow your own food

Get ready for garden season by learning how to start your own plants from seed. Starting from seed saves money and increases the variety of plants you can grow! This class will also cover basic garden prep information such as mixing soil and making planters. The class fee covers a seed-starting kit and seeds. Feel free to bring your own seeds as well!

Time: Sunday, March 19th from 1:00 - 4:00pm
Place: In person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Enter through the covered double doors at the back of the building.
Cost: $15 for Hacksburg members; $20 for non-members. Pay in person or online at paypal.me/hacksburg.

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