Nonprofit Community Arts & Makerspace in Sebastopol, CA.


Holiday Market

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Saturday, December 14th from 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chimera is hosting a Holiday Market featuring art, jewelry, crafts, and handmade goods by local artists. Enjoy some holiday treats and fun activities. Come celebrate the season with us!

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Halloween Party!

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Saturday October 26th, 3:00 - 8:00 PM

Join us for our first Halloween Party with fun activities, snacks & drinks, tunes and Broom Casting! We will also be unveiling our new jewelry casting studio!

This is a free event but donations are gladly accepted 🎃 All ghosts and ghouls are welcome!

Public Meetup

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Every 3rd Saturday of the Month from 2:00 to 4:00 PM

Want to get involved or make something, but not quite sure how? Ready to use a tool but having trouble getting into a class or membership? Just curious? Stop on by with your project and see what everyone else is working on! If you’re lucky the right person will be around to answer questions or help you get started!

Make your Makerspace!

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Every 3rd Saturday of the Month from 6:00 to 8:00 PM

Makerspaces are all about community! Come on down, see what’s going on, let the Board know what you think, and work together to make Chimera better! Maybe some pizza and Lagunitas?

Woodworking Meetup

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Every 2nd and 4th Monday of the Month at 7:00 PM

Come out and chat with local woodworkers about the science of wood; From species specific talks to how it's manufactured. Let's discuss the medium of our craft. Master wood turner Ariel Stone will be meeting on the 2nd and 4th Monday of every month to discuss a different topic. Free.

Repair Cafe

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Every 3rd Saturday of the Month from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Chimera hosts a general repair workshop: bring any items you have in need of repair or mending! Our maker volunteers will help guests get started on the process of fixing various items with the resources and equipment available in the space. DIYers encouraged! Open to the public and free (donations accepted). Items that can be repaired in under 30 minutes are preferred, and we can’t guarantee everything is repairable.

Sebastopol Makers

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Every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the Month at 7:00 PM

A long standing group of makers get together to create new and interesting projects from every facet of making. If you enjoy DIY, electronics, or any other form of making, come by the Sebastopol Makers meetup! Feel free to bring anything you're working on or to show off!

Sculpture Jam

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Every Thursday from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Come watch and join in with Sculpture Jam now at Chimera.  We are a group of local artists that create public sculptures in Sebastopol.