2015 Mad Hatter Holiday Festival

Once again, the Obtainium Works crew and our friends are back with contraptions for the annual Mad Hatter Holiday Festival!   Come see an offbeat Christmas show like you never seen! Click here to see the contraptions!

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The Maltese Cthulhu!

2015 Halloween: Maltese Cthulhu

The Neverwas Haul has disappeared! Only a strange idol can give us clues to its whereabouts. Come join us October 30th and 31st and discover its strange secrets! Discover secrets to the haunted house and the weird happenings at Obtainium Works! Click here for more details.











We're heading back to the playa!  The Neverwas Haul received an Honorarium from the Burning Man Organization! That means we can afford to fix up the old house and take her for another ride in the desert August 26-September 9, 2015!


Obtainium Cup 2015

It's that time again for the wacky machines to ride to victory! On July 19, 2015, 1pm-9pm, experience the adventure as dozens of mutant human-powered vehicles race down and up Vallejo's Mare Island! The road rally is fraught with challenges: Zombies!  Flying Monkeys! More Mad Hatters! ROBOTS! And a new challenge - the INSPECTORS! Can our intrepid heroes survive? Come to Vallejo and find out





Maker Faire 2015! 

Join us and hundreds of other makers at the annual Mecca of the Maker Movement! Maker Faire is May 15 & 16 at the San Mateo Fair Grounds. Check out some of our latest contraptions!



Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, the Musical!

We are building the legendary Chitty Chitty Bang Bang car for this local play!

The show times are May 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24 at the Empress Theater in Vallejo.

Other show dates are June 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14 at the Martinez Campbell Theater.

Tickets can be purchased here.





Steampunk Pinnocchio

We built the Steampunk Pinocchio for this local musical! Come see the premiere at the Hub on Friday, April 17 at 8pm at the Hub in downtown Vallejo. See further info at their Facebook page, Steampunk Pinocchio.



Annual Events

Here are the events we do each year. Please go to our events blog for details from previous years.

May 16-17, 2015--"Maker Faire." We will be showing off our contraptions at the annual gathering of makers and inventors! Fun for the whole family! Located at San Mateo Fairgrounds in San Mateo, CA.

July 19, 2015--"Obtainium Cup." Our annual wacky road rally on Mare Island in Vallejo.

August 30-September 7, 2015--"Burning Man." Our annual pilgrimage to the massive arts event in the desert. Located about two hours north of Reno, NV.  

October 30-31, 2015--"Haul o'Ween Murder Mystery." Come join our crew of sorta-talented actors in another whodunit murder mystery dinner theater. Located at our workshop in Vallejo.

December 5, 2015--"Mad Hatter Holiday Festival." Join the fastest growing parade in the Bay Area! It's a town Holiday Parade with Burning Man-style art cars. Santa + fire = fun!