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Celebrate Apple’s 40th Birthday at Vintage Computer Fest

by Ryan Waller

Fans of retro tech, mark your calendars for the 4th Annual Vintage Computer Festival SE April 2 & 3 in Roswell, GA. The largest gathering of its kind in the region, VCFSE is a must-see for geeks, makers, and curious minds of all ages. The Fest features exhibits from vintage tech collectors, unique presentations, soldering workshops, a live auction, vintage gaming, and dozens of experts ready to share their passions. Doors to the Apple Museum will be open during the Fest weekend, offering a rare opportunity to visit the huge, one-of-a-kind display of all things Apple. (This year’s festival celebrates the 40th anniversary of Apple, born April 1st, 2967).

Vintage Computer Festival events are a unique family-friendly experience. The events celebrate the history of computing! Festivals include a hands-on exhibition hall, where you’ll find dozens of up-and-running examples of historic computers. Minicomputers of the 1960s, homebrew systems of the 1970s, and microcomputers of the 1980s are all represented. Festivals also have lectures, consignment sales, technical classes, food, prizes, and much more.

Guest speakers include influential Apple industrial designer Jerry Manock and computer engineer Bill Herd, creator the Commodore 128.

Location:
Kings Market Shopping Center
1425 Market Blvd. Suite #200
Roswell, Georgia 30076

Dates:
April 2nd from 10:00am to 7:00pm
April 3rd from 10:00am to 5:00pm

Admission is $10 for adults, and accompanied children under 18 are admitted free.

The event is presented by the Computer Museum of America and the Atlanta Historical Computing Society.

 

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