An international festival that celebrates the history of computing, featuring hands-on exhibits, interactive activities, and speakers. The event is open to all—computer lovers, hobbyists, IT professionals, makers, future inventors, families and children interested in STEM/STEAM, and curious onlookers! A live auction will offer bidders a chance to start or expand their personal computer collections. The Computer Museum of America will be open during the festival in preparation of the grand opening scheduled for July 20, 2019. Roswell Town Center, 5000 Commerce Pkwy, Roswell. Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Sunday 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. Presented by Atlanta Historical Computing Society. atlhcs.org. Hosted by Computer Museum of America. computermuseumofamerica.org.
By the way, if you are interested in helping to lay the foundation for the permanent Computer Museum, volunteer opportunities abound. All Hands on Deck meetings take place monthly the first and third Wednesday from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the museum. Join the effort to make history together and create a powerful cultural and economic resource. Information about various opportunities including education and programs, event planning, fundraising, information technology, marketing and communications, exhibits, and partnership development are at computermuseumofamerica.org.
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