• Vintage Computer Festival West is back after a 9 year hiatus!

    From ark72axow@gmail.com@21:1/5 to All on Tue Aug 2 16:15:34 2016
    Vintage Computer Festival West XI
    VCF West is back!!!

    VCF West is for everyone! Computer geeks, families/children, students, collectors, IT professionals, curious onlookers…

    When: August 6-7, 2016

    Where: Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View, California (Google map, directions, lodging)

    Hours: Saturday, 9:30-6:00, Sunday, 9:00-5:30

    Tickets — Now available!

    Exhibits (and exhibit registration) — Hands-on exhibits are presented Saturday and Sunday. You’ll find demos of 1960s minicomputers, 1970s homebrew systems, 1980s eight-bitters, and a few oddities. Some exhibits contain pristine original machines,
    while others focus on unique modern hacks, and everything in between.

    Speakers — Come see our impressive keynote speakers! This year you can learn about CP/M vs. MS-DOS, early computer gaming, and much more.

    Celebration Apple 1 — Our friends at CharityBuzz are auctioning what may be the rarest Apple-1 in existence. Come see it at the show!

    Consignment — Vintage Computer Festivals are not flea/swap events, however we do offer a consignment room. Complete the form and we’ll try our best to sell your on-topic items. Our fee is 15% of final sales.

    Food — Where they are computer nerds, there must be food! Items such as bagels, muffins, coffee, snacks, hot dogs, soft drinks, etc. will be available.

    Don’t forget — CHM is the world’s best computer museum, and it will be fully open during VCF West. Do not miss your chance to see their incredible exhibits.

    Contacts: VCF West Producer — Erik Klein (erik@vintage-computer.com), Vintage Computer Federation President — Evan Koblentz (evan@vcfed.org)

    Check out for more details: http://vcfed.org/wp/festivals/vintage-computer-festival-west-xi/

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