[vcf-midatlantic] Slightly OT, but Festivus related! What is VCF Festivus? December 11 & 12, 2021
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On 11/14/2021 5:51 PM, Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> Just a reminder to everyone about our upcoming Festivus party. I've gotten
> a lot of signups so far for this event.
> Here the info again:
> START: Sat, Dec 11 at 10AM
> END: Sun, Dec 12 at 5PM
> ANNUAL VCF MA Town Hall: December 11 at 8PM
> 2201 Marconi Rd, Wall Township, NJ (InfoAge Campus)
> 9010-C = Cafeteria where we will eat and drink.
> 9010-C = Game room across from cafeteria
> 9010-D (Women's Bunkroom) = Mini Festivus Swap Meet where we can buy and
> 9059 = Festivus Repair workshop
> $20 per person covers the whole event
> $25 per person per night for overnight stay
> Buy tickets through Eventbrite:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/festivus
> -2021-tickets-194874814817 If you want to pay at the door, then you also
> have that option. I can have the iPad ready to take cash or credit, etc.
> I will be doing the traditional burger and hot dog grilling outside.
> VCF will be buying soft drinks.
> Ian will be bringing his vintage video games. Everyone is welcome to bring
> their own games. Let me know what you are bringing:
> Everyone brings a food or beverage item.
> Here is the potluck signup sheet for food and drinks:
> Here is the buy/sell list for the mini swap meet:
> swap meet rules are you bring your own table(s) and are responsible for
> selling things yourself.
> CHANGE OF SWAP MEET ROOM:
> We won't be able to use the room that we use for consignment during VCF
> East. It is being renovated for a new museum. We will be using the women's
> bunkroom. It's possible we can switch this back to the original room. I'm
> trying to negotiate with InfoAge management a slight change in their
> Festivus Repair workshop signup:
> For a lot of new people and those who don't know. I thought I would explain
> what this "Festivus" event was all about.
> WHAT IS FESTIVUS?
> Festivus started out as a party years ago and took place 6 months after VCF
> East. At some point, it was officially called "Festivus" as recommended by
> Bernie S. It refers to the Seinfeld episode
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HX55AzGku5Y. It is a made up holiday around
> the same time as many others in December, but for us it is not religious,
> but simply Pure Vintage Computer Fun.
> WHAT DO YOU DO AT FESTIVUS?
> It is a barbecue hamburgers, hot dogs, perogies, etc.
> It is a Potluck, everyone brings a food and/or beverage item.
> It is vintage video game fun. We have a game room setup for Ian and others
> to setup their video games for everyone to play.
> It is a fellowship to catch up with members that we haven't seen since VCF
> East or last Festivus in person.
> WHAT'S NEW?
> Last year we did a mini-swap meet where members bought and sold each others
> items, we are doing this again.
> Also we are adding a repair workshop. Everyone loves to tinker with these
> items and why not include this in our events as so many enjoy it.
> WHAT ELSE?
> Our Mid-Atlantic Chapter Town Hall where we review what has happened over
> the year, what we plan on doing and take any questions from members.
> Jeff Brace
> Vice President & Board Member
> Vintage Computer Festival East Show-runner
> Vintage Computer Federation is a 501c3 charity
> jeffrey at vcfed.org
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