Geekend 2019 Announces Activities

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 This year Geekend celebrates 10 years of bringing together Savannah’s best and brightest entrepreneurs, technologists, makers, creatives, leaders, and change agents. With a new home and a few surprises up our sleeve, Geekend is more prepared than ever to move into the future with guts and grit and nowhere is that more evident than this year’s lineup of key public events.

Geekend’s program of free youth workshops on Saturday, April 27 at the Jepson Center for the Arts sold out in less than two days. Those who missed registration can join the waitlist on EventBrite:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/youth-workshops-geekend-ticket…

There are also many free activities for youth and families that don’t require registration:

Friday, April 26

Indie Game Arcade: Jepson Center Atrium, April 26, 12-4pm

http://www.geek-end.com/sessions/indie-game-arcade/

The Indie Game Arcade will be open from 12-4pm! Come see some awesome video games made by developers in the Southeast! Play them all and vote for your favorite!

Food Trucks: Savannah Cultural Arts Center, April 26, 12:15-1:30pm

http://www.geek-end.com/sessions/friday-lunch/

Buy some delicious lunch from Chazito’s, Strangebird or Yoshi’s Kitchen! Don’t forget dessert from Leopold’s!

Saturday, April 27

Indie Game Arcade: Jepson Center Atrium, April 27, 10-2pm

http://www.geek-end.com/sessions/indie-game-arcade-2/

The Indie Game Arcade is back and will be open from 10am-2pm! Don’t forget to vote for your favorite!

More Food Trucks: Savannah Cultural Arts Center, April 27, 12:15-2:15pm

Rustle up some delicious grub from Prowl, Strangebird and Yoshi’s Kitchen! Jenni’s Treats on the Street will be here to make dessert special!

Maven Makers & Idea7 Engineering Challenge: Jepson Center Studio 1, April 27, 11:45am-1:45pm

http://www.geek-end.com/…/maven-makers-and-idea7-engineeri…/

This awesome activity is a fun one to just pop in. (Does not take a full two hours and can accommodate many over the two hours.)

Indie Game Awards presented by Hi-Rez Studios: SCAD Museum of Art, April 27, 12:45-2:15pm

http://www.geek-end.com/sessions/indie-game-awards/

Did you vote for your favorite? Good! Now see who comes out on top in the Indie Game Awards! (Program does run a full 90 minutes. Suitable for adults and teens as well as kids passionate about games who can be respectul during the ceremony.

The Drone Show: Savannah Cultural Arts Center Lawn, 12:45-2:15pm

http://www.geek-end.com/sessions/the-drone-show/

Meet some drone pilots from Savannah and see their drones in action! We hear Alienworx is bringing the biggest drone in the region. Prepare to be amazed!

To purchase tickets, visit: Geekend

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