Wired has a great engineering and technology list appropriate to the day called This Day in Tech. Check out the site and see a plethora of information from a variety of past years and experiences.
4th Annual Maker Faire Bay Area
Following on President Obama’s call to “begin again the work of remaking America”, Maker Faire 2009 will be organized around the theme of Re-Make America. Held in the San Francisco Bay Area on May 30-31, Maker Faire celebrates what President Obama called “the risk takers, the doers, and the makers of things.” The fourth annual Maker Faire will showcase individual creativity and grassroots innovation in the largest festival devoted to DIY culture and technology in the country.