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BayLUG News

New Public Announce List

January 24, 2017
Russell Clark

We invite everyone to join our new public announcement list. You will receive event and meeting reminders. There should only be 1-2 messages a month.

Click here to join.

The Annual Holiday Show Returns!

November 29, 2016
Steve Parmley
December 9, 2016 marks the return of BayLUG's annual holiday show at the Museum of American Heritage in Palo Alto, CA. BayLUG has built and exhibited a LEGO train layout in this same location for many years. This year is our 13th holiday show, and visitors will be treated to a variety of moving LEGO trains, a cityscape, suburbs, and rural lands. Our members also have individual models on display which include mosaics, vehicles, abstract structures, jewelry, Christmas ornaments, sculptures and even some vintage LEGO kits.

Most everything on display will be original creations built from the minds of our members, rather than from instructions. The show runs from 11:00am to 3:30pm Friday, Saturday, and Sunday for six weekends, with the final day on January 15, 2017. Admission is $3 per person regardless of age. The Museum of American Heritage is located at 350 Homer Avenue, Palo Alto. We will be closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. This is a fun event for all!

BayLUG Represents at new SF LEGO Store!

August 29, 2016
Russell Clark
The brand new LEGO Store in the Westfield San Francisco Centre held its grand opening celebration the weekend of August 26-28. Several, and I mean several, BayLUG members showed up all three days to be some of the first in line to get the promotional goodies. BayLUG members Erez, Robert, and new member Matt were all featured in the local news. Plus our very own Megan posted a wonderful news article on Brickset.

BayLUG President Wins the Battle of the Bricks

July 18, 2016
Russell Clark
On June 11, 2016, BayLUG President Russell Clark traveled to Southern California to compete in the LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures Battle of the Bricks. The competition was broadcast on the Disney XD Youtube channel with the last ten minutes being live. There were four teams consisting of LEGO fans and Youtube personalities. After completing four challenges, Russell's team came out in first place! Here you can see an image of the trophy.

BayLUG's First Monterey Show a Success

July 5, 2016
By Steve Parmley

On Saturday, July 2, 2016, BayLUG made its first appearance in Monterey County at the Pacific Grove Summer LEGO Show and Building Event. The show, co-sponsored by BayLUG and The Regional Artisans Association, was a great success and featured a variety of our members' original creations. On display were numerous mosaics, historical structures, city scenes, an aircraft carrier, several Duplo figures, a zoo, a futuristic cityscape, a Disney tribute, and many more examples of our members' creativity.

Well over 1,000 Monterey County residents and visitors were treated to our MOCs, asked questions, and were inspired by what can be created with LEGO.

The local kids got into the act too, building their own MOCs with our club's play brick. They were able to proudly display their creations in their own area, and some of their creations would fit right in with ours!

We have already been invited to return for another show ... stay tuned!

Photos from the show were featured in the local newspaper.

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