On Saturday, December 14, ConnLUG members will meet at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford. The Wadsworth holds its "Second Saturdays" throughout the year to offer visitors the opportunity to come to the museum for free. ConnLUG is going to be at the museum from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Saturday. First, to staff the ConnLUG display tables for the Second Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. At 1:00 PM, we are closing the doors and holding a ConnLUG meeting in the Hartford Courant room. This will be an opportunity to discuss the year in review, talk about 2020, and to break down our display from the Festival of…
ConnLUG and the Wadsworth Atheneum are thrilled to bring LEGO and the holiday spirit to Hartford for another amazing year of The Festival of Trees and Traditions. We will be exhibiting a holiday themed display, individual and group MOCs and sets, and the annual favorite, the life-size DUPLO® Tree, donated to the Wadsworth Atheneum by LEGO in Billund, Denmark. Come join us to support ConnLUG and the arts at this warm and welcoming fun festival. Play brick will be provided for guests and patrons to enjoy.
Setup for the Wadsworth Atheneum Festival of Trees and Traditions continues on Sunday, November 24th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Please bring any and all MOCs that you wish to display. Assistance from ConnLUG members is appreciated as we set up our holiday themed layout, individual MOCs, and the LEGO DUPLO® Tree.
Setup for the Wadsworth Atheneum Festival of Trees and Traditions begins on Saturday, November 23rd from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Please bring any and all MOCs that you wish to display. Assistance from ConnLUG members is appreciated as we set up our holiday themed layout, individual MOCs, and the LEGO DUPLO® Tree.
Join ConnLUG for Naugy Con 2019 on November 10th as we attend this quaint, hometown event. We will be displaying some of our MOCs and creations among the other artists and vendors at the show. The event runs from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM for the public and the cost is $6.00 per person ($5.00 if you are wearing a costume). Set up will be at 8:00 AM.
BrickFair is one of the most impressive and by far largest gatherings of AFOLs, TFOLs, and KFOLs in the United States. Founded by fellow AFOL and builder Todd Webb, BrickFair hosts annual events all along the Eastern seaboard throughout the year. While BrickFair Virginia is certainly the largest of the events, BrickFair New Jersey is no less a fun time for exhibitors and fans alike. ConnLUG will be in attendance at BrickFair New Jersey 2019 with an exhibitor display Nov 1st-3rd, featuring MOCs from many of our members. As the venue and event are within a 2 1/2 hour drive from Hartford, this is an ideal event for ConnLUG members…
Bing! Comic Con is a one day comic, fantasy, and pop-culture convention put on by the Bing Arts Center in Springfield, Massachusetts on October 26th. This is an intimate, yet colorful event that has been part of the ConnLUG event circuit for several years now. Come meet local artists and support your local community. ConnLUG will be contributing a small display and play brick area for attendees. Setup begins at 8:30 AM and runs through 5:00 PM. All members are welcome to participate with MOCs of any kind. Cost is $5 per person and proceeds benefit the Bing Arts Center.
Join us on September 21st from 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM for our September 2019 Monthly Meeting in Manchester. We have lots of fun planned, including a set draft of Turtles Rescue Mission, set reviews of the legendary UCS Millennium Falcon and the new Hidden Side sets, a minifigure swap, and our MOC and Tell where members will bring their builds to talk about. We look forward to seeing you there!
ConnLUG is doing more than just monthly meetings now. While it is great to get together with awesome like-minded AFOLs and TFOLs for set drafts, build challenges, and set reviews, and we definitely enjoy our monthly meet ups and the fun that they bring, we felt that we could do more as a LUG.
Members of ConnLUG joined Corey Schmidek of E.Y.E.S. for a special Monthly Meeting build challenge event - The Battle Beam Build and Bash. Everyone was excited to participate in this unique event and we were thrilled to have Corey join us for this exhibition of LEGO robotics, creativity, and of course battle bots! Veteran members of ConnLUG, new members, and even some guests participated in this mechanized MOC experience.