On Sunday we went to visit the Brick Fair, basically a Lego expo, but not sponsored by Lego. People brought amazing Lego creations they’d made and had them out for display. There were also a bunch of vendors selling Legos and Lego related stuff. It was really a fun time.
A cool scene.
A “cake” that someone made to celebrate a First Lego League anniversary.
A rotating restaurant.
“The Great Ball Contraption” – This was super cool. A group of people built a long chain of contraptions that carry little plastic balls all the way around the loop. Alan took a long video of the whole thing. It was amazing to watch.
No kragle here!
A big city. They had fun little Lego pigs and Godzilla and Ninja Turtles and other silly things all throughout the displays. The kids had fun finding them.
A map of New England.
They had some pretty cool Lego artwork. This one is about 24″x24″.
Extra, extra, read all about it!
Eve makes such funny faces in all her pictures.
The biggest bouncy house ever! I didn’t love how dark it was inside and how few windows there were, but the kids had fun.
This coloring table was set up next to the bouncy house for the parents to color. :)
We left the show around 4pm and headed out to find some dinner. We ended up at the Portland Pie Co. and had a super delicious meal. We wanted to sit on the patio to enjoy the day, but the painfully loud motorcycles and stinky smokers that kept going by quickly changed our mind. We settled instead in a quiet back room and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. After dinner we walked up the street a bit further in search of dessert. Good thing ice cream was just around the corner!
Everyone loves Ben & Jerry’s! Notice his shirt? It’s his First Lego League Team shirt. He thought it would be appropriate for the day. :)
This wild one really liked her chocolately chocolate Chocolate Therapy ice cream! Then she ran it off for awhile.
On the way back to the car we stopped by to say hello to the giant inflatable Lego man.
A nice, old-fashioned “us” picture to end the evening. :)
Then we headed home, tired and happy.
If you’d like to see more pictures of cool Lego creations, check out the rest of the photos.