Over the weekend of October 8 & 9, 2016, the Nashville chapter
presented BrickBlast at the main branch of the Nashville Public Library in
The library turned
over their largest conference room to contain all things LEGO for the weekend. There was a great turnout with 24 TNVLC members from
Nashville, Huntsville and Knoxville chapters involved.
The visitor head count was 673 people for the
Visitors enjoyed the play areas, including Duplo, Bionicle
and giant piles of green 2x4s, as well as regular system bricks, and also
bingo, trivia competitions and a scavenger hunt.
Our display included a 50 foot long collaborative train
layout encompassing Huntsville buildings
We had a Great Ball Contraption thanks to Rafe and Pete
A quickly growing Micropolis
Doug's highly detailed medieval village
James beautiful historic MOC's, all with hidden compartments
David McClatchey put together an enormous display of LEGO
space themes from Classic Space
There were Habitats, something new for TNVLC
A lovely group of Pokemon which were very popular
Kyle brought his UCS Millenium Falcon to show off to people
and along with Jacob's SW MOCs made a great display of big Star Wars builds
TNVLC Huntsville friends John and Chris brought a mine and a
Superman made an appearance
It was all in all a fantastic weekend where we got to meet
lots of LEGO fans, young and old, who may not have heard of us previously.
Thanks to everyone who came out to see us,
the library for hosting us and our members for all their hard work.