Meeting Update – November 10th

Due to a scheduling conflict with the meeting space at TechShop, NCLUG will not be having a meeting on Saturday, November 10th. Please plan for our next regularly scheduled meeting on December 8th!

The Airlie Gardens display setup will be taking place over the November 10-11th and 17-18th weekends – please remember to contact Will Stroh if you have any MOCs that need to be transported so we can make arrangements.

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Upcoming Displays – NC ComicCon & Enchanted Airlie Gardens

If you’re going to be stopping by the NC ComicCon at the Durham Convention Center on November 17-18th, be sure to seek out NCLUG!

Members wishing to exhibit at NC ComicCon, please stop by the 10/27 meeting or contact Joe Meno for additional details.

Also coming up is our big yearly display at the Enchanted Airlie Gardens for the holiday season.  The show runs November 23rd through December 22nd with specific hours available on the Airlie Gardens website.  The LEGO display is amazing and there is so much these Gardens have to offer – this is definitely not an event to miss.

Airlie Gardens is accessible from I-40, US-17, and US 74/76 and is less than one mile from Wrightsville Beach!  The address is: 300 Airlie Road, Wilmington, NC 28403

Members wishing to assist with the Airlie Gardens display, please contact Will Stroh for additional details.


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Upcoming Meeting – October 27th

The next NCLUG meeting will be held on October 27th, 12PM – 2PM.

Please note we’re trying a new location for meetings – join us at the TechShop.  We will not be meeting at the Cameron Village Library this month.

TechShop is located off of Glenwood Avenue in Raleigh near the main entrance to Umpstead Park.  The address is: 5905 Triangle Dr. Raleigh, NC 27617

When arriving, all you need to do is tell reception that you’re there for the NCLUG meeting and they will show you were to go.  We’ll be planning for upcoming displays at NC ComicCon and the Airlie Gardens.  Don’t forget to bring some MOCs you’re working on!

Going forward, we’re planning to meet at the TechShop on the 2nd Saturday of each month.

Upcoming NCLUG meetings:

Saturday, November 10th, 12PM-2PM

Saturday, December 8th, 12PM-2PM


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BrickRally 2012

I am happy to announce BrickRally 2012 will be happening at the Concord Mills LEGO store. This show will be in the classroom area of the store. It will be June 30th from 10-5.

Hope to see you there!

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Maker Faire NC 2012

NCLUG is back for Maker Faire NC 2012 – this will be our largest Maker Faire display yet, featuring more of the group than ever before. This year’s Maker Faire NC will be at the NC State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, from 10AM-5PM on Saturday, June 16th, 2012.

Additionally, at 10 AM, there will be a live performance by a LEGO Mindstorms NXT-based rock band.

Adult tickets are $10, student/youth tickets are $5, kids under 6 get in free!

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