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“Nerd Thursday” at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Brickmania and most of the GMLTC will be at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts this Thursday, October 17th, from 6pm to 9pm, building a LEGO mosaic of van Gogh’s “Olive Trees”: It’s a free event, come on out and build … Continue reading

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October Open Houses

Although it sure doesn’t feel like it today, it’s October, and it’s time to mention our Open Houses for this month. First Thursday is this week, the 3rd.  5pm – 9pm.  If you can’t make it to one of our … Continue reading

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September Open Houses

It’s September, we’ve survived the State Fair, the kids are back in school, and it’s time for our September Open Houses! First Thursday is the 5th, 5pm – 9pm.  Second Saturday is the 14th, 10am – 4pm. For those of … Continue reading

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August Open Houses

I needed to get this posted quickly, as the First Thursday Open House is August 1st – it just can’t get any earlier in the month than that!  5pm – 9pm Thursday night, Brickmania store will be open, play area … Continue reading

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July Open Houses

We’ve survived World War Brick, so back to our regular Open House schedule. Yes, we’re planning on being open the “First Thursday”, and yes, it’s the Fourth of July!  The GMLTC layout will be running, some of the usual displays … Continue reading

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World War Brick this weekend

Most of us who went to Brickworld in Chicago have recovered from that weekend (special “Hi!” to my new friend Connor the Conductor), and now we’re getting things ready for World War Brick this Friday through Sunday at Brickmania. Friday … Continue reading

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June News

Due to a quirk in scheduling, both our “First Thursday” and “Second Saturday” Open Houses are this week!  Thursday, June 6th, 5pm – 9pm; and Saturday, June 8th, 10am – 4pm.  Come to one or the other or both, we’d … Continue reading

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National Train Day Open House

Saturday, May 11th is the sixth annual National Train Day, a celebration of trains across the country.  And in a nice bit of coincidence, it’s also the second Saturday in May so it’s our Open House day.  So you know … Continue reading

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May Open Houses

May will be another busy month for us at the Brickmania Toyworks! “First Thursday” Open House from 5pm to 9pm on May 2nd. Our normal second Saturday Open House from 10am – 4pm on May 11th. And, “Art-A-Whirl” May 17th … Continue reading

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April Open Houses

Yes, plural!  This month is our first try at a second scheduled Open House.  As part of NEMAA’s “First Thursday“, we’ll be open from 5pm to 9pm this Thursday, April 4th.  We don’t know what to expect, we might see … Continue reading

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