Michigan LEGO® Users Group


Past Shows

  • Summer in the Park 2014/07/10 Auguest 2, 2pm-9pm Addmission free. Campus Martius Park downtown Detroit. The LEGO Movie on a outdoor screen, LEGO town/train display. http://www.campusmartiuspark.org/events
  • Howell MelonFest 2014/07/10 Augest 16-17 9-9 sat. 9-5 sun. Free addmission. LEGO train/town display http://www.howellmelonfestival.com/
  • GREAT LAKES BLOCK BUILDING ADVENTURE 2014/07/07 July 1- Sept 1 Traverse city history museum 322 Sixth St. Traverse City, MI 49684 231-995-0313 Mon-Sat 10:00-5:00, Sunday noon-4:00 Admission $5 (ages 4 and under are free) http://traversehistory.org
  • INSPIRED BY BRICKS 2014/07/07 May 1- Sept 14 Castle museum 500 Federal Ave. Saginaw, MI 48607 989-752-2861 Tues-Sat 10:30-4:30, Sunday 1:00-4:30 (closed Mondays) Admission only $1 for adults, and $0.50 for children http://www.castlemuseum.org/#!inspired-by-bricks/cpda
  • 2014 National Train Show July 18 – 20 in Cleveland, OH 2014/07/06 Public Show Hours Friday, July 18, 2014 12 Noon to 6 PM Saturday, July 19, 10 AM to 6 PM Sunday, July 20, 10 AM to 5 PM Admission Prices Adult – $14.00 Discounted Adult (65 and Older) – $13.00 Two Day Adult (One Person) – $26.00 Youth (6 – 12) – $7.00 Children under 6 – Free 250 sq. ft.Train/town display
  • Caesar Creek weekend market 2014/07/06 S.R. 73 & I-71 Exit 45 Wilmington, OH 45177 Sat-Sun July 26-27 9-5 $2 a car. 400 sq. ft. Train/town display
  • Canton LibertyFest 6/12 – 6/14 2014/06/03 MichLUG will have a 165 sq. ft. LEGO display of train, town and friends at the Canton LibertyFest June 12-14. Thursday, June 12: 1-11 pm Friday, June 13: 1-11 pm Saturday, June 14 10 am – 11 pm admission free. http://www.cantonlibertyfest.com/
  • Brickworld Chicago 6/14 – 6/15 2014/06/03 MichLUG members will have multiple theme displays at Brickworld Chicago this year Public hours June 14 & 15, 2014 Saturday 10 am – 4 pm Sunday 10 am – 3 pm http://www.brickworld.us/chicago/
  • Owosso Train Expo 2014 6/20 – 6/22 2014/06/03 MichLUG will feature 450 sq. ft. of LEGO trains and city at the Owosso Train Expo 2014 June 20-22. http://www.michigansteamtrain.com/expo2014/ Train Show: 10 am – 7 pm all 3 days.
  • LEGO train and town display at Hobby-Rama 2014/03/30 May 3rd, 2014 11:00am to 5:00pm May 4th, 2014 10:00am to 4:00pm Gibraltar Trade Center North 237 North River Road Mount Clemens, MI 48038 Admission: (Good Both Days) $7.00 ($2.00 off admission if 1 or more cans of food are donated at time of ticket purchase) 12 & Under…FREE w/adult Parking…$2.00 https://www.gibraltartrade.com/HOBBY-RAMA.php
  • Greater Toledo Train and Toy Show 2014/03/02 MichLUG will be displaying a LEGO train and town display at the Greater Toledo Train and Toy Show Sunday, March 9, 2014 from 11:00 – 3:00. Owens Community College Student Health & Activities Center 30335 Oregon Road, Perrysburg, OH 43551 Sunday, March 9, 2014 Early Birds ($8) 9:00 am – 3:00 pm General Public ($6) 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Kids 12 and under are ...
  • Brick Bash 2014 2014/02/12 MichLUG members will display their creations at Brick Bash 2014 Sat, March 29, at Skyline High School in Ann Arbor from 11am-6pm. For more information, please visit BrickBash.com.
  • World’s Greatest Hobby on Tour – Novi, MI 2014/01/28 The World’s Greatest Hobby on Tour showcases the hobby of model railroading, and MichLUG will be displaying our LEGO train and town setup.  Sponsored by the Hobby Manufacturer’s Association – Model Railroad Division and by the World’s Greatest Hobby Program, the show is intended to introduce the general public to model railroading in an entertaining, ...
  • Ann Arbor MRC – 44th Annual Train Show and Sale 2014/01/28 MichLUG will be present at the 44th Annual Train Show in Saline, Mi at the Saline Middle School. 2 Day Show! February 15th and 16th, 2014 Saturday 10am – 4pm Sunday 10am – 3pm Admission $6.00 Scouts in uniform admitted free Children under 10 free with paid adult Free shuttle bus service provided to all school parking lots. For more information, please visit their website. http://a2trainshow.com/
  • Saint Roberts Bellarmine School train show in Redford, MI 2014/01/02 MichLUG will be back again at the Saint Roberts Bellarmine School train show in Redford, MI on Sunday 1/26 from 11:00 – 3:30. 27101 West Chicago Redford, MI 11-3pm, $3.00 per person, $6.00 per family, Early Birds $10.00 No website for info.
  • LEGO display at the DSO 2013/12/03 MichLUG is proud to display our models at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra this December.  Our display can be seen 12/12 – 12/15, 12/18, and 12/20 – 12/22.  Show times vary, so please check their website to verify. www.dso.org
  • Saline Train Show 2013/11/05 The 2013 Saline Train Show will be on Sunday, December 1 at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Road, 4.5 milessouthwest of I-94 exit #175 (Ann Arbor-Saline Road), from 10am to 4pm. We will be featuring a 8’x15′ Train/Town layout. Admission is $4.00 per person for those aged 12 or older. Childrenunder 12 are admitted free when accompanied by a ...
  • Festival of Trees 2013/11/05 MichLUG will once again display with the Festival of Trees in Dearborn, Michigan. Festival of Trees is one of the largest annual special event fundraisers for medical research at Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation. MichLUG will have a 7’x15′ Town/Train layout. More information on the Festival of Trees website.
  • Holidays in Henry Ford Museum 2013/11/05 Holidays in Henry Ford Museum November 29, 2013 – January 5, 2014 MichLUG will be displaying a 10’x30′ Town/Train layout! Create Memories That Will Last Across Generations Imagine a giant Christmas tree adorned with hundreds of precious ornaments, the perfect Santa and winter wonderland-bound toy trains. Experience these unforgettable moments for real during Holidays in Henry Ford Museum. More info ...
  • Detroit Zoo Wild Lights Winter Program 2013/10/23 8450 W. 10 Mile Rd. Royal Oak, MI 48067 November 23-24, 29-30, December 1, 6-8, 13-15, 20-23, 26-30, January 2014 2-5 Hours 5:30pm-9pm Sundays, and weeknights 5:30-10pm Fridays and Saturdays Check out our 25’x15′ L-shaped Town/Train layout. The Detroit Zoo will light up the night this holiday season with Wild Lights, a spectacular holiday light display For 24 nights, more than ...
  • MichLUG meeting and display setup 2013/10/23 Saturday November 9th 11am -1pm, with show setup to follow till complete Detroit Zoo Ford Education Center top floor exhibit hall 8450 W. 10 Mile Rd. Royal Oak, MI 48067 Member will meet show off recent creations, socialize and discuss club business, and then set up a display for Detroit Zoo’s Wild Lights Winter Program PRE-REGISTRATION is REQUIRED for free admittance ...
  • MichLUG LEGO display at Detroit Fanfare 2013/10/17 Detroit Fanfare detroitfanfare.com Oct 25-27 25(6-9pm) 26(10-7pm) 27(12-6pm) Tickets $15-20
  • LEGO display at Detroiit Design Festival 2013/09/16 Detroiit Design Festival Saturday, September 21st, 2013 Time: 10am to 6pm Place: College for Creative Studies- Ford Campus 201 E. Kirby, Detroit, MI 48202 Room:Kresge Ford Cafeteria http://detroitdesignfestival.com/happening/youth-innovation-center/
  • Train Town Display in Franklin, MI 9/2 2013/08/31 32325 Franklin Rd. Franklin, MI 48025 train town display
  • Midland Center for the Arts ICONS OF THE SKY 2013/05/12 Midland Center for the Arts ICONS OF THE SKY: Featuring 2 operating MichLUG town train layouts And The LEGO® Architecture of Adam Reed Tucker May 11 – Sep 7, 2013 MIDLAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS 1801 W. St. Andrews Rd. Midland, Michigan, U.S.A. 48640-2695 Phone: 989-631-5930 Fax: 989-631-7890 Email: info@mcfta.org Sunday, Monday: CLOSED Tuesday – Saturday: 10 am to 4 pm Thursday until 8 ...
  • MichLUG at The Henry Ford Museum – January Saturdays 2013 2013/01/30 MichLUG did a LEGO build of the Detroit Ren. Cen at The Henry Ford Museum every Saturday in January of 2013. Two MichLUG members (Tom Morse and Chris Leach) also judged the Brick Challenge. Videos and slideshows by Tom Morse: 3rd Weekend 4th Weekend
  • 43rd Annual Train Show and Sale – Saline – Feb 16-17 2013/01/16 MichLTC will display a town/train layout at the 43nd Annual Train Show and Sale in Saline, MI on February 16th & 17th. Saturday 10am – 4pm Sunday 10am – 3pm Admission $6.00 Scouts in uniform admitted free Children under 10 free (with paid adult) Free shuttle bus service provided to all school parking lots Saline Middle School 7190 N. Maple Rd. Saline, MI 48176 Event’s ...
  • Toledo Train & Toy Show – Mar 10 2013/01/16 MichLTC will a display a town/train layout at the Greater Toledo Train & Toy Show. Early Birds ($8) 9:00 am – 4:00 pm General Public ($6) 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Kids 12 and under are free with paid adult admission 4880 Heatherdowns Toledo OH 43614 Event website
  • Southfield EGGS’travaganza – Mar 23 2013/01/16 MichLTC will display a town/train display at the Southfield EGGS’travaganza. When: Saturday, March 23rd, 10am-1pm Where: Southfield Pavilion, 26000 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076 Cost: $5/Southfield residents; $7/non-residents. Adults are free.
  • Toys and Train Show – Jan 27th – Reford, MI 2013/01/16 MichLTC to display at the Redford Train Show at Saint Roberts Bellarmine School. Sunday, January 27th 27201 West Chicago St, Redford, MI 48239 11:00am-3:30pm $3.00 per person, $6.00 per family Event info from organizer: Sunday January 27, 2013 will mark the 27th annual St. Robert Bellarmine Men’s Club Ole Toy and Train Show which helps St. Robert’s school children sports and school ...
  • Great Train Expo – Dec 8-9, 2012 – Novi, Michigan 2012/11/27 MichLTC will a display a town/train layout at the Great Train Expo. Saturday, December 8th, 2012: 10:00am to 4:00pm Sunday, December 9th, 2012: 10:00am to 4:00pm Suburban Collection Showplace 46100 Grand River Novi, MI 48374
  • Detroit Symphony Orchestra Dec 2012 2012/11/27 Description: MichLUG will display a city/train layout with Detroit buildings at the DSO in Detroit, MI. Tickets for the DSO are $15 and up. Dates: December 13th-23rd See DSO Calendar for show times and events. Address: 3711 Woodward Avenue Detroit, MI 48201 Website: http://www.detroitsymphony.com/
  • Detroit Fanfare Comic Book Convention 2012 – Oct 26-28, Dearborn, MI 2012/10/10 MichLUG will be displaying Lord of the Rings creations and at: DETROIT FANFARE COMIC BOOK CONVENTION HYATT REGENCY HOTEL/CONFERENCE CENTER 600 Town Center Dr. Dearborn, MI 48126 Friday, October 26th: 6-9pm Saturday, October 27th: 10am – 7pm Sunday, October 28th: noon – 6pm Tickets and more info at http://www.detroitfanfare.com/ Slideshows & Videos by Tom Morse:
  • The Henry Ford Nov 23 2012 – Jan 6, 2013 2012/10/10 MichLUG will display a town/train layout at the Henry Ford Museum from November 23, 2012 to January 6, 2013. All activities are free with Museum admission. Members free of charge NON-MEMBER SENIORS age 62 & up, $15 ADULTS age 13-61, $17 YOUTH age 5-12, $12.50 CHILDREN 4 & under are free See their Holiday page for more info. Overall Picture Directories: Jim Garrett ...
  • Rails on Wheels’ Southeast Michigan Train Show and Sale, November 25th 2012/10/10 MichLTC will a display a town/train layout at the Rails on Wheels‘ Southeast Michigan Train Show and Sale at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds. Sunday, November 25th, 2012: 10:00am to 4:00pm. Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds 5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Road Ann Arbor, MI 48103 Report by Tom Morse: I got up the Sunday morning at 6:00 am and got to Saline by ...
  • Festival of Trees 2013 – Dearborn, MI 2012/10/10 MichLUG will once again display with the Festival of Trees in Dearborn, Michigan. Festival of Trees is one of the largest annual special event fundraisers for medical research at Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation. General Admission Tickets available at the door Adults: $5.00 Children: $3.00 under 2 years – Free Saturday 11/20 Preview Party Gala 6:30-11:00pm Sunday 11/21 11:00am–7:00pm Monday 11/22 ...
  • Brickworld Fort Wayne September 22 & 23, 2012 2012/08/20 MichLUG will display a town/train layout at Brickworld Fort Wayne on September 22 and 23, 2012. Various other creations will be on display by MichLUG members as well, including Spencer Rezkall’s Architectural mocs, Sharon Vance’s Legend of Zelda town and mosaics, David Laswell’s dragons, Duane Collicott’s lighthouse & M/V Stewart J Cort ship models, Aleks ...
  • Edmore Potato Festival 2012/08/20 MichLUG will display at the Edmore Potato Festival in Edmore MI. Saturday August 25th (all day) Sunday August 26th (9a-3p) Admission is free. Approx 20miles west of Rt 127 on Rt 46 More Information
  • National Train Show – August 3-5, Grand Rapids, MI 2012/07/01 MichLTC will display at the 2012 National Train Show in Grand Rapids, MI. Devos Place Convention Center 303 Monroe Avenue NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503-2233 Public Show Hours Friday, August 3 12 Noon to 6 PM Saturday, August 4 10 AM to 6 PM Sunday, August 5 10 AM to 5 PM   Admission Prices Adult – $12.00 Discounted Adult (65 and Older) – $11.00 Two Day Adult (One Person) ...
  • Great Lakes Bay Train Exhibition! 2012/06/05 MichLUG members will have a display at the Great Lakes Bay Train Exhibition! Friday June 22nd-29th, 2012 10am – 7pm (daily) Saginaw Art Museum 1126 N. Michigan Ave. Saginaw, MI $5 Adult Non-Members $3 Youth/Students $3 Seniors Free 2 and under Free Members Free Military & Families
  • Brickworld Chicago 2012 2012/06/05 Brickworld is an opportunity for LEGO lovers (mostly adults) to get together and share their creations and ideas with each other. Of course, what would any large gathering of LEGO creations be if there weren’t an opportunity for the local kids to come and view the creations. Public Days are June 16 – 17, 2012 Saturday from 10am ...
  • Display at History Center of Traverse City, MI 2012/05/25 MichLUG: Town and STAR WARS Hoth LEGO displays, also displays from Dan Parker LEGO Certified Professional. May 25th through September 2nd 10-6 Wed-Sat $5 for adults and $3 for those between 5-17 Phone: 231 995 0313 Fax: 231-946 6750 322 Sixth St, Traverse City, MI 49684 eMail: GTHC@GTHeritagecenter.net Website: http://traversehistory.org/TraverseHistory/Home.html
  • Canton Liberty Fest – June 14th-16th 2012/05/01 MichLUG/LTC members displayed a town/train layout at the Canton Liberty Fest on Thursday the 14th, Friday 15th and Saturday 16th.
  • Southfield EGGS’travaganza – Saturday, March 31, 2012 2012/03/27 MichLTC will display a 10’x7.5′ town/train display at the 2012 Southfield EGGS’travaganza. When: Saturday, March 31st, 10am-1pm Where: Southfield Pavilion, 26000 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076 Cost: $5/Southfield residents; $7/non-residents. Adults are free. Event Website with more information
  • 42nd Annual Train Show and Sale – Saline – Feb 18-19 2012/02/02 MichLTC displayed a town/train layout at the 42nd Annual Train Show and Sale in Saline, MI on February 18th & 19th. Event’s website
  • Traverse City History Museum – Feb 29th – June 1st 2012/01/26 MichLUG members will display a town/train layout and a Star Wars collection at the Traverse City History Museum from Feb 29th to June 1st. The museum is open: 10-4 Wed-Sat (or by appointment), admission is $5 for adults and $3 for those between 5-17. Address: 322 Sixth St, Traverse City, MI 49684 Pictures by Scot Thompson:
  • Brick Bash – March 24th, 2012 – Ann Arbor 2012/01/16 MichLUG members will display various creations and perhaps a layout at Brick Bash again this year. Brick Bash is a free, annual LEGO building party for all ages. There are amazing models built by LEGO hobbyists from around the country, tables full of LEGO products for you to play with, free robotics lessons, and lots ...
  • Toledo Train Show – Sunday, March 11th, 2012 2012/01/15 MichLTC will a display a town/train layout Toledo Train Show on March 11th, 2012.
  • Brickworld Indy – March 10th-11th, 2012 2012/01/10 MichLTC will display a 10.5′ x 16′ town/train layout. March 10 & 11, 2012 Doors open at 10 AM Hours are Saturday 10 am – 6 pm and Sunday 10 am – 5 pm Daily admission: $6 for kids, $9 for adults BrickWorld Indy Pictures by LiLi Longer:
  • Ye Old Toy and Train Show – Jan 29th 2012/01/06 MichLTC to display at the Redford Train Show at Saint Robert Bellarmine School. Sunday, January 29th 27201 West Chicago St, Redford, MI 48239 11:00am-3:30pm $3 per person, $6 for family. Videos by Tom Morse:
  • Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm – December 17th 2011/12/09 Description: 8ft x 7ft city/train layout AND 4ft x 7ft Star wars Hoth scene Adults: $5.00 Seniors (60 & older): $3.00 Students (K-12): $3.00 Dates: Dec 17th 1pm-4pm Address: 1005 Van Hoosen Road Rochester Hills, MI 48306
  • Detroit Symphony Orchestra Dec 2011 2011/12/09 MichLUG will display a city/train layout with Detroit buildings at the DSO in Detroit, MI. Tickets for the DSO are $19 and up.
  • Rails on Wheels’ Southeast Michigan Train Show Nov 27th 2011 2011/11/07 Rails on Wheels’ Southeast Michigan Train Show November 27th Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Road, 10am-4pm. Admission is $3.00 per person for those aged 12 or older. Children under 12 are admitted free when accompanied by a paying adult. 10 x 12 layout http://railsonwheels.com/graphics/RoW2011ShowFlyer.pdf Rails on Wheels’ Southeast Michigan Train Show and Sale, Washtenaw Farm Video & Pictures ...
  • Festival of Trees Nov 20th – Nov 27th 2011 2011/11/07 Festival of Trees http://www.fot.org/fot2011/index.php Sunday November 20 11:00 AM-7:00 PM Monday November 21 10:00 AM-7:00 PM Tuesday November 22 10:00 AM- 9:00 PM (Tree lighting evening) Wednesday November 23 10:00 AM-6:00 PM CLOSED THANKSGIVING Friday November 25 10:00 AM-8:00 PM Saturday November 26 10:00 AM-8:00 PM Sunday November 27 10:00 AM-4:00 PM Ford Community & Performing Arts Center, Dearborn 15801 Michigan Ave Dearborn, MI 48126 Adults – $5.00 Children ...
  • The Henry Ford Nov 25th 2011 – Jan 2, 2012 2011/11/07 The Henry Ford http://www.thehenryford.org/events/holidaysMuseum.aspx November 25, 2011 – January 2, 2012 ADULTS age 13-61, $15 YOUTH age 5-12, $11 CHILDREN 4 & under are free. 25 x 10 layout Open 7 days a week, 9:30am-5:00pm Videos by Tom Morse:
  • Brickworld Fort Wayne, Oct 1st-2nd, 2011 2011/10/04 Brickworld Fort Wayne was held on Oct 1 & 2 at the Grand Wayne Center. MichLUG displayed a town/train layout and several individual creations.
  • Canton Liberty Fest – June 16th-18th 2011/06/07 MichLUG/LTC members displayed a town/train layout at the Canton Liberty Fest.
  • Robot Garage – Birmingham – May 20-22 2011/05/16 MichLUG/LTC displayed at the grand opening of Robot Garage in Birmingham May 20th-22nd.
  • Curious Kids Museum – St. Joseph, MI – June 25-26 2011/04/30 MichLUG to display at the Curious Kids Museum in St. Joseph, MI on June 25-26.
  • Saint Aidan’s Family Fest – April 30th – May 1st 2011/04/28 Some club members did a display at St. Aidan’s Parish. Video slideshow by Tom Morse.
  • Saturday, April 16th – EGGS’strvaganza – Southfield, MI 2011/03/28 MichLUG/LTC members displayed at EGGS’strvaganza in Southfield, MI
  • Toledo Train Show – Sunday, March 13th 11-4 2011/02/26 MichLTC displayed a town/train layout Toledo Train Show. Video and slide shows by Tom Morse.
  • BRICK BASH 2011 – Free Lego Event 2011/02/13 MichLUG club members displayed various creations at BrickBash! Videos by Tom Morse.
  • Model Railroad Club Train Show 2011/02/11 MichLTC will a display a town/train layout at the 41st Annual Train Show and Sale hosted by the Ann Arbor Model Railroad Club. Sunday, February 20th, 2011: 10:00am to 4:00pm.
  • Art of the LEGO – Battle Creek, MI 2011/01/30 MichLUG will display a town and train layout in the museum for 3 weeks. Admission: $2.00 per person with children 12 and under free. Art Center members receive free admission and the Art Center is free to all on Thursdays. Open from February 6th, 2011 through February 26th, 2011. Please see the Art Center of Battle ...
  • Ye Old Toy and Train Show St Robert Bellarmine Community Church – Redford, Mi 2011/01/30 MichLUG’s display, numerous videos and slideshows of the display by Tom Morse.
  • Holiday Lights at The Henry Ford 2011/01/09 Slideshows & Videos by Tom Morse.
  • Great Train Expo 2010 – Novi, Michigan 2010/12/12 MichLTC’s display, numerous videos and slideshows of the display by Tom Morse. Additional pictures by Jim.
  • Festival of Trees in Dearborn, Michigan 2010/11/28 Pictures coming soon?
  • The Romance of the Rails exhibit at Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, Michigan 2010/11/15 Pictures coming soon?
  • LEGO® Kidsfest – Chicago 2010/10/31 MichLUG & MTW displayed at the Lego Kidsfest event in Chicago, IL. Many other AFOLs were at the three day event, it was a good time.
  • Grayling Train Show / Harvest Festival, Grayling, Michigan 2010/10/03 Report by Tom Morse.
  • “Batteries Not Included” toy exhibit at the Michigan Historical Museum, Lansing, Michigan 2010/09/26 Pictures coming soon?
  • Franklin Village Labor Day Arts Festival, Franklin, Michigan 2010/09/06 Pictures Coming Soon?
  • Art of the Brick exhibit at Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, Michigan 2010/09/02 MichLUG/LTC is participating in the exhibit with a medium sized town and train layout. In addition Jim Garrett is displaying his Penobscot …
  • Livonia Library Kids Summary Program in Livonia, Michigan 2010/06/29 Report & Pictures by Tom Morse
  • Canton Liberty Fest, Canton, Michigan 2010/06/19 No Report or Pictures
  • Grosse Isle Islandfest, Grosse Isle, Michigan 2010/06/06 No Report. Pictures/Videos: Slide Show – Tom Morse, Video 1, Video 2, Video 3, Video 4, ...
  • Farmington Community Arts Festival in Farmington, Michigan 2010/04/24 No Report or Pictures.
  • Southfield EGGS’travaganza in Southfield, Michigan 2010/03/27 No Report or Pictures. Layout: Chris Leach
  • Greater Toledo Train & Toy Show in Toledo, Ohio 2010/03/14 No Report. Pictures/Videos: Slide show – Tom Morse, Video 1 – Tom Morse, Video 2 – Tom Morse, Video 3 – Tom Morse.
  • Ann Arbor Model Railroad Club Train Show – Saline 2010/02/21 No Report. Pictures/Videos: Tom Morse, Video 1 – Tom Morse, Video 2 – Tom Morse.
  • Lego Castle Adventure at The Henry Ford – Dearborn, Michigan 2010/01/09 No Report. Pictures: Jim Garrett.
  • Great Train Expo 2009 – Novi, Michigan 2009/12/13 No Report. Pictures: Jim Garrett. Videos: Tom Morse.
  • Rails on Wheels Train Show 2009 – Saline, MI 2009/11/29 Video by Tom, Layout by Chris Leach
  • Festival of Trees 2009 – Allen Park, MI 2009/11/29 Pictures by Peter Geunther
  • Box Factory for the Arts Exhibit – Saint Joseph, Mi 2009/11/21 MichLUG put up a castle, space, and town/train display in the Box Factory for the Arts Exhibit.
  • Owosso Train Festival 2009 – Owosso, Michigan 2009/07/26 No Report. Pictures: Jim Garrett , Tom Morse. Videos: Tom Morse , skaterkiddanny (non MichLUG member).
  • Livonia Library Summer Kids Program – Livonia, Michigan 2009/07/14 The Livonia Library has a summer kids program at all three of its libraries every Tuesday in the summer and invited MICHLUG to do a train display along with a program about LEGO.
  • Canton Liberty Fest – Canton, Michigan 2009/06/20 No Report. Pictures: James Garrett. Layout: Chris Leach
  • 8th Annual Founders Day Festival, Wixom, MI 2009/05/17 No report or pictures. Layout: Chris Leach
  • BrickBash 2009 – Ann Arbor, MI 2009/03/21 No Report. Pictures: Jim Garrett, Peter Guenther.
  • Greater Toledo Train & Toy Show – Toledo, OH 2009/03/09 No Report. Pictures: Tom Morse.
  • Southfield Winter Fun Fest – Southfield, MI 2009/02/22 No Report. Pictures: Jim Garrett, Michele Vanhecker.
  • Ann Arbor Model Railroad Club Train Show – Saline, Michigan 2009/02/15 No Report. Pictures: Jim Garrett, Tom Morse; Michele Vanhecker.
  • Northville Nite – Northville, Mi 2008/12/31 No Report. Pictures: Peter Guenther.
  • DSO Home for the Holidays Christmas Concert Display – Detroit, MI 2008/12/21 No Report. Pictures: Jim Garrett, Tom Morse.
  • Christmas Around The World event in Ypsilanti, Michigan 2008/12/06 No Report. Pictures: Tom Morse.
  • Rails on Wheels Southeast Michigan Model Railroad Show – Saline, Michigan 2008/11/30 MichLTC participated in the annual Rails on Wheels Train Show – Saline, Michigan. Tom met Chris at his house at 11:00 a.m. to pull the trailer for this show.
  • Festival of Trees in Allen Park, Michigan 2008/11/30 No Report. Pictures: Jim Garrett, Peter Guenther.
  • Lansing Model Railroad Club’s Model Train Show – Lansing, Michigan 2008/11/09 Pictures by Larry Pieniazek
  • Northville 8-8-8 Celebration – Northville, Michigan 2008/08/08 MichLTC was invited to display a layout for Northville Michigan Celebrate the 8’s on 8-8-2008.
  • Canton Liberty Fest – Canton, Michigan 2008/06/14 No Report. Pictures: James Garrett
  • Brick Bash 2008 at Courthouse Square Apts. – Ann Arbor, Michigan 2008/03/29 No Report. Pictures: “Darksaber”, “Bubbaden” (Brickshelf members; no MichLUG member took pictures)
  • Great Train Expo 2008 at Rock Financial Center – Novi, Michigan 2008/02/25 MichLTC participated in the annual Great Train Expo appearance at the Rock Financial Center in Novi, Michigan.
  • Ann Arbor Model Railroad Club Train Show – Saline, Michigan 2008/02/17 No Report. Pictures: James Garrett
  • DSO Home for the Holidays Christmas Concert Display – Detroit, MI 2007/12/16 MichLTC was invited back to display a layout during the DSO Home for the Holidays concerts.
  • First Lego League Championships – Novi, MI 2007/12/08 MichLUG made its second appearance at the Michigan FIRST LEGO League State Championship Tournament…
  • Rails on Wheels Train Show – Saline, MI 2007/11/25 No Report. Pictures: James Garrett, Peter Guenther, Chris Leach
  • Lansing Model Railroad Club Model Train Show – East Lansing, MI 2007/11/18 Located at the MSU Farm Pavilion, Farm Lane, East Lansing, Michigan
  • Ypsilanti Fallapalooza 2007 – Ypsilanti, MI 2007/09/29 Pictures by Larry Pieniazek
  • NMRA 2007 National Train Show – Detroit, MI 2007/07/29 This was the big show! MichLTC put forth a massive effort as the host club for the ILTCO Lego display at the NMRA 2007 National Train Show Great Lakes Express 2007 in Detroit, MI.
  • Canton LibertyFest – Canton, MI 2007/06/15 No Report. Pictures: James Garrett
  • Great Train Expo 2007 – Novi, MI 2007/03/05 MichLTC put up an impressive display at the annual Great Train Expo in Novi, MI. This event is usually “the big one” for the club to pull out all the stops.
  • Ann Arbor Model Railroad Club Annual Show – Saline, MI 2007/02/17 No Report, Pictures: Steve Ringe, Ken K.
  • DSO Home for the Holidays Christmas Concert Display – Detroit, MI 2006/12/17 MichLTC was asked by representatives of the Max M Fisher Music Center in Detroit, MI. to display a train layout in conjunction with the “Home for the Holidays” …
  • Saline Rails on Wheels train show – Saline, MI 2006/11/26 No report, Pictures: James Garrett, Peter Guenthers, Ken K
  • Ypsilanti Heritage Festival – Ypsilanti, MI 2006/08/20 Report by Jim Garrett
  • 2006 NMRA National Train Show – Philadelphia, PA 2006/07/09 Report by Jim Garrett
  • Great Train Expo 2006 – Novi, MI 2006/03/05 MichLTC had the opportunity to display at the Great Train Expo in Novi, MI. This particular event is considered the club’s annual “raise-the-bar” train show and this year’s edition did not disappoint.
  • Ann Arbor Model Railroad Club Annual Show – Saline, MI 2006/02/18 No report. Pictures: James Garrett’s, Ken K’s, Steve Ringe’s
  • 21st Annual Festival of Trees – Novi, MI 2005/12/05 MichLUG made its third appearance at the Detroit Festival of Trees, a benefit for Children’s Hospital of Michigan.
  • Southeast Michigan Train Show and Sale – Saline, MI 2005/11/27 No report
  • Curious Kids’ Museum – LEGO Contest & Display – St. Joseph, MI 2005/09/25 MichLUG once again had the opportunity to display at the Curious Kids Museum (CKM) in St. Joseph, MI. As in previous years, they ran a build contest for local kids to show off their creations and have a chance to win prizes.
  • 2005 National Model Railroad National Convention – Cincinnati , OH 2005/07/07 The 2005 NMRA National Convention was in Cincinnati, OH. 13 Lego Clubs, over 75 ALEs setup a 50×70 foot layout.
  • Chicago House of Bricks – Schaumburg, IL 2005/05/08 House of Bricks (HoB) was an ALE (Adult LEGO Enthusiast) run convention for ALEs. It was held in conjunction with 2BeCONtinued, a science fiction and fantasy convention.
  • Foundation Gaming Convention – Lansing, MI 2005/04/01 This was the second F-Con where we’ve run Lego games, but it’s the Con’s first time in the Lansing Center, a very nice facility. They put us front and center…
  • Great American Train Show – Novi, MI 2005/03/05 MichLTC had the opportunity to display again at the Great American Train Show in Novi, MI. It was a lot of fun and a great layout. Steve Ringe had a dropped section with moving cars and an animated playground.
  • COSI Toledo Museum – Toledo, OH 2005/02/20 This was MichLUG’s second event with COSI, a children’s museum in Toledo, Oh. We had the pleasure to work with COLTC again, which is always a blast. We also had an excellent spot this year, right through the main entrance.
  • Toy & Hobby Expo 2004 – Novi, MI 2004/12/05 It is primarily a toy and doll show, dealer focused, but has a significant MR dealer presence. In addition to our layout there was a large O “hirail” layout there (loosely based on a New York Central (NYC) prototype and an operating (2 foot gauge?) kiddie train.
  • Southeastern Michigan Model Train Show – Saline, MI 2004/11/28 This is our second year at the Southeastern Michigan Model Train show. It was held at the old Saline fairgrounds. The event was held in three separate buildings, two for dealers and one just for layouts. Along with our layout there were two HO scale layouts.
  • 20th Annual Festival of Trees – Dearborn, MI 2004/11/28 This was MichLUG’s second year with Festival of Trees, an annual fundraiser for the Evergreen Endowment of the Children’s Hospital of Michigan.
  • Great American Train Show – Mt. Clemens, MI 2004/10/24 This was a last minute show. We received a call from the GATS folks less then 48 hours before the show opened to see if we could fill in for a club that had to drop out.
  • Foundation Gaming Convention – Okemos, MI 2004/09/26 This was our first appearance at F-Con 2004, held in the Holiday Inn Express Conference Center in Okemos MI. We’d been approached by them at the May 2004 Motor City Comic Con but it didn’t look like we’d have much of a presence at the Con until a conflicting MichLUG event fell through.
  • Motor City Comic Con – Novi, MI 2004/05/16 This was our third appearance at the Motor City Comic Con and our umpteenth time in the Novi Expo Center. The show featured dozens of dealers of toys/collectibles…
  • Curious Kids’ Museum – LEGO Contest & Display – St. Joseph, MI 2004/04/17 MichLUG display (town/train, castle, space & sea monkeys) at Curious Kids’ Museum in St. Joseph, MI
  • Curious Kids’ Museum – Build Workshop – St. Joseph, MI 2004/03/20 We had two workshops, the first was targeted for five to eight year-olds and the second was for eight plus. While our target was for eight plus in the second session, quite a few kids were younger…
  • Ypsilanti Railroad Days in Ypsilanti MI 2004/03/20 Ypsilanti Railroad Days celebrates the long history of the railroad passing through the town. The display was setup in the Ypsilanti Rail Depot.
  • Ann Arbor Model Railroad Club 34th Annual Show – Saline, MI 2004/02/14 MichLTC was pleased to display at the Ann Arbor Railroad Club’s 34th Annual Train Show. The display was setup inside the Saline High School’s gymnasium.
  • Great American Train Show 2004 – Novi, MI 2004/01/24 This was our fourth year displaying at the January GATS event at the Novi Expo Center. Our layout was a whopping 27 feet by 20 feet. It featured …
  • New Years Fest – Kalamazoo, MI 2003/12/31 As part of Kalamazoo’s New Years Fest activities the three area Michlugers set up a small display at First Baptist Church, one of the festival event sites.
  • Toy & Hobby Expo 2003 – Novi, MI 2003/12/28 As in the past, our participation level was at least partly determined by how many other clubs participated and how many tables were sold. Also this show is challenging due to the holidays… being right after Christmas makes for a tough weekend.
  • Trains! Weekend at the COSI Museum in Toledo, OH 2003/12/13 MichLTC had the pleasure of working with the COSI Museum in Toledo, OH the weekend of December 13th, 2003. It is a pretty neat science museum geared towards kids.
  • 1st Annual Midwest Lego Train Show – Wheaton, IL 2003/12/07 This was MichLTC’s first chance to do a multi-club show, so we were pretty excited. (NILTC and Michiana-LUG were also displaying at this show.)
  • Southeastern Michigan Model Train Show – Saline, MI 2003/11/30 No report
  • 19th Annual Festival of Trees in Dearborn, MI 2003/11/30 All in all, the longer show was a lot of work for us but also a lot of fun and very fulfilling because of the money we were able to raise for the hospital. With the longer show, too, we were able to play with the layout a bit and make more additions and changes ...
  • Motor City Comic Con in Novi, MI 2003/10/18 We had a great show this weekend at the Novi Expo Center. It was the second Comic Con of the year, and we were again invited to display. We had a few different facets this time: A space layout, a castle / pirate layout, and even a custom Bionicle display.
  • Hamburg Railroad Days in Hamburg, MI 2003/09/20 The vehicles were packed, David and Lester left, and my family and the Leach family spent some quality time on the awesome playground behind the school. Chris hit the swings, got horizontal, and launched himself 15 or so feet onto the playground, what a sight.
  • LEGO® Roadshow, Chicago, Lincoln Park Zoo 2003/08/23 Attendees: Stefan Garcia Victoria Garcia (Sat) Peter Guenther David Kohrman Larry Pieniazek Nik Pieniazek Jason Spears Guests: Tim Courtney (Sat) Overall Picture Directories: Peter Guenther Stefan Garcia Setup Jason and Peter arrived around 8 am Saturday to set up tables. Lego had set up their tents beginning at midnight, and we found the tent for our display easily–it was the first one on the way into the ...
  • Durand Railroad Days Train Show in Durand, MI 2003/05/18 Set up began at the bright early morning hour of 7:00AM. We were able to get everything up and trains running well before the show opened to the public at 10:00AM…
  • Motor City Comic Con – Novi, MI 2003/05/16 Tony and I arrived around 4:30PM at Novi, where Steve-2 and others were already there, and we unloaded and went to work. The tables went up quickly, and people started working on the layout…
  • Curious Kids’ Museum – St. Joe, MI 2003/03/15 David emailed the MichLTC list saying they (CKM) wanted us to display during their LEGO® CONTEST! David said that he was going to show and asked if anyone else was interested…
  • Great American Train Show 2003 – Novi, Michigan 2003/01/25 For this show, we learned a few things. I think this size of layout is the biggest we can do, logistically it is tough, and we had a lot of people and some great creations, and it turned out …
  • Toy and Hobby Expo 2002 Novi, Michigan 2002/12/29 Jason Spears was interviewed by Fox2 News around 9:05. Throughout the day we heard from people who said they had seen us on the news and ‘had’ to come by.
  • 22nd Annual Railroad & Workshop Show – Senior Center – Livonia, MI 2002/11/24 The setup went fast. A lot of people were around to help, and thanks to everyone, we were pretty much ready to go at 11:30. The show didn’t start until …
  • Trainorama 2002 – UofM Fieldhouse – Dearborn, MI 2002/10/27 Saturday’s setup went pretty well. We started just about 6:00 pm. The tables went up a little slower than we thought they would, but I think we will get faster over time.
  • Great American Train Show (GATS) – Deltaplex – Grand Rapids, Mi 2002/07/13 Anyway, I arrived about 2 hours late, since I had to wait for my wife Lynn to get out of work, and we hit both traffic and construction on US 131, and was delayed. I eventually arrived, and unloaded, and …

January 18th-20th, 2002 – Astronomical ConFusion Sci-Fi/Fantasy Con – Warren, MI
Peter Guenther’s Show Report
Pictures by: Peter Guenther | Scott Sanburn

January 12th-13th, 2002 – Great American Train Show – Novi, MI
Scott Sanburn’s Show Report | Kai Brodersen’s Video
Pictures by: Larry Pieniazek | Amy Hughes | David Kohrman | Jason Spears | Scott Sanburn | Lester Witter

July 21st-22nd, 2001 – Great American Train Show – Grand Rapids, MI
Scott Sanburn’s Show Report | Article in the Grand Rapids Press
Pictures by: Steve Ringe (Set 1) | Steve Ringe (Set 2) | Amy Hughes | Scott Sanburn | Steve Bliss | Larry Pieniazek (Set 1) | Larry Pieniazek (Set 2) | Rick Hallman (Set 1) | Rick Hallman (Set 2) | Jason Spears

June 22nd-24th, 2001 – Contraption Sci-Fi/Fantasy Con – Roseville, MI
Scott Sanburn’s Show Report | Pictures by: Scott Sanburn

January 13th-14th, 2001 – Great American Train Show – Novi, MI
Larry Pieniazek’s Show Report | Scott Sanburn’s Show Report
Pictures by: Scott Sanburn – Day 1 | Scott – Day 2 | Scott – Day 3 | Larry Pieniazek | Kai Brodersen