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Brickworld coming to Schaumburg this weekend

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  • This football stadium built over two years at a cost of about $10,000 was among the Lego creations on display at the 2009 Brickworld, which was held in Wheeling.

      This football stadium built over two years at a cost of about $10,000 was among the Lego creations on display at the 2009 Brickworld, which was held in Wheeling.
    Mark Welsh/mwelsh@dailyherald June 2009

  • The Northern Illinois Lego Train Club set up this exhibit at the 2008 Brickworld exhibit in Wheeling.

       The Northern Illinois Lego Train Club set up this exhibit at the 2008 Brickworld exhibit in Wheeling.
    Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer June 2008

  • Brickworld was founded by architect Adam Reed Tucker from Northbrook, who showed his Lego recreations of landmark building at the inaugural show in 2007 at the Westin North Shore Hotel in Wheeling.

      Brickworld was founded by architect Adam Reed Tucker from Northbrook, who showed his Lego recreations of landmark building at the inaugural show in 2007 at the Westin North Shore Hotel in Wheeling.
    Daily Herald Photo June 2007

 
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Brickworld Chicago 2014 is coming to the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center this weekend.

The event founded in 2007 and held at the Westin North Shore in Wheeling until it moved to Schaumburg last year, will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at 1551 North Thoreau Drive.

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Exhibitors will put their creations on display in 66,000 square feet of space for the public to enjoy. There will be many spectacular creations built from Lego bricks by local Lego enthusiasts. There will also be interactive activities, such as the Lego and Duplo play brick areas and fighting robots.

Lego sets, minifigures, and Lego accessories from various vendors will be on sale.

Tickets for the public are $11 for each day online at www.brickworld.us/chicago/ or at the door.

Brickworld is based in Fishers, Ind., was founded by Adam Reed Tucker of Northbrook and has grown to four shows in different cities each year. The event is meant to be fun and educational and create friendships among Lego enthusiasts. Registered attendees come to share their knowledge with others through seminars, workshops, and impromptu discussions.

The event also includes an auction to raise money for charities by selling items donated by sponsors and attendees.

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