LEGO® Castle Adventure Events Calendars

The Strong News Release
NEWS RELEASE
One Manhattan Square Rochester, NY 14607 585-263-2700 museumofplay.org

September 2, 2014

For Immediate Release

Shane Rhinewald, 585-410-6365, srhinewald@museumofplay.org

Kim Della Porta, 585-410-6325, kdellaporta@museumofplay.org

LEGO® Castle Adventure
Events Calendar
at The Strong Museum

Be a knight. Be a princess. Become a master craftsman at LEGO® Castle Adventure opening at The Strong museum on Saturday, October 4. The exhibit invites children and families to explore a majestic LEGO kingdom where they can build a castle fit for a king and queen using one of the greatest building materials of all time—LEGO® bricks. Don’t miss these special events:

Wednesday, October 1
Balloons Around the World

Be amazed as local artists, including Larry Moss and Kelly Cheatle of Airigami, celebrate the 15th Annual Balloons Around the World event by crafting a giant balloon sculpture of a court jester on a throne in honor of LEGO® Castle Adventure opening October 4.

Saturday, October 4, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.
Sunday, October 5, 1–4 p.m.
LEGO
® Castle Adventure Opening Weekend Celebration

Explore the LEGO® Castle Adventure exhibit—back in Rochester by popular demand. Marvel at an amazing building-brick display (big enough to fill a room!) by the LEGO Users of Central New York. Create a paper figure head or brick to take home. On Saturday only, enjoy special performances at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. by Dangerous Signs—a poetry group from the National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology. The group will weave a tale of chivalry and adventure through a blend of American Sign Language, spoken words, music, and dance.

Friday, October 10–Monday, October 13
Columbus Day Castle Play

Construct a magical kingdom using gigantic castle blocks; dress up as a king or queen and enact a story of adventure with royal court puppets; head to the stables to groom a regal steed; create a 3-D castle to take home; and more. Castle blocks and toys courtesy of HearthSong®. Be sure to also explore the LEGO® Castle Adventure exhibit, featuring LEGO models of real-world castles created by LEGO® Master Builders.

Saturday, December 20, 2014–Sunday, January 4, 2015
LEGO® Castle Adventure School-Break Week

Try your hand at strategy games that have challenged people for centuries, including Red Dragon, Nine Men’s Morris, puzzles, and an oversized game of chess. Then get creative and make a building-brick craft to take home. Don’t forget to explore the LEGO® Castle Adventure exhibit, featuring LEGO models of real-world castles created by LEGO® Master Builders.

All programs and events are included with general museum admission fees.

LEGO® Castle Adventure remains on view through February 1. The exhibit was created by The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis in conjunction with LEGO Systems, Inc.

LEGO and the LEGO logo are trademarks of the LEGO Group. © 2014 The LEGO Group. All rights reserved.

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Museum Hours: Monday–Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

General Admission Fees (does not include admission to Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden®): age 2 and older $13.50, under age 2 free, members free.

Admission to Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden: General Admission fee plus $3 for members, $4 for nonmembers, under age 2 free. Entry is by timed ticket only.

Parking: Free parking is available at the museum for all guests on a first-come, first-served basis during regular museum hours. Please note that, on high visitation days, the museum lot may reach capacity early in the day. If space is not available on site at the time of your visit, additional parking is available at neighboring municipal garages for a fee. The Strong is not responsible for fees incurred at off-site locations.