Events & Meetings

Chapter Meetings
Chapter meetings are subject to change. For the must up to date info, please check the forums and Google group.

Chapter Next Meeting Date Location
Austin Austin usually has monthly meetings. The dates and locations vary. Please request to join the Austin Chapter email list (click here).
Dallas Dallas usually has monthly meetings. The dates and locations vary. Please request to join the Dallas Chapter email list (click here).
Houston Houston usually has monthly meetings. The dates and locations vary. Please request to join the Houston Chapter email list (click here).
San Antonio San Antonio is now an independent LUG. Please visit www.texlugsa.org for more info.

Upcoming TexLUG Events:

Austin Mini Maker Faire

austinmakerfaire.com

Setup: 10am – 7pm, Friday, May 2, 2014
Public Display: 10am – 6pm, Saturday, May 3, 2014
Teardown: 6 – 7pm, Saturday, May 3, 2014

Travis County Expo Center
7311 Decker Lane, Austin 78724

Display at Children’s Museum of Houston

Setup: 8am – 10am, Saturday, May 3, 2014
Public Display: 10am – 6pm, Saturday, May 3, 2014
Public Display: 12pm – 6pm, Saturday, May 4, 2014

Children’s Museum of Houston
1500 Binz, Houston, TX 77004
cmhouston.org

Comicpalooza

Friday, May 23, 2014: 9am to 8pm
Saturday, May 24, 2014: 9am to 7pm
Sunday, May 25, 2014: 9am to 6pm
Monday, May 26, 2014: 9am to 5pm

George R. Brown Convention Center
1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010

Brick Fiesta
(July 4th Weekend, 2014, San Antonio, TX)

brickfiesta.com

AFOL Convention: Thursday, July 3 through Sunday, July 6, 2014

Public Hours: July 5 (10am to 4pm) & July 6 (10am to 3pm)

Hilton DoubleTree Airport
37 NE Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78216

brickfiesta.com

Houston Mini Maker Faire

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Details TBD


Past 2014 Events:

Display 1 for The LEGO Movie:

Cinemark theater
3800 Dallas Pkwy
Plano, TX 75093
Saturday, February 1
10am – 6pm

Display 2 for The LEGO Movie:

LOOK Cinemas
5409 Belt Line Rd
Dallas, TX 75254
Saturday, February 8
11am – 6pm

Display 3 for The LEGO Movie:

Cinemark theater
1600 Lake Robbins Dr
The Woodlands, TX
Sunday, February 9
12 – 4pm


Past 2013 Events:

Worldcon 71 / Lonestarcon 3
Aug. 29 – Sept. 2, 2013
San Antonio, TX
Details about rocket build

Brick Fiesta 2013
July 3 – July 7 2013
Hampton Suites & Convention Center Mesquite in Mesquite, TX.
gallery 1

Comicpalooza
May 24-26, 2013
Houston, TX
gallery 1
gallery 2

Houston Mini Maker Faire
January 19, 2013
Houston, TX
images from event


Past 2012 Events:

Texas ComicCon
June 22-24 2012
San Antonio, TX
More info here!

Brick Fiesta 2012
Wed. – Sun., July 4 – 8, 2012
Westin Galleria Hotel
Houston, TX
www.brickfiesta.com

ChimaeraCon
April 6-8, 2012
La Quinta San Antonio Convention Center
San Antonio, TX
More info here!

New Braunfels 25th Anniversary Jamboree
March 16-18, 2012
Civic Center
New Braunfels, TX
More info here!

SAMRA
Sat. & Sun., Jan. 28-29, 2012
Live Oak Civic Center
Live Oak, TX
More info here!


Past 2011 Events:

New Braunfels 2011 Fall Train Show
Sat. & Sun., Nov. 5-6,2011
New Braunfels, TX
More info here!

Big Texas Train Show
Sat. & Sun., Oct. 8-9, 2011
Houston, TX
George R. Brown Convention Center
www.bigtexastrainshow.com
More info here!

AMRE Fall Train Show
Sat. & Sun., Oct. 1-2, 2011
Live Oak Civic Center
San Antonio, TX
More info here!

ArmadilloCon 33
Fri-Sat, August, 26-28, 2011
Renaissance Hotel, Austin
Details Here!

CTC Geekfest
Fri-Sat, August, 19-20, 2011
Kileen
Details Here!

SAMRA Summer Show
Fri-Sun, July, 29-31, 2011
San Antonio
Details Here!

Barton Creek LEGO Store Build Event
Sat-Sun, July 30-31, 2011
Details Here!

San Antonio Chapter Monthly Meeting
Saturday, July 16, 2011
Details Here!

Brick Fiesta
chapter: all
details: International AFOL Convention and Public Display
location: Austin, Texas
date: June 30 – July 3, 2011
www.brickfiesta.com
Registration is now open!
This is the first international LEGO fan convention! This event will be hosted by TexLUG.

Comicpalooza
chapter: TexLUG-Houston
details: Public Display
location: Houston, Texas (George R. Brown Conv. Center)
date: May 27-29, 2011
more details here

ChimaeraCon 2011
chapter: TexLUG-San Antonio
details: public display
location: San Antonio
date: April 1-3, 2011
details were communicated via email list

Model Railroad Jamboree Train Show
chapter: TexLUG-San Antonio / Austin
details: public display at the New Braunfels Railroad Museum’s Model Railroad Jamboree Train Show
location: New Braunfels
date: March 26-27, 2011
Tony’s photos from the event

TexLUG-Austin Meeting
chapter: TexLUG-Austin
details: Group meeting at Anna’s
location: Anna’s Toy Depot
date: Saturday, March 12, 2011
time: 5pm to 6:30pm
See this post for more info.

SAMRA January Train Show
chapter: TexLUG-SA
details: Model Train Show / Public Display
location: Live Oak, Texas (Live Oak Civic Center; NE San Antonio)
date: January 29-30, 2011
See photos here.
More info here.

San Antonio Chapter Monthly Meeting
chapter: TexLUG-SA
details: local club gathering
location: C4 Workspace, San Antonio
date: January 8, 2011
More info here.


Past 2010 Events:

New Braunfels Super Train Show
details: Model Train Show / Public Display
chapters: TexLUG-Austin & TexLUG-SA
location: New Braunfels, Texas
date: Nov. 13-14, 2010
Info & details.
Tony’s pics.

Alamo Model Railroad Engineers – Fall Show
chapter: TexLUG-SA
details: Model Train Show / Public Display
location: San Antonio – Live Oak Civic Center
date: Oct. 2-3, 2010
Info & details.

Mall of Mainland Model Train Show
chapter: TexLUG-Houston
details: Public Display
location: Mall of the Mainland, Texas City, TX
date: September 25, 2010
Info & details.

Texas State Railroad Railfest 2010
chapter: TexLUG-Houston
details: public event (a one-family show: The Savas!)
location: TSSR (Palestine, TX)
date: September 2010
Info & details.

8th Annual Summer Family Train Show
chapter: TexLUG-SA
details: Model Train Show / Public Display (TexLUG and SAMRA)
location: San Antonio – Live Oak Civic Center
date: Jul 31 – Aug 1, 2010
Info & details.

Houston Chapter Meet-Up
chapter: TexLUG-Houston
details: local meeting & dinner
location: Galleria LEGO Store, Houston, TX
date: June 27, 2010
More info here.

Comicon, San Antionio 2010
chapter: TexLUG-SA
details: Public display
location: San Antonio, TX
date: June 18, 2010
More info here.

Brickworld 2010
chapter: all
details: A few members will attend; public display on Sat. & Sun.
location: Chicago, Il
date: June 17-20, 2010
More info here.

Healthy Baby and Child Expo
chapter: TexLUG-SA
details: Public display
location: Alamodome (San Antonio, TX)
date: May 15-16, 2010
TexLUG members: 7
public attendance: TBD
Tony’s photos from the event.
Pat’s photos from the event
More info here.

Lubbock Arts Festival
chapter: TexLUG-SA
details: public display
location: Lubbock, TX
date: April 15-18, 2010
TexLUG members: 1 (Chris M.)
public attendance: TBD

South by Southwest Multimedia Conference
chapters: all
details: public display
location: Downtown Convention Center (Austin, TX)
date: March 12-14, 2010
TexLUG members: 11
public attendance: TBD (> 25K, est.)
Tony’s photos from the event
TJ’s photos from the event (Set 1)
TJ’s photos from the event(Set 2)
TJ’s photos from the event(Set 3)
News 8 Austin – photos from the event
More info here.

Austin Chapter Meeting
chapter: TexLUG-Austin
details: Local meeting of Austin TexLUG’ers
location: Anna’s Toy Depot (Austin, TX)
date: March 6, 2010
More info here.

San Antonio Chapter Meeting
chapter: TexLUG-SA
details: Local meeting of San Antonio TexLUG’ers
location: Fuddruckers @ I10 & Wurbach (San Antonio, TX)
date: Feb. 28, 2010
More info here.

Healthy Baby and Child Expo
chapter: TexLUG-Houston
details: Public display
date: Jan. 30-31, 2010
location: George R. Brown Conv. Center (Houston, TX)
TexLUG members in attendance: 9
public attendance: over 8,000
TJ’s photos
Tony’s photos
modular table layout
More info here.


Past 2009 Events:

 

Public Display at Memorial City Mall
Houston
November 14
photos from the event

Public Display at ET&GRMA Model Train Show
Orange
November 7
photos from the event

Public Display at Mall of the Mainland Train Show
Texas City
July 11
photos from the event (set 1)
photos from the event (set 2)
More info here.

Baybrook LEGO® Store Build Event
Baybrook Mall (Clearlake)
June 12-14
photos from the event
More info here.

StoneBriar LEGO® Store Grand Opening – Build Event
Frisco
May 15 – 17
More info here.

Public Display at Healthy Baby and Child Expo
Alamodome (San Antonio)
March 14-15
photos from the event
More info here.

Public Display at World’s Greatest Hobby on Tour
San Antonio
February 21-22
photos from the event
More info here.


Past 2008 Events

 

Public Display at Maker Faire
Austin
October 18-19
Photos from the event
More info here

Public Display at Oasis Lifestyles Assisted Living
Houston
August 9
Photos from the event
More info here

Baybrook LEGO® Grand Opening & Build
Clearlake
July 20-22
Photos from the event
More info here

Public Display at Healthy Baby and Child Expo
San Antonio
March 8-9
Photos from the event
More info here



Past 2007 Events

 

Public Display at Institute of Texan Cultures’ Halloween Howl’r
San Antonio
October 28
Photos from the event
More info here

Public Display at Healthy Baby and Child Expo
San Antonio
March 3-4
Photos from the event
More info here


Past 2006 Events

 

Public Display at Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital
Houston
December 16-17
Photos from the event

Public Display at Freeman Library
Clearlake
October 9-10
Photos from the event
More info here

Special Display Event
Display for a young U.S. Marine who was recently diagnosed with cancer.
Houston
September 2
Photos from the event

Houston Meeting
Spring, TX
April 22
Photos from the event

Public Display at Healthy Baby and Child Expo
San Antonio
March 4-5
Photos from the event
More info here


Past 2005 Events

 

TexLUG Fall 2005 Meeting
Austin
October 9
More info here

TexLUG Fall 2005 Meeting & Public Display
San Antonio
Aprl 2-3
More info here


Past 2004 Events

 

Meeting & Public Display at National Instruments
Austin
October 9-10
More info here

Public Display at Northwest Vista College
San Antonio
March 27-28
Photos from the event
More info here


Past 2003 Events

 

Meeting & Public Display at National Instruments
Austin
October 11-12
Photos from the event
More info here

Public Display at LEGO® “What Will You Make?” Roadshow
Dallas
June 27-29
Photos from the event
More info here

Meeting on UTSA Campus
San Antonio
June 7-8
More info here

TexLUG Spring 2003 Meeting
Houston
March 15-16
Photos from the event
More info here


Past 2002 Events

 

Meeting & Public Display at National Instruments
Austin
October 12-13
Photos from the event
More info here

TexLUG Assistance with LEGO® Giant Bat Stamp Mosaic Build
Austin
September 14-15
Photos from the event
More info here

TexLUG Spring 2002 Meeting
Austin
March 9
Special guest appearance by Bill Swanberg (prior to his incarceration).
More info here


Past 2001 Events

 

TexLUG Meeting
Austin
September 29
Photos from the event
More info here

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