Sunday, July 5, 2015

Arboretum Lego Sculptures

Last Friday, June 26th we headed out to the Arboretum for an evening visit. We got there about 6 and the visitor's center was closed but the grounds stay open until 8pm. It was really looking like rain so we were on the clock to stay dry.

There are 13 'Art with LEGO Bricks' sculptures and we saw all but three. So this post will have to be continued once we make it back to find the others we didn't see this visit (Part two is here). I'll list them in the order we saw them but label them with their designated numbers.

#2 Peacock ~ 68,827 lego bricks

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#1 Hummingbird on Flower ~ 61,107 lego bricks

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#6 Giant Pansy Bloom ~ 29,314 lego bricks 

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I think this one is my favorite:
#7 Birdbath ~ 14,802 lego bricks

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Look at the little bees!
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Playing peek-a-boo
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Had a hard time finding this one. The map had it marked in a different spot than it actually ended up being but it wasn't far from there. We were right by it when we saw the pansy but didn't go far enough to see it.

#5 Deer Family ~ 84,442 lego bricks

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We headed back to the car, the rain appeared to be closing in. We drove down to the other parking lot area and saw a few more that were close by

#9 Galapagos Tortoise and Finch ~ 23,317 lego bricks 

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#Wheelbarrow ~ 29,900 lego bricks

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#10 Monarch Butterfly on Milkweed ~ 39,708 lego bricks

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Kyle picked up me and Isaac and we drove down to the learning center area as it started to rain. Two more were located at this remote location. I hoped out of the van to take a photo of them.

#13 Grandfather and Grandchild Gardening ~ 46,940 lego bricks

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These were the only two that Isaac wasn't out with me and of course one of them would have been perfect to get his picture with... there's always next time.

#12 LEGO Brick Mosaic ~ 12,990 lego bricks

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I'll end with some cute photos of the girls last Sunday before church.
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Mary giving kisses
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