ROSEVILLE (CBS13) — The return of a childhood favorite. Northern California’s only LEGO festival returned to Roseville on Sunday.
The event featured exhibits, vendors, demonstrations and other activities.READ MORE: Dogs, Horses, Cats And Exotic Birds Rescued From Sutter County Property; 2 People Suspected Of Animal Abuse
The head of the region’s only recognized LEGO user group says he believes, during the pandemic, more and more adults rediscovered the joy that LEGO building can bring, especially during times of stress.READ MORE: California Gov. Newsom Criticizes GOP After Texas School Shooting: 'Who The Hell Are We If We Cannot Keep Our Kids Safe'
“It’s so wonderful because I can’t tell you how many people came up to me and said ‘I didn’t realize anybody liked LEGO,’ ” said Isaac Ramirez, the president of Sacramento Brick Builders. “All these people are like alone building, and now they’re like ‘Oh my god, there are thousands of people just like me who enjoy it. And I particularly like seeing all the young people here.”
On display at the festival were the Sacramento Brick Builders’ massive LEGO train layout and other custom creations.MORE NEWS: Escalon, Manteca And Ripon Police Departments Experiencing 911-Line Problems
The 5th-annual Brick Palooza returned after a two-year hiatus because of COVID-19.