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Ken Robichaud | December 24th, 2011 | LEGO Star Wars

Star Wars Advent Calendar – Day 24 & Wrap Up

Day 24 - Santa Yoda with Sack & Gifts
Day 24 – Santa Yoda with Sack & Gifts

Here’s the jolly old elf himself, Santa Yoda. His picture’s on the box so this is no real surprise, but I love this little guy anyway. I know there have been a lot of detractor’s putting him down, but face it he’s pretty darn cute. At this point he should be FBTB’s holiday mascot. As cool as he may or may not be, does he or any of the other days on this calendar pull enough weight to make this set worth what we paid for it? Let’s take one last look.

Ace Kim | November 16th, 2011 | Events, LEGO Star Wars

LEGO Santa Yoda Base Model Revealed

LEGO Santa Yoda

CNET uploaded a picture of the base model that will be used for the LEGO Santa Yoda build happening this weekend. For those of you that never attended a build before, the way it works is that the general public helps build ‘superbricks’ which are 4x the size of regular 2×4 bricks. So each brick on the base model is rebuilt with a superbrick in the 12-foot model. The 12-foot model will be completed sometime around 6pm Sunday evening.

Ace Kim | November 15th, 2011 | Events, LEGO Star Wars

More Details Regarding The Santa Yoda Build in SF

Santa Yoda

I just received additional details regarding the Santa Yoda build at Union Square in San Francisco, CA today. In addition to the weekend-long event, LEGO will be launching There’s a holiday toy drive benefitting Toys for Tots attached to the site, but there’s only a placeholder image there right now. I’ll try and post details about the site and the toy drive as soon I am able to.

* Who: San Francisco Bay Area Families are invited to Help LEGO® Master Builders Construct a 12-foot tall by 10-foot wide LEGO® Star Wars™ Santa Yoda out of LEGO bricks

* What: Three-day community build where families will help LEGO® Master Builders to create a 12-foot tall by 10-foot wide LEGO® Star Wars™ Santa Yoda made entirely of LEGO® bricks to kick-off a countdown to the holidays found at Children and parents will be invited to build a portion of Santa Yoda which LEGO® Master Builders will then add to the larger than life model.

* When: Friday, November 18th to Sunday, November 20th, 10am-6pm daily (or until completed

* Where: Union Square (next to the seasonal ice skating rink), San Francisco

Ace Kim | November 14th, 2011 | Events, LEGO Star Wars

Build A 12-foot Tall Santa Yoda This Weekend in San Francisco

Santa Yoda

By now, I’m sure many of you have picked up the 7958 LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar set and/or have seen the exclusive Santa Yoda minifig that comes with it. To kick off the holidays, starting this Friday November 18th through Sunday November 20th, you can help build a 12-foot tall Santa Yoda at Union Square in San Francisco, CA. More info to come, so please stay tuned.