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The Big Build

A Hands-on Family Festival of Tools, Trucks, and Construction

  


Big Build
Photo by Emily Clack Photography.

Saturday, September 19, 10 am–4 pm

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Be a builder for the day at the Big Build festival! Amateur builders young and old can discover what it's like to build a brick wall, carve stone, hammer nails, and much more as they work side-by-side with designers, builders, and artisans demonstrating their skills. Meet plumbers, electricians, ironworkers, landscape architects, woodworkers, and experts in many other fields to learn about their professions and hobbies. At 2014's Big Build, visitors:

  • Climbed aboard trucks and tractors
  • Built a brick wall
  • Constructed a log cabin
  • Carved stone
  • Imagined a sculpture made of plumbing pipes
  • Competed in a nail driving contest
  • Created a hardware wind chime to take home