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Life-Size Mousetrap

See a working 25-ton version of this classic board game at an all day festival | Sun. Nov. 11
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Photo credit: Cory & Catska Ench

The world’s largest Mousetrap board game uses the tools of wonder and excitement to plant the seeds of curiosity with a 25 ton Rube Goldberg-type machine.

Come join Peralta Junction for the Grand Opening of The Life Size Game of Mousetrap, a visually stunning work of science inspired art and performance: A triumph of engineering artistry.

On Sunday enjoy live music from Lower Bottom Blues Band (1PM), Jerk Church (3PM) & Mortar and Pestle (5:30PM)

The Mousetrap, created by underground artist and builder Mark Perez, has combined Newtonian physics and large scale art with performance to create a unique brand of engineering fun packaged into a traveling road show, reaching audiences of all ages via science centers, museums, and festivals across the United States.

Mark Perez’ Life-Size Mousetrap
On display at Peralta Junction through November 30, 2012

>> Saturday November 10, 2012 –  Free Mousetrap shows at 2pm, 5pm and 8pm
>> Sunday, November 11, 2012 – Free Mousetrap shows at 2pm and 5pm.

WHERE: Peralta Juction, 2012 Peralta Street, West Oakland
COST: FREE, but bring cash for food

* * * Sunday, November 11th * *
Mark Perez’ Life Size Mousetrap
Shows at 2 and 5PM

Lower Bottoms Blues Band – Live on Stage!

Mortar & Pestle – Live on Stage!

Poker Workshop with Luc Martin

Artisan Vendors
12 Noon – 6PM

Kids Craft Activities
12 Noon – 6PM

Pepples Donuts
Roderick’s BBQ

Subject to change