World-renowned ice sculptor Stan Kolonko from the Ice Farm will be present for the second year at the Ice Fest event at Raquette Lake and Long Lake on Friday and Saturday, January 11 and 12.
Ice Fest festivities will kick-off at noon in Raquette Lake where visitors can cozy up for lunch at the Tap Room before making their way to the Raquette Lake Library to view the first of seven ice sculptures being installed between Raquette and Long Lake by Kolonko.
A sculpture of Mitchell Sabattis will be placed in front of the Town Office building.
The public is welcome to join the artist on the grounds and build a crowd of snowmen. Carrots coal and will be provided for embellishment.
Sculpting will continue on Saturday at 8 a.m. at Hoss’s Country Corner in Long Lake. Hoss’s will host a Taxidermy Attire contest to be judged at 9 a.m.
The best-pelted outfit will win a $20 gift certificate to Hoss’s Country Corner.
Hoss’s will also be offering free coffee all day in celebration of Ice Fest activities in Long Lake.
The next carve site for Kolonko will be the Shamrock Motel at 10 a.m. Continue reading