Annual Make Mine With Ice festival held Saturday
Make Mine With Ice
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Tuesday, February 14, 2012
8th Annual "Make Mine With Ice" ice carving exhibition was held Saturday at Hometown Plaza.
Remember the intensity of Saturday afternoon's snowstorm? Members of the Kent State University and The University of Akron ice carving clubs sure do. The 8th Annual "Make Mine With Ice" ice carving exhibition was held Saturday at Hometown Plaza in downtown Kent during the height of that storm. "Make Mine With Ice" is one of several annual events sponsored by Standing Rock Cultural Arts as part of the Downtown Innovative Community Events series. D.I.C.E. is a grassroots partnership between Standing Rock and downtown businesses whose purpose is to revitalize downtown Kent through cultural events. Kent photographer Brad Bolton, who weathered the storm to take the photos accompanying this story, said, "A few hardy souls showed up occasionally…
Friday, February 10, 2012
From a farmers' market to art and ice-carving exhibits, there' s just no reason to leave Kent!
Bored with winter and looking for something different to do this weekend? Look no further than Kent! Here's a small sampling of the many weekend activities listed in the Kent Patch Events calendar:
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Free ice-carving event will showcase skills of clubs from Kent State, University of Akron.
Looking for a fun winter activity for the whole family? Bundle up and head downtown Saturday afternoon for the 8th Annual "Make Mine with Ice" ice carving exhibition. The free demonstration, set for 1 to 4 p.m. at the Hometown Plaza (formerly Home Savings Plaza), will showcase the skills of ice carving club members from Kent State University and The University of Akron. The event will feature hot beverages and chili served by Anthony’s Cafe and pastries made by Stahl's Bakery. While snow would certainly add to the event's ambiance, it doesn't look promising, forecast-wise. The good news is that it should be plenty cold Saturday, so those ice chips will be flying. The annual ice carving exhibition is a Downtown Innovative Community Event (D…