Chris Swarbrick, Hudson, used flames from a blow torch to smooth ice globes that will be used as part of his team’s sculpture entitled “Guardians of Enchantment.”
Jim Gehrz, Star Tribune
Family spotlight: Winter History Fest
- Article by: MELISSA WALKER
- January 21, 2012 - 2:41 PM
Winter History Fest
Experience winter on the Minnesota frontier via dogsled. Warm your bones inside the Gideon Pond House with a cup of cocoa. Hear stories of early settlers and play pioneer games.
- Noon-4 p.m. Sun. 1/29
- Historic Gideon Pond House, Pond-Dakota Mission Park, 401 E. 104th St., Bloomington
Ice Carving Competition
Although there is little snow, Winter Carnival will soldier on as usual. Events begin this Thursday with a children's art show, ice palace display and live music in Rice Park.
- See website for times and locations: www.winter-carnival.com
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