Second Annual Ice Carving Contest Dec. 14-15

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Second Annual Ice Carving Contest at Kiwanis Holiday Lights
Friday, December 14 and Saturday, December 15

For the second year in a row four teams of ice carvers will compete for the People’s Choice Award this weekend at Kiwanis Holiday Lights.

The following ice carvers will compete by creating the following sculptors:
Tom Schiller, Hastings, MN – Reindeer
Adam and Ashley Scholljegerdes, Waseca, MN – Rudolph and Yetti
Joe and Chrissy Christenson, West St. Paul, MN – Santa’s Sleigh
Paul and Deneena Hughes, Eden Prairie, MN – Holiday Gnomes

Sculpting will start at 4 p.m. on Friday Afternoon in the farm area in Mankato’s Sibley Park and will be completed Saturday evening. During that time spectators will be able to text their votes for the $500 People’s Choice Award. The creations will then be lighted and will be on display as long as weather permits.

Kiwanis Holiday Lights is open each night through December 31, Sunday-Thursday, 5-9 p.m. and Friday-Saturday 5,10 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Additional information can be found at