Titanic Pigeon Forge to Host 1st Annual Ice Sculpturing Competition
One-day Free Family Event Set for Saturday, January 22, 2011
Pigeon Forge, TN, July 2010 – The Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge will kick-off its first free, family themed, outdoor event with a major ice carving competition on Saturday, January 22 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., announces John Joslyn, Titanic Museum Attraction owner.
“This exciting event will be produced by Titanic Pigeon Forge under the auspices of the National Ice Carving Association, Joslyn says. “Visitors will be invited to come to Titanic’s outdoor staging center and watch professional and amateur sculptors turn 250-pound blocks of ice into frozen works of art. Kids and parents can view sculptures in progress, talk to the artists and learn the secrets of championship ice carving from the experts.”
The official NICA Judging Panel will announce the competition winners and award prizes at 3 p.m. “You’ll want to stick around to see if your favorite sculptor is the big prize winner,” Joslyn adds.
The Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., ET. Tickets are available online at www.titanicpigeonforge.com or by phone at 800-381-7670. (pre-purchase tickets strongly recommended)