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Ice Carvers prepare for SocialICE at Peace Plaza

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Ice carvers are busy creating the sculptures for SocialICE in Peace Plaza. 

With about 19 tons of ice brought in from Minneapolis and Chicago, carvers are crafting the ice sculptures and 9 uniquely themed ice bars for the big event.

SocialICE will bring big crowds to downtown Rochester to check out the creations, and the specialty beverages featured at each ice bar.

There will also be fire pits and live DJ entertainment.

With the cold weather hanging with us this week, there should be no danger of those ice creations melting.

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