Teams battle for best ice sculpture at Lake Tahoe carving competition
Teams will compete at Carve Tahoe’s inaugural international carving competition in North Lake Tahoe from Feb. 8 through 14.
- If You Go
Where: Carve Tahoe: International Snow Sculpture Celebration; Northstar Resort, 5001 Northstar Drive, Truckee.
When: Feb. 8 through 14.
Cost: The event is free to watch. If you would like to vote, a donation is requested which will be given to a local nonprofit group.
Information: Visit www.carvetahoe.com.
Considerations: You will want to make reservations in advance if you are planning to stay any time during the event. The awards ceremony will take place on Feb. 13. The sculptures will remain until nature determines it is time to clean the canvas.
Posted: Friday, January 25, 2013 12:00 am
Twenty-ton blocks of snow tower majestically, awaiting the events of the week. Tensions are high, tools are ready and teams are poised with images dancing in their heads. Your anticipation builds as you wait for the magic and skill of local and international teams to transform icy, inanimate blocks into beautiful, flowing, winter landscapes of sculpture and art.
And after the magic has dazzled and mesmerized you at Carve Tahoe's inaugural international carving competition in North Lake Tahoe, you will have a chance to cast a vote for your favorite breathtaking sculpture, choosing from artwork that has been planned and executed with the precision and skill of the best sculptors the world has to offer.
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