Meltdown Winter Ice Festival

Events

Friday

Carving At Depot

Carving Ice Sculptures All Day.

Ice Bar

Ice Bar open at Little Sheba’s (during Sheba’s operating Hours)

Paint The Town Souvenir Painting

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Snowflake Coupon

100/500 Available on Friday – Jan. 31st (4-6 pm)
350/500 Available on Saturday – Feb. 1st (10 am – 6 pm)
50/500 Available on Sunday – Feb. 2nd (1 – 5 pm)
First-come, First-serve basis. Call 765-488-2163 for full details.

Crafts At Depot District Market

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Crafts

Ice Carving Special Event

912 Main – IU East Grand Opening
6:30pm to 7:30pm

Frozen Zombie Walk

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7:30pm Meet at 7th and East Main and then walking down 7th Street to the Depot District and around the block to the Ice Fights stage

Ice Fights Main Event

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In Front of Firehouse BBQ & Blues
8:00pm to 9:30pm

Saturday

Kidz Only Carving

9:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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Grassroots Action Resource Center is partnering with Joseph Moore Museum for participation in the Richmond Meltdown Winter Ice Festival. We will have two ice blocks in front of the building at 819 East Main Street (across from the Innovation Center) and kids can have their name carved in the ice! There will be ice age storytime, coloring pages, and other activities for the kids! And for the adults we will have information about the GARC and the Joseph Moore Museum, yummy award-winning chili, hot drinks, and more!

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Richmond Group ‘Plein Air’ Painters

10:00am to 6:00pm – Richmond Group ‘Plein Air’ Painters is a group of prominent Indiana and Ohio painters who paint outdoors in the French, open-air-impressionistic manner. They will paint throughout the day on Saturday, February 1st and show their work at the former Hoppe Jewelry Store. Works will be available for purchase. Walk in, warm up, and see incredibly talented regional artists at work!

Paint The Town Souvenir Painting

10:00am to 6:00pm
Snowflake Coupon

100/500 Available on Friday – Jan. 31st (4-6 pm)
350/500 Available on Saturday – Feb. 1st (10 am – 6 pm)
50/500 Available on Sunday – Feb. 2nd (1 – 5 pm)
First-come, First-serve basis. Call 765-488-2163 for full details.

Whitewater Artists Guild

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10:00am to 6:00pm – Whitewater Artists Guild is a membership organization comprised of regional artists who are focused on the visual arts. WAG includes traditional visual arts such as painting, drawing, sculpture and ceramics but also includes graphic designers, photographers, jewelry designers and mixed media artists. Join them for a visually stimulating exhibition of their work. Works will be available for purchase. Spend some time inside, viewing art done by great local artists!

Ice Carving On Main Street

Noon to 5:00pm

Crafts At Depot District Market

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Crafts

Coloring Contest Winners Announced

5:30pm on Ice Fights Stage
Top Prize – Free children’s’ art class from Richmond Art Museum
Available to children grades 4th and under –
Submit entries to your teacher, or drop them off at Richmond Parks Dept. All entries will be submitted for a chance at prizes! Winners will be announced at the Meltdown Stage on Saturday Feb. 1st at 5:30 p.m.

DOWNLOAD COLORING PAGE HERE:
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Ice Queen/Jack Frost – Ice Princess/Jack Frost Jr. Contest

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Ages 16 and under for the Ice Princess/Jack Frost Jr. and 16 and older for Ice Queen & Jack Frost
Nominations are accepted at Facebook.com/RichmondMeltdown until Friday Jan. 24th. Upload a photo of your nomination, name, age, and phone number. Court will be announced on Jan. 27th. Voting will occur via Facebook Jan. 27th – Jan. 31st. Prizes Sponsored by Dance with Me Bridal and Formal Wear

Winners will be crowned on the Stage at 6 p.m. on Saturday Feb. 1st, right before the Main Event Ice Fight!

6:30pm on Ice Fights Stage

Richmond Symphony Orchestra

For over fifty years, the Richmond Symphony Orchestra has provided quality concerts to the greater Richmond area. The Wingwalkers will play at Roscoe’s Coffee Bar and Tap Room. Saturday, February 1 beginning at 6:30 PM.

Race to the Treasure Contest

Registration open from 1/13/14 through 2/1/14 at 2:00 pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/578393698908410/

Comment “Register me for the Race to the Treasure” in event to be registered.
REGISTRATION CLOSES AT 2 PM – 2/1/14
Official participants will be notified upon registration of official rules and regulations.
Clues will be released beginning at 3 pm on Saturday Feb. 1st. Clues will lead participants to various locations centered around Meltdown activities. Participants should take a “selfie” and “check-in” at each point. The first person to solve all the clues will find their final task at the last check-in point. Must be present to win.

Winner announced: 7:00pm on Ice Fights Stage

Ice Fights Main Event

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In Front of Firehouse BBQ & Blues
7:30pm to 9:00pm

Throughout the Festival

Photography Competition

Photographers who attend the Meltdown Ice Festival may submit their photographs taken during the festival to the Richmond Art Museum Facebook page. The Richmond Art Museum staff will select a winning photograph. The winner will win a $50 gift Chamber Card, and a free photography class ($95 value) at RAM.

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Exclusive Richmond Meltdown Ice Cream Flavor

Ullery’s Homemade ICe Cream will have an exclusive flavor for the Ice Festival – Blue Blizzard!!