Final Friday "Fire and Ice"
Nelsonville will host the “Fire and Ice” for Final Friday on the Square, January 31, 2014 from 5 – 9 p.m. On the final Friday of every month, the Nelsonville Historic Square galleries and retail shops stay open late to feature local art events.
For the first Final Friday of 2014, the Hocking College Culinary Arts program will again present Master Ice Carver Paul Ahrens, from Precise Ice Creations. Ahrens and the Culinary Arts students will carve blocks of ice located throughout the square weighing a total of 6,000 pounds or three tons of ice.
Other “Fire and Ice” themed activities including Banana Fosters flambé made on an ice table will be going on throughout the square. There will also be complementary coffee, hot cocoa and fresh baked cookies. The Hocking College Art Gallery will be serving $2.00 big bowls of home-style chili, bean soup, vegetable soup and fresh warm bread.
Rhapsody, the Hocking College student-run fine dining restaurant located at 18 Public Square, is also taking reservations for the evening. The special “Fire and Ice” menu includes crab cakes, king crab legs and walleye plus carved local Angus beef, baked Alaska and Irish coffees. Contact Rhapsody at 740.753.5741 for reservations.