Giant beard sculpture kicks off the 4th annual Great Nordic Beard Fest!

We are 4 days away form the 4th annual Great Nordic Beard Fest in Ely, Minnesota. To kick off the event (a part of the Ely Winter Festival), local snow sculptors Peter Johnson, Jim Schwartz and Chris Ellerbroek created an 8'x16' snow sculpture. It is located in between The Northern Grounds and Loony's Northwoods Emporium on the corner of Central Ave and Sheridan Street in Ely, Minnesota. The 4th annual Beard Fest will be held at The Boathouse Brewpub on Friday, Feb 2nd and Saturday, Feb 3rd.