Ice Fest event held in Dubuque

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DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- The annual Ice Fest event started at The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium in Dubuque today. It’s a three day event that will wrap up on Monday.

Some of the things people did there were make ice sculptures, learn how to curl, and participate in an ice rescue demonstration with the Dubuque Fire Department.

Organizers say it's a good event to get kids out the house. Jared McGovern from the museum says, "We're an educational facility but we're also an entertainment venue. When we do programs and we do community events at the museum we know that people come here, they don't differentiate between entertainment and education. So we just want to make learning experiences fun.”

Ice Fest is included with general admission to the museum and aquarium .General admission is $16 for adults and $11 for children ages 3-17.