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RB Winter Fest 2015
December 11, 2015 at 6:43 p.m.
Rye Brook children watch avidly as Don Harrison creates a Christmas tree-complete with glowing lights inside it-out of ice. After he completed the sculpture, the Pennsylvania ice carver lit it up with lights frozen inside the block. Besides the tree, he also carved a menorah and a candle.
The Blind Brook Middle School Select Choir, made up of sixth, seventh and eighth grade students, serenades attendees with carols.
Friends Dasha Ivanova (left), Jessica Stolzenberg and Gabby Cavallo crowd around Santa, played by John Swick.
Parents and children ride The Polar Express around Pine Ridge Park.
Isabella Casino of Rye Brook carefully layers red, white and green sand into an ornament.
For Rye Brook's second holiday tree and menorah lighting, the village expanded the event into a winter festival on Friday, Dec. 4 at Pine Ridge Park with a craft area, train ride, musical performances and even ice carving demonstrations.
Jason Arnett of Rye Brook poses in front of the Christmas tree with his younger cousin, Michael Coppola of Stamford, Conn., and Michael's sister, Alexa.
Old-fashioned carolers, a giant menorah and a Christmas tree make up some of the decorations spread around Pine Ridge Park for the Winter Festival on Friday, Dec. 4.
Skylar Sommers, 6, and Sophia Lombardi, 8, who both live near Pine Ridge Park, perch in a throne carved out of ice on Friday, Dec. 4 at Pine Ridge Park.