While most of the North Adams WinterFest activities were held indoors, there's one event that benefited from being outside in the sub-freezing weather: the ice sculpture exhibits.

Experienced and novice crafters took their chisels and chain saws to blocks of ice along Main St. & Eagle St. downtown. There was no judging done this year, and no specific theme, so these artists of the arctic had free run.

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So there was an owl on Eagle St., an ice cream cone that fit the frosty weather, and a miniature version of the Big Bling, among other things. Which was your favorite?