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October 21, 2018   |   Ithaca, NY

Life & Culture

The Festival of Fire and Ice brings community together

Children enjoy the snow during the Festival of Fire and Ice. SAM FULLER/ THE ITHACAN Adrienne Ellis, also known as "Firefly," starts her fire performance. SAM FULLER/ THE ITHACAN People huddle together next to the fire to watch Firefly's performance. SAM FULLER/ THE ITHACAN Five-year-old Oona Welch, and her father, Michael Welch, light a candle. SAM FULLER/ THE ITHACAN Firefly performs near the end of the festival. SAM FULLER/ THE ITHACAN Parents and kids watch the performance. SAM FULLER/ THE ITHACAN Firefly uses many different fire utensils during her dance.  SAM FULLER/ THE ITHACAN
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Five-year-old Oona Welch, and her father, Michael Welch, light a candle. SAM FULLER/ THE ITHACAN

The Ithaca community comes together to enjoy playing in the snow and, once night falls, watching a fire performer during the Festival of Fire and Ice on February 3.