Subhead Featured Photo Gallery | See BELOW Rock on Ice sculptor Mike Banner chipped away at a block of ice, creating a “Despicable Me” minion, during Blue Ridge’s Fire & Ice Chili Cook-Off and Craft Beer Festival Saturday. Restaurateur Brannen Mathis gives a stamped chili card back to a patron before handing out her chili Saturday, February 15. Little Noah inspects his chili card, while being hauled in a red wagon during Blue Ridge’s Fire & Ice Chili Cook-Off and Craft Beer Festival. Erica Shirbroun gets a chili card for a patron during the weekend’s festival in downtown Blue Ridge. Premium Content is available to subscribers only. Please login here to access content or go here to purchase a subscription.