234 W. 42nd St.
Times Square, NY 10036
Description: Master cheese carver Sarah Kaufmann will recreate "Mount Rushmore" into "Mount Ripley's" with 160 pounds of cheddar cheese, supplied by Cabot, the Vermont-based cheese producer, during a two-day cheese-sculpting demonstration on Feb. 15 and 16.
Guests can watch while Sarah crafts a six foot long wacky replica of the historic national monument of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln begins on Friday from 10am to 6pm. The event will resume on Saturday from 10am to 2pm.
Guests will also have the opportunity to sample an assortment of Cabot cheeses during the two-day event.
For more information on Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square and/or the cheese carving event, visit ripleysnewyork.com or call 212-398-3133.
Venue Description: Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square Odditorium features an extensive collection of more than 500 unusual and astonishing oddities, ranging from the 24 shrunken heads, to a six-legged cow, to a life-size albino giraffe. Ripley's includes 20 themed galleries, encompassing two floors. Ripley's Times Square is handicap accessible. Wheelchairs are available upon request at the admission desk on a first-come, first-served basis. No outside food, bubble gum, or beverages are allowed inside, but photography is encouraged.