A Freeze Fete Means Iced Drinks Published August 17, 2011 • Updated on August 18, 2011 at 12:35 pm The event industry convened at the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Arlington Wednesday night for iced libations and lite bites to chill out - and check out the newly available event space. 7 photos 1/7 Kate Michael The event industry convened at the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria Wednesday night for iced libations and lite bites to chill out -- and check out the newly available event space. Ashley McPherson, Maria Vogel and Laurie Bledy were there. 2/7 Kate Michael A jazz trio provided the evening's chill tunes. 3/7 Kate Michael Elease Dennis, Irene Dennis and Donna Ware -- the evening's big winner. She gets to plan a free event in the space, worth $5,000! 4/7 Kate Michael Troy Hughes samples sips chilled by the the ice luge. 5/7 Kate Michael Newlyweds Paul and Elizabeth Scuderi 6/7 Kate Michael Attendees tasted lite bites from catering companies in the area -- like these vegan canapes with pine nuts and ricotta. 7/7 Kate Michael Kycia Spriggins, Lauren Duffey and Karla Pirner check out the view from the Torpedo Factory's second floor. 0 More Photo Galleries Brag on Your Grad: Celebrating 2020 Graduates in DC, Maryland and Virginia Photos: Protests, Unrest in DC Following George Floyd’s Death Protesters, Enraged by Black Americans Killed, Gather Nationwide NBC4-T44 Friday Fun: Show and Tell!