SWEET DISPLAY — All houses for the gingerbread competition at View, Old Forge, must be dropped off at the art center no later than Friday, Nov. 17 before 4 p.m. (Photo submitted)

View offers Christmas in the Adirondacks gingerbread competition

Published Nov 8, 2017 at 4:00pm

OLD FORGE – Families and community groups are invited to share their memories of Christmas in the Adirondacks in the form of gingerbread. From Nov. 20 through Dec. 15, View is showcasing local artistry with the creation of its first gingerbread competition.

School classes, as well as area families and community groups, can enter to display their talents. The gingerbread houses will be judged based on popular vote of visitors to View. Criteria is:

  • Theme this year is “Christmas in the Adirondacks,” so the house must have some aspect that people can immediately relate to an interpretation of Christmas in the Adirondacks.
  • The house must be completely edible exterior.
  • The house must be on a cardboard base and small enough to carry.
  • The use of card board or other internal framework is acceptable.

All houses must be dropped off at View no later than Friday, Nov. 17 before 4 p.m. Fill out the registration form when dropping off an entry.

Winners will be announced on Dec. 1. The winner will be a house that best depicts the theme to the top three vote getters and receive a gift certificate that can be used at View. Announcement of the winning house will be on the web page and Facebook. Owners of the winning houses will be notified.

First prize is a $20 gift certificate, second prize is a $10 gift certificate and third prize is a $5 gift certificate.

View is located at 3273 Route 28. For further questions or more information, visit us at ViewArts.org or call 315-369-6411.