How Sweet It Is in Wilton: Library & Chamber Sponsor Gingerbread House Contest
Wilton Library and the Wilton Chamber of Commerce are inviting individuals, families, groups, organizations and businesses to submit gingerbread or other edible models of Wilton houses or buildings to be put on display in the library.
Drop off dates and times for the creations are Sunday, Dec. 1, from 1-4:30 p.m. and Monday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m..
Entries will be judged in two age groups by prominent community members. The groups are 12 and under; and ages 13 to adult.
This year, in conjunction with Wilton Library’s 125th anniversary, the contest celebrates the past, present and future of Wilton. Residents are encouraged to create an edible model of a house, building, public space or any other aspect of Wilton to represent the town’s past, present and imagined future. Winners will be judged in three categories–Most Whimsical, Best Historical Wilton Place, and Most Visionary Design of a Wilton Place.
From Dec. 3-Dec. 16, visitors to the library also can vote for their favorite models. Winners will be announced Dec. 18 at 4 p.m..
Winning submissions, including the Community Favorite, will be awarded Wilton Chamber gift certificates courtesy of Fairfield County Bank. Entries will remain on display through Dec. 22. See the library’s website for full details, including measurements, guidelines, entry forms and helpful links.