Yesterday, the winners of the Wilton Library and Wilton Chamber of Commerce’s “How Sweet It Is in Wilton” Gingerbread House Contest were announced. The winners, chosen from 32 entrants, pose with their creations in the photo above (l-r):
- Best historical Wilton house (adult)–Tina Duncan “Wilton Garden Club Tends to Old Town Hall”
- Best whimsical design (adult)–Wilton Historical Society’s “Railroad Station” (pictured l-r: Allison Sanders, Kim Mellin and Kelly Morron)
- Best creative Wilton building (adult)–Doris and Casey Noonan “Hurlbutt School Recess” (Casey Noonan not pictured)
- Best whimsical design (12 & under)–Jack Deane “Candy Crush Christmas”
- Best creative Wilton building (12 & under)–Amir Rahamim “Cars and Trucks and Things That Go”
- Best historical Wilton house (12 & under)–Aurora and Winnie Gulati “Hurlbutt Street Schoolhouse”
- Community Favorite–Wilton Historical Society “Railroad Station”
Each of the winners received a $25 Wilton Chamber of Commerce gift certificate, courtesy of Fairfield County Bank.
Library and Chamber officials extended thanks to the three judges–Wilton Library art chairman Ed MacEwen, Wilton Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kevin Smith and First Selectwoman Lynne Vanderslice, along with the more than 1,000 votes cast to select the Community Favorite.
The Gingerbread Houses will remain on display through Jan. 2, 2019. It’s so sweet in Wilton!