Gingerbread house entries from last year are displayed inside the Port Orchard Market. (Courtesy photo)

Gingerbread house entries from last year are displayed inside the Port Orchard Market. (Courtesy photo)

Gingerbread house contest set for December

Entries on display at Port Orchard Market

PORT ORCHARD — On the tail of the successful Scarecrow Contest at the Port Orchard Market is the third-annual Gingerbread House Contest and Display event this holiday season.

Sponsors are accepting gingerbread creations beginning Monday, Dec. 2. Entries will be accepted through Dec. 15 from youth, families, individuals, businesses and organizations. Gingerbread houses should be no larger than 24 inches wide and deep, and 24 inches high. They also should be family-friendly.

The entries will be on display until Dec. 28, said Coreen Haydock of the Port Orchard Market. People’s Choice judging will begin on Dec. 7 and will end Dec. 21.

Bring entries to either Leanna’s Art & Coffee or Sue’s Fresh Juice Bar & Sandwich Shop inside the Port Orchard Market. There is no entry fee. Registration forms are online at www.pobsa.com or can be picked up at Port Orchard Market businesses.

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