3rd Annual Gingerbread Contest!

Get ready because it’s coming soon! Mark your calendars for Saturday, November 30th. The rules are:

  • Everything visible MUST be edible.
  • Gingerbread or graham crackers MUST be the majority of the structure. 
  • You can use a pre-made kit or it can be made from scratch. 
  • Entries cannot exceed a base of 18” X 18”. 
  • Only one gingerbread house per person, no multiple entries please. 
  • Individuals, families, groups, organizations and businesses are all welcome to participate.
  • We’ll be offering a kids-only division for ages 12 and under.  
  • Entries will be accepted November 29 (1:00 – 4:00 pm) and November 30 (9:00 – 10:00 am). 
  • Voting takes place on November 30, from 10:00 – 2:00.
  • Voting will take place via donations of non-perishable food items and spare change – all of which will go to the Salem Food Pantry. 
  • Winners will be announced during the Salem Area Christmas Parade.
  • The winning entries will remain on display in the library for the month of December.  
  • Entries must be picked up by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, December 2. Unclaimed entries will be discarded.

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