The Edmond Sun

November 30, 2013

Annual gingerbread house contest

Special to The Sun

EDMOND — Spread holiday cheer by making a gingerbread house this year. The Edmond Historical Society & Museum invites residents to enter into the fifth annual Gingerbread House Contest at 2 p.m. Dec. 14. Ages 5 and older are welcome to participate.

Gingerbread House Contest Rules:

• Ages 5-11, Ages 12-17, 18 and older

• Must be made out of edible materials

• Placed on 18-inch by 18-inch or smaller board

• No gingerbread kits (but you may use graham crackers)

• Participation is free, pre-registration is required

• Bring gingerbread house to the Edmond Historical Society & Museum between the dates of Dec. 10-13.

Judges will present first, second and third place awards in each age category. Judges will be looking for:

• Creativity/theme

• Appearance

• Uses of materials

Registration deadline is Dec. 10. For more information visit or email Christine Gibson at

In addition to the contest, the afternoon will include a holiday craft with a real 1889 Homesteader. Visitors not participating in the contest are welcome to attend and partake in the activities. Entries that are not pre-registered will not be accepted. Gingerbread houses must be brought to 431 S. Boulevard, Edmond, OK 73034 between Dec. 10-13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.. Contest judging will be at 2 p.m. Dec. 14. The Edmond Historical Society & Museum is at 431 S. Boulevard. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 1-4 p.m. Saturday.