WESTPORT, Conn. -- Westport children and children’s organizations are invited to use their creative skills in the Second Annual Gingerbread House Decorating Contest this holiday season with the entries displayed in shops throughout town.
Aspiring house decorators should pick up a gingerbread house and decorating kit at the Westport-Weston Chamber of Commerce office at 41 Riverside Ave. in Westport through Friday, Nov. 22, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Decorated houses must be delivered to their assigned stores between Nov. 30 and Dec. 2. to be included in the contest. In-store shoppers will cast their votes with cash in collection jars. The gingerbread house with the most money wins.
A portion of all proceeds will benefit the Westport Department of Human Services and the Staples Tuition Grants scholarship program. The houses will remain on display until Dec. 16.
Gingerbread house kits are $25 per entry. For more information, call 203-227-9234 or register online .
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