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September 19, 2018

Gingerbread House Contest Under Way


OSWEGO, NY – King Arthur’s Suites and Canal Commons are sponsoring a Gingerbreaad House Contest.

The contest is open to all who love to bake and decorate for the holiday season.

Bob Bateman, Cakes Galore and More, with his Oswego Lighthouse entry in the professional category for the Gingerbread House Contest.

Bob Bateman, Cakes Galore and More, with his Oswego Lighthouse entry in the professional category for the Gingerbread House Contest.

Judging will take place in three categories:

Children – up to 12 years old; Adult  – above age 12, and Professional – including those who make their living in the food industry.

Kits will be allowed for the children’s category only.

Each entry must be at least 50 percent gingerbread.

Although the theme for this year’s contest is the Oswego West Pierhead Lighthouse, any style gingerbread house will be accepted.

Contestants should drop off their entries at Canal Commons, 193 W. First St., on December 14 before noon.

The entry fee will be an unwrapped child’s toy to be donated to Toys For Tots.

Judging will take place later that day and awards will be announced at 9 p.m. on December 14, during  Late Night Holiday Shopping.

More than $200 in prizes will be awarded.

There will be a special award for the “Best of Show” entry depicting the Oswego Lighthouse theme.

For more information, call Kyle Cheeley at 825-8464.

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