There's still time to create your gingerbread masterpiece for the 2015 Gingerbread Festival
(Talk of the Town file photo by Jennifer Zartman Romano)
Volunteers are coordinating the second annual Gingerbread Festival in downtown Columbia City which will open later this week.
There is still time to enter the contest. All gingerbread entries must be delivered this Wednesday, November 26 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Entries should be delivered to the former Whitley County Abstract & Title building, located on the corner of Van Buren and Main Streets in downtown Columbia City.
Categories include: Children age 8 and under (daycares and preschools welcome), Youth ages 9-12, Teen ages 13-17, Adult ages 18 or older, Family and Professional. Registration fees vary by age and all fees support the Whitley County Lighted Christmas Parade, Santa's House & the Gingerbread Festival. A limited number of Gingerbread Festival house kits including walls and icing can be purchased at The Cake Lady LLC on Golden Avenue in Columbia City.
The festival opens Friday evening along with the Whitley County Lighted Christmas Parade which begins this Friday, November 27 at 6:30 p.m.
The 2015 Gingerbread Festival is sponsored by The Reffitt Family.
For further information on The Gingerbread Festival, contact Kim Sedor at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 244-5239.