Judging in the 15th Annual Gingerbread House Decorating Contest was held on December 17 at the Carson Valley Museum and Cultural Center. The winners were announced at the Artisan’s Reception held on Saturday December 21. Eight entries competed in three categories including the People’s Choice Award determined by votes cast by visitors to the Museum.
This event is co-hosted by the Douglas County Historical Society and the Carson Valley Arts Council.
And the 2019 winners are!
First Place – Santa’s Tree Farm – The Northcutts Family
Second Place – Merry Christmas from Mr. & Mrs. Clause – The Petter Family
First Place and People’s Choice Award – A Working Christmas – Kathlyn Petter
Second Place – The Lake, Changing from One Season to Another – Linda Lemley
First Place – Gingerbread Snow Lift – Grace Christian Academy (Kindergarten, 5th, 6th, and 8th Grades)
Second Place – Candy Land – Grace Christian Academy (Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grades)
Third Place – Happy Home – Austin’s House
Fourth Place – Gingerbread Ice Rink – Grace Christian Academy (Kindergarten, 3rd and 4th Grades)