Arts and Entertainment

4th Annual Gingerbread House Display

December 8 - December 30 2023

Hermitage Museum and Gardens 7637 N Shore Rd, Norfolk, VA, 23505 757-423-2052 Price: Free
The Hermitage’s Annual Gingerbread House Contest + Display returns for a 4th year of fun and creativity on view! Build your dream gingerbread house design for a chance to win cash prizes. All entries will be displayed at the museum December 8–30th with free admission.
ENTRY CATEGORIES
Adult Category: One adult, age 17 years and up
Child Category: One child, ages 8–16 years
Family Category: At least one adult and one child
ENTRY PRIZES
Adult: $100 VISA gift card
Child: $50 VISA gift card
Family: $50 VISA gift card and Hermitage Museum Family Membership (good for one year)
GUIDELINES
✤ Any structure, real or imaginary, is eligible
✤ Entries must consist primarily of gingerbread
✤ All components must be edible
✤ Entries must be freestanding and attached to a sturdy, wood base (1/2” or ¾” plywood recommended)
✤ Structures, including wooden base, should be a minimum of 7” W x 7” L and a maximum of 12” W x 12” L
✤ The display board should act as an integral part of your design and be size appropriate to your creation
✤ All entries must be delivered to the Museum between December 3rd–5th, 10:00am–4:00pm.
✤ Entries should be picked up January 3rd, 10:00am–5:00pm.
✤ Entries will be on display at the museum December 8–30th
✤ Entries will be judged on the following criteria:
Overall appearance/craftmanship
Use of materials
Originality/imagination
Difficulty of design
REGISTRATION
Download the Registration Form Here:
https://thehermitagemuseum.org/…/Gingerbread-House…
Participants must register for the contest in advance. The deadline to apply is November 20th. Entry forms should be submitted to: cspencer@thehermitagemuseum.org

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