Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Chaffee calls for gingerbread entries

RUTLAND—The Chaffee Art Center is excited to announce the return of its annual gingerbread contest. This year’s theme is Silver Bells. Interested bakers, schools, organizations, businesses, families, individuals and young people are invited to submit their imaginative gingerbread creations. Entrants do not have to pre-register, but those who do by Nov. 15 will be eligible for a holiday gift basket giveaway. Register at

All entries must be delivered to the Chaffee Art Center on Nov. 27-28 between 10 a.m.-4 p.m. either day. The gingerbread creations will be on display in the historic 1890s mansion from the Holiday Show opening reception on Nov. 30, where awards in a variety of categories will be announced, through Jan. 5.

For more information, call 802-775-0356, or stop in to the Chaffee Art Center at 16 South Main St., Rutland.

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