FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact:
Lindsey Mathews, (936) 564-7351
Seeking gingerbread, gum drops and powdered sugar
NACOGDOCHES –The 16th Annual Nine Flags Christmas Festival is pleased to present the 6th annual Gingerbread Homes for the Holiday contest. Event organizers are currently seeking gingerbread houses to adorn beautifully decorated downtown Nacogdoches this holiday season.
Entries will be judged on overall appearance, neatness, creativity and best use of materials. Categories will include adult and children. First place in each category will receive a cash prize.
All of the delicious works of art will be on display at the Nacogdoches Convention and Visitors Bureau, December 20-31.
“We are looking for the best gingerbread homes in Nacogdoches, so use your imagination and create a masterpiece of your very own,” said Lindsey Mathews, meeting & event coordinator for the Nacogdoches Convention & Visitors Bureau, “Individuals, families, community groups and businesses are all invited to participate.”
The gingerbread homes must be dropped off at the Convention and Visitors Bureau December 17-19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For a complete list of rules and a contest entry form, call the CVB at 936-564-7351, download from www.nineflagsfestival.com, and be our friend on facebook @ Christmas Celebration.
The Nine Flags Christmas Festival is a celebration of Texas history & culture and will be held Nov. 17 through Dec. 8 in Nacogdoches, located about 150 miles north of Houston via U.S. 59. Nine different flags have flown over the oldest town in Texas throughout its rich history, and this year’s festival will pay special tribute to the Spanish flag. Platinum sponsors of the festival include Commercial Bank of Texas, Lumberjack Lofts / Legends at SFA, metroPCS, Mike Perry Motor Company, and Walmart.