7th Annual Durand-Hedden House Gingerbread House Contest & Holiday Celebration in December

Celebrate the Holiday Season at Durand-Hedden

Victorian Santa Visit & 7th Annual Gingerbread House Contest Display 12/15; entries due 12/14

Come one, come all to the Durand-Hedden House’s holiday event on Sunday, December 15 from 1 to 4 p.m. View a merry medley of gingerbread houses, make a paper ornament, enjoy treats and shop at the Country Store. Gingerbread House Contestants must enter by 12 noon December 14. Visit www.DurandHedden.org for details and to enter. Kids, teens, families, scouts, adults and professionals are welcome. Children can also visit with our Victorian Santa on the 15th – be sure to have your camera ready.

The creative entries of the 2019 Durand-Hedden Gingerbread House competition will move to the Hilton Library for a display from December 17 through January 12, 2020.

Holiday shopping at the Durand-Hedden Country Store

The Country Store has special inexpensive gifts for family, friends and teachers, while benefiting the Durand-Hedden House. The historic-themed selection includes such items as early American children’s games and toys, facsimile documents, quill pens and ink, pictorial history books about Maplewood, historic cookbooks, cookie molds, tin lanterns, vintage views of local landmarks on wooden blocks, reproductive decorative items and ceramics, local honey and Original 1910 Chocolate Fudge Sauce. Also available are the original Doors of Maplewood poster, Smile: A Pictorial History of Olympic Park, 1887-1965 and the new acid-free reproduction of the charming 1931 Map of Maplewood. For more information call 973-763-7712 or visit durandhedden.org.

About Durand-Hedden House and Garden
Durand-Hedden House is dedicated to telling the history of the development of Maplewood and the surrounding area in new and engaging ways. It is located in Grasmere Park at 523 Ridgewood Road in Maplewood. The Country Store features unique books, maps, and gifts of historical interest, and is open on weekends from noon to 5:00pm. For more information or to arrange group tours call 973-763-7712. You can also visit our website at durandhedden.org and find us on Facebook and Twitter.

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